Firm News: Drugs & Devices: Page 8

Growing Number of Invokana Lawsuits in Pennsylvania Filed by W&L

Ellen Relkin, of counsel attorney for Weitz and Luxenberg’s team focusing on defective drugs and medical devices, has been filing lawsuits against the manufacturers of Invokana. Those manufacturers are Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and its affiliated companies Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson.  She spoke about the injuries this drug is causing, including diabetic ketoacidosis, with…

W&L Now Accepting Essure Birth Control Injury and Death Cases

Weitz & Luxenberg is now accepting cases involving injuries from the nonsurgical permanent birth control device Essure. After implantation, a woman visits her physician three months later for a follow-up exam to confirm device placement. The law firm is interested in talking to those implanted with Essure devices who went to their follow-up doctor visit,…

W&L Applauds FDA Safety Concerns for Surgical Mesh in Vaginal Repair

On January 4, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) strengthened requirements governing surgical mesh for the transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). W&L hails this action as vital to addressing safety risks posed by transvaginal mesh devices. “Previously, transvaginal mesh products were classified as Class II moderate-risk medical devices, but the FDA has…

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