Products Liability – Medications


18-month-old baby boy bit into a closed metal tube of medicated cream containing 1% of Dibucaine, ingesting a small amount of the cream.   The baby immediately began to scream, went into convulsions, and seven hours later suffered a painful death. The baby's family sued

2021-04-16T06:19:46-04:00July 11, 2018|


Woman enrolled in a weight loss program conducted by a Research Center. Under the watch of the Center, the woman was administered the drugs fenfluramine ("fen") and phentermine ("phen") also known as "fen/phen".   As a result of this weight loss program and the carelessness,

2021-04-16T06:42:50-04:00July 11, 2018|

Antibiotics; Deafness

A baby girl aspirated meconium during labor and delivery. She was treated with kanamycin sulfate for twelve days.   This drug is known to be toxic. As a result the child suffered a profound and permanent hearing loss which was not detected, and therefore not

2021-04-15T14:52:21-04:00July 11, 2018|

Dietary Supplement

Plaintiff ingested L-tryptophan, an amino acid used as a non-prescription food supplement. Plaintiff contracted eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome.   Plaintiff commenced suit against the pharmacy where she purchased the product, the manufacturer who marketed the tablets and the foreign cooperation which produced the raw materials used by

2021-04-16T08:01:07-04:00July 11, 2018|

Weight-Loss Drug

Plaintiff was rendered paralyzed from the waist down after ingesting two drugs prescribed by his physician for weight-loss.   The two drugs allegedly produced nerve lesions in plaintiff's spinal cord. Plaintiff charged defendant drug manufacturer with failure to provide adequate warnings of drug's inherent hazards

2021-04-16T07:58:11-04:00July 11, 2018|

Birth Control Pills; Warning

Plaintiff, an airline ticket agent, suffered a stroke while taking "sequential" birth control pills.   As a result, she had dysfunction and reduced control on the left side of her body. The plaintiff did not receive adequate warning of the potentially devastating side effects of

2021-04-16T05:50:45-04:00July 11, 2018|

Anti-Inflammatory Drug; Liver Damage

A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug was given to a 32 year old man, with a history of liver dysfunction, as medication for bursitis.   Soon after, he developed a bleeding ulcer and in the course of his hospitalization received transfusions. As a result of being administered

2021-04-16T14:14:51-04:00July 11, 2018|

Antibiotics; Renal Failure

A 56-year-old woman developed an infection following surgery for an esophogal hernia and was treated with antibiotics which caused renal failure.   These drugs are known to be toxic to the kidney. The plaintiff is on dialysis three times a week and is awaiting a

2021-04-16T05:34:53-04:00July 11, 2018|
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