AbbVie Hit with $150M Verdict in “Low-T” Trial

The first jury verdict in a series of bellwether trials involving the testosterone treatment AndroGel is in. The jury found that the manufacturer of the gel, AbbVie, should pay $150 million in punitive damages to Oregon resident Jesse Mitchell. After seeing a commercial about AndroGel and using the product for 4 years, Mr. Mitchell suffered a nearly fatal heart attack. He testified that he would not have used the drug if AbbVie had properly warned…

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First Testosterone Gel Trial to Begin in June

The first of seven multidistrict litigation (MDL) trials involving testosterone therapy gel products begins on June 5, 2017 in the U.S District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  About 7,000 individual cases have been filed in this MDL. The Plaintiffs allege that over a dozen pharmaceutical companies unethically and aggressively marketed testosterone replacement therapy drugs to treat symptoms of normal male aging. AbbVie Inc. and Abbott Laboratories face most of the claims in the…

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FDA Announces Labeling Change for Low Testosterone Medications; Warns of Increased Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke with Use low testosterone, low-t, testosterone therapy, defective drug, bad drug law firm baltimore, maryland product liability lawyers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that they will be increasing restrictions on the labeling and sale of medication aimed at treating low levels of testosterone in adult men. For years, drug manufacturers have marketed medications such as Androgel, Axiron, and many others, as a “cure” for many of the symptoms associated with the normal aging process of adult men. According to these advertisements, problems such as lowered libido, erectile dysfunction, decreased energy…

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European Union Agrees with FDA, Testosterone Therapy Is Too Risky for All defective drug lawyers baltimore, product liability, medical malpractice lawyers maryland, low testosterone therapy

The leading Medical Associations in the United States and European Union have reached a consensus on therapies promising to treat low levels of testosterone in older men, a condition also known as “Low-T.” The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already issued warnings about the use of Testosterone therapy treatments, advising consumers that the medications significantly raise the risk of serious blood clot and cardiac conditions. The European Union’s European Medicines Agency (EMA) reached…

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Low Testosterone Therapy is Causing Serious Adverse Reactions

Testosterone lawsuits are being filed throughout the country.  The Yost Legal Group defective drugs lawyers are actively investigating testosterone lawsuits for heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism and death. Reliable scientific studies confirm Testosterone supplementation dramatically increases the risk of these side effects in men who are healthy or have a prior heart condition. If your loved one has suffered heart attack, stroke, blood clot or death after initiating testosterone therapy, call the experienced testosterone lawyers…

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