3 Recent Drug Warnings You Need to Know About

When you go to the doctor and they prescribe medicine, you trust that you’re being given something that will help you. Unfortunately, too many medications can cause real harm to patients. Sometimes the side effects are immediate, and sometimes the damage doesn’t become obvious for years. Before you take any medication, ask your doctor about [...]

Invokana Lawsuit: Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Discusses Dangers of Type-2 Diabetes Drug

Invokana recently became the most commonly prescribed SGLT2 inhibitor for diabetes. However, patients taking the medication have reported suffering serious injuries such as kidney failure and heart attack. The FDA has also issued a warning about Invokana’s link to ketoacidosis (DKA), a severe condition that can cause nausea, cognitive problems and diabetic coma. If you [...]

Patients Taking Pradaxa Have Filed at Least 4 Class-Action Lawsuits Against Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

In May 2014, German drug manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals agreed to settle 4,000 state and federal lawsuits filed by patients who had suffered uncontrollable bleeding or lost family members due to the anticoagulant Pradaxa (Dabigatran). This year, at least four new class-action lawsuits have been filed by victims of Pradaxa. […]

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Paid $650M to Pradaxa Victims, But Lawsuits Still Coming

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved the use of anticoagulant Pradaxa (Dabigatran) in October 2010. By 2011, more than 500 patients who were using the drug had died, and thousands more had suffered injuries, according to USA Today. […]

The Link Between Viagra And Melanoma

If you’ve taken Viagra and were later diagnosed with melanoma, you may want to contact a personal injury lawyer who handles cases involving the adverse effects of prescription drugs. According to a Harvard Medical School study that was published in April of 2014, men who have taken Viagra are 84% more likely to develop melanoma [...]

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