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Mark Bello

Important Health Reminders during National Immunization Awareness Month

Immunization not only helps to protect vaccinated individuals, but also helps prevent and reduce the spread of infectious diseases. With every medical intervention, we must weigh the risks versus the benefits, but with vaccinations, it seems to be all benefit. […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Kentucky Invokana Leg Amputation lawsuit

Polley Dailey from Kentucky recently filed her Invokana product liability and personal injury claim in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Dailey alleges that she began taking Invokana in 2014, for her type 2 diabetes and […]

Roopal Luhana

Xarelto Linked to Over 20,000 Injuries in 2016: ISMP Report

As bellwether trials continue in the consolidated Xarelto Multidistrict litigation (“MDL”) pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, a new drug safety report highlights the dangerous side effects associated with the medication. Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is […]

Roopal Luhana

Invokana Doubles Risk of Lower-Limb Amputations: Study

The type 2 diabetes drug Invokana (canagliflozin) has been linked with some serious side effects, including kidney problems, urinary tract infections, and diabetic ketoacidosis. Now, according to recent studies, it may also double the risk for lower-limb amputation. Researchers presented […]

James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: $300 MILLION BENICAR SETTLEMENT

On August 1, 2017, the Daiichi Sankyo Company announced it has agreed to a $300 Million settlement related to its olmesartan product, Benicar. The manufacturer/defendant, Daiichi Sankyo, is a global pharmaceutical company with origins in Japan.  While agreeing to a […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Benicar $300M Settlement over side effects

Benicar $300M Settlement over side effects. Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories the makers of the blockbuster blood pressure pills have agreed to settle product liability and personal injury claims for severe side effects from the medications. Benicar Diarrhea Side Effects […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Invokana Diabetic Acidosis and Amputation Risks

Invokana Diabetic Acidosis and Amputation Risks. There are currently at least 445 product liability and personal injury lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson the world’s largest pharmaceutical company and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals in the federal court system. These Invokana […]

Steven Davis

$300 Million Benicar Settlement Reached

A $300 million Benicar settlement was reached. For those who believe their gastrointestinal illness was caused by a Benicar prescription, contact a lawyer.

Eric T. Chaffin

New Report Raises Concerns About Actemra Side Effects

A new report by STAT News has raised new concerns about the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug Actemra and its link to serious cardiac injuries. In 2010, manufacturers Roche and subsidiary Genentech released Actemra for sale in the U.S. In their […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Benicar Diarrhea Lawsuits

As reported in Reuters News service, Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories the makers of the blockbuster blood pressure pills have agreed to settle product liability claims for serious side effects from the medications. The companies will pay $300 million in […]