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Settlement: AbbVie to Pay $3M in Androgel MDL Settlement

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 14:55
Chicago, IL: AbbVie Inc, the maker of Androgel, will pay $3 million to settle a defective product personal injury lawsuit, brought by a man from Oregon who alleged that his use of the testosterone replacement therapy caused him to suffer a heart attack.The lawsuit is part of a multi-district litigation (MDL) against several makers of testosterone replacement therapies, including Eli Lilly & Co., Endo, Auxilium and GlaxoSmithKline.
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Potential Lawsuit: Clarithromycin Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Problems or Death in Patients with Heart Disease

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:47
Washington, DC: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an advisory for health care professionals concerning the use of antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin) in patients with heart disease. The issue is a potential increased risk of heart problems or death that can occur years later. The recommendation is based on a review of the results of a 10-year follow-up study of patients with coronary heart disease from a large clinical trial that first observed this safety issue.
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Lawsuit Filed: Alleged Magic Bullet Defect Prompts Nutribullet Lawsuit

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 16:00
Los Angeles, CA: Nutribullet is facing a defective products lawsuit filed by a customer who alleges the Magic Bullet blender poses a risk of injury to users due to a defect which causes the product to malfunction.
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Settlement: Jury Awards $41M in Personal Injury Lawsuit Against RJ Reynolds

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:03
Miami, FL: The husband of a woman who died from smoking-related emphysema, has been awarded $27,799,999.99 in punitive damages by the jury hearing his defective products case. The week prior the jury awarded Leslie Schlefstein $13.975 million in compensatory damages.
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Lawsuit Filed: Norton Healthcare Employee Benefits Class Action Filed

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 13:11
Louisville, KY: Employees at the non-profit hospital and health care provider Norton Healthcare, have brought a proposed class action lawsuit alleging they were presented with 403(b) plans with more expensive investment options when cheaper, comparable options were available.
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Potential Lawsuit: Massive Walmart California Labor Law Class Action Lawsuit Certified

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:11
San Francisco, CA: An wage and hour class action lawsuit filed against Walmart by workers who allege they were underpaid when they missed lunch breaks and were not provided with proper information on their pay stubs, has received certification. In fact, three classes of plaintiffs in the employment lawsuit have been certified.
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Potential Lawsuit: FDA Reports Fatal Pneumothorax Events Linked to Two Enteral Feeding Tubes

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:14
Update, January 17: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an update to the information provided below. The previous letter issued on January 11, 2018 attributed an inaccurate number of adverse events and deaths to the Kangaroo Feeding Tube with IRIS Technology. Please see the highlighted text for updated information.
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Potential Lawsuit: New Study Suggests Link Between Ibuprofen and Male Infertility

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:29
Washington, DC: New data from a study published early in January, 2018, show that regularly taking the common over-the-counter painkiller ibuprofen, may contribute to male infertility. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (NAC), the researchers found that regular use of ibuprofen may lead to compensated hypogonadism, a condition that can cause infertility, erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of bone and muscle mass, among other medical conditions. Ibuprofen is the generic name for drugs including Advil and Motrin.
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