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2012-09-13 23:02:33

Four New Fosamax Lawsuits Filed in New Jersey Superior Court Allege that Long-Term Use of Fosamax Caused Plaintiffs to Sustain Severe and Permanent Injuries, Including Femur Fractures. Melville, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Attorneys Andres Alonso and David Krangle, founding partners of Alonso Krangle LLP, a national law firm focused on fighting for the rights of serious personal injury victims, has filed four new Fosamax side effect lawsuits alleging long-term use of Fosamax caused women...

2012-08-30 23:03:56

Fosamax femur fractures and other side effects addressed in a New York Times article on testing and treatment options for osteoporosis, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Fosamax femur fractures and other side effects associated with bisphosphonates continue to raise questions in the medical community, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports.* On August 27, 2012, the New York Times tackled the issue of testing and treating women for bone loss. According to the...

2012-07-17 23:01:39

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, has learned that researchers have found a link between the drug and cancer of the esophagus. New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 A study recently presented to the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting concludes that the drug alendronate–sold under the brand name Fosamax–is likely linked to cancer of the esophagus. According to the study´s...

2012-07-16 23:02:52

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Indiana woman who suffered a left and right femur fracture after taking Fosamax, an oral bisphosphonate. According to the FDA, bisphosphonates may not provide any long-term benefits while simultaneously increasing the risk of atypical femur fractures. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Indiana woman who suffered a left and right femur fracture after taking Fosamax, an oral...

2012-07-14 23:03:30

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who suffered a left atypical femur fracture, allegedly due to using Fosamax (alendronate). Fosamax is part of a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates, which studies have linked to large bone fractures. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed a lawsuit alleging that Fosamax caused a left femur fracture and other...

2012-06-12 23:01:41

A study published online in May 2012, by the Archives of Internal Medicine, a publication of the American Medical Association, revealed that atypical femoral fractures were associated with bisphosphonate (including Fosamax) use. Fosamax, manufactured by Merck, belongs to the class of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It was approved by the FDA in 1995 and developed to treat post-menopausal osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone. On March 3rd, 2010, the U.S FDA issued a drug safety...

2012-06-08 23:01:28

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports that the latest Fosamax ONJ state court trial has been put on hold and instead the Court plans on trying the first group of Fosamax femur fracture lawsuits against Merck. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who have filed Fosamax femur fracture lawsuits, reports that this group of lawsuits against Merck, the manufacturer of the widely prescribed osteoporotic drug, is moving towards trial. On...

2012-06-01 23:02:13

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on a new discovery order issued in the federal Merck Fosamax litigation, establishing protocols for the production of documents related to Fosamax femur fractures. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who sustained Fosamax femur fractures as a result of taking the widely prescribed osteoporotic drug, reports that a new Case Management Order was recently issued in In re: Fosamax (Alendronate...

2012-05-27 23:02:07

Ennis & Ennis, PA Summarizes the Latest Fosamax Study that Confirms Long-Term Use of Biphosphonates, such as Fosamax and Boniva, Causes Atypical Femur Fractures (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 After the New England Journal of Medicine published their findings that use of biphosphonates is not deemed beneficial outside of a 3 to 5 year window, the Archives of Internal Medicine have confirmed that prolonged use of the drug increases risk for atypical fractures of the femur. Commonly used brand names...

2012-05-21 23:02:11

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on a study, which found that the FDA approved more new drugs quicker than health regulatory agencies in Europe and Canada. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing clients who experienced complications from dangerous drugs such as Fosamax, reports on a May 16, 2012 study published in The New England Journal of Medicine (“NEJM”) that found that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...


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