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More Evidence Linking Monsanto’s Roundup to Cancer

More Evidence Linking Monsanto’s Roundup to Cancer January 2, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA:In the wake of recent research, more lawsuits are being filed against Monsanto claiming its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. And California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has likely added one more nail to Roundup’s coffin.
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More Benicar Generics Poised for US Market, Benicar Lawsuits Keep Coming

More Benicar Generics Poised for US Market, Benicar Lawsuits Keep Coming January 1, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Trenton, NJ: As each year draws to a close it’s useful to look back at the year just past and take stock of the previous 12 months. With Benicar side effects and, specifically sprue-like enteropathy, 2017 should see continuing litigation activity with Benicar lawsuits filed as late as December 30. With the arrival on the market of at least two sets of generics from competing manufacturers, it will be interesting to scan the horizon for even more litigious activity given the availability of olmesartan to more Americans.
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“I Could Be a Ticking Time Bomb,” says IVC Filter Patient

“I Could Be a Ticking Time Bomb,” says IVC Filter Patient December 31, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Nashville, TN:When Sara had an IVC Filter implanted 20 years ago, nobody told her that it would eventually need to be removed. “Now that I’m aware of so many IVC filter lawsuits I don’t know if this filter is supposed to be permanent or not, but it has got me worried,” says Sara.
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Risperdal for Kids Reaps Big Bucks—but for how long?

Risperdal for Kids Reaps Big Bucks—but for how long? December 29, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Baltimore, MD: Johnson & Johnson is accused of targeting Risperdal marketing towards children and teenagers, to the extent that the antipsychotic drug has been prescribed to treat anxiety in children. But some of those boys who developed gynecomastia, a non-cancerous increase in the size of male breast tissue, now suffer from depression and chances are, J&J has a drug for that too.
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Was the FDA Aware of Migration Risk Prior to Implanon Approval?

Was the FDA Aware of Migration Risk Prior to Implanon Approval? December 29, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: Anyone doing an online search for 'Implanon' will immediately be led to a site index where consumers will find links to both patient information intended for consumers, and prescribing information intended for doctors. And while there appears to be no indication as to if, and when the latter may have been updated, the patient document intended for consumers is identified as having been updated with regard to Implanon usage and Implanon birth control side effects in March of this year.
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Stockert 3T System “No Easy Fix” and the FDA’s Catch-22

Stockert 3T System “No Easy Fix” and the FDA’s Catch-22 December 27, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: Reports from both the US and Germany have identified the M chimaera contamination of  heater/cooler devices, of which 60 to 70 percent stem from the Stockert 3T heater-cooler system. But controlling the infection is challenging—to say the least.
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Stryker Hip Settlement Expanded

Stryker Hip Settlement Expanded December 27, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
New York, NY: Patients who had certain Stryker hip replacements implanted but found themselves ineligible for the 2014 Stryker hip settlement received some good news. Those patients who had the Stryker ABG II Modular Neck Hip Stem and Rejuvenate Modular Neck Hip Stem implanted from 2014 to December 19, 2016, are now eligible to take part in the 2014 settlement. The announcement does not affect the Accolade TMZF, but settlements in lawsuits concerning other hip replacement devices could indicate a willingness to settle Accolade claims.
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Will FDA Guidance Help Stem Endoscope Lawsuits Going Forward?

Will FDA Guidance Help Stem Endoscope Lawsuits Going Forward? December 26, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: This past year has been rife with reports of infections linked to endoscopes and / or duodenoscopes; devices used for diagnostic endoscopic procedures which are intended to be cleaned and re-used. However, many an endoscope lawsuit over the past year have asserted that such devices are either not cleaned and disinfected properly, or feature design flaws that suggest a thorough disinfection is practically impossible.
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Ten Long Years: Transvaginal Mesh Victim Finally gets Justice

Ten Long Years: Transvaginal Mesh Victim Finally gets Justice December 26, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Newark, NJ:Finally, Linda Gross’ transvaginal mesh case is over, after J&J can no longer appeal the verdict that awarded her more than $11 million in damages for her TVM injuries.
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Surgical Mesh Lawsuit to Proceed

Surgical Mesh Lawsuit to Proceed December 23, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Providence, RI: A Rhode Island man who received recalled abdominal mesh just prior to a product recall in 2005, will see his surgical mesh lawsuit go forward after a Rhode Island judge refused to dismiss the case.
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