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Do Certain Statins Increase Pradaxa Bleeding Risks

Study Finds Pradaxa® Bleeding Risks Increase With Certain Statins Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate), a widely-prescribed anticoagulant medication manufactured by German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim. It's used to prevent dangerous blood clots and strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation, a heart condition characterized by a rapid and irregular heartbeat. Despite its popularity and proven efficacy, Pradaxa is linked to […]

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The Side Effects of Taking PPIs Over Time

What Are The Long-Term Effects Of Taking PPIs? Since their approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1989, proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) have proven effective in treating chronic heartburn, peptic ulcer disorder (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced gastropathy. However, studies link long-term use of these drugs to a number […]

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Manufacturer Settlement for Abilify Unapproved Uses

Bristol-Myers Squibb To Pay $19.5 Million In Abilify® Settlement Abilify (aripiprazole) is a popular antipsychotic medication manufactured by American drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb and marketed by the Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abilify to treat a variety of mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, Tourette Syndrome, and autism-related anxiety. However, for […]

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Results of the DePuy Hip Implant Pinnacle Verdict Award

Texas Jury Awards $1.04 Billion In DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuit In December 2016, a federal jury in Dallas, Texas sided with six plaintiffs in a high-profile DePuy Pinnacle® lawsuit, ordering the device's manufacturer, DePuy Orthopaedics, and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, to pay $1.04 billion in damages. The lawsuits filed by the six plaintiffs—all California residents—claimed the […]

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New Warnings Regarding Stryker Hip Devices Raise Concerns

Australian Agency Issues Warning For Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 Femoral Heads If the name Stryker Orthopedics sounds familiar, it should. Not only is Stryker Orthopedics one of the world's largest manufacturers of knee and hip replacement devices, but problems associated with some of those products have led to high-profile medical device recalls and entangled […]

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Study Links Popular Heartburn Drugs to Kidney Failure

Patients Suffer Kidney Failure After Taking Proton-Pump Inhibitors For Heartburn Nearly 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 […]

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Our Firm Wins Products Liability 2015 Litigator Award

It was recently announced that thanks to our firm’s dedicated representation on behalf of the injured, we have earned recognition with a 2015 Litigator Award on behalf of the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents in the field of products liability litigation. Fewer than 1% of lawyers earn such an award within 72 defined practice areas […]

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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 […]

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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 RELEASE Saint 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 […]

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Stryker ABGII & Rejuvenate Hip Replacements Settlements

Settlement Announced For Victims Of Stryker ABGII And Rejuvenate Hip Replacements FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort 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 […]

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