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.

MDL established for Physiomesh plaintiffs

July 20, 2017 - The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation created a multidistrict litigation (MDL) for claims against Physiomesh makers Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson. Read More


Risperdal legal troubles continue to mount

July 13, 2017 - The suit was filed by a number of child advocacy organizations on behalf of children in the Missouri foster care system who were “inappropriately provid[ed] psychotropic drugs” with... Read More


Proton Pump Inhibitor kidney injury claims MDL request renewed

July 6, 2017 - Evidence of adverse side effects, some life threatening, continues to grow, linking PPI use to Acute Kidney Injury (AKI or Acute Renal Failure) and Chronic Kidney Disease. Read More


Fourth Talcum Powder Trial Yields Largest Plaintiff’s Verdict

July 5, 2017 - Johnson & Johnson is facing a record-setting jury verdict – $110 million – in favor of a fourth plaintiff over the company’s failure to warn consumers about the link between its... Read More


Abilify multidistrict litigation approaches 200 lawsuits

June 30, 2017 - The FDA issued a drug safety communication about “compulsive or uncontrollable urges to gamble, binge eat, shop and have sex” based on reports from patients who had taken Abilify. Read More


Invokana clinical trial shows drug doubles risk of amputation

June 22, 2017 - Jansen reported Invokana reduced the risk of cardiovascular complications in diabetic patients, but it also doubled the number of amputations for patients taking Invokana compared to the... Read More


First retrievable IVC filters trial set for October

June 15, 2017 - Unlike permanent IVC filters, those of the retrievable variety have a high rate of failure. They are more fragile in design, often leading them to fracture, migrate or tilt within the body... Read More


Talcum powder ovarian cancer trial begins in St. Louis

June 7, 2017 - The sixth talc trial against Johnson & Johnson in City of St. Louis Circuit Court started this week. Plaintiffs represent the estates of three women who died from ovarian cancer following... Read More


First bellwether trial in testosterone litigation underway in Chicago

June 6, 2017 - The first trial in multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) began June 5 in the U.S. District Court for Northern Illiniois in Chicago. Read More


High-viscosity bone cement may sacrifice surgical benefits

June 1, 2017 - A person usually opts for a total knee replacement (TKR) to regain their quality of life. Read More


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