Bad Drug Recall and Pharmaceutical Injury Blog by Attorney Chris Dixon


Third Jury Awards More Than $70 Million in Talcum Powder Case

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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"

Johnson & Johnson’s Link To Ovarian Cancer

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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"

Lawsuits Filed Against Stryker And DePuy For Defective Hip Replacement Products

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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"

Dangerous Side Effects of Tribenzor

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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"

Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Upheld

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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"

DePuy Pinnacle and ASR Hip Implant Failures

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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"

Xarelto – Not Such a Wonder Blood Thinner After All

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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"