Comprehensive List of Class Action Lawsuits for Dangerous Drugs and Defective Medical Devices


Our Extensive List of Class Action Lawsuits

If you or someone you know would like to take action against the manufacturer of a dangerous drug or defective product in our current class action lawsuit list, please contact us immediately. We provide a free consultation and stand ready to help you navigate the complex field of class action and mass tort lawsuits.


Abilify Lawsuit

By regulating dopamine and serotonin levels, researchers believe that Abilify may be affecting the reward receptors in the brain responsible for triggering compulsive behavior. This could be why some patients have developed a severe gambling addiction. […] Read More

Accutane Lawsuit

Accutane, also known as isotretinoin, is an oral medication used to treat acne, and works by shrinking the oil glands within the skin. Originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1982, Accutane was taken off the market in July 2009. […] Read More

Actemra Lawsuit

A recent investigation found hundreds of deaths linked the Rheumatoid arthritis drug Actemra, as research points to an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, and other conditions for those taking it. Despite the reports, neither Actemra’s manufacturer nor the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have ordered changes to the drug's warning label, putting countless Americans at risk of serious side effects, including death. […] Read More

Actos Lawsuit

Classified as a thiazolidinedione, Actos is from the same family of drugs as Avandia – another controversial diabetic medication due to its negative side effects. In fact, following an FDA study, a safety alert was released on Aug 14th, 2007 warning that pioglitazone (the generic name of Actos) may cause or increase the risk of heart failure in certain patient populations. […] Read More

Allopurinol Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Ambien Lawsuit

Ambien, also known as zolpidem, is prescribed to people suffering from insomnia. Some users have reportedly been injured or caused accidents while driving in an Ambien-induced sleepwalking state. There are also reports of Ambien users binge eating in their sleep, leading to excessive weight gain. […] Read More

Aredia Lawsuit

Aredia, also known as pamidronate, is prescribed to prevent osteoporosis and other bone conditions, but some Aredia patients have experienced “bone death” or osteonecrosis of the jaw. […] Read More

Avandia Lawsuit

Avandia, or rosiglitazone, is a popular anti-diabetic drug prescribed to help patients control their sugar levels. Millions of type II diabetes patients take Avandia to help control their blood-sugar levels, but it’s also linked to an increased risk of heart attacks. […] Read More

Bair Hugger Lawsuit

The Bair Hugger forced-air warming blanket is a device used during surgery to help maintain a patient’s body temperature while under anesthesia. […] Read More

Baycol Lawsuit

Baycol is prescribed to help control excess cholesterol in the bloodstream that can lead to hardening of the arteries and heart disease. The use of Baycol, also known as cerivastatin sodium, has been linked to kidney failure, muscle cell damage, and at least 100 deaths since it was introduced to the market. Manufactured by […] Read More

Benicar Lawsuit

Benicar, a popular blood pressure medication, has been linked to several serious side effects including symptoms mimicking celiac disease, heart attacks, and death. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently required Benicar’s manufacturer to include these side effects on the drug’s warning label, however, Benicar was prescribed for over 10 years without these […] Read More

Bextra Lawsuit

G.D. Searle & Company marketed Bextra, also known as valdecoxib, as a pain-relieving drug and is linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and sometimes fatal skin reactions such as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN). […] Read More

Byetta Lawsuit

Byetta, also known as exenatide, is commonly prescribed to help control blood sugar levels in Type 2 diabetes patients, and has been linked to serious side effects including pancreatitis and kidney failure. […] Read More

Cardura Lawsuit

Cardura is a blood pressure medicine prescribed to treat patients with high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, and is also used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, a condition where the prostate gland enlarges, pressing on the urethra and threatening to block urine flow from the bladder. […] Read More

Celebrex Lawsuit

Celebrex is an anti-inflammatory used to relieve the pain associated with arthritis, and is in the same COX-2 inhibitor class as Vioxx, a medication eventually recalled after it was linked to an increased risk of heart attack or stroke. Clinical trials soon discovered that Celebrex also raised a patient’s heart attack risk. […] Read More

Chantix Lawsuit

Chantix, also referred to by its generic name varenicline, is a popular smoking cessation aid that works by blocking nicotine’s pleasant effects on the brain. It was introduced to the market in 2006 by Pfizer, but in 2011 the FDA warned that using Chantix may increase a patient’s risk for a heart attack or other heart-related issues […] Read More

Cochlear Implant Lawsuit

Approximately 324,200 people worldwide have received cochlear implants and more than 26 percent of recipients resided in the United States. […] Read More

Comfrey Lawsuit

Comfrey is used to treat bruises, pulled muscles, and canker sores when applied externally. But when ingested, Comfrey is linked to liver damage which, in some cases, can lead to cancer. […] Read More

Concerta Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Cordarone Lawsuit

Doctors prescribe Cordarone (known generically as amiodarone) to treat heart irregularities, but it may also worsen an already abnormal heartbeat, or lead to liver or lung issues. […] Read More

Crestor Lawsuit

The FDA approved Crestor in August 2003 as an adjunct therapy to accompany a low-cholesterol diet and exercise to reduce the overall level of bad cholesterol in the blood stream. Within five months, consumer groups were already lobbying to recall this cholesterol reducing statin due to reports of kidney failure and muscle damage related to its use. […] Read More

Darvon / Darvocet Lawsuit

A recent study linked the active ingredient in Darvon and Darvocet to abnormal heart rhythms, which, in some cases, can be fatal. In November 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended that all products containing propoxyphene be removed from the market. […] Read More

Denture Cream Lawsuit

Zinc is used in denture creams as an adhesive and odor controller. While safe in small doses, too much zinc can be harmful. It decreases the body’s copper levels, which affects the spinal cord and leads to difficulty walking and keeping balanced. […] Read More

Depakote Lawsuit

Depakote is prescribed to people needing treatment for various types of seizures, bipolar disorders (manic-depressive illness), and to help prevent migraine headaches. A study revealed that 25 percent of pregnant women using Depakote gave birth to developmentally disabled children, and 20 percent gave birth to children who died or had serious birth defects. […] Read More

DePuy Knee Replacement Lawsuit

Defects in devices manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics have led to an unusually high number of revision surgeries for hip implant patients. In addition, the DePuy knee device design may lead to bone fractures. […] Read More

DePuy Synthes Elbow Implant System Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Dicamba 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. […] Read More

Duract Lawsuit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received reports alleging the anti-inflammatory drug Duract was linked to 68 deaths, including 17 involving liver failure. […] Read More

Duragesic Patch Lawsuit

The Duragesic patch, also known as a fentanyl transdermal system, is used to treat patients suffering from moderate-to-severe chronic pain. The patch was recalled in 2004 following reports of packaging leaks linked to potentially fatal injuries. […] Read More

Ephedra Lawsuit

Ephedra, in a synthetic form, is used in over-the-counter medications with brand names such as Sudafed and Actifed. Dietary supplements containing Ephedra have been linked to serious side effects including, but not limited to, heart attacks, strokes, and a number of fatalities triggering wrongful death lawsuits. […] Read More

Essure Lawsuit

Essure birth control device causes dangerous side effects in women despite claims by Bayer that the implant is safe and 99 percent effective. […] Read More

Fen-Phen Lawsuit

Fen-Phen is a combination drug made up of fenfluramine and phentermine, and was used primarily in weight loss pills. In 1997, Fen-Phen was recalled after it was linked to heart-valve disease. […] Read More

Fentanyl Pain Patch Lawsuit

Fentanyl skin patches are used to relieve moderate to severe chronic pain when around-the-clock relief is needed for a long period of time. […] Read More

Finasteride Lawsuit

Finasteride is the active ingredient found in both Propecia and Proscar, prescription drugs intended to treat male pattern baldness and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). However, recent research shows a strong link between Finasteride and sexual side effects such as erectile dysfunction, decreased libido, and testicular pain. […] Read More

Fosamax Lawsuit

Fosamax (alendronate) is used to treat osteoporosis and Paget’s disease by hindering the process of bone breakdown in the human body, while also increasing bone mass. But many Fosamax patients have experienced spontaneous femur fractures (thigh bone) while doing normal, everyday activities, such as walking down steps. […] Read More

Gadolinium Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

GranuFlo Lawsuit

According to recent reports, more than half of all dialysis patients in the United States have received either GranuFlo or NaturaLyte treatments. People treated with these widely used dialysis drugs are also six times more likely to suffer cardiopulmonary arrest and sudden cardiac arrest. […] Read More

Hip Revision Surgery Lawsuit

Hip revision surgery is when your current hip implant begins to fail or you experience issues and you require another surgery to repair any problems. Unfortunately, revision surgery is a much more complex procedure than the initial hip replacement, and often takes several hours. […] Read More

Hydroxycut Lawsuit

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled several Hydroxycut products after receiving reports of serious liver injuries connected to its use. Jaundice, seizures, and cardiovascular problems are a few of the side effects linked to Hydroxycut. […] Read More

Invokana Lawsuit

Classified as sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, these drugs may be linked to a serious medical condition known has ketoacidosis, where the body produces excessively high levels of blood acids known as ketones. It often requires hospitalization, and could lead to a diabetic coma or possibly even be fatal. […] Read More

Isosorbide Lawsuit

Isosorbide is used to treat angina (chest pain) by relaxing the heart’s blood vessels, increases its blood and oxygen supply. The Ethex Corporation product is now under recall due to a manufacturing error resulting over-sized pills which could potentially lead to an overdose. […] Read More

IVC Filter Lawsuit

Despite being designed to prevent life-threatening blood clots, IVC filters have ended up causing a greater risk in many patients. Lawsuits against the makers of IVC filters claim that the manufacturers failed to adequately warn patients and physicians of the risks involved with the medical devices. […] Read More

Janumet Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Januvia Lawsuit

In 2009 a study by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) found that there may be a link between Januvia and pancreatic abnormalities, including an increased risk of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. […] Read More

Just For Men Lawsuit

Just For Men hair dye uses a chemical cocktail designed to penetrate and color different types of hair, but the one at the center of the controversy is p-phenylenediamine, often referred to as PPD. PPD is commonly used in hair dyes as an intermediate dye to produce coloration when oxidized. […] Read More

Lamictal Lawsuit

Lamictal, also known by its generic name lamotrigine, is an anti-convulsant epilepsy prescription used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder, but studies suggest a strong link between Lamictal use and birth defects, aseptic meningitis, suicidal thoughts, and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. […] Read More

Lamisil Lawsuit

Lamisil, also known as terbinafine hydrochloride, is used to treat fungal infections, or onychomycosis. Unfortunately, recent studies found that Lamisil is linked to liver failure. […] Read More

Lexapro Lawsuit

Lexapro, known generically as escitalopram, is a popular drug used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder by boosting serotonin levels in the brain. Recent studies have shown that mothers who take Lexapro during pregnancy are 60% more likely to have infants with birth defects. […] Read More

Lipitor Lawsuit

Lipitor is an orally ingested drug used to reduce LDL cholesterol, or bad cholesterol, while also increasing HDL cholesterol, or good cholesterol. But prolonged Lipitor use can also lead to kidney failure, diabetes, and hepatitis. […] Read More

Medtronic SynchroMed II Pump Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Mirena IUD Lawsuit

Women are reporting serious Mirena side effects, such as infection, perforation, false brain tumors, and more. […] Read More

Monsanto Roundup Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Neurontin Lawsuit

Cyotec was approved by the FDA to help prevent gastric ulcers in patients taking anti-inflammatory drugs, such as aspirin, for arthritis pain. However, many obstetricians started prescribing it off-label as a labor-inducing drug. Since Cyotec was not intended to be used for this purpose, many women and children suffered from a variety of birth-related injuries as a result. […] Read More

Nexium Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Nuedexta Lawsuit

Avanir Pharmaceuticals under investigation for pushing its drug Nuedexta, used to treat patients with pseudobulbar affect (PBA), on elderly dementia patients. […] Read More

Nuplazid Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

NuvaRing Lawsuit

The NuvaRing birth control device prevents pregnancy by releasing synthetic forms of estrogen and progestin into the blood stream. The hormones suppress ovulation, but also thicken the blood, resulting in an increased of a stroke, heart attack, or other serious side effects. […] Read More

NuVasive MAGEC Lawsuit

The NuVasive MAGEC system used for the treatment of early onset scoliosis has been linked to serious complications in children implanted with the device. […] Read More

Ocella Lawsuit

Ocella is a prescription contraceptive, and in addition to preventing pregnancy the drug has also been known to treat minor cases of acne, as well as controlling some of the symptoms associated with premenstrual disorders. While it's successful as a contraceptive, Ocella users may also suffer serious side effects such as blood clots, heart attacks, or strokes. […] Read More

Onglyza Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Opioid Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Oral Sodium Phosphate Lawsuit

Patients using Oral Sodium Phosphate may be at risk of kidney injuries even if they did not have kidney problems and or a family history of kidney disease, according to the FDA. […] Read More

Ortho Evra Lawsuit

Studies have shown that women using the Ortho Evra patch may be twice as likely to experience blood clots as women using oral contraceptives. Additional studies show that women using Ortho Evra are up to three times more likely to die from a blood clot. […] Read More

Orthopedic Injury Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

OxyContin Lawsuit

Doctors prescribe Oxycontin, or oxycodone, to treat moderate to severe pain. As an opioid, Oxycontin is potentially highly addictive if used over an extended period of time. […] Read More

ParaGard Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Paxil (Paroxetine) Lawsuit

Doctors prescribe Paxil (paroxetine) to treat patients with depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorders, and post-traumatic stress. Paroxetine is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI), and potential adverse side effects include violent behavior, agitation, and suicidal thoughts. […] Read More

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Lawsuit

Since the approval of cholesterol drug Lipitor, Pfizer has become a leader in pharmaceutical sales, but they have faced a variety of legal issues for their own products as well as acquisitions from other companies. […] Read More

Plavix Lawsuit

Plavix is an oral medication prescribed to prevent blood clots which could potentially lead to heart attacks and strokes, however research has shown that the risk of Plavix side effects may be greater than its potential benefits. […] Read More

Pondimin Lawsuit

When Pondimin and Redux were taken in combination, it was popularly referred to as Fen-Phen. Both Pondimin and Redux are linked to heart valve disease, according to studies. […] Read More

Posicor Lawsuit

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Posicor to treat hypertension and chronic stable angina pectoris despite findings from a congestive heart failure study suggesting it might fatally disrupt heart rhythm when used with other drugs. […] Read More

PPA Lawsuit

Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) is linked to risks of bleeding and strokes in adults under the age of 50. Research also found a greater risk of hemorrhagic strokes, or bleeding into the brain, among women. […] Read More

Pradaxa Lawsuit

Pradaxa is a medication designed to prevent strokes in patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat condition common among the elderly. It works by inhibiting the enzyme that is responsible for clotting blood. However, sometimes it works too well. When a patient who is using a drug like Pradaxa suffers a […] Read More

Prilosec Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Propecia Lawsuit

A new study suggests that Propecia may cause adverse sexual side effects, even after a patient stops using it. […] Read More

Propulsid Lawsuit

Serious side effects of Propulsid include cardiac arrest in people with no prior heart disease, as well as rhythm irregularities. […] Read More

Prozac Lawsuit

Prozac side effects include violent behavior, including patients either harming themselves or others. Some users developed a serious side effect known as akathisia, which could lead to violent or suicidal behavior among a small percentage of users. […] Read More

Raplon Lawsuit

Raplon (rapacuronium bromide) is an anesthetic used during surgery to relax skeletal muscles, but is being pulled off the market after being linked to severe breathing difficulties. […] Read More

Raxar Lawsuit

Raxar’s manufacturer, Glaxo, failed to list the possibility of fatalities from heart-rhythm disturbances on the drug label. Raxar is linked to 13 reported deaths. […] Read More

Redux Lawsuit

The weight-loss drug Redux was withdrawn from the market due to its link to heart-valve damage among patients, including 123 deaths. […] Read More

Reglan Lawsuit

Reglan is used to treat acid reflux disease, heartburn, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but may cause significant harm if used over the long term. […] Read More

Rezulin Lawsuit

Rezulin (troglitazone) is an anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory drug, but after it was approved by the FDA, dozens of patients were hospitalized with liver-related ailments. […] Read More

Risperdal Lawsuit

Risperdal side effects, such as gynecomastia, have prompted thousand of lawsuits, some of which are going to trial or being settled out of court. […] Read More

Ritalin Lawsuit

Ritalin, known generically as methylphenidate hydrochloride, is prescribed to children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, but can also trigger suicidal thoughts and seizures. […] Read More

Serentil Lawsuit

Serentil is prescribed to treat schizophrenia and other psychological disorders, and side effects may include permanent, uncontrolled face or body movements. […] Read More

Serevent Lawsuit

Serevent is prescribed to prevent asthma attacks and for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary heart disease, and has been linked to potentially life threatening asthma episodes. […] Read More

Seroquel Lawsuit

Seroquel is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but may also lead to diabetes and pancreatitis. […] Read More

Soriatane Lawsuit

Soriatane, also known by the generic name acitretin, is used for treating severe, adult psoriasis. Manufactured by Roche, Soriatane has been linked to several dangerous side effects including birth defects, depression, and suicidal thoughts. […] Read More

SSRI Birth Defect Lawsuit

If you are pregnant and are depressed speaking with a health professional can help you determine what your best treatment options are. […] Read More

Stevens Johnson Syndrome Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Synthroid Lawsuit

Synthroid (levothyroxine) is a hormone replacement therapy to help regulate the body’s energy and metabolism when a patient’s thyroid gland does not produce enough of the hormone on its own. Among other side effects, Synthroid has also been known to cause skin rash or hives. […] Read More

Talcum Powder Lawsuit

For decades, millions of women have used Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder and their Shower to Shower brand as part of a daily hygiene routine. Recent court documents, however, reveal Johnson & Johnson knew that women regularly using these products have higher rates of ovarian cancer diagnoses. […] Read More

Tasigna Lawsuit

Tasigna is a drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia. However, growing evidence points to a connection between Tasigna use and atherosclerosis, a dangerous disease in which plaque builds up inside arteries. […] Read More

Taxotere Lawsuit

Taxotere is commonly used to treat breast cancer, advanced stomach cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, head and neck cancer, and prostate cancer. However, there’s mounting evidence more and more people are suffering from permanent hair loss after taking Taxotere. […] Read More

Tekturna Lawsuit

Tekturna and Tekturna HCT are oral hypertension prescriptions used to reduce high blood pressure. In a recent study, researchers observed an increased number of serious Tekturna side effects in their participants, including an increased rate of non-fatal stroke, renal problems, hyperkalemia, and low blood pressure. […] Read More

Testosterone Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Topamax Lawsuit

Since 1995 more than 4 million people worldwide have turned to Topamax to treat seizures, however in 2004 it was also approved for use in reducing migraines and is now considered the #1 migraine prevention medication. Despite extensive clinical trials, the manufacturer failed to warn the public about some serious risks tied to Topamax. […] Read More

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Majority of transvaginal mesh complications have led to the removal of the mesh and additional surgeries, including IV therapy, blood transfusions and drainage. […] Read More

Trovan Lawsuit

Trovan is an antibiotic used for serious infections including sinusitis, pneumonia, and urinary tract infections, but may also contribute to liver failure. […] Read More

Truvada Lawsuit

Truvada is linked to several dangerous adverse effects including lactic acidosis, a life-threatening complication, as well as liver, kidney, and bone problems. […] Read More

Tylenol Lawsuit

Tylenol has been linked to acute liver disease and liver failure. In fact, researchers recently found that acetaminophen is the top cause of liver damage. Liver disease can be debilitating and potentially fatal. […] Read More

Vaginal Rejuvenation Lawsuit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently raised awareness among patients and physicians about vaginal rejuvenation treatments and laser vaginal rejuvenation. […] Read More

Valsartan Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Viagra Lawsuit

Viagra is an erectile dysfunction drug with a history of unexpected side effects such as sudden hearing or vision loss. It may also be responsible for an increased risk of fatal skin cancer. […] Read More

Vioxx Lawsuit

Vioxx is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used as an osteoarthritis pain reliever and anti-inflammatory, but it may also contribute to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. […] Read More

Vyaire Medical Device Recall

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. […] Read More

Xarelto Lawsuit

Xarelto—a relatively new anticoagulant medication—has been linked to severe side effects and adverse reactions such as uncontrollable bleeding and an increased risk of blood clots. […] Read More

Yasmin Lawsuit

The FDA issued a warning in October 2008 against Yasmin manufacturer Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals for reportedly marketing the drug for unapproved purposes, in addition to downplaying the potential dangers and risks associated with the product. […] Read More

Yaz Lawsuit

Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella are brand names for birth control pills combining the estrogen ethinyl estradiol with the progestin drospirenone. Unfortunately, Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella carry serious side effects including heart attack, jaundice, and stroke. […] Read More

Zinbryta Lawsuit

Only two years after Zinbryta was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treatment of adults with relapsing multiple sclerosis, the drug was removed from global markets after reports of severe side effects, including brain inflammation. […] Read More

Zocor Lawsuit

Zocor, also sold generically as simvastatin, is a medication used to lower a patient’s LDL cholesterol level. Physicians also prescribe the drug to reduce the risk of strokes, heart attacks, and death. However, Zocor has also been linked to rhabdomyolysis, which can lead to kidney failure. […] Read More

Zofran Lawsuit

Zofran is a potentially dangerous anti-nausea medication. Scores of pregnant women were prescribed Zofran to help reduce morning sickness, but this off-label use was not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. As a result, unborn babies may have been exposed to an increased risk for severe birth defects. […] Read More

Zometa Lawsuit

Zometa is prescribed to patients with multiple myeloma and other cancers, and used to prevent osteoporosis and skeletal fractures. Unfortunately for patients, one of Zometa’s potential side effects is osteonecrosis of the jaw, or “bone death.” […] Read More

Zostavax Lawsuit

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. […] Read More

Zyban Wellbutrin Lawsuit

The smoking-cessation drug Zyban was previously available as an antidepressant under the brand name of Wellbutrin, and whose adverse side effects include seizures, severe nervousness, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, and dangerous allergic reactions. […] Read More

Zyprexa Lawsuit

Zyprexa is used to treat psychotic disorder patients, Alzheimer’s, personality disorders, and severe aggression in children, but its severe side effects include stroke, liver damage, and even sudden death. […] Read More