17 Mar 2014

Just as General Motors (GM) announced a recall of more than 1.6 million vehicles, a class action lawsuit was filed against the giant automaker on behalf of customers who claimed their vehicles lost value due to a faulty ignition switch, which is the basis of the recall.  The suit accuses GM of knowing about the ignition problem since 2004 but failing to fix it. As a result, the plaintiff...

06 Aug 2013

We are no longer accepting new Risperdal Cases Risperdal Manufacturer Racking Up Settlement Figure Risperdal is an antipsychotic drug used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia and other conditions like unusual thinking, loss of interest in life and strong or inappropriate emotions. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the drug and subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, ha...

25 Mar 2013

Byetta Users At Risk of Thyroid Cancer Byetta, was approved for use by the U.S. food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2005.  As soon as it became available, Byetta was marketed as a means to alleviate symptoms of type 2 diabetes by improving the body’s ability to produce and use insulin. It was not to be used in conjunction with insulin replacement therapy.  In fact, it was sold as a me...

07 Mar 2013

Lipitor Lawsuits Lipitor (Atorvastatin Calcium), a product of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, is a pharmaceutical that is used for the treatment of high cholesterol. Lipitor is commonly referred to as a statin, and is similar to other medications such as Crestor, Levacor, Zochor, and Provochol. Lipitor was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for consumer usage in 1996. At that ti...

07 Feb 2013

Records Reveal Company New of 40% Failure Rate Internal memos and company records reveal that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson knew well ahead of time that approximately forty percent of their DePuy Hip Replacement Systems would fail within five years of implantation in patients who received the units. The study was conducted in 2011, after the recall was announced. In addi...

07 Jan 2013

We’d like to share a few personal stories from women who have suffered severe ill effects from vaginal mesh complications. Contrary to published reports by the manufacturers of these devices, there are far more than just a “small percentage of mesh complications” that has been previously stated by the FDA, doctors and those involved in the sale of the product. Below are excerpts from ...

18 Dec 2012

At Pulaski & Law Firm, we get hundreds of emails per month from women who have had bad experiences with the Mirena IUD. These are actual statements from women who have written to us. Of course, the names have been changed to protect their identities. Mary, 29, from Georgia – “I had Mirena placed in 2010. Web I went back to make sure it was placed my doctors told me it had fallen out....

17 Nov 2012

A Massachusetts pharmaceutical manufacturing company has announced the recall of all of its products in the wake of a nationwide meningitis outbreak in the United States. As many as 17,000 vials of methylprednisolene acetate that were shipped to 76 clinics in 23 states may be contaminated by the microbial fungus. As of Friday November 16, 2012, 480 cases of fungal meningitis have been re...

15 Nov 2012

Drosperinone and Ethinyl Estradiol, a drug also known as Yasmin and nicknamed Yaz, is a pregnancy-preventing low dose oral contraceptive that is manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals. In addition to its value as a birth control drug, Yaz is also approved for the treatment of mild acne symptoms. One of the most dangerous possible side effects of Yaz is increased blood clotting–mainly i...

09 Nov 2012

Mirena IUDs are contraceptive devices that are shaped like a T that a woman uses to prevent pregnancy. It is inserted into the uterus and contains progestin, a synthetic hormone that is meant to prevent ovulation from taking place. Unfortunately, there are several Mirena side effects that can result in complications regarding fertility. As the IUD was taken off the market many years ago,...