Posts Tagged 'Benicar'

Daiichi-Sankyo Announces Benicar Settlement in Strongly Worded Press Release

daiichi-sankyo announces benicar settlement“The impact to the financial position of the company is not considered material because, upon presentation of proper claim documentation, the settlement fund is expected to be comprised primarily of proceeds from several of Daiichi Sankyo Group’s insurance companies supplemented with company funds.

Daiichi Sankyo believes that the claims made in this litigation are without merit, and does not admit liability.”

We don’t believe we did anything wrong and it doesn’t matter much anyway because ...

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August 23 Benicar Settlement Deadline Approaching

Given the upcoming deadline, Lopez McHugh, LLP will discontinue evaluations of Benicar lawsuits after August 19, 2017.

benicar settlement deadline august 23A $300 million settlement was announced on August 1 over the popular blood pressure medication Benicar. The Benicar settlement follows the filing of thousands of lawsuits and several years of litigation against the drug’s makers – Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories. Benicar lawsuits have alleged that manufacturers did not adequately warn of the association between ...

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Federal Benicar Lawsuits Selected for Potential Bellwether Trial in MDL

benicar lawsuits selected for federal mdlThe U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has announced a pool of 30 federal Benicar lawsuits that will be considered for bellwether trial. The announcement follows a November order detailing how these cases would be randomly selected by the court.

Over 1,100 Benicar lawsuits are pending in a New Jersey multidistrict litigation, according to recent court estimates. Plaintiffs who have filed Benicar lawsuits claim that Japanese pharmaceutical ...

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Texas Woman Alleges Benicar Caused Her Diverticulitis

benicar possibly linked to diverticulitisA Texas resident has filed a Benicar lawsuit in which she claims Daiichi Sankyo’s blood pressure medication caused her to develop diverticulitis.

Diverticulitis, a digestive disease wherein small pouches in the intestines or colon become inflamed, can lead to severe pain, fever, nausea, and diarrhea. It is just one of several serious gastrointestinal problems that have been associated with Benicar. In 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a ...

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Benicar Lawsuit Depositions Slated to Begin January

benicar lawsuit depositions to begin in 2016Depositions are expected to begin early next year for over 1,000 federal Benicar lawsuits filed by patients who claim the blood pressure drug caused severe gastrointestinal problems. In a recent court order, U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider scheduled depositions of defendants’ employees to commence on January 18, with two depositions each week until February 26.

Benicar, Daiichi Sankyo’s brand-name olmesartan, was approved in 2002 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

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New Study: Benicar Side Effects Resemble Celiac Disease Symptoms

benicar side effects resemble celiac symptomsA new study in the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics has found that intestinal side effects caused by using Benicar (olmesartan) are similar to the symptoms of celiac disease.

Benicar is Japan-based company Daiichi Sankyo’s bestselling hypertension drug. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Benicar in 2002, and since then the drug has been prescribed to over 11 million U.S. patients. But in 2013, the agency ...

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