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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…

Zostavax Shingles Lawsuits

Side effects of the shingles vaccine Zostavax may result in the development of a painful and persistent strain of shingles. Lawsuits are being reviewed by lawyers nationwide.  STATUS OF ZOSTAVAX LAWSUITS: A growing number of Zostavax lawsuits are being pursued by individuals who have suffered recurring shingles outbreaks after receiving the vaccine. Product liability lawyers…

Shingles Vaccine Complications Resulted in Zoster Related Vision Loss, Lawsuit Alleges

According to allegations raised in a recently filed product liability lawsuit, complications from the shingles vaccine resulted in zoster-related visions loss for a North Carolina user. A Complaint (pdf) was filed by Terry Green in the U.S. District for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on September 4, indicating the Zostavax vaccine manufactured by Merck &…

Zostavax Lawsuits Selected For Second Group of Bellwether Trials Over Shingles Vaccine Side Effects

With more than 1,800 Zostavax shingles vaccine lawsuits pending in the federal court system, parties involved in the litigation have selected four claims that will be prepared for a second wave of bellwether trials, which are expected to go before juries in mid-2022. Each of the claims raise similar allegations, indicating that Merck & Co. failed to…