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Invokana Injury Lawsuit

Invokana is part of a class of drugs called SGLT2 inhibitors, which includes other drugs such as Farxiga and Glyxambi that are used to help regulate blood sugar levels in adult patients with Type 2 diabetes. This class of drugs, however, is not approved to treat Type 1 diabetes patients. Along with other members of the SGLT2 inhibitor class, Invokana …

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Victims of Johnson and Johnson Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Baby powder is marketed for the use by adult women as a feminine hygiene product. Some products contain talcum powder, a mineral that is used to absorb moisture and reduce friction. It has also been marketed for the treatment and prevention of diaper rash. Talcum powder is harmful if inhaled because it dries out mucous membranes in the lungs, which …

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Essure Lawsuit

Thousands of women have suffered life-altering complications from the use of a permanent contraceptive device called Essure, manufactured by Bayer AG. Essure is a hysteroscopic sterilization procedure, a type of procedure that does not require an incision. A soft metal spring-like device wound with synthetic fibers is implanted in a woman’s Fallopian tubes. The metal part of the device consists of …

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BREAKING: J&J Hit With $498M Verdict In 2nd Pinnacle Bellwether Trial

Johnson & Johnson was hit with an eye-popping $497.6 million verdict Thursday in the second bellwether trial in the multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective Pinnacle hip prosthetics manufactured by its DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. unit, a major win for the plaintiffs in the litigation who had this time put forth the consolidated claims of five patients alleging problems from the devices. …

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IVC Filters Causing Fatal Outcomes

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters are placed in a patient’s vena cava to prevent blood clots from traveling to the heart and lungs. An IVC filter can either be permanent or retrievable. Retrievable filters are made out of nitinol. Pieces of retrievable filters, made after 2002, can break off and travel to the heart and lungs. A piece of filter …

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Recall of Animas Insulin Pumps

Insulin pumps are medical devices used by individual with diabetes to administer insulin. In some instances medical device pumps including one manufactured by Animas Corporation (Part of Johnson & Johnson) or Medtronic, Inc. fail to administer the correct dosage levels resulting in dangerous medical issues including:  Dangerously low levels of Blood Sugar (hypoglycemia) Dangerously high levels of Blood Sugar (hyperglycemia) When a …

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FDA Issues a Recall on OmniPod Insulin Management System

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall for the OmniPod Insulin Management System. It is a device that allows diabetics to conveniently and effortlessly deliver insulin. The insulin pump is self-contained and attaches to the patient’s skin. The device primes automatically, and inserts insulin through a small automated needle. The dosage and frequency of insulin delivery is …

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Caution Using IVC Filters

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters are placed in a patient’s vena cava to prevent blood clots from traveling to the heart and lungs. If a blood clot travels to the heart or lung, it could be fatal. An IVC filter can either be permanent or retrievable. Permanent filters are made of stainless steel and titanium. Retrievable filters are made out …

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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Charles “Chip” Houssiere, III as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Central and South Texas

The National Trial Lawyers Announces Charles “Chip” Houssiere, III as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Central and South Texas An honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. Membership in this exclusive organization is by invitation only, and is limited to the top 100 attorneys in …

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Jury Awards $100 Million Verdict

A Delaware State Court jury held that Boston Scientific Corporation must pay $100 million to 52-year-old Delaware resident, Deborah Barba, who claimed permanent injury resulting from the company’s vaginal mesh inserts. The award included $25 million in compensatory damages and $75 million in punitive damages. The jury’s award came at the conclusion of a two-week trial and seven hours of …

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