Product News and Recalls

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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Johnson & Johnson Stands By Pinnacle, Calls Latest Verdict Unfair

johnson & johnson calls 1 billion dollar hip implant lawsuit verdict unfairThe Pinnacle hip implant, last sold by Johnson & Johnson in 2013, still appears to have the full faith of the healthcare giant behind it. After going to trial and losing on multiple occasions, J&J is now questioning the fairness of the latest verdict given by a jury; a verdict that called for $1 billion in punitive damages to be levied against the company.

Company ...

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Ethicon Pulls Another Device Off the Market

problems with physiomesh lead to ethicon pulling device from officesEthicon’s decision to pull its Physiomesh surgical mesh off the market earlier this year is just one more in a string of failures for the medical device unit of Johnson & Johnson. The decision comes from mounting evidence of a higher number of revision surgeries associated with Physiomesh than with other similar surgical mesh devices.

Data compiled from two separate hernia registries showed problems for Physiomesh ...

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