Monthly Archives: February 2013

Minnesota Medicaid Expansion Signed Into Law

Minnesota state Governor Mark Dayton this week signed a bill which provides health insurance for about 35,000 people who currently have access to none. This was done after the state’s House of Representatives voted to allow the expansion of the … Continue reading

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First DePuy Artificial Hip Case Goes to Trial

The American Association for Justice in citing Bloomberg News, reports that the Plaintiff in the first artificial hip case against DePuy has gone to trial. The Plaintiff has testified in a Los Angeles courtroom that even though he had had … Continue reading

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Contamination Fears Lead to Voluntary Recall of Vistide Batch

Gilead Sciences Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of one batch of its product Vistide, which is used to treat the symptoms of AIDS. The recall was initiated on concerns that there might be some unidentified particles present in this … Continue reading

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Voluntary Recall of the Amplatzer TorqVue FX Delivery System

The Amplatzer TorqVue FX Delivery System, manufactured by St. Jude Medical Inc., has been voluntarily recalled following concerns the product could fatally injure patients. The tool is used to insert heart implants and has attracted a Class I recall status … Continue reading

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Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Moves Ahead

Even as a renowned expert testified that surgical mesh manufacturers were aware of the risks associated with their products, lawsuits were being filed against the product’s manufacturers across the country. There are many manufacturers involved in the multidistrict litigation (MDL). … Continue reading

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Triaminic and Theraflu Syrup Bottles Recalled

It is time to take a closer look at your medicine cabinet and see if you have any bottles of Triaminic or Theraflu which are a year or more older. Pharmaceutical giant Novartis recently issued a voluntary recall on certain … Continue reading

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GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Lawsuits

Fresenius Medical Care, the manufacturer of these pharmaceutical products has stated publically that it stands by its products even as more lawsuits are being filed against the company by patients and families of those who have suffered cardiac problems after … Continue reading

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