Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving medical devices and drugs. However, our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of serious injury or death that may be the result of defective medical devices or drugs.

Beasley Allen principal Ted Meadows discusses the link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer

January 25, 2016 - Talcum powder, a product heavily marketed by the American manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, has been sold for nearly a century as baby powder and can be found in a number of adult products... Read More


FDA reclassifies transvaginal mesh as high-risk device

January 11, 2016 - As of Jan. 4, 2016, transvaginal mesh or TVM, has been reclassified by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) from a class II, moderate-risk, to a class III, high-risk device. Read More


Serious injuries, deaths linked to retrievable IVC filters

November 3, 2015 - More than 500 personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against manufacturers of small wire devices called retrievable IVC filters. The devices have been implanted in... Read More


3M Bair Hugger surgical warming blankets linked to serious infections, amputations

November 3, 2015 - Bair Huggers, manufactured by 3M subsidiary Arizant Healthcare, are the country’s top-selling surgical warming device. The blankets have been linked to surgical site infections resulting... Read More


Invokana and its class of Type 2 diabetes drugs linked to serious health risk ketoacidosis

November 3, 2015 - A new class of Type 2 diabetes treatments, which includes the popular drug Invokana, has been linked to a serious condition of too much acid in the blood, known as ketoacidosis. Read More


FDA investigating serious safety concerns involving Essure permanent birth control

November 3, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing safety concerns involving the permanent birth control implant Essure after mounting complaints from women who say they have been... Read More


Zofran birth defects lawsuits on the rise

November 3, 2015 - The lawsuits allege Zofran causes birth defects in babies born to women who used the drug while pregnant. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), maker of Zofran, originally developed the drug as an... Read More


$2.4 Billion Actos Bladder Cancer Settlement Explained

September 28, 2015 - Beasley Allen principal Frank Woodson discusses the recent $2.4 billion Actos settlement on Ringler Radio. Read More


Lawsuits claim talcum powder products caused ovarian cancer

August 3, 2015 - Johnson & Johnson refuses to warn women that its talc containing products, like Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower, can cause ovarian cancer despite four decades of studies... Read More


Xarelto’s risks outweigh the benefits: Beasley Allen principal David Byrne explains

July 16, 2015 - Xarelto is in a new class of blood thinners designed to be an alternative to warfarin for the treatment of blood clots; however, unlike warfarin, there is no antidote to reverse the blood... Read More


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