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Stephanie Reid

In addition to her work with Injury Lawyer News, Stephanie Reid is a practicing lawyer and legal advocate. With her writing, Ms. Reid is interested in raising awareness about the dangers of widely used medical devices and drugs.

Mirena IUD Named in California Injury Lawsuit

Mirena IUD migration lawsuit
Mirena is an interuterine device implanted on an outpatient basis, designed to protect against unplanned pregnancies for up to five years after insertion. The device comes with a T-shaped design, and administers a daily dose of the steroid drug known as levonorgestrel. While the actual... Read More

Actos Cancer Lawsuit Filed in Louisiana District Court

Actos Prescription Drug
For drug companies like Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly, the diabetes drug Actos has brought about unprecedented sales, untold profits and global notoriety as a “safe and effective” treatment option for adults suffering from the effects of Type II diabetes. For plaintiffs like William and... Read More

Zofran During Pregnancy Injured Baby, Claims Mother

zofran bottle
The anti-nausea drug known as Zofran (ondansetron hydrochloride) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in patients suffering from the effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Notwithstanding, its manufacturer – GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) – has sought to expand the scope of the drug... Read More

Xarelto Cases to be Selected for Bellwether Trials

Beginning shortly after its introduction in 2011, a number of plaintiffs have come forward alleging severe – and sometimes deadly – side effects with the anti-coagulant drug Xarelto. The drug, which was introduced to the market as a more convenient alternative to the traditional warfarin,... Read More