Monthly Archives: August 2014

Yaz Lawsuits, Settlements and Consumer Information

Brief history of Drospirenone The FDA approved Yasmin, then produced by Berlex, in May, 2001. Bayer Healthcare acquired Berlex in 2006, and shortly thereafter introduced its own update to Yasmin:  Yaz. The FDA approved this slightly reformulated version of Yasmin in March, 2006. Following several prominent national marketing campaigns which the FDA rejected in 2008… Read more »

Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuits, Settlements and Information for Consumers

Stryker Voluntary Recall On July 6, 2012, Stryker voluntarily recalled its popular Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems, according to its own press release, which was distributed by the FDA. The recall was unusual for several reasons: for one, unlike Stryker’s infamously defective Trident line of hip replacements (also the subject of ongoing mass tort… Read more »

Xarelto – Uses of Blood Thinner, Side Effects and Lawsuits

Xarelto Lawsuit Attorneys Xarelto (rivaroxoaban) is an anticoagulant: a product used to reduce the risk of stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) and other blood clot injuries. The product was introduced in 2011 and has been prescribed to individuals after undergoing knee and hip replacement surgeries, individuals with atrial fibrillation and to prevent… Read more »