Women with ParaGard Copper IUDs File Lawsuits Over Painful, Potentially Deadly Side Effects

Lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of the copper IUD ParaGard allege that design and manufacturing defects in this birth control device make it prone to break while it is being removed. When this occurs, women with ParaGard may experience serious, painful, and potentially deadly side effects. (more…)

By |2021-06-02T15:31:39+00:00March 5th, 2021|Paragard Copper IUD|Comments Off on Women with ParaGard Copper IUDs File Lawsuits Over Painful, Potentially Deadly Side Effects

Zantac, ranitidine users with cancer may qualify to file a lawsuit against drugmakers or pharmacies

The heartburn drug Zantac and its generic equivalent, ranitidine, were recalled by the FDA in 2020 after studies showed that patients who used these medications were more likely to be diagnosed with cancer. Researchers found that Zantac and ranitidine users face an increased risk of developing cancer because they were contaminated with a carcinogenic chemical called NDMA. (more…)

By |2021-03-16T15:56:24+00:00March 4th, 2021|Zantac & Ranitidine|Comments Off on Zantac, ranitidine users with cancer may qualify to file a lawsuit against drugmakers or pharmacies

New studies confirm Zantac, ranitidine cancer risks

Two new studies published by the online pharmacy Valisure have confirmed that patients who use the heartburn drug Zantac and its generic equivalent, ranitidine, face an increased risk of developing cancer. The increased risk is due to a carcinogenic chemical that forms in patients stomachs when Zantac or ranitidine are ingested. Both heartburn medications were recalled in 2019 after Valisure alerted the public that patients who used the drugs were at risk of developing cancer due to their chemical contamination. (more…)

By |2021-03-16T15:55:36+00:00February 19th, 2021|Zantac & Ranitidine|Comments Off on New studies confirm Zantac, ranitidine cancer risks

Patients with complications from Wright ProFemur hip implants may qualify to file a lawsuit

The Wright ProFemur Total Hip System has been linked to an increased risk of serious and painful complications. In some cases, these complications were so severe that they required surgical intervention in order to repair the damage. (more…)

By |2021-02-11T15:16:16+00:00February 10th, 2021|Wright ProFemur Hip Implants|Comments Off on Patients with complications from Wright ProFemur hip implants may qualify to file a lawsuit

Lawsuit alleges asbestos at Penn State campus caused former professor’s mesothelioma death

Penn State University is facing a lawsuit filed on behalf of a former professor at the school who died in 2014 from mesothelioma cancer. The lawsuit, filed by the family of professor Peter Labosky, alleges that their father’s mesothelioma diagnosis was caused by decades of exposure to asbestos materials that were present in buildings on the Penn State campus in State College, Pennsylvania. (more…)

By |2021-02-05T15:45:57+00:00February 8th, 2021|Mesothelioma and Asbestos|Comments Off on Lawsuit alleges asbestos at Penn State campus caused former professor’s mesothelioma death

Long-term Elmiron users face increased eye damage and vision loss risk, new study confirms

A recent study has provided more evidence linking the interstitial cystitis drug Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium) to an increased risk of vision problems. The new study, published in the scientific journal Retina, found that the link between Elmiron and eye damage was higher for patients who had used the medication for an extended period. (more…)

By |2021-02-05T15:35:26+00:00February 5th, 2021|Elmiron|Comments Off on Long-term Elmiron users face increased eye damage and vision loss risk, new study confirms

Lawsuits Filed by Women Hurt by Paragard Copper IUDs That Broke While Being Removed

The FDA has warned that the copper IUD Paragard is prone to break when it is being removed from a woman’s body. When this occurs, women implanted with the copper IUD may experience  severe pain, infections, organ perforation, infertility, or other side effects.

Several recent lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of Paragard by women whose IUD broke while they were being removed, causing serious and potentially deadly side effects. These lawsuits have alleged that the copper IUD is defectively designed and that women who received the device were never warned about the risk of serious and potentially deadly side effects they could face from this birth control device. (more…)

By |2021-06-02T15:34:30+00:00January 29th, 2021|Paragard Copper IUD|Comments Off on Lawsuits Filed by Women Hurt by Paragard Copper IUDs That Broke While Being Removed

Louisiana court rejects Eisai, Arena motion to dismiss Belviq cancer lawsuit

A Louisiana federal court has rejected a motion by Eisai and Arena Pharmaceuticals to dismiss a Belviq lawsuit filed by a woman who was diagnosed with cancer after using the diet drug. The case is one of numerous lawsuits that have been filed against the two drugmakers in the U.S. by patients who were prescribed Belviq (lorcaserin) for weight loss and later diagnosed with cancer. (more…)

By |2021-01-29T14:53:56+00:00January 26th, 2021|Belviq|Comments Off on Louisiana court rejects Eisai, Arena motion to dismiss Belviq cancer lawsuit

Zantac, ranitidine manufacturers knew about cancer risks of heartburn drugs decades ago, lawsuit alleges

A lawsuit recently filed against the manufacturer of Zantac alleges that drugmakers have known for decades about the risk that the heartburn medication could become contaminated with a chemical that can lead to cancer. Both Zantac and its generic equivalent, ranitidine, were recalled by the FDA in April 2020 after researchers discovered that they were contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical NDMA. (more…)

By |2021-03-16T15:55:04+00:00January 20th, 2021|Zantac & Ranitidine|Comments Off on Zantac, ranitidine manufacturers knew about cancer risks of heartburn drugs decades ago, lawsuit alleges

Lawsuits Over Complications from Paragard Copper IUDs Consolidated in Georgia MDL

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has ruled that more than four dozen lawsuits filed by women who experienced side effects from the copper IUD Paragard should be consolidated in a multidistrict litigation in Georgia. The manufacturers of Paragard are also facing dozens of additional lawsuits filed by women with complications from the birth control device. (more…)

By |2021-01-13T14:54:27+00:00January 13th, 2021|Paragard Copper IUD|Comments Off on Lawsuits Over Complications from Paragard Copper IUDs Consolidated in Georgia MDL
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