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Pfizer Inc. Allegedly Hid Risks of Sepsis & Amputation on Xeljanz Labels; FDA Approves “Black Box” Warnings for the Drug

July 25, 2019 in
A recent lawsuit alleges that Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of widely used arthritis drug Xeljanz, failed to warn U.S. customers that the drug can cause sepsis leading to amputation. After reviewing initial findings from recent clinical trials of the drug, the Food and Drug...
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Johnson & Johnson Faces Criminal Investigation Over Denial of Asbestos Traces in Baby Powder

July 22, 2019 in
Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest talc product manufacturer, faces a criminal probe by the U.S. Department of Justice concerning the company’s denial that asbestos fibers were found in its talc-containing products. Here, the New York product liability attorneys at Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath...
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SPBMC Member Eleni Coffinas Obtains $1.5 Million Settlement for Disabled Client in Medical Malpractice Case

July 16, 2019 in
SPBMC Member Eleni Coffinas recently obtained a $1.5 million settlement for a previously disabled client who suffered further disabling injuries after a fall in a nursing home facility.  Ms. Coffinas’ client, a 34-year-old man who had a pre-existing severe brain injury due to a...
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FDA Announces a Class 1 Recall of Defective Johnson & Johnson Surgical Staplers

May 23, 2019 in
Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon has recalled its Endo-Surgery Curved Intraluminal Stapler with Adjustable Height Staples due to a defect that may result in potential failure and misfiring. The U.S. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has labeled the recall as Class 1, the...
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Eleni Coffinas Interview on CUTV News Radio

May 21, 2019 in
Eleni Coffinas, SPBMC member and experienced medical malpractice trial advocate, was interviewed by Doug Lou Ellen and Jim Masters on CUTV news radio on April 2nd and 9th. The interview covered medical malpractice, particularly delayed cancer diagnosis, and how victims can seek justice when...
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