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Laparoscopic Power Morcellation Cancer Risk

  Laparoscopic power morcellation can spread undetected cancer with disastrous results. Laparoscopic power morcellators are used during surgery to remove uterine fibroids or to preform a hysterectomy. Uterine fibroids are usually non-cancerous (benign)…

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USPLABS AND CORPORATE OFFICERS INDICTED!

Yesterday the Department of Justice, in conjunction with several other federal agencies, unsealed a grand jury indictment returned against USPLabs and several of its officers, including CEO Jacob Geissler, President…

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Federal Judge Confirms $200 Million Settlement for Victims Injured by Tainted NECC Steroids

Springfield, Mass. – Yesterday, Federal Bankruptcy Judge Henry Boroff ruled in open court confirming the approximately $200 million settlement plan for the victims of the fungal meningitis outbreak caused by…

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USPlabs LLC Fails at Attempt to Consolidate Cases

The lawyers for USP Labs, the maker of the dangerous dietary supplements OxyElite Pro® and Jack3d®, brought a motion before the Judicical Panel of Multidistrict Litigation to get all federal…

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Male Testosterone Supplements Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attack & Stroke

Abbott Labs is under fire after several users of its Androgel® testosterone replacement drug claimed they suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular injuries.  The men claimed that Abbott Labs…

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Unexpected Breast Growth from Risperdal Traumatizes Young Men

Just before the first trial involving Risperdal® (Risperidone) began in Pennsylvania state court, Janssen Pharmaceuticals – a subsidiary of pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson – settled the case. According to…

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Andrews Thornton Higgins Razmara Hand-Delivers NECC Bankruptcy Claims

In order to guarantee proper and timely filing of over 150 claims in the New England Compounding Center (NECC) bankruptcy, attorneys John C. Thornton and Karren Schaeffer opted to go…

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Part II – NECC’s Bankruptcy: Fighting to Build a Global Settlement to Adequately Compensate Mass Tort Victims

NECC, responsible for the manufacture of contaminated steroids that have caused an epidemic of fungal meningitis and other infections, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December 2012. The CDC has…

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Part I – NECC’s Bankruptcy: The Fight to Build a Global Settlement to Adequately Compensate Mass Tort Victims

Robert, who was enjoying his retirement, began suffering from neck pain following surgery in 2010. On September 26, 2012, he received an injection of methylprednisolone acetate at a clinic near…

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OxyELITE Pro Recall “Expanded” as Liver Failure Cases Increase

On November 19, 2013, USPlabs, the manufacturer of dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro, announced its “expansion” of the OxyELITE Pro recall. This news comes less than two weeks after cases of…

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