Merck announced on June 4, 2014, that it would be funding the $100 million dollar NuvaRing settlement announced in February of this year, as the 95% plaintiff participation threshold required by the Settlement Agreement has been reached. The $100 million settlement will resolve several thousand individual lawsuits that were filed […]
Author: Brenda Fulmer
American Medical Systems, Inc. (“AMS”) is a Minnesota based manufacturer of transvaginal mesh medical devices, which are support systems that are designed to correct stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Transvaginal meshes have been under a cloud of safety concerns for several years due to an extreme rate of […]
A review by the FDA finds no additional risk of myocardial infarcation (MI) or a heart attack when Pradaxa (dabigatran) is compared to Coumadin (warfarin). An MI occurs when blood suddenly stops flowing to parts of the heart injuring the heart muscle. This latest study is trying to push Pradaxa as the drug […]
We’ve previously written about the 2012 meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated drugs originating from the New England Compounding Pharmacy (NECC). The meningitis outbreak from these tainted steroids was linked to 64 deaths and hundreds of injuries. The outbreak was severe enough to prompt the creation of a slew of new […]
The lawyers at Searcy Denney are pursuing lawsuits on behalf of patients who have suffered significant injuries as a result of taking ACTOS, Avandia, and other defective and dangerous drugs. Contact our Actos law firm today to learn how we can help.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently published an “information statement” for patients who have been affected by the recent metal-on-metal (MoM) hip disaster. The statement is not a rigorous academic analysis of the current situation with MoM hips, but it does provide a fantastic resource for patients who […]