Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a new generation anticoagulant in a class of drugs known as direct thrombin inhibitors. It is a blood thinner used to reduce the risk of blood clots and strokes. Xarelto has also been marketed as...more
The Alabama Supreme Court in Wyeth v. Weeks has reaffirmed its ruling in a case questioning whether a brand-name drug maker can be held liable for injuries from a generic version.
Plaintiffs Danny and Vicki Weeks sued...more
Children are a precious commodity and it is important that they are cared for appropriately. Children deserve the best care so they can grow and live happy and fulfilled lives. Pediatric products development is in high demand...more
Most women will develop uterine fibroids at some point in their lives. Fibroids are common, and affect half or more women during their reproductive years. Most women with fibroids are unaware they have them, but other women...more
It started with one area in Scotland.
This month, one of the 14 health boards in Scotland decided to ban the use of transvaginal mesh. Now the entire country has decided to do so....more
A Fresco County Superior Court jury returned a multi-million dollar verdict in favor of the family of James Phillips on June 2, 2014. Mr. Phillips was an auto mechanic who was exposed to asbestos dust from automotive...more
The Federal Drug Administration (“FDA”) is tightening rules on tanning salons because of the cancer risk posed by the use of sunlamps. Due to the increased risk of melanoma, future tanning bed designs will include warnings...more
Vaginal mesh is a device that is implanted in woman to help support a woman’s pelvic organs. However, there are cases where the women suffer infections, bleeding, the mesh eroded, difficulty with sex and problems with...more
It is not exactly a recall – but Johnson and Johnson (J&J) has removed from the market its Laparoscopic Power Morcellation, a medical device used to break uterine fibroids into little pieces using a cylindrical blade with a...more
It is a common treatment for uterine fibroids but now Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is halting the sale and promotion of its popular surgical device, known as a morcellator, because of fears it could spread a deadly cancer....more
For the first time, a Texas jury has decided the pelvic mesh made by healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson was defectively designed. The jury awarded the 64-year-old Dallas woman $1.2 million following a two-and-a half week...more
The U.S. Attorney General’s office says it is reviewing an open letter submitted by a consumer group encouraging a criminal probe into the destruction by Johnson & Johnson (J&J) of pelvic mesh litigation documents....more