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Over 700 Diabetes Drug Lawsuits Allowed to Proceed

A federal appeals court recently signed an order allowing about 750 type-2 diabetes drug lawsuits that had previously been dismissed to proceed. The plaintiffs in these lawsuits claimed that the drugs caused pancreatic cancer. The order not only opens the […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Onglyza blamed for woman’s heart failure

Onglyza blamed for woman’s heart failure. Cathy Nelson, from Kentucky, claims that she developed, congestive heart failure and cardiovascular injury, from the use of a popular type 2 diabetic medication Onglyza. Cathy Nelson filed her personal injury and product liability […]

John W. Fraser

Medical Marijuana and Concealed Pistol Licenses: Risks to Consider

There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the topics of medical marijuana and concealed pistol licenses (“CPL”). I get asked by folks all the time if they can obtain a medical marijuana patient card if they already have their CPL or […]

James Humann

IVC FILTER UPDATE: Arizona Jury Orders C.R. Bard to Pay $3.6 Million in First Bellwether Trial

On March 30, 2018, a federal jury in Arizona ordered C.R. Bard, Inc. to pay $3.6 million to a Georgia woman who suffered serious complications after the company’s G2 inferior vena cava (IVC) filter fractured inside her body.

Shezad Malik MD JD

Byetta, Januvia, and Victoza re-targeted over Pancreatic Cancer claims

Byetta, Januvia, and Victoza re-targeted over Pancreatic Cancer claims. Byetta, Januvia, and Victoza are back in the crosshairs over Pancreatic Cancer claims with the recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rulings. Type 2 Diabetes the Modern Plague It appears that […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Januvia Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuit

Byetta, Victoza, Januvia, and Janumet are a new class of diabetes medications, known as Incretin Mimetics. Unfortunately, Byetta, Victoza, Januvia, and Janumet have been linked to an increased risk of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. According to injured plaintiffs, the drug […]

Chris Nace

The Effective Stroke Treatment your Doctor May Have Failed to Mention

When it comes to an Ischemic stroke—one that occurs when a blood clot blocks a vessel carrying blood to the brain—time is of the essence. Often medical staff have just hours to act or the blockage can cause serious, irreparable […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

New York Invokana Amputation Lawsuit

According to Krause, Invokana use caused him to develop severe circulatory problems and infection in his legs resulting in a partial leg amputation after taking the medication. Krause filed his claim in the U.S. District Court for the District of […]

James Humann

IVC FILTER UPDATE: Second Bard IVC Bellwether Case Moves Forward as MDL Judge Narrows the Issues for Trial

Currently, there are thousands of personal injury cases pending against Bard in the MDL and the first bellwether trial, Sherr-Una Booker v. C.R. Bard, Inc., et al., will soon be in the hands of an Arizona jury. Recently, District Judge David G. Campbell issued a ruling on Bard’s summary judgment motion that will define the issues for the second bellwether trial which is currently scheduled to begin on May 15, 2018.

Joseph H. Saunders

Sorin Stockert 3T Blood Heater Surgical Infection Lawsuits

After linking dozens of non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections in patients to blood heater-cooler devices, the the FDA issued a national safety communication in 2015. An additional safety communication followed in the summer of 2016 specifically noting Sorin’s Stockert 3T heater-cooler […]