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Court Consolidates Abilify Lawsuits

Court Consolidates Abilify Lawsuits
After a review of lawsuits across a number of districts, Florida’s federal court has chosen to consolidate all matters regarding Abilify. The companies responsible for its manufacture, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals, allegedly failed to include proper warnings as to the drug’s side effects. Drug... Read More

$70 Million Awarded in Risperdal Trial

$70 Million Awarded in Risperdal Trial
The largest verdict in a Risperdal lawsuit has been awarded to a teenage boy who alleged the antipsychotic drug led to his growth of female-size breasts. Earlier this month, J&J was ordered to pay $70 million in compensatory damages to the Tennessee plaintiff. The jury in the Philadelphia case determined that... Read More

Nexium Linked to Kidney Failure Risk

Nexium Linked to Kidney Failure Risk
The findings of a new study may bolster allegations raised in Nexium lawsuits: that the heartburn drug can dramatically increase a person’s risk for kidney problems and failure. The research, published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology this month, found that patients... Read More