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Pfizer Issues Blood Pressure Drug Recall

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has issued a blood pressure drug recall in light of concerns about a cancer risk from contaminated batches. Blood Pressure Drug Recall Names Three Products Pfizer issued its blood pressure drug recall on March 21, 2022. The recall, which is voluntary, is for hypertension medications that are distributed under three names. The>> Read More

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Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson Reportedly Aware Baby Powder Could Contain Asbestos

Thousands of lawsuits have been filed across the country by plaintiffs who claim that long-term use of Johnson’s Baby Powder gave them ovarian cancer or mesothelioma. Johnson & Johnson, the product’s manufacturer, has long denied the link between talcum powder and cancer. However, three recent trials and an investigation by the New York Times have>> Read More

Opioid Civil Trial

Cook County Becomes Latest Government Body to File Opioid Lawsuit

On December 27, 2017, Cook County filed suit against many of the nation’s top pharmaceutical companies in order to recover costs incurred from widespread opioid addiction. This civil action makes the county just the latest of the dozens of government bodies nationwide to have filed an opioid lawsuit. National Opioid Crisis It’s hard to follow>> Read More

Jury Awards Woman $27.8 Million in Xarelto Lawsuit

A Philadelphia jury has just awarded $27.8 million to a woman who claimed to have been injured by the blood-thinning drug Xarelto. The verdict marketed the first court loss over the drug for Johnson & Johnson and Bayer A.G., who are currently facing thousands of Xarelto lawsuit plaintiffs with similar complaints. Hospitalized for Gastrointestinal Bleeding>> Read More

Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Jury Awards $417 Million to Woman in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

On August 21, 2017, a Los Angeles jury awarded a record $417 million to a California woman whose talcum powder lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson alleged that she developed ovarian cancer after decades of using the company’s talcum powder products. Record Talcum Powder Lawsuit Award In Echeverria et al v. Johnson & Johnson, Los Angeles>> Read More

Dangerous Drug Interactions

Dangerous Drug Interactions Getting Past Illinois Pharmacies

Each year, more and more Americans are taking prescription drugs. In fact, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, more than 59% of American adults take at least one prescription drug. The same study also concluded that 15% of Americans are taking five or more prescription drugs, up>> Read More

Baby Teething

Recall of Teething Aids Expanded for Possible Infant Health Risks, Death

According to an April 13, 2017 press release by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Standard Homeopathic Company announced an expanded recall of all lots of its Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets sold in retail stores out of concerns for possible infant health risks from the teething aids,>> Read More