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INJURED BY A DRUG OR MEDICAL DEVICE?
Below is a list of drugs and devices that
our law firm is currently investigating
This acne medication may put patients at risk of many serious health conditions. The generic form of the drug can still be prescribed. Some of the alleged health risks associated with Accutane include birth defects, mental problems including suicidal tendencies, psychosis, and hallucinations, organ damage, and many more.
The major cause of malignant mesothelioma is being exposed to asbestos over a period of time; either in the workplace or from a family member that was exposed at the workplace.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that the blood pressure drug olmesartan medoxomil (marketed as Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, Tribenzor, and generics) can cause intestinal problems known as sprue-like enteropathy.
Since the technology is relatively new, no standardized guidelines exist on training or credentialing for use of the da Vinci. This has led to mistakes and failed surgeries in the past.
This medication is prescribed to control symptoms for people with bipolar disorder, epilepsy, and severe migraine headaches. The drug has allegedly been associated with serious birth defects, liver damage, deaths, as well as pancreatitis.
In August 2010, DePuy issued a voluntary recall of its ASR TM Total Hip System following research by the UK National Joint Registry showing that revision rates, how often a second surgery was needed.
Lawsuits have alleged that implants such as Essure have reportedly caused a host of serious side effects and complications in thousands of women ranging from chronic pelvic pain to even death.
Fluoroquinolones are a family of antibiotics that are typically prescribed for serious bacterial infections of the sinuses, lungs, ears, airways, bones, and joints caused by susceptible bacteria.
On May 15, 2015, the FDA issued a warning that type 2 diabetes medications may lead to ketoacidosis, a serious condition where the body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones, which may require hospitalization
There are currently a number of pending lawsuits in federal and state courts claiming negligence, failure to warn, design defects, manufacturing defects, breach of implied warranty and negligent misrepresentation on the part of the manufacturers.
Thousands of lawsuits have already been filed on behalf of patients who have suffered severe bleeding as a result of PRADAXA. Claimants further allege that the manufacturer of PRADAXA made misleading claims regarding the effectiveness, safety and benefits of the drug.
Paxil is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs to manage depression and other mental conditions. The drug has been linked to the risk of very serious birth defects in women who took the drug during specific periods of pregnancy.
Reglan is prescribed to manage stomach issues for diabetics and for those with acid reflux. The drug has been the subject of an FDA warning regarding the risk of developing tardive dyskinesia, a condition that is often irreversible and involves involuntary movements of the mouth, tongue, or limbs.
The FDA has recently issued a warning about the risk of drugs containing Acetaminophen, with some users developing a serious but rare skin condition called Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
In July 2012, Stryker issued a voluntary recall of two defective hip replacement systems: the Modular Rejuvenate Implant and the ABG II Femoral Hip Implant.
Recent lawsuits involving talcum powder have alleged that manufacturers have known for years regarding elevated cancer risks when using talcum powder as a feminine hygiene product and have failed to warn users.
Recent lawsuits have alleged that there is a connection between the use of the chemotherapy drug Taxotere and the development of permanent hair loss, baldness, and permanent alopecia.
Testosterone treatments such as Androgel, Depo-Testosterone, Axiron, Testim, Androderm, Fortesta, Delatestryl, Methiest, Testred, Android, Straint, and many others are used to treat hypogonadism, and have been shown to cause serious side effects such as, but not limited to, heart attacks, strokes, heart disease, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, and in some cases death.
Most commonly reported problems involve erosion through the vaginal epithelium, vaginal scarring, pain, infections, urinary problems, and general ineffectiveness of the mesh.
Lawsuits are currently being filed stating that Viagra has been linked to serious side effects. If you were prescribed Viagra and have suffered from melanoma, skin cancer, or blindness, it is important that you get legal help immediately.
We are involved in filing lawsuits associated with alleged injuries and deaths from uncontrolled bleeding after a patient was prescribed or administered Xarelto.
Yaz and Yasmin are birth control pills that are also prescribed to treat acne and serious cases of PMS. They have allegedly been linked to the formation of blood clots.
In 2012, the FDA issued a black box warning, stating Ondansetron may increase the risk of developing prolongation of the QT interval of the electrocardiogram, which can lead to an abnormal and potentially fatal heart rhythm.
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Drug manufacturers must be held accountable if the product leads to injury or death. At Gruber Law, we have a team of top legal professionals, paralegals, assistants, investigators, medical record staff, and others who work in coordination to take action against drug manufacturers who have allowed a dangerous product on the market.
With years of experience and knowledge in product liability cases, we are capable of taking on big pharma and their teams of corporate defense lawyers. Your case will be in the hands of a firm made up of serious legal professionals in the field of personal injury law. It only takes one call to get your case in motion – connect with us today.