Accutane® Bowel Disease & Birth Defects


Accutane® Inflammatory Bowel Disease Most recently, Accutane® has been linked to inflammatory bowel disease in some patients. Inflammatory bowel disease is marked by painful inflammation of the intestines. The two main types of inflammatory bowel disease are Crohn’s Disease, which most commonly affects the small intestine and/or the colon, and ulcerative colitis, which affects the [...]

Permax Recall: Four Years Later


In March of 2007, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Permax recall. Four years later, new cases of Permax side effects are still being reported and many Permax victims remain uncompensated for their suffering. Current studies have revealed Permax heart valve disease in around one-fourth of Parkinson’s patients who have taken Permax [...]

Recalled Painkiller Darvocet to be a Newsmaker in 2011


A high-profile lawsuit for the recalled painkiller Darvocet has the potential to be one of the leading legal issues of 2011, this according to the news site According to its report, thousands of potential plaintiffs have stepped forward setting the stage for significant class action lawsuits. After decades of controversy, the U.S. Food and [...]

DePuy Hip Replacement Recall: Senate to Probe Safety of Medical Devices

DePuy Hip Replacement Recall

Nearly a year after voluntarily recalling its defective ACR hip replacement system, DePuy Inc. – a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson – will once again be front and center. The U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging announced that the Warsaw, Ind.-based company’s massive hip replacement system recall will be featured during its examination of the [...]

Almost 1,000 Reglan Lawsuits Pending in New Jersey


As of April 2, 2011 the New Jersey State Court system has almost 1,000 Reglan lawsuits centralized before Judge Carol Higbee.  The majority of the 983 Reglan cases were filed since February 1, 2011. In February 2009, the FDA required that Reglan and any generic versions of it add a black box warning; alerting patients [...]