Category Archives: Dangerous drugs

Thousands of Women Sue Merck Over Complications from Birth Control Device NuvaRing

By John Cooper, Virginia Beach Products Liability Lawyer You may never have heard of the contraceptive NuvaRing. All too often when I hear about it, it’s for all of the wrong reasons and involves injury and illness to women. I … Continue reading

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GlaxoSmithKline Pays $45 Million to Louisiana Over Avandia Marketing

By Jim Hurley, Virginia Beach Injury Lawyer In a new blog on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers site, my colleague John  Cooper writes about how GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is settling lawsuits brought by U.S. states over the marketing of the diabetes … Continue reading

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Jack Cooper Who Contracted Bladder Cancer from Diabetes Drug Actos is Awarded $6.5 Million

By Jim Hurley, VA Beach Injury Lawyer In a new blog on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers website, my colleague John Cooper reports on the first jury verdict in a mass torts case brought against Takeda over claims the drug … Continue reading

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AAJ Holds Seminar over Mirena, an IUD Linked to Serious Complications in Women

By John Cooper, Virginia Beach Dangerous Drugs Attorney Today the American Association for Justice held a teleseminar to discuss lawsuits involving the Mirena Intrauterine Device. I have written about a lot of dangerous medication and devices this year, but the … Continue reading

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Defective Stryker Hip Implants Lead to Lawsuits

By Jim Hurley, Virginia Beach Personal Injury Lawyer In a new blog on the Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers site my colleague John Cooper reports how increasing numbers of lawsuits are being brought over defective Stryker hip implants in the wake … Continue reading

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Glaxo and Johnson & Johnson are Fined over Dangerous Drug Marketing

By Jim Hurley, Virginia Beach Dangerous Drugs Attorney In a new article on the Virginia Injury Lawyers site, my colleague John Cooper writes about how two giant pharmaceutical companies have paid fines over the dubious marketing of drugs. As product liability … Continue reading

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Virginia Beach Dangerous Drug Attorney Report – Side Effect of Antibiotic Caused Attack by VA Beach Officer Bradley Colas on Firefighters

By John Cooper, Virginia Beach Personal Injury Lawyer A Virginia Beach police officer has described how a prescription for a prescription for the common antibiotic Biaxin gave him hallucinations that led him to crash his car and attack firefighters on … Continue reading

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VA Beach Dangerous Drugs Injury Attorney Report : FDA Report Raises the Stakes over Fentanyl Patches

By Jim Hurley, Virginia Beach Product Liability Lawyer In a new blog posted on the Norfolk, VA Personal Injury Attorneys site my colleague John Cooper writes about the dangers of Fentanyl patches. Following an FDA warning and a number of … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Claims Actos Manufacturer Downplayed Bladder Cancer Risks

By Jim Hurley, Virginia Beach Dangerous Drugs Attorney My colleague John Cooper has written a new article on the Norfolk, VA Personal Injury Lawyers site that looks at a lawsuit brought against Takeda, the manufacturer of the diabetes drug Actos. … Continue reading

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Virginia Beach Dangerous Drug Lawyer Report – Pradaxa is Linked to Life Threatening Bleeding

By Jim Hurley, Virginia Beach Injury Attorney Pradaxa, a blood thinning drug, has become the subject of a number of lawsuits amid concern it could cause life threatening bleeding. While a small number of lawsuits have been filed over this … Continue reading

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