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Defective Medications and Bad Drugs

On May 24, 2016 California and the State of Washington filed consumer trade practice complaints, in their respective state courts, containing allegations that Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson violated their state laws by deceptive marketing of pelvic mesh devices. The California Pelvic Mesh Complaint In the California complaint,…

About 20% of all prescriptions in the United States are for off-labeled use. Good medical practice and the best interests of the patient require that physicians use legally available drugs, biologics and devices according to their best knowledge and judgment. If physicians use a product for an indication not in…

In January of this year, a judge in Bergen County, NJ threw out four Mirena lawsuits filed against Bayer Healthcare ruling that the women were too late in filing. One of the reasons why the claims were thrown out is that the Statute of Limitations varies from state to state….

Have you been tricked into buying weight loss supplements such as Garcinia Cambogia, Green Coffee Bean Extract or Raspberry Ketones? These ingredients have been hailed as “miracles” for weight loss and “magic” cures by not only celebrity health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz on “The Dr. Oz Show” but also on…

Pharmaceutical giant, Merck & Co. introduced Propecia as a new use for finasteride, a synthetic compound the company developed five years earlier. Once originally marketed as Proscar, doctors first prescribed 5 mg of finasteride to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), more commonly known as an enlarged prostate gland. However, one…