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Patients taking Abilify expected a drug to help treat psychotic disorders and depression. Now, hundreds are filing Abilify lawsuits
The main side effects linked to Accutane include suicide, depression and other serious mental conditions.
Although there is no cure for some underlying causes of tinnitus, treatment can help minimize the nuisance and struggle associated with the condition. People have also been successful in filing lawsuits to get the justice they deserve.
Actemra's serious side effects may include Serious infections, Stomach perforations, Low white blood cell counts, Increase in blood cholesterol levels, and Certain cancers. Although some side effects are common in drugs, Actemra started raising red flags even before it was approved by the FDA.
Actos is from the same family of drugs as Avandia – another type of diabetic medication. Actos usage and a bladder cancer link is being investigated by the FDA.
Allopurinol is a medication used to treat gout and kidney stones. Taking Allopurinol can lead to severe side effects including Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Aside from addiction, Ambien carries other frightening side effects, including hallucinations and sleepwalking. Patients taking the drug have fought back against the makers of Ambien by filing lawsuits and raising awareness about possible overdose and withdrawal symptoms associated with the sedative.
With ridership on Amtrak and passenger trains rising, accidents remain a major issue for the public. Victims of accidents are not limited to passengers of trains either. People affected by accidents can include railroad service employees, conductors, and passersby.
In 50,000 cases, traumatic brain injury was cited as a contributing cause of the victim’s death. Today alone, over 130 people will die from a traumatic brain injury in the United States. Traumatic brain injuries are often avoidable or foreseeable, and may be the result of a third party’s negligent conduct.
Many myeloma patients who have taken Aredia have experienced “bone death” or osteonecrosis of the jaw.
It’s important to note that diagnosing mesothelioma can be very difficult – especially in the early stages of infection, as this disease has been known to take decades to develop in victims to the point where it becomes fatal.
Avandia, which is the world's best-selling oral diabetes treatment, is linked to a higher risk of heart attacks among patients.
The Bair Hugger forced-air warming blanket is a device used during surgery to help maintain a patient’s body temperature while under anesthesia.
Baycol, also known as cerivastatin sodium, has been linked to kidney failure, muscle cell damage, and at least 100 deaths since it was introduced.
Thousands have filed Benicar lawsuits after suffering unexpected side effects from the blood pressure drug. This resulted in drugmakers Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories agreeing to a $300 million Benicar settlement.
Bextra is linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and sometimes fatal skin reactions such as Stevens Johnson Syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.
When birth defects and injuries are caused by medical negligence, the family of the injured may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. The injured baby and their family may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other various damages.
When a baby is injured at birth, the last thing a parent wants to think about is a lawsuit. But, if the injury was caused by negligence, parents may be able to file a birth injury malpractice lawsuit to receive compensation.
Because the dangers of blunt force trauma to the head or body can be severe, people are obligated by law to meet a duty of care to avoid causing harm to others.
Brain cooling or neonatal therapeutic hypothermia could potentially prevent children from dying or developing brain damage as a result of perinatal asphyxia.
More than 450,000 people are treated every year for burn injuries. Yet, a large number of those burns are preventable or caused by negligence.
Nearly a thousand cases against Byetta and similar type 2 diabetes drugs are currently pending in a federal court in California. Learn more about Byetta side effects, its connection to cancer, and what the lawsuits are claiming.
The highly trained auto accident lawyers at The Eichholz Law Firm have recovered more than $500 Million in compensation, we are determined to reduce your traffic fines and fight for the justice you deserve.
Patients who have used Cardura are more likely to experience congestive heart failure.
Catastrophic injuries, along with their long-term consequences, have altered millions of lives forever. Learn how a catastrophic injury lawyer can help.
Celebrex is used to treat arthritis and relieve pain and was found to increase the risk of heart attacks among users.
Each year, 10,000 babies are born with cerebral palsy in the United States. Find out how a cerebral palsy lawsuit can help you get the justice you deserve.
Chantix may increase a patient’s risk for having a heart attack or other heart-related issues.
Cochlear implants can be used to improve hearing but controversy over the devices and serious potential side effects have caused a number of cochlear implant lawsuits to be filed across the country. If you were injured you may have a claim.
Car accidents often happen due to poor braking systems. The more you know about these crucial systems, the better. The most common types of car brakes today are typically hydraulic, frictional, pumping, electromagnetic, and servo.
The Eichholz Law Firm maintains one of the most extensive archives regarding class-action lawsuits for dangerous drugs and defective medical devices.
ADHD drug Concerta carries risks to patients of all ages. Some of the Concerta side effects include suicidal thoughts, heart problems, seizures, and more. That's why patients are exploring the possibility of a Concerta lawsuit.
A concussion can have serious ramifications that lead to long-term injuries that affect a person and their family forever.
Cordaronemay can cause an irregular heartbeat, wheezing, coughing, chest pain, chest discomfort, yellowing of the skin or eye, shortness of breath, or fainting.
Any scratches or traumas inflicted on the eye can be described as corneal abrasion injuries. The cornea serves to protect the eye, as the clear covering which lies over the pupil, the black circle in the eye, and the iris, the colored part of the eye.
Patients are filing Crestor lawsuits and accusing AstraZeneca of hiding dangerous side effects and failing to warn of the risks.
A crush injury can lead to other serious conditions, such as crush syndrome, compartment syndrome, and even death. Find out more about the definition of crush injury, treatment options, and the potential for lawsuits.
Mothers who had a cesarean section were at a higher risk of dangerous side effects, uterus ruptures, birth injuries, and death of he mother and/or child
A recent study has linked the active ingredient in Darvon and Darvocet to abnormal heart rhythms, which in some cases can be fatal.
Individual and class action lawsuits continue to be filed with courts all over the country over data breaches
A defective medical device can bring chaos and turmoil in a victim's life in an instant but federal regulations exist to protect patient's rights and dedicated legal counsel will help retrieve any and all compensation settlements owed to the victim.
Top brands of denture cream, such as Fixodent and Super PolyGrip, have been linked to serious nerve damage.
Depakote is used to treat epilepsy, bipolar disorder, and migraines, but countless users say Depakote side effects are harmful and also cause birth defects.
DePuy Attune Knee Replacement System linked to loosening and failure, filing DePuy knee replacement lawsuits over claims the device is defectively designed
Find out more about the issues with the DePuy Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System and how victims may be able to file a DePuy elbow implant lawsuit.
As a result of damage caused by dicamba herbicide, farmers have started suing dicamba makers, including Monsanto, BASF, and DuPont. Find out more about what farmers are claiming and how a lawsuit can help.
Though there are breeds of dogs that have been known to be more aggressive by nature (Pit Bull Terriers, Rottweilers, Wolf-Dog Mixes, etc.), a dog bite attack can occur with any dog, of any breed, at any time.
The FDA has received reports that Duract was a suspect in 68 deaths, including 17 that involved liver failure.
Ephedra has been linked to serious side effects, including, but not limited to heart attacks, strokes, and wrongful deaths
Even though Erb’s palsy — a form of brachial plexus palsy — is often caused by difficult deliveries, it can also be caused by medical negligence. Find out how an Erb's palsy attorney can help you get the justice you deserve.
Essure birth control device causes dangerous side effects in women despite claims by Bayer that the implant is safe and 99 percent effective.
Fentanyl patch abuse is one side effect of opioid patches that can have deadly consequences and has prompted a number of fentanyl patch lawsuits to be filed against the manufacturer of these potentially dangerous drugs.
The causes of fetal acidosis vary from maternal hypotension to umbilical cord compression. But, when a health care professional causes or fails to prevent metabolic acidosis at birth, they could be held accountable with a lawsuit.
Recent research has shown a strong link between Finasteride and sexual side effects, such as erectile dysfunction and decreased libido
Though the majority of people recover from food poisoning related sicknesses within a couple of days, unfortunately, serious complications can occur as well. The CDC reports that 128,000 people are hospitalized due to food poisoning injuries every year along with 3,000 deaths.
Fosamax is used to treat osteoporosis and Paget's disease. Adverse side effects include painful femur bone fractures.
Gadolinium MRI contrast agents have been linked to a rare disease. Now, hundreds are filing lawsuits claiming that the makers hid the risks from the public.
GranuFlo users are six times more likely to develop cardiopulmonary arrest and sudden cardiac arrest.
During a total hip replacement, sometimes called a total hip arthroplasty, bone and cartilage that may have been damaged are also removed and replaced.
Thousands of patients claim that diabetes drug Invokana caused them to develop serious Invokana side effects such as kidney injuries, and diabetic ketoacidosis.
Isosorbide has been recalled due to some prescription pills being over-sized, which may cause a potential overdose.
IVC filters are medical devices designed to prevent blood clots. Internal injuries, severe pain, and even death may result as a complication from the devices.
Janumet is a type 2 diabetes drug that’s been linked to severe side effects like pancreatic cancer. Find out how active ingredients sitagliptin and metformin work and why hundreds of victims are filing metformin lawsuits.
Find out why so many people are filing sitagliptin lawsuits, how the unexpected Januvia side effects are affecting patients, and whether there is a Januvia class action lawsuit currently pending in court.
Just For Men is an over-the-counter solution to graying hair, but allergic reactions and chemical burns have resulted in numerous Just For Men lawsuits.
Kernicterus is a severe type of brain injury that can occur in newborn babies who experience severe jaundice. Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin, eyes or other tissue and is often reversible when treated promptly.
The FDA added a black box warning for Lamictal, regarding the serious, life-threatening and sometimes fatal rashes reported in both adult and pediatric
Lipitor users can develop severe problems from use of the drug which cause serious temporary and permanent injuries. Lipitor has been proven to increase allergic reactions, create liver problems, and increase blood sugar levels, just to name a few symptoms.
Many people have long-term disability insurance to help in the event of a tragic accident. But, insurers do everything they can to deny long-term disability claims. Find out how a long-term disability benefits attorney can help.
In most cases, the cause of a marine injury is directly correlated with the type of injury. These marine injuries may also vary in severity depending on the number of factors which caused the injury including; objects, people, speed, and force of an impact.
Meconium can block the baby’s airways, causing decreased oxygen supply to the brain and is often accompanied by pneumonia. The medical team in the labor and delivery room must act immediately to clear the baby’s airway and mitigate irreversible brain injury.
Medical malpractice arises from a failure to employ adequate levels of care, skill or due diligence by a healthcare provider, doctor or nurse. Medical negligence can occur at any point in time a patient is under the care of a medical professional.
Since the Medtronic SynchroMed II Pump was first approved by the FDA in 2004, dozens of recalls have been issued over defects and problems with the devices.
Mental anguish and emotional distress is generally defined as a type of psychological response that often accompany the trauma of a physical injury or accident.
Women are reporting serious Mirena side effects, such as infection, perforation, false brain tumors, and more.
The Roundup lawsuit asserts that Monsanto has known for more than 30 years that the use of Roundup can cause cancers. However, the company decided not to inform the public and continued to claim that the product was safe and non-toxic to humans, pets, and other animals.
Despite there being recent advancements in rider safety clothing and equipment, due to the exposed nature of most motorcycles, the possibility of the rider and any passengers being injured in a crash is quite significant.
Neck and back injuries that occur in the workplace can involve a sudden onset of pain in the course performing your duties on the job, or maybe a slow build up of pain and tension over a prolonged period of time.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of a crime or suffered significant personal injury because of a lack of security, you may have legal rights that entitle you to financial compensation.
A forceps delivery can put babies at risk for birth injuries like nerve damage and facial nerve palsy. When injuries are severe and are the result of negligence, filing a lawsuit may help families pay for past and future medical expenses.
A severe neurological injury is often the result of a traumatic brain injury, which can have severe and life-altering side effects. Neurological injury symptoms range from mild to severe, but should always be evaluated by a doctor. Otherwise, further complications could arise later on.
Patients who have used Neurontin for non-FDA approved use have been found to be at an elevated risk for serious side effects, including suicidal tendencies.
Even though Nexium is one of the top-selling heartburn drugs in the country, it carries Nexium side effects that have put countless users at risk for fractures, kidney troubles, and more. Now victims are filing Nexium lawsuits.
The NFL has consistently ignored or disparaged research linking concussions to long-term side effects. This has resulted in numerous suicides and ruined lives.
Avanir Pharmaceuticals under investigation for pushing its drug Nuedexta, used to treat patients with pseudobulbar affect (PBA), on elderly dementia patients.
Nuplazid was approved to treat Parkinson's disease psychosis by the FDA through an expedited process. However, Nuplazid has been associated with hundreds of deaths. Find out more about Nuplazid dosing and side effects.
Elder abuse statistics suggest millions of older adults suffer from abuse each year. Learn how a lawsuit can help an older adult get the justice they deserve.
NuvaRing can thicken the blood in the body, raising the risks of stroke and other potentially deadly side effects
NuVasive MAGEC system used for the treatment of early onset scoliosis has been linked to serious complications in children implanted with the device.
People who have suffered health problems after taking Ocella may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering
Diabetes drug Onglyza may carry dangerous side effects, including heart failure and pancreatitis, and according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the medication puts patients at a greater risk of being hospitalized for heart failure.
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed over opioid drugs and their addictiveness. Targets of opioid lawsuits range from distributors and manufacturers of opioids to doctors and pharmacies. Find out more about the mounting lawsuits.
Oral Sodium Phosphate (OSP) has been linked to acute phosphate nephropathy, also known as nephrocalcinosis, a serious kidney injury.
Thrombosis, or the formation of blood clots in blood vessels, is a possible side effect of using Ortho Evra.
The most common orthopedic injuries can cause severe pain and affect a person’s daily activities. Personal injury lawsuits are often filed when an orthopedic injury is caused by defective medical devices or negligence.
OxyContin has become a key culprit in the deadly opioid epidemic now plaguing the United States. Drugmaker Purdue Pharma has been the target of OxyContin lawsuits over side effects such as abuse and addiction.
Find out all about ParaGard IUD, how it compares to competitor Mirena, and why some women are thinking about filing a ParaGard lawsuit after experiencing unexpected and severe side effects like a pelvic inflammatory disease.
Potential adverse side effects include violent behavior and agitation. Paxil users also may be at risk of suicide.
A personal injury is defined as the injury of a person who has been physically or psychologically injured as a result of negligence, carelessness or a lack of duty of care by another person, entity or product.
Founded in 1849, Pfizer has become a major drug manufacturer with revenue most recently believed to be about $58 billion.
When a plane crashes or an injury occurs on a plane, the aggrieved party may be eligible to make a claim against the airline.
Studies have shown that Plavix carries no significant benefit and that the medication dangers actually increase the risk of injury
PPA was common in diet drugs, nasal decongestants and cough medications. U.S. consumers each year buy about 6 billion doses of product containing PPA.
The blood thinning drug Pradaxa, which has been linked to more than 540 patient deaths the focus of numerous lawsuits. When a patient who is using a drug like Pradaxa suffers a serious bleeding event, their blood fails to clot and can sometimes lead to the patient bleeding to death.
Prilosec is a popular heartburn medication used to treat GERD and other stomach issues. What many users don’t know is that long-term use of Prilosec carries increased risks of serious side effects, including kidney damage and more.
If a consumer product is considered defective, unsafe, or fails to meet design, construction or performance standards, and causes harm to someone, a product liability claim could be the best course of action to collect compensation.
A new study suggests that Propecia may cause adverse sexual side effects, even after a patient stops using it.
This drug is linked to irregular heartbeats and in some cases resulted in sudden death.
Prozac side effects have included violent behavior, either harming themselves or others, and suicidal behavior.
Traumatic injuries or medical conditions that result in quadriplegia can change a person’s life dramatically. Quadriplegia is the complete paralysis of all four limbs and torso, and can be the result of a traumatic spinal cord injury, often in an accident that wasn’t the injured person’s fault.
Raxar was linked to potentially fatal side effects, including deadly arrhythmia (heart-rhythm disturbances).
Redux lawsuits have been filed alleging heart-valve disease among patients in addition to an often fatal lung condition known as PPH
Reglan has been linked to the movement disorder tardive dyskinesia, a condition that causes uncontrollable, repetitive movements of the body.
Premature babies are at increased risk for birth defects, including retinopathy of prematurity and other vision loss problems. Some babies who develop severe stages of retinopathy of prematurity eventually lose their eyesight.
Rezulin has hospitalized dozens of patients, all suffering with livers and heart ailments.
Risperdal side effects, such as gynecomastia, have prompted thousand of lawsuits, some of which are going to trial or being settled out of court.
Ritalin increases the levels of dopamine in the brain and can cause seizures, depression, and suicidal thoughts.
Scarring and disfigurement can happen as the result of traumatic injury, sometimes caused by circumstances that are not the fault of the injured person. When facial disfigurement, breast disfigurement are the result of negligence, injury attorneys can help.
Side effects may include temporary or permanent unwanted, unattractive, and uncontrolled face or body movements.
Serevent has been linked to severe asthma episodes that are potentially life threatening.
By definition, a slip and fall accident is used to describe when someone slips, trips or falls and is injured as a result. Quite often, these types of injuries occur on another person’s property or in the workplace, in which case a premises liability claim may be filed against the property owner.
Obtaining Social Security disability payments is one of the most difficult financial processes, due in large part to the massive number of fraudulent disability claims attempted every year.
Soriatane has been linked to several dangerous side effects including serious birth defects, depression and suicidal thoughts.
If you are pregnant and are depressed speaking with a health professional can help you determine what your best treatment options are.
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a rare and serious adverse skin and mucous membrane reaction, which often include blisters, rash and skin pain. It is often caused by a reaction to a medication.
Synthroid has been linked to adverse side effects, including severe headache in children, skin rash or hives.
Millions of women have used Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder and their Shower to Shower brand as part of a daily hygiene routine. Johnson & Johnson has been in possession of scientific studies indicating women who regularly use these products for hygienic use have higher rates of ovarian cancer diagnoses.
Tasigna is a drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia by blocking proteins that make cancer cells grow. However, growing evidence points to a connection between the use of Tasigna and atherosclerosis, a dangerous disease in which plaque builds up inside arteries.
Cancer survivors are claiming that Taxotere caused permanent and unexpected hair loss, and they are taking the makers of Taxotere to court for failing to warn them of unexpected side effects, misleading the public with false advertising, and marketing a dangerous drug.
Tekturna and Tekturna HCT are oral hypertension prescriptions that are used to reduce high blood pressure.
Drug companies have marketed testosterone for more than its approved use in testosterone replacement therapy. Find out more about the side effects of low testosterone treatment and the thousands of pending testosterone lawsuits.
The FDA placed Topamax in the pregnancy category D which signifies that there is positive evidence of fetal human risk.
Majority of transvaginal mesh complications have led to the removal of the mesh and additional surgeries, including IV therapy, blood transfusions and drainage.
Our skilled trucking accident lawyers has vast experience in representing plaintiffs injured in a vast array of trucking accident cases. Our attorneys understand local state law, applicable federal trucking regulations, and the accident investigation tactics that are crucial to resolving a trucking accident case.
After suffering an accident with a massive commercial vehicle, you need resources you can trust to help you overcome the physical, emotional and financial aftermath of a crash.
Truvada is linked to several dangerous adverse effects including lactic acidosis, a life-threatening complication, as well as liver, kidney, and bone problems.
Despite the widespread use of Tylenol, the drug carries side effects that could be deadly to the public, such as liver damage.
Every year thousands of employees are denied overtime pay. Fortunately, the law allows employees to file unpaid overtime lawsuits or claims to recover wages.
Find out how hiring an unpaid wages lawyer can help you file a claim or lawsuit for back pay when an employer is refusing or unwilling to pay what you are owed.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently raised awareness among patients and physicians about vaginal rejuvenation treatments and laser vaginal rejuvenation.
We are actively investigating claims on behalf of patients who took blood pressure medication containing valsartan and were later diagnosed with liver damage, tumors, or cancer. Patients who received blood pressure medication containing valsartan may have legal recourse against the drug manufacturer.
These often life-changing injuries are not only devastating for the injured veteran but also for their families and any other dependents that may rely on that veteran for financial and/or emotional support.
Viagra is a controversial drug with a reputation for unexpected side effects like sudden hearing loss and vision loss. Now the erectile dysfunction medication may be responsible for causing an increased risk of fatal skin cancer.
Vyaire Medical’s AirLife Resuscitation Devices are part of a class I recall initiated by the FDA due to errors in manufacturing that may cause injury or death to the patient. Act now to see if you qualify for a claim.
Whistleblower lawsuits serve an important function in society and can result in large rewards for whistleblowers. Learn more about the protections whistleblowers are afforded against retaliation and details about lawsuits.
While workers' compensation and injury laws vary from state to state, many injured workers are eligible to receive compensation for their injuries. In addition to lost wages, this includes any costs that are associated with their treatment and recovery.
In the United States, unintentional injuries account for the deaths of nearly 136,000 people a year. A wrongful death claim may be the right choice for those who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another individual or party.
Xarelto has been linked to severe side effects and adverse reactions such as uncontrollable bleeding and an increased risk of blood clots.
Yasmin has been associated with several serious side effects. An ingredient in this drug has been traced back to raising blood potassium levels.
Pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) are some of Yaz's most severe side effects
After reports of lethal inflammatory brain disorders, MS drug Zinbryta was withdrawn from the market. Find out more about Zinbryta side effects and the Zinbryta
the FDA has issued warnings to patients and healthcare professionals about the increased risk for muscle injury associated with Zocor.
GlaxoSmithKline illegally marketed Zofran for morning sickness despite knowing the dangers it could pose to unborn children, leading to multiple lawsuits.
Nearly 1 in 3 US adults will develop shingles in their lifetime, but the Zostavax vaccine has been shown to be only about 51 percent effective. Now, Zostavax lawsuits are being filed in federal court accusing the manufacturer, Merck, of designing a defective drug.
Zyban side effects include seizures, severe nervousness, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, and dangerous allergic reactions.