Category Archives: Multidistrict Litigation

Multidistrict litigation (MDL) involves complex litigation proceedings that are not consolidated into one single court hearing like in class action.

Daily Fantasy Sports Legalized In Indiana? Does That Mean It Should Be Legal In Other States?

Daily fantasy sports continues to stew in a pot of controversy, but progress is being made as lawmakers sort through the legal details of the highly popular online activity. States like Virginia and Indiana have just signed DFS bills into law, but the differences in these laws could leave the fate of DFS uncertain. Daily Fantasy Sports Legalized In Indiana…
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Even More Cases of Patient Bleeding Found in Revised Pradaxa Study

According to Bloomberg News, a new analysis of a Pradaxa study funded by Boehringer Ingelheim found 22 serious bleeding events that were not included in their original report. Boehringer Ingelheim is facing more than 2,000 lawsuits involving the defective drug, a treatment used to prevent strokes in patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation, a heart-rhythm disorder. The Ingelheim, Germany-based company…
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Drug Maker to Pay $100 Million in Dangerous Birth Control Settlement

On February 7, Merck & Co. stated publicly that it will pay $100 million to resolve all product liability lawsuits in the US that allege the company covered up serious health risks involving the NuvaRing intrauterine contraceptive device. The drug, which contains hormones estrogen and progestin, is associated with an increased risk of developing blood clots that can cause heart…
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GM Recalls Over 1 Million Vehicles Due to Deadly Defect That Killed 13 Victims

According to The New York Times, General Motors (GM) has recalled nearly 1.4 million cars in the United States, saying that the ignition switch can shut off the car’s engine, electrical system and disable its airbags. Thirteen people have died due to the defect, a warning in what would become a decade-long failure by GM to address a problem that…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Attorney Mike Eidson Representing South Florida Man Harmed by OxyElite Pro

Colson Hicks Eidson attorney, Mike Eidson, is representing a man in south Florida who suffered liver failure after taking weight loss drug OxyElite Pro, according to NBC 6 Miami. The man said his life took a terrible turn after he decided to take the diet supplement to lose weight. The man purchased OxyElite Pro, in powder and pill form, at…
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What Should I Do If I Have Taken a Drug that Has Been Recalled?

Drug manufacturers must exercise reasonable care in the labeling, manufacturing and distribution to medical doctors and pharmacists concerning the risks of their products. If you have taken a drug that has been recalled and have any unusual symptoms that you suspect may be linked to the medicine, see a doctor immediately. After you seek medical attention, contact an experienced attorney…
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