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Do you think you or a loved one suffered harm due to a defective medical device or dangerous drug? You may not be alone. Many others may have suffered the same harm from the same product. You could have what is called a “mass tort” claim. Your next step should be to contact a lawyer who has the skill, experience and resources to protect your rights and pursue the compensation you deserve.


Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a blood-thinning medication manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceutical and marketed in the U.S. by Bayer Healthcare. Even though the drug has been widely prescribed to prevent blood clots, it may cause excessive and potentially fatal internal bleeding. Read More.

The Recovery – Bard

The Recovery Cone Removal System by C.R. Bard Inc. is used to remove inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. These filters should catch blood clots and prevent them from reaching the lungs. However, they may also fracture and migrate, causing life-threatening problems. Read More.


Actos (pioglitazone) is a Type 2 diabetes medication manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals and marketed in the U.S. by Eli Lilly & Co. The drug has been linked to bladder cancer, which can be deadly if untreated in the early stages. Read More.


Pradaxa (dabigatran) is blood-thinning medication that has made billions of dollars for the pharmaceutical giant, Boehringer Ingelheim. However, the anticoagulant drug has also been associated with serious complications, including uncontrolled internal bleeding, or hemorrhaging. Read More.


Zithromax (azithromycin) is a popular antibiotic (sold as “Z-Pak”) which is manufactured by Pfizer. Unfortunately, the drug has been connected to possibly deadly side effects that include causing people to suffer irregular heart rhythms. Read More.

Bair Hugger

The Bair Hugger warming blankets are manufactured by Arizant (formerly Augustine Medical). The devices are used to keep patients warm during surgery. However, they may cause patients to suffer deep joint infections. Read More.



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You need to stay up to date on news and information about a mass tort case that impacts you or a loved one. Check here for latest news reports, FDA warnings, recalls, studies, court cases and more.

What You Should Know About Xarelto Lawsuits?

You are not alone. A series of bellwether trials for Xarelto in federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) will begin in the coming year. Read More

Anticoagulants in Nursing Homes Deserves Scrutiny

As an investigation by ProPublica and the Washington Post recently revealed, nursing home negligence involving these drugs can carry devastating consequences.

Number of Xarelto Lawsuits in MDL tops 2,000

The number of Xarelto lawsuits consolidated in a multidistrict litigation has surpassed 2,000. Read More

Bellwether Trials Scheduled for Xarelto

A series of four bellwether trials in the federal multi-district litigation for Xarelto are set to begin in August 2016. Read More

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