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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.

Federal jury orders drug makers Takeda, Eli Lilly to pay $9 billion for Actos cancer risk

April 8, 2014 - Jurors found Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. liable for a combined $9 billion in punitive damages after finding the drug makers hid cancer risks associated with Actos... Read More


Texas jury orders J&J to pay $1.2 million to woman injured by transvaginal mesh

April 4, 2014 - Jurors in a Dallas state court found Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit liable for injuries caused by the design of its TVT-O mesh sling. Read More


Risperdal side effects include breast development in boys

March 19, 2014 - Risperdal, also known as risperidone, has been linked to a condition known as gynecomastia, characterized by the breast development in boys. Read More


Lawsuits allege heart attack, stroke risk linked to testosterone replacement therapy drugs

February 11, 2014 - Five men are suing Abbott Laboratories and its spinoff company AbbVie Inc., alleging the company hid information that using its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel could increase the... Read More


Dangerous medical devices described by Beasley Allen attorney Danielle Mason

February 6, 2014 - Mason believes one of the biggest problems concerning drugs and medical devices at this time is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s medical device approval process Read More


Biomet settles metal-on-metal hip implant complaints for $56 million

February 5, 2014 - Medical device manufacturer Biomet Inc. agreed Monday to pay $56 million to resolve multi-district litigation (MDL) in which plaintiffs alleged they were injured by the company’s... Read More


Beasley Allen looking at cases linking baby powder and ovarian cancer

December 19, 2013 - Researchers have raised concerns about whether regular use of talcum powder in the genital area increases the risk of women developing ovarian cancer if the particles were to travel through... Read More


DePuy Orthopaedics approves $2.475 billion settlement agreement in defective ASR hip implant litigation

November 19, 2013 - DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has agreed to a $2.475 billion charge to settle thousands of claims related to injuries suffered as the result of defective ASR hip... Read More


Study: Testosterone treatment increases risk of heart attack, stroke, death

November 11, 2013 - Testosterone supplements for men have been linked to an increased risk of death, heart attack and stroke, according to study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association... Read More


Beasley Allen attorney Roger Smith discusses antidepressants and life-threatening side effects

October 29, 2013 - Roger Smith visits the Beasley Allen Report to speak about antidepressants and how their widespread usage is exposing thousands to their dangerous, life-threatening side-effects Read More


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