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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 WarningsThe 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 LawsuitsBenicar 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.
Class Action Lawyer Network Risperdal Lawyers Filing Lawsuits For Enlarged Breasts (Gynecomastia) in Young Men From Risperdal
A number of lawsuits have been filed alleging the use of Risperdal cauded enlarged breast tissue in young men. Johnson & Johnson has already settled the first of over 100 Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuits. If your son was a victim of Risperdal and it caused severe emotional harm and medical, surgical intervention call and speak to one of our Risperdal lawyers today.
Risperdal Has Been l Linked to Gynecomastia
Risperdal is an antipsychotic medication manufactured by Johnson & Johnson used to treat psychiatric disorders. Young boys on this medication have severe psychological problems. Using Risperdal may lead to breast growth in men, or gynecomastia. The result is severe emotional and medical problems including:
Nipple discharge in one or both breasts
The need for surgery for breast reduction
Psychological effects including suicidal ideation
If Your Son Has Been A Victim The Choice Is Clear
If you or a loved one took Risperdal and suffered from gynecomastia or other potential side effects you must consider filing a lawsuit against the manufacturer. Call and speak to one of our Risperdal attorneys
Class Action Lawyer Network Tylenol liver damage lawyers report that tylenol liver failure lawsuits will be centralized in a multidistrict litigation in Pennsylvania Federal Court,
Tylenol Lawsuit Consolidated In Pennsylvania
All Tylenol liver damage lawsuits filed against McNeil-PPC, Perrigo, Novartis and others have been consolidated under multidistrict litigation in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to facilitate the pretrial proceedings for these cases
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) has ruled that 27 Tylenol liver damage lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of tylenol related products will be consolidated under Tylenol Lawsuit MDL 2436 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
All of the cases conslidated in MDL 2436 involve liver damge related injury or wrongful death. These claims alledged that use of over-the-counter (OTC) Tylenol (generically acetaminophen) caused the victims to suffer from serious liver damage or liver failure.
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The MDL Judicial Panel feel that the allegations of liver injury associated with the use of OTC Tylenol, the cases share factual issues regarding the design, manufacture, labeling, marketing and sale of Tylenol. Consequently, the centralization of these cases in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania would eliminate duplicative discovery facilitate the proceedings.
Class Action Lawyer Nwtwork attorneys have decades of collective dangerous drig and device lawsuit experience,
If you or a loved one has suffered liver damage or liver failure while taking Tylenol call us to discuss a Tylenol liver damage lawsuit or Tylenol liver failure lawsuit.
Tylenol Liver Damage Lawsuit Criteria
Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Liver Failure, liver damage from taking Tylenol? Do you have a clean medical history of any liver problems such as: Liver cancer, liver mass, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Alcoholic Cirrhosis,Primary Sclerosing Colangitis, Wilson’s disease, or Budd Chiari Syndrome and yet, now have liver damage after taking Tylenol?
Our Tylenol liver damage lawyers are accepting Tylenol liver failure cases if the liver failure results in hospitalization, liver transplant, or liver transplant waiting list or death. If you meet this criteria we would like to speak to you regarding filing a Tylenol liver damage or liver failure case.
Class Action Lawyer Network accepting Tylenol liver damage lawsuts or liver failure lawsuits for individuals who experienced any of the following within a week after taking an acetaminophen medication such as Tylenol:
- Hospitalization Due to Severe Liver Injury or Liver Problems
- Diagnosed with Liver Failure
- Liver Transplant or Placed on Waiting List for Liver Transplant
- Death from Liver Failure
Tylenol Liver Damage Lawyers of Class Action Lawyer Network Are Filing Nationwide Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuits
The Tylenol liver damage lawyers of Class Action Lawyer Network are accepting nationwide lawsuits for you , your loved one or child who has suffered liver damage from Tylenol. Our Tylenol Liver Damage Helpline is helping victims of liver damage from Tylenol.
The Tylenol Liver Damage Facts
It is now known that Tylenol can result in acute liver failure and death. Statistics have shown taht Tylenol is the leading cause of acute liver failure in the United States; nearly half of U.S. incidents of acute liver failure are caused by taking too much acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is anactive ingredient in Tylenool. Call our Tylenol liver failure helpline to speak to lawyers help who are filing liver damage lawsuits for victims of Tylenol who have been diagnosed with Tylenol liver damage or failure.
Symptoms Of Liver Damage
- Discolored skin and eyes that appear yellowish
- Abdominal pain and swelling
- Itchy skin that doesn't seem to go away
- Dark urine color
- Pale stool color
- Bloody or tar-colored stool
- Chronic fatigue
- Loss of appetite
Class Action lawyers For Tylenol Liver Failure
- Tylenol's manufacturer lowered the safe maximum dosage from 4000 mg to 3000 mg per day.
- Tylenol liver Failure Helpline lawyers are fighting for justice for victims of tylenol Llver damage and liver failure
- If you or a family member has been diagnosed with severe liver damage or acute liver failure from excessive use of Tylenol or other over the counter medications that contain acetaminophen the Tylenol liver damage helpline is here for you.
People who have experienced acute liver failure or serious liver damage related to Tylenol use may file a Tylenol liver damage lawsuit lawsuit
Tylenol Lawsuit Multi District Litigation Has Formed
The Tylenol injury lawsuits have now been centralized as part of multidistrict litigation in federal district court in Pennsylvania.
The lawsuits filed alledge a strong link between acetaminophen and liver failure. Lawsuits are alleging that acetaminophen in various Tylenol products was responsible for users’ severe liver damage.
Tylenol Liver Damage Lawsuit Criteria
Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with liver Failure, liver damage or a severe liver injury from taking Tylenol?
Our Tylenol liver damage lawyers are accepting Tylenol liver failure if the liver failure results in hospitalization, liver transplant, liver transplant waiting list or death. If you meet this criteria we would like to speak to you regarding filing a Tylenol liver damage lawsuit where there is no prior medical history of liver damage or any liver damage related medical conditions.
Call our Tylenol Liver Damage Helpline to file your liver damge lawsuit.
DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuit Update
DePuy ASR lawsuit claims stemming from the 2010 DePuy hip recall continue to move forward in courts throughout the country . According to documents filed in California’s San Francisco Superior Court on April 25th, a Plaintiff who had been seeking an expedited trial of her DePuy hip lawsuit is voluntarily seeking dismissal of the case. (Tilman v. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., et al., No. CGC11508806; Calif. Super. Ct., San Francisco).
This news is particularly interesting as when a case is voluntarily dismissed it is often an indication that the parties have come to an agreement.
DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuits Lawyers Filing DePuy Lawsuits
Court records indicate that there are more than 10,000 DePuy ASR hip lawsuits currently pending in courts throughout the U.S. The DePuy hip recall was announced after the metal-on-metal hip implants were found to be failing in an unacceptably high number of patients. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is now reviewing the safety of all metal hip implants, over fears that the devices can shed dangerous amounts of metal debris into patient’s bodies, leading to premature failure of the hips and other serious complications. In January, the agency proposed a new regulation that would make such devices ineligible for the agency’s 510(k) clearance process, which allowed all-metal hips like the ASR hip to gain FDA approval without first undergoing human clinical trials. The FDA also advised doctors to test metal hip implant patients for elevated metal ion levels if they present with symptoms of a failing hip implant.*
The majority of DePuy hip lawsuits have been filed in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. Court records indicate that the first trials in that litigation will begin this September. (In re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation – MDL 2197) Two lawsuits have already gone to trial at the state level, one of which ended with a California Superior Court jury awarding the Plaintiff more than $8 million in damages. (Kransky v. DePuy, BC456086, California Superior Court, Los Angeles County) However, the jury hearing a second trial in Illinois state court found for DePuy. (Strum v. DePuy, 2011-L-9352, Circuit Court of Cook County) According to an April 16th report from The New York Times, documents submitted as evidence in both of those trials indicated that Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit knew that the ASR was flawed years before the recall was announced, but did not disclose this information to the public or the medical community.**
Earlier this month, DePuy Orthopaedics announced it would end sales of metal-on-metal hip implants, citing recent FDA actions and decreased demand for the products, according to the New York Times. The sales suspension includes a metal-on-metal version of the company’s DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement system, which is also the subject of lawsuits.
If you have a faulty DePuy and have had revision surgery or have been told you need revision surgery call and speak to a hip replacement lawyer today.
GranuFlo and Naturlayte, the Dialyis medications causing immediate cardiac arrest have been consolidated into a Massachusetts MDL. The Fresenius Granuflo and NaturaLyte lawsuits filed in the federal court system will now be consolidated before one Massachusetts’ judge for pretrial proceedings, as part of a multidistrict litigation (MDL).
Class Action Lawyer Network GranuFlo lawyers are filing lawsuits for heart attacks or sudden deaths caused by the use of GranuFlo or NaturaLyte dialysis products during hemodialysis. Victims hearts suddenly stop during or shortly after dialysis treatment involving the use of Granuflo Acid Concentrate or NaturaLyte Liquid Acid Concentrate in dialysis treatment.
It appears Fresenius failed to adequately research the side effects of their dialysate products or warn about the potential risks including the importance of monitoring bicarbonate levels of patients receiving the products to avoid sudden cardiac arrest and death.
Dialysis medication lawyers are accepting immediate cases for injury and wrongful death.
Class Action Lawyer Network, lawyers for Metronic Infuse Bone Graft lawyers are accepting cases for off label use and severe injury.
The Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft is a medical device that helps stimulate bone growth after lower-spinal surgery. Unfortunately, the device has been linked to hundreds of adverse event reports due to off label use of the product.
The dangers linked to the Metronic Infuse Bone Graft when used off-label for spinal surgeries include:
- Nerve Damage
- Uncontrolled/Ectopic Bone Growth
- Airway Swelling and Compression
- Difficulty Breathing, Swallowing or Speaking
- Compression of the Airway
- Respiratory Depression
- Nerve Damage
If you or a loved one suffered one of these injuries after receiving a spinal fusion surgery with the Metronic Infuse Bone Graft contact us for a complete case review. Manufacturers who choose profits over people must be held responsible for the harm they cause.
Stryker has recalled a number of hip replacements including: Stryker Rejuvinate, Stryker ABG II and the Trident. Lawsuits are being filed against Stryker for implant failure of all these devices
Stryker recalled its Trident artificial hip in 2007 due to device failures in recipients. Previous plaintiffs have cited symptoms consistent with other defective metal-on-metal hip implants, along with one defect that was unique to the Trident device: Many recipients claimed of hearing a loud squeaking noise coming from their hip region after receiving this particular model.
Stryker recalls on the Rejuvinate and ABG II will effect thousands and the lawsuits are coming in in mass. The FDA has taken another look and is proposing changes to regulations that allowed two Stryker Corp. recalled hip implant systems to be deemed safe. But the move does little for the tens of thousands of patients already implanted with the faulty medical devices. The DePuy Pinnacle and ASR are other failed recalled hip replacements that have injured thousands of victims. The FDA proposed changes for the 510(k) Premarket Notification Process for the approval of metal-on-metal hip implants like those manufactured by Stryker and DePuy come very late for seniors burdened with painful revision surgeries.
In July 2012, after injured patients filed more than 60 adverse event reports with the FDA, Stryker issued a voluntary recall of its ABG II and Rejuvenate hip implant systems. Post-market surveillance revealed that a metal-on-metal junction in these devices can shed metal debris, causing pain and tissue damage that may require a revision surgery. Can the FDA actually step up to the plate and protect our citizens?
The FDA’s most recent proposal aims to standardize the requirements for how the agency accepts data, regardless of the submission or application type. The new regulation will require 510(k) submissions to be scrutinized by an institutional review board (IRB), a must for PMA applications.
The proposal for better practices in approval of medical devices like hip implants would become effective 180 days after publication, and the proposal to shift from 510(k) to PMA for metal hips would become effective 90 days after publication. Lawyers for Stryker and Depuy hip replacements are filing lawsuits for failed devices.
Stryker is reaching out to victims of their Rejuvinate and ABG II Hip replacements thru Broadspire Services Inc. Beware and contact a Stryker Hip Replacement lawyer immediately. It is best to have a retained lawyer as these cases will be part of a nationwide MDL ( multi distrcit litigation ) hip replacement lawsuit just like the DePuy Pinnacle and many others. Stryker says "“Stryker will be reimbursing patients for testing, treatment, revision surgery; if necessary; and other costs relating to this voluntary recall.” But this is vague and unclear and by accepting this you may lose your oppoertunity for a settlement once these are negotiated by Stryker lawyers. Stryker is not on your side.
Stryker Broadspire Contacts For Medical Expenses
You may have recently received a Stryker letter from a doctor informing you that Broadspire Services, Inc. had been retained to handle claims for patient expenses related to the Stryker Rejuvenate recall. According to information on Stryker’s website, “Stryker will be reimbursing patients for testing, treatment, revision surgery, if necessary, and other costs relating to this voluntary recall.” Stryker has also directed doctors to inform their patients that Broadspire would be working directly with patients on their claims, and to contact Stryker for more information. You should keep in mind that any information you disclose during the Stryker Broadspire claims process, or to a Broadspire representative, could dramatically effect your Stryker hip recall lawsuit settlement. You should speak to a Stryker lawyer before you contact Broadspire, and especially before you agree to or sign anything. This is extremely important.
Many seniors do not understand the process and are easily coerced. They are vulnerable and concerned about medical care. You should speak to an experienced Stryker Hip Replacement lawyer.