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Joseph H. Saunders

$110 Million Jury Verdict in J&J Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial

A St. Louis jury awarded $110 million in a Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder ovarian cancer trial on May 4, 2017.  This is the largest jury verdict in a talcum powder case yet. For decades Johnson and Johnson encouraged women […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Update

Johnson & Johnson Baby  Powder has been implicated in hundreds of cases of ovarian cancer in women.  Many women have used talcum powder for decades for feminine hygiene believing in the safety of the powder. Johnson & Johnson markets the […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Stryker Hip Implant Recall of LFIT V40 Femoral Head

  Stryker Orthopedics issued a recall letter on August 19, 2016 for one of its hip implant heads. Stryker sent a letter to medical professionals advising them that the LFIT V40 femoral head was involved in a higher than expected […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Xarelto Bleeding Complication Lawsuits Increasing

  The wave of litigation stemming from Xarelto bleeding complications continues to grow. There are now almost 7,000 pending lawsuits, including 2,800 federal cases that have been consolidated into multidistrict litigation and being overseen by the Honorable Judge Eldon E. […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Larry the Cable Guy doesn’t tell you that Prilosec Causes Kidney Damage

For frequent heartburn sufferers, doctors often prescribe Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs), which work by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. The drugs are so popular in fact, that the PPI market is worth over $10 billion in the […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Hip Implant Recall Lawsuits Continue to be Filed

  Tens of thousands of lawsuits over defective hip implants have been settled over the last two years for billions of dollars. But hip implant litigation is far from over. Poorly designed hips are still failing and new lawsuits are […]

Joseph H. Saunders

FDA Fails to Regulate Dangerous Health Supplement BMPEA

A series of recent articles in The New York Times, including a hard-hitting editorial (Conflict of Interest at the F.D.A., April 13, 2015), uncovers how the Food and Drug Administration has been reluctant to regulate popular health supplements that were […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Zohydro: FDA and Greedy Drug Companies Ignore Public Health

The United States consumes more than 80 percent of the global supply of opioids, and overdoses from prescription opioid drugs kill nearly 17,000 Americans every year. This averages out to approximately one overdose death every 30 minutes. In the midst […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Wallcur Medical IV Saline Bag Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating Wallcur, a San Diego based company, for shipping hundreds of non-sterile saline bags and syringes. These bags were produced for training health care workers not for use with human patients. However, […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Low Testosterone Drugs Spark Heart Attack Lawsuits

A recent academic medical study provides a solid scientific basis to prove that highly advertised “Low T” drugs AndroGel and Axiron and others are causing heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots in men taking these drugs. The study referred to […]