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Drugs are Supposed to Heal, Not Hurt

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Do you have a loved one who’s been injured by prescription or OTC drugs in Birmingham, Alabama or the surrounding area? Weaver Law Group can help you pursue the financial settlement you deserve. Our attorneys will stand up for the rights of you or you family member.

Have You Been Injured Because of Prescription Drugs?

Have You Been Injured Because of Prescription Drugs?

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Current List of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Injury Claims

Xarelto / Eliquis Pradaxa

These are newer anticoagulation medications used to treat Atrial fibrillation and have been associated with serious, often deadly bleeding - including Gl, Brain, and other. We are looking at all cases where a person was using one of these medications and while using had a serious bleeding event.

Physiomesh, Atrium C Qur, Other Hernia Mesh Products

There are several makes / models of mesh, including Physiomesh, C Qur mesh, Parietex, Bard 3 D and other products that have been associated with a high rate of failure resulting in recurrence of the hernia and other issues. We are looking at cases where the person had an abdominal hernia repair, and then had a revision or explant surgery. The person will usually have no idea what type of mesh was used. We are looking at cases where the initial mesh was implanted in or after 2006.

Talcum Powder

There is evidence that women that have used a talcum powder product, i.e. J&J baby powder,
Shower 2 Shower, have a higher incidence of developing ovarian cancer. We are looking at these

Essure

Essure is a birth control device usually implanted for permanent sterilization. There have been an increased number of incidences where the device migrates and results in the woman having to have an unplanned hysterectomy or other serious surgery. We are looking at claims where women have had a serious injury.

Proton Pump Inhibitor Drugs - Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid

This is a new medication used to treat Type Il diabetes. A large number of persons using this Invokana medication have had diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) requiring hospitalization. We are looking at these serious injury cases. These popular medications, now available over the counter, are used primarily to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and have recently been linked to serious side effects including acute kidney failure. We are looking at these serious injury cases.

Zofran

This medication is used to help combat nausea during pregnancy. We are looking at cases where women were using Zofran in the first trimester of pregnancy, and gave birth to an infant with serious birth defects - primarily heart defects and skeletal defects. These small filter devices are often implanted within a vein of a person to catch blood clots and prevent serious medical events. However, there has been a very high failure rate of these devices, resulting in serious injuries including stroke and death. We are looking at claims where persons IVC Filters have been injured by an IVC device. The manufacturers of these devices include Bard, J&J, and Cook. We are also following persons with an implanted device without an injury yet as these IVC devices are failing at a high rate.

Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

A variety of hip implants have been associated with problems requiring the implant to be removed or revised. These may include hips manufactured by Stryker (Rejuvenate and ABC); DePuy (ASR and Pinnacle); Smith & Nephew (R3 System); and Wright (Converse). We are investigating claims where a person had an implant, and then had a subsequent revision or removal surgery.

Depakote

This is a widely used anti - seizure medication. If used during pregnancy, it may cause birth defects to the infant. These birth defects may include spina bifida, cleft palate, skull malformations, skeletal defects, and serious heart defects. We are interested in reviewing cases where a mother used Depakote during pregnancy, and a child was born with one of these birth defects.

Roundup

This is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant used to kill weeds, especially annual broadleaf weeds and grasses that compete with crops.We are investigating cases where individuals have used the popular product Roundup@ and were diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL).

Abilify

This medication is widely used to treat depression and other mood disorders. The drug has also been linked to increased compulsive behaviors. We are looking at claims where a person used the drug and had a gambling problem with documented losses of over $25,000.00.