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Paxil Lawsuits and Side-Effects

With recent news events focused on violence and mental health, the debate over SSRI mediations has once again heated up. Regardless of the influence these drugs may or may not have on the behavior of certain individuals, there is no doubt drugs like Paxil do trigger serious side effects that are cause for concern. Paxil […]

Duodenoscopes, a tool used in the treatment of gallstones, cancer, and other disorders of the digestive system, are currently under scrutiny for their ability to spread infectious disease among patients. Because the tool cannot be properly sterilized, bacteria is spread from patient to patient during use – a fact that was not addressed in a […]

What is a Mass Tort?

Here at Andrus Wagstaff, PC, we help people who’ve suffered injury as a result of dangerous drugs or defective products. Headquartered in Denver, we represent personal injury victims all across the country and fight for financial compensation on their behalf. We are a national mass tort law firm. You might be wondering what “mass tort” […]

The 2014 Litigator Award winners have been announced, and the Lakewood, Colorado-based trial law firm Andrus Wagstaff, PC, is proud to be among the recipients of what’s known as “the Oscars of Trial Law.” The Litigator Awards are handed out by the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents, LLC. According to the Board’s website, it each […]

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that a medical product safety monitoring pilot program launched in 2009 is set to become a full-time system. According to a blog post written by Dr. Janet Woodcock, Director of the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation, the Mini-Sentinel program, which uses a scientific technique called “active surveillance,” […]

The FDA says that laparoscopic power morcellators—surgical devices commonly used to remove fibroid tumors from the uterus or the entire uterus—should not be used to perform these procedures in the vast majority of women because they can spread unsuspected cancer. The FDA’s Immediately in Effect (IIE) guidance, issued November 24, updates a safety communication issued […]

Have you experienced a serious reaction to a medical device or drug? Use the link below to report these occurrences directly to the FDA. Then contact our law firm for legal advice. Click here for the FDA website.

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., maker of the drug risperidone (Risperdal), which has been linked to male breast development, faces a new lawsuit in a New York District Court alleging that Risperdal caused a 21 year old man to undergo multiple surgeries that resulted in severe pain, injury and emotional suffering. Shaquil Bird […]

Risperdal and Gynecomastia in Minors

In response to the concerns over the link between Risperdal and Gynecomastia in minors, Andrus Wagstaff PC is investigating potential lawsuits for victims. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2007 approved Risperdal (Risperdone) for the treatment of schizophrenia in adolescents, ages 13 to 17, and for the short-term treatment of manic or mixed episodes of […]

Lipitor and Type-2 Diabetes

In response to the concerns over the link between Lipitor and type-2 diabetes, Andrus Wagstaff PC is investigating potential lawsuits for victims. Lipitor is a popular medication prescribed to people with a need to lower their cholesterol levels and is one of the most-prescribed medicines in history. Lipitor is the brand name for the drug, […]

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