FDA Issues Public Warning Regarding Belviq & Belviq XR (Lorcaserin)

Possible Cancer Risk Associated with Belviq & Belviq XR (Lorcaserin) The FDA is investigating a possible increased risk of cancer associated with the weight loss drug Lorcaserin which is currently marketed as: Belviq and Belviq XR.  The FDA announced on January 14, 2020, that the results of a clinical trial showed a possible increase risk […]

Nizatidine Recall Due to NDMA

Nizatidine Recall Nationwide On January 8, 2020 the U.S based Mylan Pharmaceuticals has conducted a voluntary nationwide Nizatidine recall on three lots of Nizatidine capsules (including strengths of 150mg and 300mg) due to trace amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine  detected in the API Nizatidine, USP, manufactured by Solara Active Pharma Sciences Limited. The three recalled lots were […]

Port Neches Plant Explosion Displaces Families at Thanksgiving

In the early morning hours of November 27, 2019, a loud explosion rocked the town of Port Neches.  The Port Neches plant explosion resulted in three people injured, extensive property damage across the town and release of a known carcinogen: butadiene.  Subsequently at least three more explosions were reported at the Texas Petrochemicals  aka TPC […]

ITC Deer Park Chemical Fire Investigation Reveals Startling Facts

On March 17, 2019, a huge fire erupted at the Intercontinental Terminals Co. (ITC) bulk liquid storage terminal which sent a large black cloud high over Deer Park and surrounding communities east of Houston, Texas.  The fire, which ultimately was allowed largely to burn out, spawned lawsuits from thousands of residents and Harris County for […]

The Gilead Antitrust Lawsuit vs Mass Torts Lawsuits

The Gilead Antitrust Lawsuits Gilead has been sued by numerous plaintiffs across the country in a alleging that the company was aware of a safer alternative to their popular HIV treatment drugs including Truvada at the time they started marketing them.  The Truvada class action lawsuits over the safer alternative, however, are only one set […]

Johnson & Johnson Settle Hip Implant Cases

Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson promised tens of thousands of people that its cutting-edge Pinnacle artificial hips would give patients more active lives. However, for many, their lives got worse.  So, after years of litigation, J&J and its DuPuy subsidiary agreed to create a $1 billion settlement fund for victims. The settlement covers about two-thirds […]

The Effects of the Roundup Settlement

Now that the dust has somewhat settled on the $2 billion verdict against Monsanto, it is a good time to look at what this development means to your and your family. Nationwide, the Bayer subsidiary faces roughly 13,000 Roundup lawsuits. Experts now predict that these cases may settle more quickly and on terms more favorable […]

$775 Million Dollar Xarelto Lawsuits Settlement

Five years after the $650 Million Pradaxa settlement, another drug company has agreed to pay big money to resolve claims that its blood thinner was a defective pharmaceutical product.  The $775 million dollar settlement covers roughly 25,000 individual lawsuits in both federal and state courts., however, this is not a class action settlement. These cases […]

Uloric Lawsuits Allege Failure to Warn of Increases Risk of Death & Side-Effects

Several Uloric lawsuits have been filed alleging that the maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, failed to warn consumers of know risks of serious deadly side-effects affecting the heart, kidneys, liver, bone marrow and other important parts of the body.  The Uloric lawsuits began after Helen Ge, a former safety consultant for Takeda Pharmaceuticals filed Whistleblower actions against […]

Big Verdicts Mounting Against Johnson & Johnson in Talc Lawsuits

On March 13th, 2019, a California jury handed down a 29 million dollar verdict against Baby Powder manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson in a talc lawsuit.  The jury found that the talcum powder was a substantial factor in bringing about Teresa Leavitt’s cancer. This verdict is one of many recent verdicts against Johnson & Johnson over […]

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