November 2011 - Class Action Blog Archive
In light of new FDA warnings and various reports alleging a link between type 2 diabetes drug Actos and bladder cancer, the Takeda Pharmaceutical Company has projected a significant drop in profits for the coming six month period.
Federal safety regulators have opened an investigation into possible fire dangers in the Chevrolet Volt, an electric car that won the 2011 Motor Trend Car of the Year and is rated the most fuel-efficient car on the market.
According to WPRI, KitchenAid dishwashers may be prone to causing dangerous fires. Reportedly, homeowners from around the country have rained in complaints that their dishwashers have unexpectedly sparked or burst into flames.
A Louisiana woman filed a vaginal mesh lawsuit against Johnson and Johnson last week, claiming that a pelvic floor repair system manufactured by the company is defective.
Yet another study has linked certain birth control pills to dangerous blood clots, according to Fox News. The study was of 330,000 Israeli women and found that those women who took pills containing the hormone drospirenone were 43 to 65 percent likelier to experience venous thromboembolisms (VTE) than women who took other pills.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has announced that it will not force an Actos recall, despite widespread reports linking the popular diabetes drug pioglitazone (Actos) to bladder cancer.
An analysis of existing studies and cases shows that popular hair loss and enlarged prostrate drugs Propecia and Avodart may lead to long-term sexual side effects.
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of car owners against automotive suppliers alleging that they engaged in conspiracy and price-fixing to artificially inflate the prices of wire harness systems.