The contraceptive implant device, Essure, quickly lost sales in the US and was pulled off the market when it was shown to have serious health risks and a variety of complications affecting many thousands of women. Manufactured by Bayer, AG, one of the world’s largest
Women who used the intravenous chemotherapy drug Taxotere to treat breast cancer and developed permanent hair loss (also known as alopecia) as a result should speak to a lawyer experienced in handling product liability lawsuits against drug companies to learn of her rights and the
The pharmaceutical company Church & Dwight markets a line of Orajel products for mouth pain such as cold sores and canker sores. Until recently, Church & Dwight’s product line included oral pain relievers marketed to parents of teething babies. The company announced that it would
More than 1,000 women with ovarian cancer have sued manufacturers of talcum powder and baby powder after learning of the association between those products and their disease. Juries have awarded substantial compensation to cancer victims who were not warned about the risk.