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Blog Posts in September, 2012

  • AVANDIA AND ACTOS LINKED TO BLINDNESS IN DIABETES PATIENTS

    A recent article in the New York Times indicates that popular diabetes drugs such as Avandia and Actos have been linked to blindness in some patients. The article highlights the dangers of thiazolidinediones, a group of diabetes medications that have spawned many pharmaceutical liability lawsuits arising out of the devastating side effects these drugs can produce. Blindness and vision damage ...
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  • REPORT: J&J CONTINUED SELLING DEFECTIVE VAGINAL MESH AFTER FDA WARNING

    We have covered many vaginal mesh implant cases in previous posts. Although medical device manufacturer Johnson & Johnson agreed to stop selling these defective medical devices this summer, more evidence indicates that the company was aware that these products should have never been sold in the first place. Vaginal mesh implants were a popular medical device used to treat a condition called ...
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  • CALIFORNIA WOMAN AWARDED $5 MILLION IN VAGINAL MESH CASE

    In our last post, we discussed the wave of litigation brought against medical device company Johnson & Johnson over its defective transvaginal mesh implants. Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against J&J and other mesh implant manufacturers by women who have suffered severe pain and medical complications after their mesh implants failed. One Bakersfield, California, jury recently awarded a ...
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  • SURGICAL CLIP MANUFACTURER MAY FACE FAILURE-TO-WARN LITIGATION

    California product liability claims typically fall under one of three legal theories: design defects, manufacturing defects and failure-to-warn of known hazards. CNN reports that manufacturers of surgical clips may face failure-to-warn product liability litigation from kidney donors who suffered serious injuries when the clips slid off after surgery. Surgical clips are widely used to close ...
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