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Canadian Abilify Lawsuit

Canadian Abilify Lawsuit June 1, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Calgary, AB: An Abilify lawsuit seeking class action status involving hundreds of Canadians has been filed in Calgary.
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Defective Hip Implant Makers Busy with Recalls, Lawsuits and Settlements

Defective Hip Implant Makers Busy with Recalls, Lawsuits and Settlements May 31, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: With countless recalls of defective hip implants, hip implant recipients are likely wondering when , rather than if, their device will fail.
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Deadly Drugs and Devices Report by AAJ is a Must Read for Women

Deadly Drugs and Devices Report by AAJ is a Must Read for Women May 28, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Washington, D.C. The American Association of Justice’s (AAJ) review of 150 years of drugs and devices offered to ostensibly improve or protect the health of women, sometimes with devastating even deadly results, is a well-researched, informative and sometimes oddly entertaining read.
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Claims against Xarelto Due to Be Tested in Court Again

Claims against Xarelto Due to Be Tested in Court Again May 28, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
New Orleans, LA On May 30, 2017, a courtroom in New Orleans will hear testimony for another major bell weather case involving the controversial blood thinner drug Xarelto and the late Sharyn Orr from Kenner, Louisiana.
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Surgical Mesh Lawsuit Nets $2.16 Million for Pen Argyl Plaintiff

Surgical Mesh Lawsuit Nets $2.16 Million for Pen Argyl Plaintiff May 28, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has just lost its fourth surgical mesh lawsuit after a jury in Philadelphia just this past Friday returned a verdict of $2.16 million against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its subsidiary Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology (Ethicon). The fourth loss for the defendants in as many trials signals, say pundits, a trend in lawsuits alleging surgical mesh complications.
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Zimmer-Biomet Shoulder: Buyer (Patient and Surgeon) Beware

Zimmer-Biomet Shoulder: Buyer (Patient and Surgeon) Beware May 25, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Minneapolis, MN: Shoulder replacement surgery is a well-established and should be a straightforward procedure, unless your orthopedic surgeon is implanting a Zimmer Biomet shoulder that has failed and you are unfortunate to have one or two of the 3,600 implants that have been recalled.
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From $20 Million to Fifty Bucks: Could the Same Thing Happen in Texas?

From $20 Million to Fifty Bucks: Could the Same Thing Happen in Texas? May 25, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Dallas,TX: A legal showdown is brewing in the state of Texas over that state’s cap on punitive damages. Texas medical malpractice lawyers representing plaintiffs who saw their $502 million jury award over failed DePuy Pinnacle hip implants reduced to $150 million, are challenging the state caps at the same time that DePuy principle Johnson & Johnson is appealing the original verdict.
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Woman Claims She Suffered Kidney Injuries from Taking Acid Reflux Medications

Woman Claims She Suffered Kidney Injuries from Taking Acid Reflux Medications May 24, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Alabama:An Alabama woman is suing the makers of the popular proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medications Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid for kidney-related injuries she claims she suffered after taking the products.
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Generic Docetaxel Inclusion in Taxotere MDL Significant Departure

Generic Docetaxel Inclusion in Taxotere MDL Significant Departure May 24, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Philadelphia, PA Eight Manufacturers of a generic form of Taxotere known as Docetaxel are also being included in the ongoing MDL in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana (New Orleans). As a result, more women will likely join the approximately 1,000 women already involved in the litigation.
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Talcum Powder Timeframe: From Scientific Studies to Safety Concerns to Lawsuits

Talcum Powder Timeframe: From Scientific Studies to Safety Concerns to Lawsuits May 23, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
St. Louis, MO: A timeframe shows talcum powder--its origins, and later its link to ovarian cancer, from the late 1800s to the present fifth talcum powder lawsuit in St. Louis, and the fourth jury verdict for the plaintiff. The editorial staff at LawyersandSettlements.com were curious as to how a beloved, trusted personal care product came to be the target of current litigation. What follows is the story, through key events, of how things evolved. 
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