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Reading Hospital Settles $32.5M Birth Injury Lawsuit

Reading Hospital Settles $32.5M Birth Injury Lawsuit May 24, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
West Reading, PA A birth injury lawsuit filed in 2022 in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas alleging medical malpractice has been settled for $32.5 million with Reading Hospital. The medical malpractice complaint involved several medical errors that a jury was set to hear before the settlement was reached last month. Tragically, the now 5-year-old boy suffers from permanent neurological injuries: He is nonverbal, cortically blind, has cerebral palsy and has to be tube-fed. And he will need around-the-clock care for the rest of his life.
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Suboxone Statute of Limitations

Suboxone Statute of Limitations May 16, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA June 2024 marks the two-year anniversary of Suboxone’s statute of limitations deadlines and lawyers predict thousands more Suboxone tooth decay lawsuits will be filed against Indivior Inc., mainly failure to warn about the risk of dental injuries. It is crucial to file a lawsuit against Indivior or other defendants before the statute of limitations passes. If not, plaintiffs may be unable to proceed with a case.
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Ozempic and Wegovy Linked to Aspiration Pneumonia

Ozempic and Wegovy Linked to Aspiration Pneumonia May 15, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA Patients who have undergone surgeries and endoscopies and taking weight-loss Ozempic, Wegovy and other GLP-1 medications risk aspiration pneumonia. A study conducted by researchers in California found that patients who underwent the procedure were 33 percent more likely to suffer the complication, which can be life-threatening.
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Philips Settles Respirator Case for $1.1 Billion

Philips Settles Respirator Case for $1.1 Billion May 9, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Philips Respironics has agreed to settle over 700 lawsuits for $1.1 billion. Since the massive 2021 recall of its faulty breathing machines and ventilators that released toxic and carcinogenic fumes into customers’ mouths, throats and lungs, more than 50,000 people have been involved in the litigation.
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Surgeons Warned to Stop Using Synovo Total Hip Implants

Surgeons Warned to Stop Using Synovo Total Hip Implants April 24, 2024. By Anne Wallace.
Silver Spring, MD On January 3, 2024, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an updated advisory to medical professionals warning them not to purchase or implant, and to remove from their inventory all Synovo Total Hip Systems because the devices have been substantially modified since their initial 1991 approval. The gathering storm of Synovo hip failure lawsuits is only a part of the larger picture of hip implant litigation that now also involves devices manufactured by Exactech, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, and Zimmer.
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Bard PowerPort Bellwether Trial Process on Time

Bard PowerPort Bellwether Trial Process on Time April 19, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell has said that the Bard PowerPort lawsuit selections will go ahead as scheduled, despite the manufacturer arguing to delay the bellwether process. Judge Campbell is presiding over all Bard PowerPort fracture and migration lawsuits filed in federal courts nationwide.
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Ozempic Babies, Another Side Effect

Ozempic Babies, Another Side Effect April 17, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Women on birth control or presumed to be infertile have been reporting surprise pregnancies while on Ozempic and similar medications. Referred to as “Ozempic Babies”, they add to increasing concern over the side effects of these diabetes and weight-loss drugs. Healthcare professionals, seeing an association between these medications and unexpected pregnancy on birth control, are warning that these drugs may decrease the effectiveness of oral contraception.
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Exactech Defective Hip Implant MDL Takes Shape

Exactech Defective Hip Implant MDL Takes Shape March 25, 2024. By Anne Wallace.
Brooklyn, NY As of March 2024, 1,244 defective, ankle, knee and hip implant lawsuits were pending in multidistrict litigation in the Eastern District of New York. Although no trials or settlements have yet occurred, some speculate that individual hip plaintiffs may ultimately expect to recover as much as $300,000.
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Ozempic MDL and Semaglutide Update

Ozempic MDL and Semaglutide Update March 15, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Philadelphia, PA Fifty-five Ozempic and similar weight loss drug lawsuits have been centralized in Eastern Pennsylvania, with U.S. District Judge Gene E.K. Pratter at the helm of the MDL and scheduled to commence March 14 at the first status conference. The litigation claims that Novo Nordisk's Ozempic, Wegovy and Rybelsus and Eli Lilly's Mounjaro and Trulicity cause gastroparesis and other serious gastrointestinal injuries, and the companies failed to warn patients about the risks associated with GLP-1 receptor agonist medications.
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Lawsuits Allege Ozempic Caused Gastroparesis; Do You Have A Claim?

Lawsuits Allege Ozempic Caused Gastroparesis; Do You Have A Claim? March 8, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY As the demand for Ozempic and other semaglutide weight-loss drugs increases, more serious side effects such as stomach paralysis are being reported to medical professionals, the FDA, and attorneys.
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