Tag: St. Louis Medical Product Liability Lawyer

An Update on the $4.7 Billion Talcum Powder Law Suit

Twenty-two women and their families were awarded a grand total of $4.7 billion by a jury in Missouri after suing Johnson & Johnson. All of the women had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and six of them had died from the disease. Of course, Johnson & Johnson had a lot to say about the verdict […]

Written by on September 25, 2018

High Blood Pressure Medicine Maker Settles Claims for $300 Million

In recent news, drug manufacturer Daiichi Sankyo agreed to a $300-million settlement for those suffering at the hands of commonly-prescribed high blood pressure medication, olmesartan, for failure to adequately warn patients about drug risks. Dangerous drugs remain in-use for high blood pressure patients, and the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want […]

Written by on May 1, 2018

What is the Process for Filing a Lawsuit for a Defective Drug?

The unthinkable has happened. You’ve discovered that you have been taking a defective drug. This is one of the worst things that could have happened. Now you have injuries as a result, and you’re not sure what you should do. Maybe a family member has encouraged you to contact a lawyer. However, you have some […]

Written by on February 22, 2018

Dangerous Drugs Are Still on the Market – Beware of Complications

Though drug manufacturers are required to test drugs before sales, numerous loopholes allow for fast-track approval of drugs with dangerous side effects. The St. Louis defective drug attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be aware of several that are still on the market today. Are these Dangerous Drugs on Your Prescription List? AbilifyThis […]

Written by on February 1, 2018

Defective EpiPens Could Have Put Lives at Risk

EpiPens are life-saving medical devices that contain drugs to counteract allergic reactions. For someone who relies on an EpiPen, having defective medicine inside could be fatal. Unfortunately, Mylan, the company that manufactures the EpiPen recently issued a recall. The recall extends into seven different countries, including the United States. Two EpiPen users claimed that their […]

Written by on April 25, 2017