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Risperdal Lawyers | Enlarged Breasts in Boys Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News

Our Risperdal lawyers are accepting cases for unusual breast development in males. Risperdal  $70M Verdict In Philadelphia  Risperdal  Trial Johnson & Johnson was hit with a $70 million verdict on Friday when a  Philadelphia jury found that the antipsychotic drug Risperdal had caused an adolescent boy to grow female breasts. Risperdal and Enlarged Breasts In Young  Males Risperdal   has been linked to enlarged breasts in your males. This is  a condition called gynecomastia. he Growth of male breasts can cause severe emotional distress.  Surgery may be required to correct the condition.  Risperdal may increase levels of prolactin, a hormone which stimulates breast development in women. Young boys who have taken prolactin and are displaying increased levels of this hormone may develop male breasts or gynecomastia. Can I Join The Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuits? If you  are a male and have  enlarged female breast call no to see if you qualify to join others in a Risperdal lawsuit. Risperdal is the  brand name for the drug called Risperidone. This is approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. Risperdal  but has resulted in gynecomastia. Gynecomastia, the development of real female breasts.  It is real breast tissue growth caused by an increase in the hormone prolactin. If you have enlarged breasts with; Pain, Swelling, Tenderness and Nipple discharge and may need surgery  to remove excess breast tissue you may be able to join the Risperdal class action lawsuits. Get A Risperdal Lawyer Lawsuits are being filed against  Johnson & Johnson through its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, for  failing to properly inform doctors and patients about the effects of Risperdal.  

Ovarian Cancer Talcum Powder Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News, Consumer products Injury Lawyer, File A Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Do You Want To File A Talcum Powder Lawsuit?

If you have used talcum powder  or  baby powder products and developed ovarian cancer you may be able to file a Talcum Powder  lawsuit  Current lawsuits Johnson & Johnson claim that long-term use of talc-based products caused women to develop ovarian cancer. Victims claim   that they were not  warned of the risks associated with these talc products. Women and their families may be able to seek compensation for  ovarian cancer diagnosis  with the help of one of our lawyers.  

Is There A Risk of Talcum Powder Causing Ovarian Cancer?

Talcum powder lawsuits claim Talcum Powder  caused ovarian cancer. When used as a feminine hygiene product, talc particles can travel through the vagina and  into the ovaries and remain trapped for years. These  talc particles can cause inflammation and  eventually  lead to the growth of ovarian cancer cells.

Studies Claim 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.

Will  There Be  a 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  talcum powder cancer lawyers  are available to discuss your options.    

Texas Vena Cava Filter Lawyers, Blood Clot Filter Attorneys

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Atlanta, Baltimore, Bard IVC Filter Lawyers, Biloxi, Blood Clot Filter lawyer, Boca Raton, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, Louisville, Macon, Medical Device Lawsuits, Miami, Minneapolis, NYC, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Provo, Texas Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers

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Dallas, Houston, Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Arlington, Beaumont, Brownsville, College Station, Corpus Chrisit, Del Rio, Denton, EL Paso, Fort Worth, Galveston, Houston, Huntsville, Killeen, Laredo, Lubbock, Mcallen, Odessa, San Antonio, San Marcos, Tylor, Victoria, Waco, and Wichita Falls Vena Cava Filter, Blood Clot Filter, IVC Filter Lawyers.

What Is A Blood Clot Filter?

The  Vena Cava Filters are implanted in patients to capture blood clots before they can become lodged in the brain or lungs. This is used for patients who cannot tolerate blood thinners. The blood clot is captured to avoid traveling and causing a stroke or pulmonary embolism.

Manufacturers  IVC Filters  Lawsuits Being Filed

MDL’s or multi district litigations have been formed for both the Bard and Cook IVC Filters

C.R. Bard IVC Filters

  • Recovery IVC Filter (withdrawn in 2005),
  • G2 IVC Filter,
  • G2 Express,
  • G2X Filter,
  • Eclipse,
  • Meridian
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has centralized all Bard blood clot filter lawsuits into (MDL No. 2641, In Re: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation) in Arizona under U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell.

Cook IVC Filters

  • Günther Tulip,
  • Celect
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has consolidated all Cook blood clot filter lawsuits in the Southern District of Indiana, assigned to Judge Richard L. Young and Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker. These cases allege defective design, misrepresentation in marketing, and failure to warn doctors and patients.

Other Retrievable IVC Filters

  • B. Braun TempoFilter IVC filter,
  • B. Braun VenaTech,
  • Rex Medical (Argon Medical) Option IVC filter,
  • ALN Optional Vena Cava Filter,
  • Crux Vena Cava Filter (VCF)-

Blood Clot Filter Dangers

Blood clot filters have serious side effects including vein and organ perforation, migration and breakage. Broken pieces of the Blood Clot Filters can travel through the body, damaging organs.

These Severe Injuries Can Result In:

Death, Hemorrhaging, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke,

IVC Filter Lawsuits Are Being Filed

If you are a victim of an IVC Filter with serious or life threatening side effects or have lost a loved one due to a faulty blood clot filter contact our Vena Cava Filter Lawyers today.

IVC filters may cause the following severe complications:

Blood Clot Filter migration Blood Clot Filter fracture Blood Clot Filter  perforation Tilting of the Filter The inability to retrieve the IVC Filter Pulmonary embolism Compromised respiration Stroke Death

File Your Vena Cava Filter Lawsuit

The filters have caused serious injury in patients. If you or a loved one has been injured by an IVC Filter contact us to discuss inclusion in the current IVC Filer lawsuits.

Were You Or A Loved One Injured Because

Parts of the IVC Filter  broke  lose Moved or migrated Punctured or perforated organs Became  lodged in the wrong part of the body Blocked  blood vessels Became  wedged in the body

Speak to a Blood Clot Filter Lawyer Now

DePuy Recalls Custom Joint Implants, DePuy Recall Lawyers

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Class action lawyers announce another DePuy recall: DePuy Hip replacement and custom joint implants

DePuy has been forced to recall another product. FDA Forces DePuy Recall of Custom Joint Implants
September 5, 2012 by: Linda Grayling

DePuy Orthopaedics is being forced to recall yet another line of hip and other artificial joint implants. This time, the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary is pulling back its custom orthopedic devices because of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety concerns. The recall notice was issued on August 24 — two years after its ASR hip-implant recall.

DePuy agreed in January 2012 to stop manufacturing the custom devices after a warning letter from the FDA. In it, the agency said the implants were being sold without federal approval, which requires an application with the FDA and clinical trials. DePuy argued that the devices were exempt because they were already approved by the FDA and modified only by doctors’ prescriptions, which is permitted by law.

But the FDA disagreed: “Although the devices’ size and shape may vary with each patient’s anatomy, the standardized design characteristics do not vary among the devices manufactured. The fact that final specifications are tailored to match a patient’s anatomy does not preclude a clinical study or submission of a marketing application for the devices.”

The FDA also said DePuy used poor quality-control systems in the production of the 14 types of custom implants. It ordered the company to recall any implants that had been delivered to surgeons prior to the halt in manufacturing earlier this year. More than 8,300 customized DePuy implants have been sold since 1999, but the number of unused devices in the recall is unknown.

DePuy already is dealing with a massive global recall of 93,000 ASR hip-replacement and hip-resurfacing devices that was announced in August 2010. The defective metal-on-metal hip implants have been shown to fail within a few years, resulting in painful revision surgeries. Typically, all-metal hip implants are expected to last about 15 years.

In addition, the DePuy artificial hips produce metal shavings when the ball and socket components grind against each other, causing metallosis, or metal poisoning of the blood. One British study found that when the metal debris becomes embedded in surrounding tissues, it increases the patient’s risk of bladder and kidney cancers.

In the United States, more than 8,000 patients have filed lawsuits against DePuy over their dangerous hip implants. Of those, 6,000 federal cases are part of a multidistrict litigation (MDL) that is being overseen by Judge David A. Katz in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. The first case in the MDL is expected to go to trial in March or April 2013.

The remaining state cases are winding their way through the courts. The first three DePuy ASR lawsuits, which were scheduled to be tried together in Las Vegas, Nevada, were settled out of court recently. Bloomberg reported the plaintiffs each received about $200,000.