Xarelto Patients in Philadelphia Dispute Bellwether Claim

Xarelto

Patients suing the manufacturers of the blood thinner Xarelto are defending their process of choosing bellwether cases. The patients have been accused of selecting trial cases that will benefit them. Xarelto’s manufacturers, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., allege that the plaintiffs are purposefully picking cases that are likely to win at trial over representative cases. According to … Read More

Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid Lawsuit Status

NastLaw is committed to providing the latest information on the Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid Lawsuit Status. Many lawsuits have been filed and are being investigated for claims that Nexium, Prilosec or Prevacid products, known as Proton Pump Inhibitors, commonly referred to as PPI’s, cause chronic kidney disease or other serious kidney injuries. We will provide ongoing updates on the Proton Pump … Read More

Talcum Powder Lawsuit Status

Talcum Powder Products

NastLaw is committed to providing the latest information on the Talcum Powder Lawsuit Status. Several hundred lawsuits have been filed and thousands more are being investigated for claims that talcum powder in several popular Johnson and Johnson (J&J) products causes ovarian cancer. We will provide ongoing updates on the Talcum Powder Lawsuit status, check back for the latest information. If … Read More

Invokana Lawsuit Status

Invokana Lawsuit

Lawsuits are being filed against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and their parent company Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturers of the diabetes drug Invokana, for failing to warn about several serious and potentially deadly side effects, like ketoacidosis. If you are looking for information on how to file an Invokana lawsuit, please call us toll free at 1-888-532-4719, or use our online form … Read More

Testosterone Lawsuit Status

NastLaw is committed to providing the latest information on the Testosterone Lawsuit Status. The testosterone case has many products and many defendants in it, which makes the case very complex. If you are looking for information on how to file a Testosterone lawsuit, please call us toll free at 1-888-532-4719, or use our online form for a free, no obligation … Read More

Xarelto Makers Want Information on Plaintiffs’ Litigation Funding

Xarelto

Bayer and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the defendants in the Xarelto mass tort litigation, filed a motion last week asking for information about the financing of Xarelto lawsuits that may be selected for bellwether trials. Specifically, the Janssen and Bayer are seeking information regarding whether any of these cases are being financed by third parties, and if so, who is providing the … Read More

Johnson & Johnson Mired in Legal Troubles

Johnson and Johnson

Johnson & Johnson, one of the largest healthcare product manufacturers in the world, has been forced to defend itself against numerous product defect claims in recent years. Some have stemmed from products being defectively designed, and others have arisen from Johnson & Johnson’s failure to adequately warn customers of the potential risks of its products. Talcum Powder Products For decades, … Read More

FDA Recalls

If the FDA identifies a violation of the law it is entrusted to enforce, the agency may take action in the interest of public safety. One way the agency protects consumers from unsafe drugs and medical devices post-approval is through an FDA recall. Drug companies and device manufacturers often go along with FDA recalls voluntarily. In some cases, however, they … Read More

The FDA Approval Process

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

The road toward Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval begins long before the agency actually gets involved. The pharmaceutical company starts with its own laboratory research and animal trials. Later, it takes the first formal step in the FDA’s pharmaceutical approval process by submitting an investigational new drug (IND) application. The medical device approval process follows a similar path. The … Read More

About the FDA

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

What is the FDA? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA has broad regulatory authority over not just food and drugs, but also biologics such as vaccines, medical devices, tobacco products, certain cosmetics, and some veterinary products. The agency was formed in 1906 and today employs … Read More