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Tag Archives: Heartburn

Zantac MDL Moving Forward With Expert Support That Heartburn Drug May Cause Five Specific Types Of Cancer

Plaintiffs’ attorneys involved in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for all Zantac cancer lawsuits filed throughout the federal court system have notified the Court that they only intend to move forward with expert support that establishes five different types of cancer may be caused by Zantac, including bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, liver cancer…

Nexium Kidney Disease Lawsuit Selected For First MDL Bellwether Trial

To help gauge how juries are likely to respond to certain evidence and testimony that will be repeated throughout thousands of lawsuits filed by individuals who developed kidney problems from Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix and other proton pump inhibitor medications, a group of three “bellwether” test cases have been selected, with the first trial scheduled to…

Bellwether Trial Date Over Nexium, Prilosec Kidney Problems Set For Jan. 24, 2022

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal litigation involving kidney problems from proton pump inhibitors (PPI) has scheduled a bellwether trial for early next year, which will be the first out of more than 13,000 Nexium lawsuits, Prilosec lawsuits and other claims filed against manufacturers of the popular proton pump inhibitor heartburn drugs to…

Chronic Kidney Disease Diagnosis Attributed To Heartburn Drugs

AstraZeneca, Merck and Proctor & Gamble face yet another personal injury lawsuit. This time filed by a Crystal Springs, Mississippi man diagnosed with chronic kidney disease allegedly caused by the side effects of Nexium, Prilosec and Prilosec OTC. The lawsuit (PDF) joins more than 13,000 claims filed against the makers of Nexium, Prilosec, and other…

Zantac Cancer Lawsuits

In September 2019, the FDA warned that the popular heartburn drug Zantac may contain cancer-causing impurities. These same chemicals have been linked to an increased risk of colorectal cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer and other health problems. STATUS OF ZANTAC LAWSUITS: Lawyers are investigating whether individuals diagnosed with cancer in recent years may be entitled to…