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Jury awards $11 million in first bellwether vaginal mesh trial

In the first bellwether trial in the litigation over vaginal mesh products, a New Jersey jury awarded a 47-year-old woman $11 million in compensatory and punitive damages.

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Propecia’s sexual side effects may be ‘irreversible,’ report says

Sexual side effects experienced by men taking the hair-loss drug Propecia may be permanent, according to a new report by a drug industry watchdog.

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Fosamax litigation ready for next step in bellwether cases

Six years after the first Fosamax lawsuit was filed, litigation over the osteoporosis drug is about to start a new chapter. The suits against Merck, the drug’s manufacturer, fall into two categories: plaintiffs alleging they suffer from osteonecrosis, or jaw ...

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J&J settles with 845 Levaquin plaintiffs over tendon damage

Drug maker Johnson & Johnson has settled approximately 845 product liability suits brought by individuals who claim they suffered tendon damage as a result of taking the antibiotic Levaquin.

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