Category: Mass Torts

What It Means To Join A Class-action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and product manufacturers frequently recall dangerous or defective drug and medical devices. Patients who suffer harm often join class-action lawsuits to hold manufacturers accountable for their negligence. How Do Individual Lawsuits Differ From Class-action Ones? Mass torts lawsuits, which is another name for class-action lawsuits, function differently from individual lawsuits.

Injuries Caused By Pharmaceuticals

Product liability claims are complex, and product liability claims involving pharmaceutical drugs have a number of special aspects requiring consideration. There are three main types of product liability claims involving pharmaceuticals. These dangerous drugs claims can involve (1) drugs that are defective, (2) drugs that have negative side effects, and (3) drugs that have been marketed incorrectly. Defective Drug Injuries

Injuries Caused By Nsaids

NSAIDs are a category of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that are often prescribed for health conditions like arthritis, menstrual cramps, or painful stiffness. This group of drugs is often referred to as Cox-2 inhibitors. Some identifiable product names include Vioxx, Celebrex, Bextra, and Diclofenac. Some individuals taking Cox-2 inhibitors have experienced severe side effects, and a number of drugs