On February 1st, a Kentucky man filed the latest DePuy Attune knee lawsuit against Warsaw, Indiana-based DePuy Orthopedics, alleging that defective design of their Attune knee implants led to tibial loosening (link to Attune loosening page) and device failure.
An estimated 75% of the 10,000 children diagnosed with cerebral palsy each year will have a form called spastic cerebral palsy, which is characterized by chronic muscle tightness that makes movement and coordination difficult.
A federal appeals court recently signed an order resurrecting around 750 lawsuits filed against the makers of drugs like Januvia, Victoza, Janumet, Byetta/Bydureon, Trulicity and Tradjenta over links to pancreatic cancer.
Prescription drugs for type-2 diabetes have grown in popularity exponentially over the last few decades. With tens of millions of patients taking them each year, they’re now among the most widely used on the market.
The popular type 2 diabetes drug Onglyza, also known as saxagliptina, has been linked with a significantly increased risk of heart failure.
Oxygen deprivation, or hypoxia, during delivery is a well-known cause for brain damage in infants that can lead to disorders like cerebral palsy. It is also known that low pH levels (high body acid) at birth can lead to complications including brain damage and CP.
Pitocin, made by New Jersey-based JHP Pharmaceuticals, is a synthetic form of the natural hormone oxytocin that regulates uterine contractions.
The rate of knee replacement surgeries each year in the United States has tripled in recent decades to almost 750,000 annually, and the number is expected to continue growing to roughly 3.5 million procedures over the next decade.
Fortunately, American consumers have never had greater access to the civil justice system and the right to seek compensation when harmed by dangerous products. And, with thousands of prescription drugs and medical devices on the market, patients have never faced more harm from side effects.