Product News and Recalls

New Year, New Focus on Managing Your Diabetes

It’s a new year and if you’re like most, you’re considering at least one way that you might try to improve your life as we move through 2017. For many, that also means considering how they can better manage their health and wellness; including how they’re treating their diabetes.

As the number of diabetics continues to rise in the U.S., prevention has in many cases turned to management. In fact, some statistics indicate that a full 50% ...

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Judge Cuts Billion Dollar Hip Verdict by Half

pinnacle hip implant jury award cutBoth sides made their case and the decision was left to the jury. That jury came back with its decision and a very powerful message. $30 million was to paid by Johnson & Johnson for damages sustained by the plaintiffs after receiving Pinnacle hip replacement implants. An additional $1 billion was to be paid in punitive damages.

That verdict was just one in a series of losses for the medical device ...

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Lopez McHugh Celebrates 10 Years of Fighting for Consumers

As Lopez McHugh, LLP celebrates ten years of service, we want to take this opportunity to thank our clients, co-counsel, and team members for helping us succeed. Without your confidence in our service, our story would not be the one of success and growth that it has become. With your support and faith in our firm, we have spent this past decade obtaining recoveries amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars for our injured clients. We are ...

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Settles Off-Label Marketing Suit

abilify maker settles off-label marketing lawsuitOne of the least-known facts in medicine is the amount of leeway a doctor has when it comes to prescribing medicine. They are essentially on their own; the final authority in determining the drugs their patients will take while under their care. So, while the FDA may have approved a drug to treat X condition, biology dictates that it might also have a positive effect on Y condition, and your doctor ...

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New Study Suggests Blood Clot Link to Testosterone Therapy

report suggests link between testosterone therapy and blood clotsWe already know about the alleged link between testosterone therapy and heart attacks and stroke. Testosterone therapy lawsuits have been filed across the country as thousands of plaintiffs claim that the largely unnecessary treatment led to severe and, at times fatal, side effects.

Testosterone therapy has been developed and marketed as a way of treating a manufactured condition known as ‘Low T.’ It is a simple fact of life ...

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Tips for Safe Winter Travels

a winter emergency car kit is essential for safe winter travelsAs the holiday season winds down, families across the country are finishing up those last minute trips to come together at the end of the year; or to usher in a new one. Winter travel presents some unique safety concerns, however, and it’s important to recognize them and to be prepared if the worst case scenario should strike.

Do you have a winter safety kit in your ...

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