Drugs & Medical Devices

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Issue #6, June 2002

Complete Index of Rezulin-Related Medical Journal Articles 1998-Present

Rezulin: From Miracle Drug to Mass Tort

Louisiana Woman Claims Vioxx Caused Heart Problems

A Louisiana woman has sued manufacturers of the drug Vioxx and representatives who sold her the drug claiming she suffered heart problems as a result of taking the drug

Louisiana Woman Claims Anti-Depressant Maker did not Warn of Liver Damage

A Louisiana woman, who claims she now suffers from increased liver enzymes as a result of ingesting Serzone, filed a lawsuit against the Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. alleging it failed to properly warn consumers of potential adverse reactions to the anti-depr

Insurance Policy's Vendor Endorsement Doesn't Apply to Distributor Accused in Ephedra Case

A dietary supplement distributor that played a key role in the formulation and labeling of a product that allegedly caused a California woman to suffer a stroke is not covered under a vendor's endorsement to a primary insurance policy purchased by the pro

Appeals Court Won't Strike Complaint Against Dietary Supplement Maker

A California appeals court has upheld a decision to allow a consumer group to proceed with its claim against a dietary supplement manufacturer the group says lied about the product's ability to safely and effectively cause weight loss

Former Military Personnel Sue Manufacturers of Anthrax Vaccine

Twenty-three members of the military have filed a lawsuit in federal court against the manufacturers of an anthrax vaccine after allegedly suffering adverse reactions

Federal Judge Grants Defendants' Motion to Stay; Decision to Transfer to MDL Pending

A federal judge ruled a Louisiana man's case against the manufacturers of a PPA-containing products should remain in the U.S. District Court of Louisiana pending a decision to transfer the suit to Judicial Panel on Multi-district litigation

Parents Seek Medical Monitoring in Class Action Suit against Vaccine Manufacturers

A couple in North Carolina filed a class action lawsuit against the vaccine manufacturers, thimerosal manufacturers and distributors of the preservative in an effort to secure medical monitoring for children who have allegedly suffered neurological damage

North Carolina Woman Files Suit Claiming Lipokinetix Caused Hepatitis

A lawsuit has been filed in North Carolina Superior Court by a woman who claims the manufacturer of Lipokinetix failed to provide adequate warnings concerning potential adverse events related to the weight-loss supplement

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