Improvised Explosive Devices are the biggest killer of our troops in Iraq. Many are handmade at or near the site they are detonated. However, some of you may be shocked to hear, as I was, that the deadliest of these weapons are manufactured and provided by Iran. These specialized bombs, called explosive-formed penetrators, deliver a… Read more →
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“Just a sprinkle a day helps keep odor away…” Johnson & Johnson has used this slogan in marketing Shower to Shower Absorbent Body Powder for years. And it has worked. For countless women, a dusting of talcum powder is a part of their daily feminine hygiene routine.
But this lightly scented body care product poses a significant health risk to women, particularly with steady use over long periods of time. Lurking within the smooth, white powder are microscopic mineral particles that can travel from a woman’s external genital area through the vagina, uterus, and fallopian tubes and into the ovaries. There, the particles embed in tissue and cause inflammation that leads to cancer.
Inferior Vena Cava Filters are designed to be implanted temporarily in patients to catch blood clots before they can enter the lungs, causing pulmonary embolism. Unfortunately these filters, made by Bard, Cook, and several other companies, have proven to be defective and dangerous, and have caused injuries in many people who have undergone the implant…. Read more →
Please find this update on scheduling for pending DePuy Pinnacle and Wright Conserve Hip cases. As you know, these cases have been pending for about 4 years and to date there has been no global settlement as DePuy ASR and Biomet. So far only one DePuy Pinnacle case has been tried and resulted in a… Read more →
While the Miller Firm has been able to reach resolution on many metal on metal hip replacement cases, the DePuy Pinnacle litigation continues to proceed. The second major trial is scheduled to occur in Dallas, Texas in January 2016. Additional discovery is being performed during this year. The hope is to improve the result of… Read more →
Bloomberg News is reporting of potential settlement talks relating to Actos claims involving bladder cancer. Please read the article here. Due to our representation of numerous victims of Actos, we are unable to comment on the article at this juncture. We can say that as we have for the past 4 years, we are working diligently to get… Read more →
Roundup and non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Roundup / Glyphosate Lawsuit The Miller Firm is pursuing cases against the makers of Roundup and other herbicides containing glyphosate. Roundup is the most widely used herbicide in the world, and its active ingredient glyphosate has been represented to farmers and the public as safe for humans. However, independent scientists have… Read more →
James_P_Reichmann_Citizen_Petition_Redacted (1) The FDA has been facing a citizen petition attempting to change the indications of Zofran for pregnant women and greater warn about its relation to birth defects. We certainly hope the FDA reevaluates their position in light of the mounting evidence demonstrating statistically significant evidence of certain birth defects. The Petition filed in… Read more →
These studies and the flawed analysis from Pasternak will have a central role in the litigation moving forward. If you have any questions or would like additional information related to risks of Zofran and pregnancy and the Zofran litigation, please contact our office at 1-800-882-2525 or email [email protected].
The Miller Firm is continuing to take Zofran birth defect cases and working to be a leading firm in the litigation. We just wanted to layout the 2012 Department of Justice with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the manufacturers of Zofran. Again, GSK settled civil (2 billion) and criminal (1 billion) allegations related to their illegal promotion of… Read more →
ZOFRAN LITIGATION The Miller Firm is currently pursuing cases involving birth defects experienced following a mother’s ingestion of Zofran during her first trimester. Zofran is an anti-nausea drug that has been used to treat morning sickness in pregnant women. Various recent studies have linked Zofran to significant increased risk of birth defects including heart defects, cleft… Read more →
We have resolved many hip claims including Depuy ASR, Stryker Rejuvenate, Biomet Magnum and many remain pending such as DePuy Pinnacle and Wright Conserve. Here are some general updates to pass along and please give us a call to talk about your case specifically. DePuy ASR For Settled Cases: Enhanced Award (Part B) administration is… Read more →
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/23/johnson-johnson-lawsuit-mesh-idUSL1N0V21EQ20150123 Interesting story reported by Reuters on recent arguments in the WVA pelvic mesh MDL related to Ethicon. The story reports on a call service that had sent letters out to potential mesh victims with FDA logoing and represented that that they had a claim that could settle for $25,000. It is difficult picking a… Read more →
The Miller Firm is pursuing individual lawsuits involving the Mirena IUD device causing pseudotumor celebri. Pseudotumor cerebri (“PTC”) also referred to as intracranial hypertension (“IH”) is a neurological condition that can cause severe visual distortion, including blindness, frequent headaches and deficiencies with balance. The condition is usually diagnosed after a spinal tap or visual field… Read more →
The Miller Firm has filed a lawsuit involving the Mirena IUD device causing pseudotumor celebri. Pseudotumor celebri also referred to as intracranial hypertension is a neurological condition that can cause severe visual distortion, including blindness, frequent headaches and deficiencies with balance. The condition is usually diagnosed after a spinal tap or visual field testing. Treatment… Read more →