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312, 2015

Baby Crib Bumpers Cause Big Spike in Infant Deaths

By | December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Baby News, Health News, Mini Featured|0 Comments

According to a new study by The Journal of Pediatrics, in the last 7 years the number of infants who have died as a result of baby crib bumpers has tripled. Baby crib bumper deaths [...]

208, 2015

Adverse Drug Side Effects: How To Report Them & When to Seek Legal Help

By | August 2nd, 2015|Categories: Bad Drug News, Featured|0 Comments

When you take medication for any type of health condition, in nearly all cases, your physician will advise you of whatever side effects are associated with the drug as well as tell you what you should [...]

208, 2015

Warning to Mothers Who Took Zofran While Pregnant

By | August 2nd, 2015|Categories: Bad Drug News, Mini Featured, Zofran|Tags: |0 Comments

Zofran (ondansetron) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in patients who were suffering nausea after chemotherapy treatments. Unfortunately, many physicians, with encouragement by Glaxo Smith Kline(GSK), have been prescribing the [...]

105, 2014

Transvaginal Mesh Settlement for $830 Million by Endo International

By | May 1st, 2014|Categories: Bad Medical Device, Mini Featured, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Endo International PLC has agreed to settle roughly 20,000 claims and lawsuits for $830 million to women who were injured by transvaginal mesh implants. The company released a statement saying that it settled claims related [...]

1404, 2014

$1.2 Million Verdict in Texas Vaginal Mesh Implant Case

By | April 14th, 2014|Categories: Mini Featured, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

A Texas jury has ordered Johnson and Johnson to pay $1.2 million to a plaintiff who claimed that her vaginal mesh implant was defective. The jury decided that the design of the mesh implant was [...]

1701, 2014

Risperdal Makers Fight to Keep Study Results Private

By | January 17th, 2014|Categories: Mini Featured, Risperdal|0 Comments

Risperdal Makers Fight to Keep Study Results from Going Public Attorneys for Johnson & Johnson are fighting to keep results from clinical studies for Risperdal sealed and private, against the requests of the patients who [...]

1312, 2013

Johnson & Johnson Pegged for $2.2 Billion Settlement Over Risperdal

By | December 13th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug, Bad Drug News, Risperdal|0 Comments

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412, 2013

Makers of Topamax Hit With $4 Million Verdict for Birth Defect Case

By | December 4th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug, Bad Drug News, Topamax|0 Comments

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of Johnson & Johnson, was stung by a $4.02 million verdict last week after being accused of not warning pregnant women of the dangers to unborn children by their popular drug, [...]

1211, 2013

OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplements Recalled After Liver Failure Death & Injuries

By | November 12th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug, Bad Drug News|0 Comments

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter to USPlabs, LLC, of Dallas, Texas, earlier this month, asserting that, OxyElite Pro dietary supplements, has been linked to liver disease. Further, the FDA went [...]

410, 2013

Medical Mistakes Now 3rd Leading Cause of Death In U.S.

By | October 4th, 2013|Categories: Bad Drug News, Bad Medical Device|0 Comments

Preventable, Medical Mistakes Now A Leading Cause of Death Back in 1999 the Institute of Medicine concluded that 98,000 people per year were dying in hospitals because of preventable, human error. Now, 14 years later, [...]