Bard G2 IVC Filter Lawsuit: MDL Judge Outlines Bellwether Trial Process

Over 400 Bard G2 IVC filter lawsuits have already been filed and new claims continue to keep coming almost every week. Meanwhile, the MDL judge has outlined the process for selecting 50 lawsuits for the initial bellwether trial expected to be held in the second half of 2017. Hundreds of patients had life-threatening complications from Bard G2 IVC filter side effects, such as device migration and puncturing of heart veins, lungs, and vena cava. The FDA and research studies suggest it may add to … [Read more...]

New Research Evidence Shows IVC Filter Side Effect Risks Limit Device Benefits

Three research reports published in recent months claim that IVC filter side effects are widespread enough to overwhelm the device benefits. While one study warns of increased risk of IVC filter tilting, migration, and removal complications, the other cites the greater danger of thrombosis apart from migration and puncturing of internal organ unless these filters are retrieved after a few months. The third one highlights how doctors aware of side effects prefer not to prescribe the device. Over … [Read more...]

Number of Birth Defect Lawsuits Rise; FDA Strongly Urges Pfizer to Update Zoloft Label

The author of this post believes there has been a widespread increase in the number of Zoloft birth defect lawsuits. Research reveals that there is an increased risk of congenital defects in infants whose mothers had taken the antidepressant during pregnancy. The Food and Drug Administration has strongly urged Pfizer to change the label warnings on the drug to indicate the risk of birth defects. Unfortunately, the drug company continues to hold its ground, rubbishing claims that the … [Read more...]

Essure Injury Lawsuit Accuses Bayer of ‘Ruining’ Life of Woman

A number of women have sued Bayer over claims that the non-hormonal birth control system has “ruined” their lives. Bayer markets Essure as the next generation of contraception for women who don’t want any more children, claiming that the contraceptive device is 99.8% effective. As a result, millions of women in America use this contraceptive as a measure to prevent pregnancy. However, Essure lawsuits allege that the device has failed in many women who now seek a complete ban on the birth control … [Read more...]

Poor Design Blamed for Severe Complications in Bard G2 IVC Lawsuit

Inferior Vena Cava filters (IVC) are marketed as a solution to prevent blood clots from migrating to the lungs and preventing pulmonary embolism. IVC filters are often recommended when patients with deep vein thrombosis cannot take anticoagulation drug therapy. Unfortunately, there is mounting evidence that these IVC filters fail in the body, often breaking, fracturing and causing injuries, complications, and even death. In fact, a number of Bard G2 IVC lawsuits have been filed against C.R. Bard … [Read more...]

Number of Birth Defect Lawsuits Rise; FDA Strongly Urges Pfizer to Update Zoloft Label

There has been a widespread increase in the number of Zoloft birth defect lawsuits. Research reveals that there is an increased risk of congenital defects in infants whose mothers had taken the antidepressant during pregnancy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strongly urged Pfizer to change the label warnings on the drug to indicate the risk of birth defects. Unfortunately, the drug company continues to hold its ground, rubbishing claims that the antidepressant drug causes birth … [Read more...]

Effexor Birth Defect Lawsuits Mount

A Virginia couple has filed a product liability lawsuit against drug manufacturers Pfizer and Wyeth, blaming anti-depressant Effexor drug for life-threatening birth defects in their newborn. The couple, whose child was born with heart defects, seeks punitive and compensatory damages. This strengthens the claim that babies exposed to Effexor before birth are at a high risk of side effects, which may include developmental delays and heart and lung defects. According to the Effexor birth defect … [Read more...]

Essure Side Effects Increase Risk of Surgery in Users

Essure side effects put users at increased risk of surgical treatment. A large number of women had to undergo hysterectomies or uterus removal surgery when adverse events forced them to remove the birth control coil within years of its implant. Many Essure lawsuits filed in the United States and Canada also highlight the need for surgery following complications associated with the birth control device. In 2015, the British Medical Journal reported a research report that claimed 10-time higher … [Read more...]

Bard G2 IVC Lawsuits Piling Over Side Effects

Research claims that pulmonary embolism is the third biggest cause of death in patients who suffer a traumatic injury and blood clots. The Bard IVC filters are supposed to prevent the clots from traveling to the lungs. Unfortunately, an increasing number of reports link the inferior cava (IVC) filters to high perforation rates. In fact, a recent study asserts that the IVC filters do not help people who face a “life-threatening” risk of blood clots from traumatic injuries. The study, which … [Read more...]

Single Mother of Two Suffers Severe Bard G2 IVC Side Effects

A New York woman, who is a single mother of two children, has filed a Bard G2 IVC lawsuit against manufacturer C.R. Bard, seeking $75,000 in damages. The plaintiff alleges that she suffered severe Bard G2 IVC side effects due to the defective design of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. Accusing the manufacturer of introducing a defective design filter in the market, the complainant alleges that the device fractures and breaks in the body, resulting in serious injuries for the patient. In some … [Read more...]