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    • Abbott Labs Hit With $15M Verdict In Depakote Trial

      Abbott Labs Hit With $15M Verdict In Depakote Trial

      An Illinois federal jury found that Abbott Labs failed to properly warn doctors about the risk of a severe birth defect in the babies of women taking its blockbuster drug Depakote awarding a 10-year-old boy born with spina bifida $15 million. His […]

    • Essure injuries and lawsuits

      Essure injuries and lawsuits

      Essure is a permanent, non-surgical birth control device for women developed by Conceptus Inc., a company owned by Bayer. Essure was approved for use in the United States in 2002.The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced the requirement for Bayer […]

    • New Invokana Warning for Amputations

      New Invokana Warning for Amputations

      Johnson & Johnson is now required to add new warnings to Invokana about the risk of foot and leg amputations.The FDA  provide the following signs to be aware of…. Patients taking canagliflozin should notify your health care professionals right away […]

    • FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with Invokana

      FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with Invokana

         The Food and Drug Administration recently required Johnson & Johnson to add new warnings to its diabetes drug, Invokana, about the risk of foot and leg amputations. Final results from two clinical trials showed leg and foot amputations occurred […]

    • J&J Slammed With $110M Verdict After Jury Finds Talc Powder Caused Woman’s Cancer

      J&J Slammed With $110M Verdict After Jury Finds Talc Powder Caused Woman’s Cancer

        St. Louis — A Missouri state court jury on Thursday awarded over $110 million to a woman claiming she developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder-based products on her genitals for decades, marking the largest verdict […]

    • BREAST IMPLANT-ASSOCIATED ANAPLASTIC LARGE CELL LYMPHOMA LAWSUIT

      BREAST IMPLANT-ASSOCIATED ANAPLASTIC LARGE CELL LYMPHOMA LAWSUIT

      Were you or a family member diagnosed with BIA ALCL or breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma?  If so, you may be legally entitled to receive financial compensation from the manufacturer of the breast implant. The FDA’s recent finding indicate […]

    • IVC filter complication and Injuries

      IVC filter complication and Injuries

      Sheller PC is currently reviewing potential lawsuits stemming from inferior vena cava or IVC filters, small wire devices used to treat and prevent blood clots. Patients from all over the United States, including Pennsylvania, are suing manufacturers of IVC filters […]

    • Study-XARELTO MAY CAUSE MORE BLEEDING THAN PRADAXA

      Study-XARELTO MAY CAUSE MORE BLEEDING THAN PRADAXA

      According to an observational study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, people taking Xarelto (rivaroxaban) may be more likely to have a serious bleeding event than those taking Pradaxa (dabigatran). Johnson and Johnson (J&J) is facing more the 15,000 Xarelto lawsuits. […]

    • Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Hip Implant Recall

      Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Hip Implant Recall

      On September 27, 2016, Australian health authorities issued a “Hazard Alert” over the risk of injuries relating to the Stryker LFIT V40 femoral head hip implant components citing the same dangers and warning consumers and health professionals about the higher […]

    • Stöckert 3T Heater-Cooler Devices (LivaNova)

      Stöckert 3T Heater-Cooler Devices (LivaNova)

      In October of 2016 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) sent a letter to hospitals in the United States to alert them that a device used for heating and cooling blood during open-chest cardiac surgery had the potential for contamination […]