Florida Pharmaceutical Liability Claims

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Drug product cases, also known as pharmaceutical liability, happen when drug manufacturers release products into the market without sufficient studies or despite problematic evidence around side effects. In The Palm Beach Post article titled Pharmaceutical liability basics to know when making a claim, Florida pharmaceutical liability attorney Ted Babbitt outlines when injured persons may have … Read More

Valsartan Impurity, Probable Cause of Cancer

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On July 13, 2018, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent out alerts to health care professionals and patients regarding a voluntary recall of medications containing valsartan, after an impurity was found. The impurity is an organic chemical known as nitrosodimethylamine (“NDMA”). NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen. According to the … Read More

House Bill Streamlines Approval of Medical Devices

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The House recently approved a bipartisan bill meant to streamline the government approval of medical devices and drugs. A Fox News politics article titled: “Medical Research Bill Passes House despite Last Minute Opposition,” reports that the bill included provisions that speed up how quickly medical devices and drugs reach consumers saying: “Other provisions would speed … Read More

NuvaRing Contraceptive Risks and Malpractice Lawsuit Options

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A recent study on the contraceptive NuvaRing (manufactured by Merck & Co., Inc.) found that users of vaginal rings with ethinyl estradiol and etonogestrel (such as NuvaRing) have an increased risk of blood clots compared to non-users. As a result, lawsuits have been filed that allege the companies involved concealed the health risks associated with using the NuvaRing. … Read More

Lipitor Diabetes Lawsuits

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The best-selling pharmaceutical drug in history is Lipitor® created by Pfizer, Inc.  Since it was approved in 1996, sales have exceeded $125 billion dollars and for nearly a decade, generating $11 billion a year in revenue before its patent expired in late 2011. In spite of all this success, however, large bodies of research suggest that … Read More

Florida Medical Negligence Attorneys Disclose Risks of Januvia and Byetta

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The medical malpractice attorneys at Babbitt & Johnson, P.A. have studied consumer claims, medical data and risk factors for the Type-2 Diabetes drugs, Januvia and Byetta. What the data revealed is that as far back as 2007, the instances of pancreatitis increased after using Byetta or Januvia to treat Type-2 diabetes. Diabetes is a major … Read More

Florida Pharmaceutical Liability Attorneys Consider Purity First Recall

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People take vitamins for their natural health benefits – not necessarily to change their hormone chemistry. Yet that is exactly what happened to consumers who took Purity First vitamin supplements. Forbes drug, education and science contributor David Kroll, wrote an article titled, “Why Bodybuilding Steroids Do Not Belong in Vitamins“, that highlights the Federal Drug … Read More