Posted On: June 10, 2010

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Lawsuits on the Rise Even After Accutane is Pulled From the Market

On February 16, 2010, a unanimous New Jersey jury awarded over Twenty-Five Million Dollars ($25,000,000) to a young man who had five surgeries and had his colon removed as a result of Accutane-induced Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). This verdict was reached after a retrial of the same case where a previous jury awarded $2.62 million and is the largest verdict of the six Accutane lawsuits to go to trial. Since the verdict, over one hundred (100) new Accutane cases have been filed in New Jersey alone, adding to the over eight hundred (800) cases still awaiting a trial date.

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Posted On: June 4, 2010

"Phantom Recall" of Motrin by McNeil Consumer Healthcare in 2009

Even after the recent string of product recalls, including a massive May 2009 recall of over 40 children’s medications, for McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the pharmaceutical arm of Johnson & Johnson, the bad news keeps piling up.

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Posted On: June 1, 2010

Intravenous Medications Recall

The FDA has announced a Public Health Alert and a recall of a handful of intravenous medications manufactured by Claris Lifesciences.

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