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3M Bair Hugger

The 3M Bair Hugger is a force hot air warming blanket, used primarily to help maintain a patient’s body temperature during surgery. The...


Actiq and Fentora

WHAT ARE ACTIQ AND FENTORA?

Actiq is a powerful opioid narcotic that is delivered to the bloodstream by a...


Actos

Actos (pioglitazone), manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals and distributed by Eli Lilly and Company, has been under FDA review since...


AndroGel

AndroGel 1% and AndroGel 1.62% AndroGel 1% and AndroGel 1.62% are both prescription products used for daily...


ATTUNE Knee Replacement

Despite the overall high success rate in knee replacement surgeries, researchers have identified larger-than-usual failure rates with the...


Auto Defects Class Actions

We are continuing to work on numerous auto defect class actions against many of the major automobile manufacturers like VW, Toyota, General...


Benzene Exposure

Benzene is widely used in a number of industries and products, yet many people remain unaware of the toxic danger of this chemical...


Bone Cement

The type of bone cement used during knee replacement surgery affects the outcome of that surgery. High viscosity bone cement (HVC) boasts...


Chantix

WHAT IS CHANTIX?


Defective Chrysler Minivan

WHAT ARE THE DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH A DEFECTIVE CHRYSLER MINIVAN?

We are currently representing clients who were involved in a...


E-Cigarette Explosions

We are currently investigating cases involving severe injuries caused by exploding e-cigarette devices and exploding e-cigarette batteries....


Essure

Essure is a permanent birth control device manufactured by Bayer Health care. The device consists of two small nickel alloy coils, which...


Fosamax

WHAT IS FOSAMAX?


Fungal Meningitis

The New England Compounding Center (NECC), based in Massachusetts, distributed more than 18,000 steroid shots to 23 states between the end...


Gadolinium

WHAT IS 

Gardasil and Cervarix

WHAT ARE GARDASIL AND CERVARIX?

Gardasil is manufactured by Merck, Inc., and promoted as a cervical...


GM Ignition Switch Recall

On Feb. 13, 2014, General Motors, an American corporation better known as GM, began recalling nearly 780,000 2005-07 Chevrolet Cobalt and...


GranuFlo

In 2010, Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis services and products, sent an internal memo to doctors at its...


Heparin

WHAT IS HEPARIN?

Heparin is...


Hip Replacements

Traditional hip implants are made with ceramic or plastic parts, but metal-on-metal implants were designed with all metal parts intended to...


Invokana

Approved in March 2013, Invokana (canagliflozin) is an SGLT2 Inhibitor used to treat adults with Type 2 diabetes, manufactured by Janssen...


IVC Filters

Retrievable IVC filters are wire devices implanted in the vena cava, the body’s largest vein, to stop blood clots from reaching the heart...


Januvia, Byetta

Byetta and Januvia are two drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes. The FDA approved Byetta in 2005 and Januvia in 2006. These drugs have been...


Lipitor

Lipitor, a statin drug to treat high cholesterol, was approved by the FDA in 1996 and is one the best-selling prescription medications in...


Low Testosterone

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) products for men have been linked to an increased risk of death, heart attack and...


Mirena

Mirena® is an intrauterine device (IUD) that was originally approved by the FDA as an intrauterine contraceptive. It was later approved as...


Opioids

Opioid abuse has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. According to the Department of Health & Human Services, 12.5...


Pain Pumps and PAGCL

PAIN PUMPS AND PAGCL

A recent study published by The American Journal of Sports Medicine (

Paxil

WHAT IS PAXIL?

PAXIL...


Pharmaceutical Pricing

We are continuing to handle claims involving chain pharmacies falsely reporting their generic pricing transactions to state Medicaid...


Physiomesh

Intended for hernia repair, Physiomesh is a flexible polypropylene mesh designed to reinforce the abdominal wall, preventing future...


Power Morcellators

In April 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urged doctors to stop using a medical device called a power morcellator, because...


Pradaxa

Approved by the FDA in October 2010, Pradaxa (Dabigatran) is marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to reduce the risk of...


Proton Pump Inhibitors

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) were introduced in the late 1980s for the treatment of acid-related disorder of the upper gastrointestinal...


Provera

WHAT IS PROVERA?

Provera (Medroxyprogesterone acetateis) manufactured by (Pharmacia& Upjohn) is derived from the female...


Reglan

Risperdal

Risperdal, an atypical antipsychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia and certain problems caused by bipolar disorder, has been linked to...


Roundup (glyphosate) Cancer

Our firm is actively investigating cases where landscapers, farmers, groundskeepers or commercial gardeners used commercial grade Roundup...


Severe Lung Disease

We are investigating many cases involving severe lung disease and severe lung injury. These may be caused either by an acute, one-time...


SSRI Antidepressants and Birth Defects

WHAT IS THE LINK BETWEEN SSRI ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND BIRTH DEFECTS?

In July 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...


State and Municipalities Litigation

Our firm has represented numerous states throughout the country. These cases have been handled through the Attorneys General and have...


Stevens Johnson Syndrome

WHAT IS STEVENS JOHNSON SYNDROME?

Stevens-Johnson syndrome...


Talcum Powder

Taxotere

Taxotere (docetaxel) is a chemotherapy drug approved in the treatment of breast cancer along with other forms of cancer. It is administered...


Testim

Testim 1% TESTIM is a prescription medicine used to treat adult males who have low or no testosterone. It is a...


Transvaginal Mesh

What is transvaginal mesh?

Transvaginal mesh is a type of surgical mesh used for the repair of common pelvic floor disorders...


U-Haul Trailers

WHAT ARE THE DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH U-HAUL TRAILERS?

Thousands of innocent people have been killed or seriously injured when a...


Viagra

A preliminary study indicates the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra (sildenafil) may increase the risk of developing melanoma, the deadliest...


Water Contamination

PFC Contamination in Water Systems In May 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued new lifetime...


Xarelto

Lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Corp. over the blood thinner Xarelto have been...


Yaz

WHAT IS YAZ?

Yaz is an oral...


Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacement

Since 2003, more than 150,000 Zimmer NexGen Flex-Knee implants have been sold. Several different components used as part of the Zimmer...


Zithromax

WHAT IS ZITHROMAX?

Zithromax is in a group of drugs called macrolide 

Zofran

Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, Zofran (ondansetron) was approved to treat nausea during chemotherapy and following surgery. Zofran...


Zoloft and Birth Defects

WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF ZOLOFT AND BIRTH DEFECTS?

In July 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified healthcare...


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