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Stryker Corp. settled four cases with patients who claimed their Stryker-made hip implants failed prematurely. The defective hip implant lawsuits, which settled for undisclosed amounts, are the first of hundreds of lawsuits filed against the company for the artificial hip … Continue reading
On the heels of new heart guidelines issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) which will likely bring about a dramatic increase in the use of statin drugs, multiple experts are now warning … Continue reading
A federal lawsuit has been filed against Macy’s department stores and the New York Police Department (NYPD) following the arrest of an African American actor at the chain’s New York City store. The Cincinnati Business Courier reports that Rob Brown, … Continue reading
Sriracha is a spicy sauce that has gained something of a cult following across the globe, but now a personal injury lawsuit filed by the city of Irwindale, California is claiming that the hot sauce is a public nuisance. The … Continue reading
According to a recent study, the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding may be increased with short-term use of SSRI antidepressants. Last month, the study by researchers from Taiwan was published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. The scientists concluded that the … Continue reading
Amidst numerous reports of injuries and deaths suffered by children who use energy drinks, four senators are asking the makers of these popular beverages to stop marketing them to children. On September 25, Senators Edward J. Markey, John D. Rockefeller … Continue reading
Following an outbreak of fungal meningitis due to tainted steroid shots, multi-district litigation (MDL) against the New England Compounding Center (NECC) is moving forward. CBS Boston reports that attorneys representing around 300 plaintiffs are scheduled for hearings in Boston federal … Continue reading
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a nationwide voluntary recall on contaminated drugs that caused bacterial infections in at least 15 people. According to a statement from the FDA, Specialty Compounding LLC, a compounding pharmacy in Cedar Park, … Continue reading
In Minneapolis, 61 misconduct lawsuits have been filed against officers alleging the use of excessive force leading to injuries—a number that’s more than triple the 19 lawsuits pending against police in twin city St. Paul. The city of Minneapolis claims … Continue reading
A new study suggests that many neurologists may not be fully aware of dangerous side effects associated with anti-seizure medications such as Tegretol and Depakote, especially the risk of serious birth defects in children born to mothers who use these … Continue reading
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