February 9 The Ruth Law Team

WHAT IS THE CURRENT STATUS OF INVOKANA LAWSUITS AND SETTLEMENTS? Presently there are no significant group settlements involving the use of Invokana and its resulting or leading to heart attacks or ketoacidosis.  A few lawsuits have been filed during the last months of 2015 in Missouri and Illinois. The first step in the Invokana litigation…

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February 7 The Ruth Law Team

To date there have been no Xarelto settlements on any group basis. Legal actions are ongoing with lawsuits continuing to be filed. Lawsuits have been filed against the maker of Xarelto, Janssen Pharmaceutical, as well as Bayer Healthcare, the company that marketed the drug. These complaints/lawsuits allege these drug corporations should have warned patients suffering…

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October 1 The Ruth Law Team

FDA announces: New Warning and Precaution On May 12, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) first warned about the danger of high acid build up in the blood called ketoacidosis of some patients taking the diabetes drug Invokana. Now a very serious additional Invokana warning was announced on September 19, 2015, involving the increased…

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January 14 The Ruth Law Team

As you may have heard, the anticoagulant drug, Xarelto, has been linked to serious internal bleeding injuries, including death, that have spawned numerous lawsuits against the manufacturer. Due to the large number of plaintiffs filing lawsuits against the manufacturer of the drug, a hearing was held in December 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina before the…

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October 22 The Ruth Law Team

Ibuprofen tablets found in Naproxen box On October 22, the FDA released a consumer notice that Assured Naproxen Sodium Tablets boxes actually contain Ibuprofen tablets!  The drug repackaging company is voluntarily recalling over 11,000 boxes of  Naproxen Tablets.   The recalled product is labelled as Naproxen Sodium Tablets 220mg, 15 count and it contains a bottle…

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September 19 The Ruth Law Team

GranuFlo and NaturaLyte are brand names of dialysis concentrates manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care. During dialysis, a machine filters toxins and waste from a patient’s blood stream since their kidneys are no longer to adequately do this on their own. GranuFlo powder concentrate and its liquid counterpart, NaturaLyte, are in a class of drugs called…

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