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2014-08-22 23:06:12

More Than 5,000 Cases Now Being Handled in Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 According to a July 15 article in the Boston Herald, the number of lawsuits involving the use of dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte being heard in two Massachusetts courts now exceeds 5,000, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The plaintiffs allege that the manufacturer of these products, Fresenius Medical Care – which also owns thousands of dialysis clinics across the United States –...

2014-08-20 23:05:30

Judge Rejects Assertion By Defendants that Plaintiffs’ Claims Were Fraudulent (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 A Missouri federal judge has remanded a lawsuit filed by a group of dialysis patients who were treated with GranuFlo and NaturaLyte to the City of St. Louis Circuit Court, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. The judge rejected an assertion by the defendants that the plaintiffs’ claims should be dismissed because they were invalid. (McGee, et al. v. Fresenius Medical Care...

2014-08-03 23:01:14

Coalition Cites Johnson & Johnson’s Failure to Properly Warn Women of Mesh Dangers DALLAS (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 An article that appeared in the July 13, 2014 issue of The New York Times states that a group of transvaginal mesh recipients in Texas are pressing the state’s attorney general’s office to take action against device manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The group claims the manufacturer violated a state law prohibiting...

2014-07-30 23:05:46

Complaint Accuses Fresenius Medical Care of Fraud, May Have Impact on Other Cases DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 A formal complaint has been filed by the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office against the maker of the dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte. The complaint alleges that Fresenius Medical Care defrauded the state, its residents, physicians and dialysis clinics by selling these products, called dialysates, before they were recalled in 2012. There are hundreds of personal...

2014-07-18 23:04:17

Court Issues Transfer Order in Anticipation of Many More Filings DALLAS (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The number of lawsuits filed involving plaintiffs claiming they suffered adverse health affects after taking drugs associated with testosterone therapy more than doubled from June 6-16, 2014, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. On June 6 there were 45 such lawsuits pending in the U.S. District Court of Illinois, but by June 16 there were nearly 100 lawsuits pending. (In re:...

2014-07-17 23:05:29

Required Change Reflects Reports of Additional Clotting Not Related to Condition Covered by Current Warnings DALLAS (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered testosterone therapy drug makers to provide additional warnings in regard to blood clots to those already in place, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. This development occurs as federal litigation involving testosterone treatment lawsuits proceed in the U.S. District Court, Northern...

2014-07-08 23:08:08

Matters Involving Ongoing Litigation to Be Discussed DALLAS (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Parties involved in lawsuits regarding the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal are scheduled to meet in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas to hold a conference to discuss moving litigation forward, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The plaintiffs in the lawsuits accuse Janssen Pharmaceuticals, as well as parent company Johnson & Johnson, of allegedly failing to properly warn users of...

2014-07-04 23:02:00

Fresenius Medical Care North America Recalls 56 Lots of Liquid Bicarbonate Concentrate DALLAS (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Fresenius Medical Care North America, manufacturer of the dialysis drugs GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, has recalled 56 lots of NaturaLyte due to finding higher bacteria levels than allowed by internal specifications. The company is involved in litigation in a Massachusetts federal court where more than 1,700 lawsuits have been filed in conjunction with a previous recall. (In Re:...

2014-07-02 23:04:06

Differentiation Between Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and Non-Cancerous Conditions Can Help Enhance Chances for Survival DALLAS (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics has published a study that could be a significant help in correctly diagnosing malignant pleural mesothelioma. The disease can be extremely difficult to distinguish from reactive mesothelial proliferations, a common issue that is non-cancerous. By being able to accurately differentiate between the two...

2014-06-24 23:05:50

Transfer Order Consolidates 49 Testosterone Lawsuits Involving Several Different Manufacturers CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) issued a Transfer Order on June 6, 2014 creating an MDL for 49 testosterone lawsuits in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. Plaintiffs in the lawsuits allege drugs such as AndroGel, AndroDerm, Axiron, Foresta, Testim and others...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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