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New Study Shows Nexium Heightens Risk of Death

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Patients who used Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for heartburn via prescription ran a higher risk of dying than patients prescribed other drugs, a recent study indicates. Researchers in BMJ Open, a medical journal, compared the outcomes of patients who took Nexium and... Read More

Xarelto Bellwether Trials Begin

In the last week of April, the first bellwether trial involving lawsuits over alleged injuries caused by Xarelto (rivaroxoaban) began with the process of jury selection. The case is one of 16,000 Xarelto lawsuits under a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) before District Judge Eldon Fallon in the... Read More

JPML Consolidates Mirena Pseudotumor Cerebri Lawsuits

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After previously denying a motion to centralize claims alleging that the Mirena IUD causes or contributes to the development of intracranial hypertension injuries, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has reconsidered, given the growing number of federal actions pending in courtrooms across the nation.... Read More