March 2012

SSRI Birth Defect Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

Birth defects caused by antidepressants provoke lawsuit

Many researchers debate whether it is safe for women to take antidepressants during pregnancy.

Transvaginal Mesh - Consumer Drug Report

Transvaginal mesh lawsuits expected to grow

Last month, all transvaginal mesh lawsuits filed against certain manufacturers of transvaginal mesh were cent

Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

Pradaxa® causes death of elderly man

Pradaxa (dabigatran) is a blood thinning medication that has been linked to adverse side effects since it was first ap

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

Takeda Pharmaceuticals battles whistleblower lawsuit

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of Actos®, has been accused of hiding information relating to additional adverse si

Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

Pradaxa® lawsuit filed for wrongful death

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Boehringer Ingelheim, the manufacturer of

Fosamax Femur Fracture Lawsuit

Merck settles Vytorin® lawsuits, still faces Fosamax lawsuits

Drug manufacturer Merck & Co. recently settled an on-going lawsuit with its shareholders who claim the company concealed information about the cholesterol lowering drug Vytorin.

Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

Pradaxa® prescribing errors: Cause of side effects?

According to a study conducted by researchers from New Zealand, a number of

Yaz Birth Control Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

Bayer settles Yaz® lawsuits

Bayer Healthcare currently faces about 11,300 Yaz lawsuits filed by women who claim that Yaz causes serious injur

Pradaxa Internal Bleeding Lawsuit - Consumer Drug Report

Experts study the safety of Pradaxa®

Researchers from the American Stroke Association have decided to undertake studying the safety of Pradaxa and other new generation blood thinning medications.

Fosamax Femur Fracture Lawsuit

Fosamax® Jaw Decay Lawsuits: Opening statements to be heard

Three bellwether trials against drug manufacturer Merck & Co. are scheduled to take place this year.