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Medtronic pain pump claim isn’t preempted

Federal law does not preempt a state failure-to-warn lawsuit brought by a man who claimed he suffered paralysis as the result of the surgical implantation of a Medtronic pain pump, the en banc 9th Circuit has ruled. The decision overturns ...

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Class action alleges deceptive marketing of Monster Energy drinks

Monster-brand energy drinks are marketed as being conventional carbonated beverages despite containing “dangerously high” amounts of caffeine, according to a new consumer class action filed in California federal court.

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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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FDA stands ground on Pradaxa, but more suits filed

Litigation is moving forward against the makers of Pradaxa. More than 100 suits have been filed and the first cases have been scheduled, despite a recent safety review from the Food and Drug Administration concluding that the anticoagulant medicine does ...

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