John Bair

Fighting Bills that Endanger Our Access to Justice

The civil justice system is in jeopardy. A series of tort reform bills coming to the floor in early March could be devastating to Americans’ access to justice. Last week, I talked about H.R. 985, which seeks to eliminate the […]

Randy Appleton

Makers of Xarelto Pay Physicians More Than Any Other Drug Company

Far too often, our Virginia personal injury law firm has brought our readers information about dangerous drugs which are on the market despite the serious side effects they can cause. One of those drugs we’ve written about is Xarelto, a […]

James Humann

MDL UPDATE: Xarelto Bellwether Trials Set to Begin This Spring

On January 30, 2017, Judge Eldon E. Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana issued Case Management Order No. 2D which reset the start dates for the first four Bellwether trials. These four cases were […]

Mark Bello

Swallowing the Wrong Pill

We all take prescription medications at one time or another. If you take a prescription drug on a regular basis, you are probably confident that you are taking the right prescription. But, do you look at the medication carefully or […]

Chris Nace

When Are Pharmacy Mistakes Considered Malpractice?

A few months ago, I wrote a blog about human errors comprising one of the leading causes of death in U.S. hospitals and how many healthcare facilities called these events “nevers” (as in, they should never have happened in the first […]

Dori Milner

Eliquis Lawsuits Increase in Number as Questions Surround Clinical Trial

Over the past several months, plaintiffs have been filing product liability lawsuits against Eliquis manufacturers Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, Inc. As of December 2016, there were about 34 Eliquis lawsuits pending in different courts around the country. In each, plaintiffs […]

John Bair

Risperdal Gynecomastia Plaintiffs: Looking Ahead to Possible Settlement

The antipsychotic drug Risperdal has been linked to gynecomastia – the growth of breast tissue in boys and men. Now, thousands of Risperdal cases have been filed in Los Angeles and Philadelphia to hold pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson & Johnson accountable […]

Roopal Luhana

Widower Brings Claims Against Xarelto Manufacturers for Wife’s Death

A Louisiana man has filed a new Xarelto lawsuit on behalf of his spouse, who died after taking the blood-thinning drug. He filed his case in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, joining the current Xarelto […]

Craig Kelley

Abilify and Impulse Control Like Gambling Addiction

The latest drug linked to problems for patient consumers is Aripiprazole, and anti-psychotic medication better known under the names of Abilify, Abilify Maintena, and Aristada.  The  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come out with a warning that people […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Abilify Compulsive Gambling lawsuits

The court is overseeing the Abilify linked compulsive gambling lawsuits has announced that the first trials may begin by the end of this year. These product liability lawsuits claim that Abilify’s manufacturers, blocked key information from patients and doctors about […]