Another jury has determined that Johnson & Johnson negligently marketed their talcum powder products by concealing the known link between the powder and ovarian cancer. In their third straight loss, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay more than $70,000,000 to a woman who is not expected to survive another three years. click to read "Third Jury Awards More Than $70 Million in Talcum Powder Case"
Bad Drug Recall and Pharmaceutical Injury Blog by Attorney Chris Dixon
Evidence suggests Johnson & Johnson knew of the link between their talc based baby powder and ovarian cancer as far back as 1982. However, Johnson and Johnson failed to take any action to warn the public of these known dangers and chose instead to place profits ahead of safety. Community juries are holding the company responsible for the harms caused by their products. click to read "Johnson & Johnson’s Link To Ovarian Cancer"
Victims suffering with Stryker hip implants continue to hold the company responsible for their knowing violations of patient safety. Stryker continues to place profits ahead of patient safety, most recently by waiting 3 months after they issued a “Safety Notice” before they recalled one of their hip implant products. click to read "Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuits Are Not Over Yet"
The IVC filters, G2 and Recovery, are being reported to break apart and travel throughout the victims body. These traveling fragments then become lodged in the organs and cause health problems. One victim had to face open heart surgery or chose to live with this piece inside their body for the remainder of their life. click to read "G2 and Recovery IVC Filters no Better Than Blood Thinners"
Essure birth control complaints are mounting as more and more women come forward with similar negative complaints resulting from the device. A trial judge recently ruled that several lawsuits could proceed against Bayer regarding the Essure product. click to read "Lawsuits Building Against Bayer Over Use of its Essure Birth Control Device"
The DePuy Pinnacle Cup System has been added to the list of defective hip implants causing injury to patients. Other patients of the Stryker ABG II and Rejuvenate implants are receiving compensation for their defective implants currently. However, it does not appear these medical device makers have yet learned how to place patient safety over profits. click to read "Lawsuits Filed Against Stryker And DePuy For Defective Hip Replacement Products"
Patients who received a Cook IVC filter were promised the hope of protection from blood clots. However, numerous patients are suffering extensive injuries as a result of the IVC filters breaking apart and spreading throughout their bodies. Lawsuits being filed are bringing to light how many victims are suffering from similar filter failures. click to read "Evidence Confirms Cook IVC Filter Dangers"
St. Louis juries have again held Johnson & Johnson responsible for their talcum powder product causing ovarian cancer. The latest jury awarded $55,000,000 to a woman who suffered from ovarian cancer related to prolonged use of talcum powder. As more lawsuits emerge, Johnson & Johnson continues their denials to preserve profits. click to read "Talcum Powder Cancer Victim Wins Lawsuit"
Victims who have experienced serious side effects while taking the blood pressure medication Tribenzor may be entitled to compensation. Allegations against the makers of Tribenzor allege that the company failed to warn patients about known dangers and side-effects. The drug company who made Tribenzor has already paid $39,000,000 to the US Government for their illegal conduct. click to read "Dangerous Side Effects of Tribenzor"
Juries have awarded victims suffering from vaginal mesh implants millions of dollars in reimbursement. Appeals by the drug corporations in an attempt to overturn the juries decisions are proving fruitless. A recent New Jersey appellate court has ruled in favor of mesh implant victims and reaffirmed that these victims are entitled to compensation for their damages. click to read "Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Upheld"
Those taking Benicar are at risk of experiencing extreme intestinal side effects, including sprue-like enteropathy, malnutrition, outbreaks of diarrhea and dehydration. Victims are seeking compensation for their harms and losses caused by Beincar. click to read "Benicar Linked to Serious Intestinal Disorder"
Patients who received the metal-on-metal ASR hip replacement and DePuy Pinnacle hip implants continue to experience product failure, decreased mobility, and metal toxicity poising. Johnson and Johnson has already paid 2.5 billion dollars to 7,500 hip implant victims. Juries are holding these multinational pharmaceutical companies responsible for placing profits over patient safety. click to read "DePuy Pinnacle and ASR Hip Implant Failures"
The makers of Xarelto created a drug that was supposed to stop blood clots. Despite the designed purpose, the drug is causing injuries and deaths because there is no way to stop uncontrollable bleeding which can occur while using the drug. It may be said the drug works too well and there is no antidote if bleeding occurs. It is alleged the company knew of this potential and failed to warn consumers. click to read "Xarelto – Not Such a Wonder Blood Thinner After All"
The makers of IVC Filter’s are facing a growing number of lawsuits as more and more injuries and deaths are reported. C.R. Bard and Cook are two IVC Filter manufacturers who are facing allegations that they were aware of the numerous risks and dangers of their product, choosing to keep these hidden from the public. click to read "IVC Filter Lawsuits for C.R. Bard and Cook Medical"