The FDA announced new measures to communicate the risks of permanent contraceptive device Essure, which has been linked to severe complications. The regulatory agency called for a new, mandatory clinical study for Essure to determine certain risk factors for women. The FDA also plans to require changes to Essure labeling, including a “black box” warning label and a Patient Decision Checklist outlining the risks and benefits of permanent birth control devices.
A class action generally involves one or two named plaintiffs who seek to represent a class of several individuals not named in the complaint. In contrast, a mass tort occurs when several plaintiffs, each of which have separate and distinct cases, are joined together in a single action.
You are an individual and so is your claim! If, after reviewing your unique situation with our attorneys, you decide to move forward with a lawsuit, please know that your case will remain your own individual case, as opposed to a class action. Our lawyers will file a suit based on your particular circumstances and any damages awarded will be based solely on your experience.
Severe complications have been linked to permanent birth control Essure, prompting lawsuits and increased safety concerns for women implanted with the device.
Recent research shows that
Zofran—taken by pregnant women for morning sickness
increases the risk of
Widespread reports of injury are emerging from patients who have taken the blood-thinning drug Xarelto. The anticoagulant has
Antipsychotic drug Risperdal has been linked to permanent, abnormal breast development in males, or gynecomastia.
Research shows that antidepressant Paxil may increase the risk for birth defects, particularly fetal heart defects, when taken during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Research shows that antidepressant Zoloft may increase the risk for birth defects, particularly fetal heart defects, when taken during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Paxil and Zoloft have been prescribed to treat depression, but have been linked to causing birth defects when taken during pregnancy.
Hip Implant Lawsuit
It is estimated that over 500,000 people received metal-
on-metal hip implants over the last 10 years in the U.S. alone. The dangers associated
Wright or MicroPort ProFemur Hip Lawsuit
ProFemur hip implants recalled due to one of the device’s three main components, the modular neck, spontaneously fracturing.
Takata Air Bag
Affected airbags—now subject to a massive recall—can explode violently, spraying metal debris into the interior of the car at rapid fire pace