Stryker Blood Clot Device recalled after death and injuries
(Jan. 7, 2021) Stryker Neurovascular has recalled a stroke device that could cause serious injuries or death. Stryker reported that it has received reports of one death and 11 injuries related to the device.
Pfizer, a drug company which appears to have won the lottery to produce the first Covid-19 vaccine, is currently battling hundreds of lawsuits over Zantac, a popular heartburn medication. Zantac lawsuits claim the popular
Zantac Cancer Cases Grow a Year after Recall
More than a year after a diligent pharmacy (Valisure) warned the world about a cancer risk linked to Zantac (ranitidine), former users of the drug continue to be diagnosed with cancer long after they
OxyContin Maker fined $8 billion
New York – The maker of the highly addictive drug OxyContin has agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges for its substantial role in creating the nation's ongoing opioid crisis.  Purdue Pharma will
Zantac Makers Being Investigated by Department of Justice
Zantac makers are being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice. New commission filings reveal that the DOJ is investigating Sanofi-Aventis US LLC and GlaxoSmithKline LLC over allegations that Zantac, a heartburn drug, causes
3M Must Face Plaintiffs in Military Ear Plug Cases, Judge Rules
A federal judge ruled last week that 3M must face plaintiffs – current and former U.S. military soldiers – in 3M ear plug cases. U.S. District Court Judge M. Casey Rodgers ruled in a
Zantac Lawsuit filed for Woman with Leukemia Cancer
(July 15, 2020) A New Orleans woman filed a lawsuit last month against the makers of Zantac over her leukemia cancer diagnosis.  Her lawsuit petition says that she was exposed to high levels of
Diet Drug linked to Pancreatic Cancer
(April 3, 2020) The diet drug Belviq has been linked to pancreatic cancer. It can also raise the risk of colorectal cancer and lung cancer. Belviq was recalled in February 2020 by its Japanese
FDA orders Zantac Heartburn Drug Recall
(April 2, 2020) – The U.S. FDA ordered drug makers yesterday to stop selling their versions of heartburn medication ranitidine – Zantac – because of potentially carcinogenic contaminants. The FDA warned in September 2019
Weight-loss drug Belviq recalled for cancer link
(March 17, 2019) The weight-loss drug Belviq was recalled last month for concerns over a cancer link. Japanese drug maker Eisai issued a Belviq recall on Feb. 13, 2020. Eisai also recalled the longer-acting
Top Law Firm handles Elmiron Eye Injury Lawsuits
Matthews & Associates, a nationwide leader in dangerous pharmaceutical drug and medical device litigation, is handling Elmiron eye injury lawsuits. An Elmiron lawsuit claims that long-term exposure to Elmiron can lead to eye injury.
J&J Settles another Talc Powder Mesothelioma Case
(February 26, 2020) – Johnson & Johnson settled another talcum powder mesothelioma case yesterday. J&J was set to face trial in a talc meso lawsuit brought by a 62-year-old woman who alleged in her
Heartburn Drug Zantac Cancer cases in Federal MDL
(Feb. 22, 2020) Heartburn drug Zantac cancer cases have been moved to a new federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) court set up in Florida. U.S. District Judge Robin L. Rosenberg in West Palm Beach has
J&J fined $344M by Calif. Judge for False Pelvic Mesh Marketing   
(January 31, 2020) – A California judge fined Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon $344 million yesterday for misleading consumers about the actual risks of the company’s pelvic mesh products. San Diego Superior Court Judge
Rex Medical ignored Blood Filter Defects, Jury Told
(October 11, 2019) – Rex Medical sold an inferior vena cava filter (IVCF) – designed to allegedly stop blood clots from reaching the heart – despite a study showing the product was prone to