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Nevada Baby Powder Lawyer | Talcum Powder Lawyer

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News, Consumer products Injury Lawyer, Drugs and Devices lawsuit attorneys, Las Vegas, Nebraska Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Nevada, Reno

Speak to an experienced  Talcum Powder Attorney for a Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno, Paradise, North Las Vegas, Sunrise Manor, Spring Valley, Enterprise, Sparks, or Carson City Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer lawsuit.

Do You Want To File A Nebraska  Talcum Powder Lawsuit?

Studies show that Johnson’s and Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower To Shower   Talcum Powder can  cause ovarian cancer when used as a feminine hygiene product. The talc particles can travel through the vagina and  into the ovaries and remain trapped for years. These talc particles can cause inflammation that may eventually  lead to the growth of ovarian cancer cells. In a recent jury trial a $72 million settlement was won for this claim.

Many Studies On Dangers Of Talcum Powder

Although Johnson & Johnson maintains that talcum powder is safe for use, plaintiffs in ovarian cancer lawsuits offer   studies that  suggest an association between talc and ovarian cancer dating as far back  as 1971. In 1994, Johnson & Johnson was put on notice of a  link between talc and ovarian cancer. A letter was sent from the Cancer Prevention Coalition to the then-CEO of the company.

Is There  Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Class Action Lawsuit I Can Join ?

According to news reports, more than 1,200 women claim talcum powder caused their  ovarian cancer. Currently the lawsuits are being filed at the state level.

Talcum Powder Lawsuit Settlements

A $72 million talcum powder verdict is handed down against Johnson & Johnson in favor of a woman who claimed that long-term Shower-to-Shower use for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer. The verdict included a $62 million award of punitive damages against the company. Our Nevada  talcum powder cancer lawyers  are available to discuss your options.

Bair Hugger Surgical Blanket Lawsuits- Hip and Knee Infection Lawsuits

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Bair Hugger Surgical Blanket lawyer, Drugs and Devices lawsuit attorneys

Bair Hugger Lawsuit Attorneys Filing Lawsuit For Faulty Bair Hugger Warming Blankets. Lawyers filing lawsuits for infection, amputation, joint fusion, or removal and a two-stage revision surgery.

MDL – Multi District Litigation sought for Bair Hugger surgical blanket lawsuits

Victims injured by the Bair Hugger surgical blanket are asking  to consolidate lawsuits that accuse 3M Company and its subsidiary Arizant Healthcare of failing to warn patients that its Bair Hugger warming blanket could increase the risk of infection and other complications from surgery. There are currently 14 lawsuits pending in five different federal courts against Minnesota-based 3M and Arizant, which have made and sold tens of thousands of Bair Hugger blankets. A  motion hs been filed asking the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to transfer all federal Bair Hugger cases to the U.S. District Court for Minnesota. The Bair Hugger surgical blanket is showing deep joint infections  during hip and knee replacement surgeries.

Bair Hugger Warming Blanket Hip and Knee Infection Lawsuit

The Bair Hugger is used to maintain a patient’s body temperature during surgery. However, surgical patients are showing increased infection. Treatments for these infections include a combination of surgical procedures and antibiotic therapy. In some cases  amputation, joint fusion, or removal and a two-stage revision surgery may be necessary.

Symptoms of an infected hip and knee replacement include:

Fatigue Fevers, chills and night sweats Increased pain or stiffness Swelling Warmth and redness around the wound Wound drainage

Benicar Gastrointestinal Injury Attorneys

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Benicar Villous Atrophy Attorneys, Drug Lawsuits, Drug Warnings, Drugs and Devices lawsuit attorneys

Benicar Gastrointestinal Injury  Lawyers

Filing Benicar Intestinal Injury Lawsuits

What Is Benicar?

Benicar is a  high blood pressure medication.   Benicor has been  linked to severe intestinal injury, intestinal damage, chronic diarrhea, malnourishment and severe weight loss. Seniors are the largest population receiving prescriptions for Benicar and are the most vulnerable to sever injury from Benicar.

FDA Benicar Warnings

The FDA   has warned patients and doctors that Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil) may cause a severe gastrointestinal (GI) problem called Villous Atrophy. Benicar causes the intestines to lose the texture and makes it difficult to absorb nutrients. This leads to malnutrition which and other digestive problems. This is very dangerous for seniors and can lead to death or hospitalization because of dehydration, chronic diarrhea and malnutrition. Villous Atrophy can result in limiting  the ability of the small intestines to absorb nutrients from food. At the most serious stages,  villous atrophy  causes  damage to the intestinal crypts, which is the intestinal lining that surround the villi.

Benicar Villous Atrophy Lawyers Filing Benicar Lawsuits

Benicar has been used by millions of people. Benicar warnings did not adequately disclose  how serious the side effects form this medication is. The Benicar lawyers at Class Action Lawyer Network are  filing claims for individuals who have experienced chronic diarrhea, sprue-like enteropathy or villous atrophy after using Benicar.  

Top Selling Drugs- Which Will Make It To An MDL Litigation

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Drug Lawsuits, Drug Warnings, Drugs and Devices lawsuit attorneys

With new drugs coming out each month and many becoming best sellers we wonder which of these will start to implicate the manufacturer for lack of warnings for a medical condition.  We already know that Xarelto has lawsuits for excessive bleeding and Yaz just reached a settlement for causing blood clots and related medical conditions. According to Medscape Medical news the cholesterol-lowering drug rosuvastatin (Crestor, AstraZeneca) has been the  most prescribed branded drug in the United States, and the arthritis drug adalimumab (Humira, Abbott Laboratories) was the best-selling branded drug, according to the latest data from research firm IMS Health. Rosuvastatin had about 21 million prescriptions, followed by asthma medication fluticasone propionate/salmeterol (Advair Diskus, GlaxoSmithKline), at about 13.6 million prescriptions; the proton pump inhibitor esomeprazole (Nexium, AstraZeneca), at about 13.2 million prescriptions; the insulin glargine injection Lantus Solostar (sanofi-aventis), at about 11.2 million; and the attention-deficit drug lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse, Shire), at about 10.6 million. Rounding out the top 10 most prescribed drugs for the period (in order) were the antiepileptic drug pregabalin (Lyrica, Pfizer), the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease medication tiotropium bromide (Spiriva Handihaler, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals), the diabetes drug sitagliptin (Januvia, Merck), the asthma/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease drug budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort, AstraZeneca), and the antipsychotic medication aripiprazole (Abilify, Otsuka Pharmaceutical). Top Sellers The top seller, arthritis drug adalimumab (Humira, Abbott Laboratories), had sales of about $8.6 billion, followed by the antipsychotic aripiprazole (Abilify, Otsuka Pharmaceutical), at $7.2 billion; the arthritis drug etanercept (Enbrel, Amgen), at roughly $6.1 billion; the cholesterol drug rosuvastatin (Crestor, AstraZeneca), at just under $6.1 billion; and the insulin glargine injection Lantus Solostar (sanofi-aventis), at around $5 billion. The remaining top 10 drugs in sales were the hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir (Sovaldi, Gilead Sciences), at $4.9 billion; the asthma drug fluticasone propionate/salmeterol (Advair Diskus, GlaxoSmithKline), at $4.8 billion; the proton pump inhibitor esomeprazole (Nexium, AstraZeneca), at $4.7 billion; the diabetes drug sitagliptin (Januvia, Merck), at $3.8 billion; and the antiepileptic pregabalin (Lyrica, Pfizer), at $3.4 billion. Top 100 Brands by Sales Product Sales, $ Humira $8,566,451,647 Abilify $7,238,451,779 Current lawsuits by Abilify lawyers Enbrel $6,139,812,530 Crestor $6,090,223,570 Lantus Solostar $5,023,092,599 Sovaldi $4,925,098,469 Advair Diskus $4,769,250,836 Nexium $4,709,542,900 Januvia $3,792,531,657  Current lawsuits pending Lyrica $3,442,755,962 Spiriva Handihaler $3,388,442,306 Symbicort $2,480,108,204 Xarelto $2,460,606,162 Current lawsuits pending Vyvanse $2,255,494,506 Novolog Flexpen $2,212,204,664 Zetia $2,155,848,498 Stelara $1,781,288,922 Prevnar $1,746,605,006 Humalog Kwikpen $1,588,639,456 Gilenya $1,577,027,870 Cialis $1,520,551,442 Restasis $1,410,652,178 Latuda $1,379,675,847 Viagra $1,375,305,952 Recent lawsuits  for Melanoma Seroquel XR $1,359,121,073 Celebrex $1,323,059,229 Invokana $1,254,451,641 Orencia $1,188,411,778 Androgel $1,182,514,119 Current lawsuits pending Nasonex $1,124,061,350 Tamiflu $1,050,683,805 Vesicare $1,040,724,740 Eliquis $964,121,283 Cimzia $933,953,154 Namenda XR $857,157,299 Levemir $851,149,040 Pradaxa $850,313,699 Current lawsuits pending- Pradaxa lawyers Prolia $817,906,368 Pristiq $750,241,124 Nuvaring $690,996,076 Nuvaring lawyers Zostavax $686,790,521 Dulera $669,637,717 Gardasil $659,747,125 Exelon $647,136,515 Simponi $608,898,230 Mirena $603,038,710 Lawsuits and MDL- Mirena IUD Lawyers Onglyza $579,325,631 Linzess $515,749,802 Premarin $493,812,315 Intuniv $489,285,664 Chantix $472,869,473 Avodart $471,499,125 Xeljanz $413,374,592 Uloric $411,824,301 Farxiga $410,997,209 Myrbetriq $408,957,063 Premarin Vaginal $397,570,841 Epipen Jr 2-Pak $389,528,868 Vimovo $368,883,419 Epiduo $349,457,182 Relpax $331,629,578 Nexplanon $301,889,830 Aczone $278,671,485 Lovaza $259,812,629 Lipitor $251,981,518 Axiron $233,871,526 Cymbalta $223,291,761 Toviaz $219,986,729 Livalo $185,479,248 Jublia $178,047,175 Actonel $152,123,935 Breo Ellipta $140,349,328 Flumist $131,614,245 Xiaflex $127,063,110 Quillivant XR $107,092,690 Belviq $96,038,704 Aciphex $91,853,217 Latisse $82,671,844 Lunesta $79,894,370 Singulair $78,256,791 Niaspan $71,761,121 Estring $71,006,566 Anoro Ellipta $64,460,164 Plavix $52,762,015 Botox $51,501,869 Yaz-28 $49,432,035 Yas lawyers- settlement just announced Osphena $49,034,121 Ambien CR $45,955,805 Aricept $26,773,067 Brisdelle $22,581,016 Omnaris $19,352,785 Flomax $18,139,072 Trilipix $16,459,450 Boniva $16,056,457 Boniva lawyers filing lawsuits Caduet $14,166,476 Duavee $13,567,296 Reclast $11,208,523 Lawsuits being filed Seasonique $11,101,960 Botox Cosmetic $952,021 Victoza Unsp N-N Grand total $112,494,804,575 article courtesy of Medscape Medical News © 2015 WebMD, LLC