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Andrews Thornton Higgins Razmara Investigates ADHD Medications Linked to Priapism in Men

The FDA warns that a class of medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can cause painful and prolonged erections known as priapism. Without immediate medical intervention, priapism…

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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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New Law Helps Ensure Compounding Pharmacy Safety

The FDA has implemented a new law concerning compounding pharmacies that is designed to protect consumers from dangerous and unsafe compounded drugs.  This comes as welcome news in light of…

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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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Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary, DePuy, Settles Metal Hip Implant Litigation for $2.5 Billion

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, announced today its agreement to pay an estimated $2.5 billion to settle several thousand lawsuits from patients injured by DePuy ASR metal-on-metal…

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Victims of OxyELITE Pro to Seek Justice after USPlabs Recalls Dangerous Diet Supplement

HONOLULU, HI and IRVINE, CA (November 14, 2013) – Kenneth Waikiki, a 22-year-old from Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i, enjoyed working out and going to the beach. He purchased OxyELITE Pro, a dietary…

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FDA Threatens to Use Detention Power to Remove OxyELITE Pro from Market

In response to dozens of acute hepatitis and liver failure cases associated with diet drug OxyELITE Pro, the FDA threatens to use its detention power and has issued warning letters…

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Liver Failure and Death Prompt USPlabs’ OxyELITE Pro Recall

After receiving warning letters from the FDA for violation of federal drug safety laws, USPlabs agreed to recall the entire OxyELITE Pro line on November 9. In its press release…

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