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2013-10-31 23:37:22

On October 3, a Nevada couple filed a lawsuit in California Southern District Court alleging that the man suffered serious injuries from his Zimmer NexGen knee implant.

2013-10-30 23:26:36

On October 2, a lawsuit was filed by a woman in Arkansas Eastern District Court alleging that the woman suffered injuries from her Stryker hip replacement.

2013-10-29 23:32:02

On September 11, a man filed a lawsuit in Texas Southern District Court alleging he suffered a stroke and internal bleeding from Pradaxa.

2013-10-28 23:27:09

On August 17, Bloomberg published that a federal court complaint was filed accusing Abbott Labs of racketeering in an effort to promote Depakote for unapproved uses.

2013-10-25 23:18:42

Businessweek published on September 25 that Takeda allegedly deceived patients and doctors about the risks of Actos, according to the second case that went to trial.

2013-10-24 23:31:02

On October 1, a New York woman filed a lawsuit in Illinois Northern District Court alleging that she suffered serious complications from her Mirena IUD.

2013-10-23 23:30:23

As the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation informed, on October 17 there were 1,421 cases pending in the NuvaRing Multidistrict Litigation.

2013-10-22 23:32:01

On September 16, a new lawsuit was filed by a woman alleging that Yasmin and Yaz caused her to suffer several miscarriages.

2013-10-21 23:30:02

As Businessweek published on October 15, a new trial started alleging that the plaintiff's son was born with birth defects resulting from her use of Topamax.

2013-10-18 23:25:00

Court documents indicate that the next Status Conference of the Pradaxa Multidistrict Litigation is scheduled for November 6.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.