Category: Dangerous Drugs

Taxotere

Victims of Taxotere Side Effects File Alopecia Lawsuit in Illinois

A number of women who claim their hair fell out and never grew back due to a side effect of the chemotherapy drug Taxotere have filed a products liability lawsuit against the manufacturer in Cook County Circuit Court.

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Punitive Damages Allowed in Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania Superior Court has cleared the way for punitive damages in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a boy who grew breasts after taking Risperdal (generic: risperidone) to treat his Tourette’s syndrome.

Invokana

Two New Invokana Amputation Lawsuits Filed in New Jersey

Two diabetes patients who had a leg amputated below the knee after taking Invokana (generic: canagliflozin) have filed a products liability lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

energy drink can

Energy Drink Side Effects Kill 25-Year-Old Man, Suit Alleges

Anton Omelin drank Red Bull, NOS and Monster Energy before he collapsed and died on Oct. 30, 2014, according to a new lawsuit filed in Tacoma, Washington.

Xarelto

J&J, Bayer Ordered to Pay $28 Million in Xarelto Lawsuit

The first win for plaintiffs in the Xarelto bleeding litigation has been secured with a $28 million verdict, in a lawsuit filed by a woman who claims the blood-thinning drug caused her to experience severe gastrointestinal bleeding.

Osteoarthritis

Limbrel Lawsuit

Osteoarthritis drug Limbrel linked to liver damage, hypersensitivity pneumonitis side effects. On December 5, 2017, the FDA issued a Drug Safety Alert urging the manufacturers of Limbrel to recall it after an investigation determined it to be an “unapproved new...

Tasigna

Tasigna Class Action Lawsuit

Class action lawyers now filing lawsuits for people who were injured by Tasigna, a chemotherapy drug that has been linked to atherosclerosis, peripheral artery disease (PAD) and other serious side effects.

Tasigna

Tasigna Lawsuit

Chemotherapy drug Tasigna (nilotinib) linked to serious side effects including coronary artery disease (CAD), atherosclerosis, hardening/narrowing of the arteries, restricted blood flow, heart failure, limb amputations, death.

Onglyza

Onglyza Plaintiffs Want MDL for Heart Failure Lawsuits

A multidistrict litigation (MDL) has been proposed for all lawsuits involving allegations of heart failure from the type 2 diabetes medicine Onglyza.

Protonix

PPI Heartburn Medicines Linked to Rare Dermatological Reactions

PPIs Protonix and Prevacid linked to rare skin reactions granulomatous dermatitis and lichenoid dermatosis.