By | April 4, 2018

Verdict: AbbVie, Makers of AndroGel, Ordered to Pay $3.2 Million in Retrial

An Illinois jury on Monday ordered AbbVie Inc. to pay $3.2 million in a retrial after the company’s AndroGel product caused an Oregon man’s heart attack. AndroGel is a testosterone-based gel medication… Read More

By | June 20, 2017

Did Sanofi-Aventis Lie About Taxotere Side Effects?

Despite more than $3 Billion in revenue, Taxotere® is not a household name – unless you are one of the 300,000 American women treated for breast cancer each year. About 75 percent… Read More

By | April 25, 2017

Ethicon Is Only the Latest to Face Legal Action Over Faulty Hernia Mesh

Once again a defective hernia mesh is making news. This time it’s Physiomesh™, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Ethicon. Ethicon joins both Atrium and Bard Davol who are currently fighting legal… Read More

By | November 22, 2016

FDA Mandates Boxed Warning, Patient Checklist for Essure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended on Nov. 15 a boxed warning and a patient checklist that highlights possible adverse events associated with the use of Essure, Bayer’s permanent contraception… Read More

By | October 26, 2015

The History of Risperdal in the Pharmaceutical Marketplace

Also known by the generic name risperidone, Risperdal is a powerful, anti-psychotic medication prescribed to treat schizophrenia, autism and bipolar disorders in adults. Its manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson (J&J), has recently been making headlines,… Read More

By | October 26, 2015

The History of Risperdal in the Pharmaceutical Marketplace

Also known by the generic name risperidone, Risperdal is a powerful, anti-psychotic medication prescribed to treat schizophrenia, autism and bipolar disorders in adults. Its manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson (J&J), has recently been making… Read More

By | July 16, 2015

Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy Safe? What You Need to Know

Did you know that testosterone is the most important sex hormone for men? It impacts multiple areas of health – including sex drive, energy, bone and muscle health, fertility and more. Below,… Read More

By | July 3, 2015

Past Zofran Studies Showed Signs of Toxicity in Pregnant Animals

Zofran, a potent anti-nausea medication that was often prescribed off-label for women during pregnancy, has been linked to an increased risk of causing birth defects. While many medications like Zofran lack conclusive… Read More

By | April 21, 2015

Real Faces of Zofran Birth Defects: Arianah’s Story

You may be familiar with Zofran, an anti-nausea medication that is often prescribed off-label for women during pregnancy. Zofran has been linked to causing birth defects such as cleft lip, cleft palate,… Read More

By | April 10, 2015

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $5.7 Million in California Transvaginal Mesh Trial

Pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) was ordered to pay $5.7 million to the plaintiff in its first trial related to injuries from TVT Abbrevo, a transvaginal mesh device. A California jury… Read More

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