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Study Links Popular Heartburn Drugs to Kidney Failure


Patients Suffer Kidney Failure After Taking Proton-Pump Inhibitors For HeartburnNearly one in five people across the country suffer from heartburn, making it one of the most common chronic conditions in the U.S. While many sufferers can treat an occasional flare-up with antacids, millions of Americans rely on prescription heartburn and digestive medications to cope with their...

Chemo Drug Taxotere® Linked to Permanent Hair Loss


Chemo Drug Taxotere® Linked To Permanent Hair Loss In Breast Cancer PatientsTaxotere® (docetaxel) is prescribed to cancer patients by inhibiting the growth of the cancer cells. Only a medical care professional can administer the drug. The amount of dosage, as well as the frequency, are determined by the level of the disease’s progression and severity, typically over the...

What To Do After Truck Accident in TX


What Should You Do After A Truck Accident? Being in an accident caused by a commercial truck or tractor-trailer especially can result in serious and even catastrophic injuries you may be left with the rest of your life. Therefore, it is of critical importance you understand how to act in the wake of such an...

$2.3 Billion Settlement by Takeda over Actos Issues


Takeda Agrees To Pay $2.3 Billion Settlement Over Actos® Issues While Takeda had won three previous defense verdicts since 2013 and other compensation awards have been appealed or dismissed, the Tokyo-based pharmaceutical manufacturer has agreed to pay $2.3 billion in settlements over Actos® claims.Victims have argued that the drug maker ignored or downplayed issues related to the possibility...

First Class Action Lawsuit Certified Against SEECO In Royalty Scheme


First Class Action Lawsuit Certified Against SEECO In Royalty Scheme Arkansas Royalty Owners Who Seek Justice to Have Their Day in Court FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESaint Francis County, Arkansas Oct. 31, 2014—The courts have approved class-action status to recover potentially more than $1 billion in royalties and damages against SEECO Inc., for Arkansas royalty owners who think they may have been...

Stryker ABGII & Rejuvenate Hip Replacements Settlements


Settlement Announced For Victims Of Stryker ABGII And Rejuvenate Hip ReplacementsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFort Worth, Texas, Nov. 6, 2014 — Victims who have suffered from defective Stryker Rejuvenate and ABGII hip implants can rest easier, now that the courts have approved a proposed global settlement. The settlement proposal includes a base award amount of $300,000 to each claimant who has...

DePuy Hip Implant Injuries and Their Complications


DePuy Hip Implant Injuries And Their Complications DePuy Orthopaedics, a well renowned manufacturer of medical devices and implants in the United States. The company is a subdivision of Johnson & Johnson and is well known throughout the United States and around the world for their state-of-the-art medical instruments.Although the company has maintained a relatively pristine...

Actos Damages Lead to Multi-Billion Dollar Jury Award


Actos® Damages Lead To Multi-Billion Dollar Jury AwardRecently, a federal jury recognized that the makers of diabetes medicine Actos® hid the drug’s risk of causing bladder cancer and awarded $9 billion in punitive damages. According to Bloomberg, the damages award leveled against Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. is the seventh-largest in U.S. history.The Food...