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.

Xarelto blood thinner lawsuits consolidated in Louisiana federal court; drug linked to serious bleeding risk

December 15, 2014 - Nearly two dozen lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Corp. over the blood thinner Xarelto have been consolidated in Louisiana federal... Read More


Talcum powder link to ovarian cancer explained

December 11, 2014 - Ted is leading the charge in litigation related to women who have developed ovarian cancer after using talc-containing products like Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder and Shower to Shower body... Read More


FDA orders black box warning placed on power morcellators used in hysterectomy, myomectomy procedure

November 25, 2014 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that laparoscopic power morcellators not be used to remove uteruses (hysterectomies) or fibroids (myomectomies) in the vast majority of... Read More


Januvia and Byetta may increase chances of developing pancreatic cancer

November 4, 2014 - David Dearing discusses the dangers of type 2 diabetes drugs, such as Januvia and Byetta which have been linked to pancreatic cancer Read More


Defective hip implant litigation settlement agreement approved by Howmedica Osteonics Corporation, Stryker Orthopaedics

November 3, 2014 - Howmedica Osteonics Corporation, doing business as Stryker Orthopaedics, has reached a proposed settlement agreement to compensate thousands of people injured by defective hip replacement... Read More


Gynecologic power morcellator tool linked to cancer spread, worsening chances of survival

October 29, 2014 - A surgical tool called the power morcellator, which is widely used to laparoscopically remove uterine fibroids or perform hysterectomies, can spread cancer often in situations where cancer... Read More


Actos verdict illustrates companies that co-promote drugs can be held liable for injuries, failure to warn

September 4, 2014 - A federal judge’s decision not to overturn a jury’s $9 billion verdict against Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly for withholding bladder cancer risks from doctors and patients... Read More


Beasley Allen attorney Navan Ward presented with AAJ Wiedemann & Wysocki Award

August 6, 2014 - Navan Ward, Jr. was recognized by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) with the 2014 Wiedemann & Wysocki Award. Read More


Beasley Allen attorney Danielle Ward Mason named to Lawyers of Color 2014 Hot List

July 28, 2014 - Beasley Allen attorney Danielle Ward Mason named to Lawyers of Color 2014 Hot List for the Southern Region, recognizing early- to mid-career minority attorneys. Read More


Extended use of talcum powder for female hygiene escalates risk of developing ovarian cancer

July 24, 2014 - Beasley Allen attorney Ted Meadows talks about the increased risk of developing ovarian cancer due to prolonged use of talcum powder. Read More


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