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Bayer AG and J&J Agree to Large Settlement in Xarelto Case

Bayer AG and J&J Agree to Large Settlement in Xarelto Case

Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals recently reached a $775 million settlement over their drug Xarelto. This settlement resolves the thousands of state and federal cases pending against the companies. What is Xarelto and What are its Dangers? Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a blood-thinning medication that was jointly developed by Bayer AG and […]

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Popular Gout Medication Uloric Found to Cause Serious Side Effects

Popular Gout Medication Uloric Found to Cause Serious Side Effects

Febuxostat, more commonly known as Uloric, is a gout medication manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Gout is a type of arthritis that occurs when uric acid builds up in the joints, causing extreme joint pain, inflammation, and potentially limiting a person’s range of motion. Uloric was released in 2009 after several years of clinical trials, making […]

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Johnson & Johnson Physiomesh Cases Move to Initial Discovery Pool

Johnson & Johnson Physiomesh Cases Move to Initial Discovery Pool

A hernia mesh defective products litigation case against J&J subsidiary, Ethicon has begun the initial steps of the discovery process. Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on November 5, the notice details 37 cases selected for inclusion in the initial discovery pool. Plaintiffs in the case allege that Ethicon’s […]

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Alabama Boy Awarded $2.5 Million in Risperdal Lawsuit

Alabama Boy Awarded $2.5 Million in Risperdal Lawsuit

Pennsylvania’s Superior Court upheld the decision to award Austin Pledger, a boy from Alabama, with $2.5 million on the basis that he developed breasts from the use of Risperdal. Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug most commonly used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and certain disorders associated with autism. This drug works by restoring certain substances […]

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