The pharmaceutical company that markets Levaquin is liable for Achilles tendon injuries suffered by a 76-year-old man after taking the prescription antibiotic, the 8th Circuit has ruled.Read More »
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.Read More »
The anti-nausea drug Reglan and its generic counterparts were the drugs most frequently cited in litigation in 2011, according to a consumer watchdog’s latest analysis of Food and Drug Administration statistics.
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Once again, the defense has prevailed in a Levaquin bellwether trial. Last week, a federal jury in Minnesota returned a defense verdict in a trial that is part of the multi-district litigation against Johnson & Johnson over the side effects ...Read More »
Much like 2009, 2010 was a busy year for prescription drug suits.
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The judge overseeing the Levaquin multi-district litigation in U.S. District Court in Minnesota has denied a bid by Johnson & Johnson to dismiss one of six lawsuits chosen for bellwether trials.Read More »
Another pair of lawsuits has been filed against Johnson & Johnson and subsidiary Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, alleging that the popular antibiotic Levaquin caused plaintiffs tendons to rupture.Read More »