Practices


Doctors Hesitate to Prescribe Ortho Evra

August 16, 2007 - A group of doctors in Tennessee has decided to stop prescribing the Ortho Evra patch to patients over concerns that the device could increase their risk of blood clots or other problems Read More


Boston Scientific settles defibrillator claims for $195M

July 13, 2007 - Boston Scientific Corp. will pay $195 million to settle a class-action suit against its Guidant division, ending a legal battle in which patients claimed Guidant Corp. knowingly hid... Read More


Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch

May 22, 2007 - A woman who says she suffered life-threatening blood clots from a birth control medication wants the Ohio Supreme Court to declare the state's cap on pain-and-suffering awards... Read More


Ortho Evra – Strokes and Blood Clots or DVT

May 18, 2007 - Have you suffered a stroke, a heart attack or experienced blot clots after wearing the Ortho Evra patch for birth control? If so, you may have a claim that is compensable. Here are some of... Read More


New Concerns Raised Over Ortho Evra

May 16, 2007 - Hundreds of local women are receiving letters, citing an American College of Gynecology study exposing the greater risk of deep vein thrombosis in women using the Ortho Evra birth... Read More


Ohio Court Weighs Pain-And-Suffering Cap

May 3, 2007 - A woman who says she suffered life-threatening blood clots from a birth control medication wants the Ohio Supreme Court to declare the state's cap on pain-and-suffering awards... Read More


Ortho Evra Contraceptive Patch Information

April 27, 2007 - In April 2004, an 18-year-old New York fashion student died while using the Ortho Evra patch. According to officials for the FDA and Ortho McNeil, the death is the first linked to the... Read More


Contraceptive Patch Increases Risk of Blood Clots

February 26, 2007 - According to a study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, women who use contraceptive patches, such as Ortho Evra, may be more than twice as susceptible to blood clotting as... Read More


Women Claim Birth Control Patch Risks Undisclosed

February 8, 2007 - More than 4 million women use the birth control patch, but the patch may hold risks for some women who use it, risks they may not be aware of. Read More


J&J Executive Claims he was Fired for Raising Safety Concerns

December 20, 2006 - A former vice president at two Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries claims in a lawsuit he was fired for seeking recalls of numerous faulty products, including the Ortho Evra birth control patch. Read More


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