Defective Drugs

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Abilify Lawsuits – Compulsive Gambling

The claims pending against the manufacturers of Abilify, Otsuka Pharmaceutical and Bristol-Myers Squibb, state the companies were negligent in the design of Abilify, and then hid evidence from the government and public of the increased risks of patients’ developing compulsive urges. READ MORE

Depuy Pinnacle Hip

From 2002 to 2012, DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), manufactured metal-on-metal hip implants sold under the brand name Pinnacle hip with a metal liner (called the Ultamet metal liner). In many patients, the metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle hip implant has failed. READ MORE

Farxiga – Ketoacidosis

Farxiga is one of the newest categories of antidiabetic medications, the SGLT2 (type 2 sodium-glucose co-transporter) inhibitors. It is co-marketed and manufactured in the U.S. by AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Our experienced dangerous drug attorneys are currently reviewing potential claims for individuals who have suffered injuries due to taking Farxiga. READ MORE

Invokana – Ketoacidosis

Thousands of claims have been filed against Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals by individuals who have suffered injuries as a result of taking Invokana. The lawsuits are presently combined before a federal judge in New Jersey, where all of the national discovery and evidence gathering is taking place. Invokana has been linked to kidney damage, ketoacidosis and amputations. READ MORE

Proton Pump Inhibitors – Kidney Failure

PPIs are used for the treatment of acid-related disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract, including peptic ulcers and gastrointestinal reflux disorders. Long-term use of PPIs, including Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium, may result in Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN), which is a condition where the spaces between the tubules of the kidney cells become inflamed. While individuals who suffer from AIN can recover, most will suffer from some level of permanent kidney function loss. READ MORE

Talcum Powder – Ovarian Cancer

Plaintiffs’ attorneys claim the manufacturers of talcum powder have known for more than 40 years there is a link between using the product near the genital area and ovarian cancer. However, these companies intentionally made the decision not to warn women that the powder could cause cancer by entering the vagina after being applied to the genital area or on sanitary napkins or condoms. READ MORE

Testosterone – Heart Attack, Stroke, DVT, PE

The testosterone lawsuits currently being filed claim the products are linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. There have been two jury trials regarding the use of testosterone supplements and cardiovascular issues. Our law firm tried both of these cases. The first trial resulted in a $150 million verdict, and the second trial resulted in a $140 million verdict. The Dugan Law Firm is accepting clients who suffered injuries as a result of testosterone supplements. READ MORE

Zofran – Birth Defects

Current lawsuits state that GlaxoSmithKline, the manufacturer of Zofran, failed to adequately research their medication or warn about the risk of congenital malformations. READ MORE