Category Archives: Dangerous Drugs

Granuflo Recall and Legal Claims

  The drug Granuflo was administered to thousands of patients in several thousand dialysis centers across the country. This product was recalled by the FDA along with another product, Naturalyte, because of serious and life threatening heart complications, including sudden … Continue reading

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Legalization of Marijuana in the USA: The Haze Refuses to Clear

Is smoking pot legal in the United States? Yes and no. The confusion stems from the fact that although 18 states (led by Washington and Colorado) and the District of Colombia have legalized pot (within their jurisdictions), the federal government … 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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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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GlaxoSmithKline Will Pay Largest Settlement in History

The $3 billion decision is the largest in U.S. history CBS’s 60 Minutes reports “The US government is calling it the biggest case of healthcare fraud in American history. The British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline is accused of withholding important safety … Continue reading

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Actos likely increases bladder cancer risk

According to a new study published by a group of researchers from Montreal, people taking the diabetes drug Actos are at a higher risk of bladder cancer. From Yahoo News: “A group of Montreal researchers is reporting that people with … Continue reading

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Merck Pays $950 Millions to Settle Vioxx Fraud Allegations

It is  reported that drug maker Merck will pay $950 million to resolve investigations into its marketing of the painkiller Vioxx [rofecoxib]. It is reported that Merck will pay $321.6 million in criminal fines and $628.4 million as a civil … Continue reading

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Reptile

There was a period of time in the past decade where I said about jurors that “if it ain’t  their pain there ain’t no pain”.  This was based upon an observation from my own trials as well as the experience … Continue reading

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Supreme Court: Consumers Can Sue Drug makers

In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the Bush Administration and Big Pharma’s claim that FDA approval of a warning label on a drug preempts any claim of inadequete warnings concerning the drug. This is an important … Continue reading

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