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Hernia Repair Complications May Cause Severe Pain and Problems Due to Defective Mesh

Many people may have avoided severe pain and debilitating complications following hernia repair in recent years if a different type of mesh or patch had been used during their surgery.

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential hernia repair lawsuits for individuals who required revision surgery due to defective and unreasonably […]

By |October 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Stryker Hip Replacement Problems May Be Caused By LFit V40 Femoral Head Hip Failure

In recent years, painful and debilitating problems with Stryker hip replacements experienced by individuals throughout the United States may have actually been caused by the LFit V40 Femoral Head, which is a component used in thousands of artificial hips. […]

By |October 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Alternatives to Nexium, Prilosec and Other Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) May Have Allowed Individuals to Avoid Kidney Side Effects

Recent research suggests that millions of heartburn sufferers may have unnecessarily exposed themselves to serious kidney side effects from proton pump inhibitors (PPI), even though safer alternatives to Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, Dexilant and other similar drugs were available that do not carry the same risks. […]

By |September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Roundup Class Action Lawsuit vs. Multi-District Litigation (MDL)

A motion was filed last week to establish a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for all Roundup lawsuits pending throughout the federal court system, which each involve common allegations that side effects of the popular weedkiller caused individuals to develop non-Hodgkins lymphoma or other types of cancer. […]

By |August 1st, 2016|1 Comment

Baby Powder Class Action-Like Centralization Sought for Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

With a growing number of women and families filing Baby Powder lawsuits and Shower-to-Shower lawsuits in courts throughout the U.S., each involving similar allegations that Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn about the risk of ovarian cancer associated with the talc-based powders, a request was filed last week to establish a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for centralized pretrial proceedings. […]

By |July 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Xarelto Complications and Injuries Stand Out Among FDA Adverse Event Reports Last Year

As thousands of Xarelto injury lawsuits continue to move forward through the court system, a new report highlights the extent of severe problems and bleeding complications that have been linked to this controversial drug. […]

Risperdal Problems for J&J Highlighted By $70M Verdict

While Johnson & Johnson has continued to refuse to settle Risperdal lawsuits being pursued by hundreds of boys and young men who developed gynecomastia after using their popular medication, a Pennsylvania jury sent a resounding message last week, awarding $70 million in damages in one case.

The verdict highlights the extent of the Risperdal problems and potential liability Johnson & Johnson faces as a result of the drug maker’s decision not to warn about the gynecomastia risk. […]

Abilify Class Action Lawsuit-Like Centralization Sought for Gambling, Other Compulsive Behaviors

As a growing number of Abilify gambling lawsuits continue to be filed by individuals nationwide, a request has been filed to consolidated the cases as part of a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL). If the request is granted, the cases will be centralized before one judge for coordinated discovery and pretrial proceedings. While an MDL is handled similar to an Abilify class action lawsuit, there are important differences. […]

By |June 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Kidney Problems from Nexium, Prilosec, Other Acid Reflux Medications May Have Been Avoided By Many

As concerns continue to mount over the link between kidney problems and Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix and other similar heartburn drugs, there is also growing evidence that the manufacturers knew or should have known about the risks, yet failed to warn the public.

If better kidney warnings had been provided for users of Nexium and […]

By |June 27th, 2016|2 Comments

Invokana and Farxiga Acute Kidney Injury Warning Issued by FDA

The FDA issued a new warning this week, which provides important support for Invokana lawsuits, Invokamet lawsuits, Farxiga lawsuits and Xigduo XR lawsuits being pursued by our lawyers for individuals throughout the U.S. who suffered kidney failure or kidney damage following use of diabetes drugs that are part of this new class of medications. […]

By |June 15th, 2016|0 Comments