Recent studies have suggested a possible link between the erectile dysfunction medication, Viagra® (Sildenafil) and melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer often caused by extensive ultraviol... Read more
As you may recall from reports in previous issues, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a St. Jude Riata recall in December 2011. The action was taken in response to several wa... Read more
Melissa Prickett, a lawyer in our firm’s Mass Torts Section, serves as the Director of Operations for the Section. In that role, Melissa oversees its day-to-day operations. She also is curre... Read more
Lawyers in the Mass Torts Section at Beasley Allen have been very busy lately in a number of areas and in several states. They along with support staff are currently investigating cases invo... Read more
In June, 2011, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Pliva, Inc. v. Mensing that a generic drug manufacturer could not be liable for failing to warn of injuries as a result of taking a ge... Read more
On November 6, 2013, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported that “a recent randomized clinical trial of testosterone therapy in men with a high prevalence of cardiov... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its final rule for a unique device identification system that will require manufacturers to label their products with codes to i... Read more
Sleeping pills are among the most widely prescribed medications in the United States. The FDA announced earlier this month that it will require the manufacturers of zolpidem, sold as Ambien... Read more
An Iowa woman has sued Organon USA, alleging that their vaginal contraceptive NuvaRing caused her to have a pulmonary embolism. The woman, Sherri Howell of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, first began us... Read more
As we have written previously, Andy Birchfield heads up the Mass Torts Section in our firm and Melissa Prickett serves as the Section Administrator. Currently, we have 21 lawyers and 69 staf... Read more
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