At this time our law firm is no longer accepting new cases for the previously investigated drugs, medications and devices listed below:
Alli Weight Loss
Liver Damage and Liver Failure Lawsuits
The FDA has received reports of serious liver damage connected to the use of orlistat-based drugs like Alli. If you have taken the over-the-counter weight loss drug Alli, speak to a drug attorney about a possible liver damage or liver failure lawsuit.
Bair Hugger Warming Blanket
Bair Hugger, a warming blanket used for patients to help control low body temperature can cause infections by recirculating contaminated air to wounds. Forced-air warming devices move air from nonsterile areas into the surgical site, which may cause infection.
Acute Pancreatitis, Hemorrhagic Pancreatitis, and Necrotizing Pancreatitis Lawsuits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued numerous warnings regarding Byetta side effects. Serious side effects from the use of Byetta may include acute pancreatitis, hemorrhagic pancreatitis or necrotizing pancreatitis.
Birth Defects, Cleft Palate, Joint Deformity and Congenital Heart Disease Lawsuits
The FDA has released a warning that Diflucan could possibly be causing birth defects when the medication is taken repeatedly by pregnant mothers in their first trimester. Diflucan is now category D with human data suggesting that it may cause birth defects.
Digitalis Toxicity in Patients with Renal Failure Lawsuits
Actavis Totowa LLC recalled of all strengths of Digitek, a drug used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. The existence of double strength tablets poses a serious risk of digitalis toxicity in patients with renal failure.
Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ), Broken Leg, Broken Femur, and Fractured Femur Lawsuits
Fosamax is an osteoporosis drug prescribed to treat bone loss. Severe side effects include a rare decay of the jawbone known as osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ), or dead jaw. Recently, a medical study linked Fosamax to a type of bone fracture in the femur.
Birth Defects, Heart Defects, Cranio-facial Defects, Limb Malformations and PPHN Lawsuits
The FDA has classified Remeron (mirtazapine) as a pregnancy category “C” drug, pending further birth defect investigations and studies. Women who have taken Remeron while pregnant should be aware of possible birth defect risks.
NSF, NFD, Skin Problems, Joint Problems, Kidney Failure, and Renal Failure Lawsuits
Gadolinium-based contrast dyes used to enhance MRI or MRA images pose serious health risks to patients with kidney problems. Risks include: NSF, NFD, skin problems, skin tightening, severe joint problems, kidney failure, and renal failure.
Liver Damage, Liver Toxicity, Acute Liver Failure, and Liver Failure Lawsuits
Sanofi will send a letter to doctors telling them that patients taking the Multaq heart treatment have suffered liver failure. Liver function test results and injuries reported in patients treated with Multaq include at least two cases of acute liver failure.
Twitching, Involuntary Movements, Shaking, and Tardive Dyskinesia Lawsuits
Tardive dyskinesia lawsuits are being filed against the makers of Reglan because recent published analyses suggest that Reglan, also known as metoclopramide, is the most common cause of drug-induced movement disorders with Parkinson-like tremors.
Birth Defects, Spina Bifida, Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip Lawsuits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will strengthen warnings on Topamax because women taking the epilepsy medication while pregnant increases the risk of oral cleft birth defects, like cleft palate and cleft lip, by as much as 16 times.
Blood Clots, Heart Attacks and Stroke Lawsuits
Studies found that a woman who takes Yaz has a 3x greater chance of developing a blood clot when compared against a woman taking a contraceptive without drospirenone. Yaz increases a woman’s risk of developing a blood clot around 150%.
Birth Defect Lawsuits & Heart Defects Lawsuits
Zoloft is an antidepressant SSRI categorized by the FDA as a “Category C” drug. There is a strong link between SSRI antidepressants and congenital birth defects, including: heart, lung, cranio-facial, abdominal wall, and limb (arm, hand, leg, foot) malformations.
At this time our law firm is no longer accepting new cases for the previously investigated drugs, medications and devices listed above.
We urge you to speak with other attorneys, and to get other opinions. We also suggest speaking to an attorney in your state, and checking with them regarding any applicable statutes of limitation (filing deadlines) which may apply in your particular case. In some states the deadline for filing a lawsuit is as short as one (1) year from the date of the injury in question.
If you have medical questions about your health or past usage of any of the drugs listed above, you should speak to your doctor. Do not stop taking or change dosages of any medications without consulting with your treating doctor(s).
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If you’ve been injured by a dangerous drug or medical device, contact our law firm and tell us what happened. Talking to one of our lawyers is completely free, has no obligaton, is held in the strictest of confidence and will help you get answers to important questions. We collect facts about your potential case and will explain what you need to do to protect your rights. Talk to our drug attorneys now and learn what legal options are available to you and your family.