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U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Merck Appeal Over Fosamax Multidistrict Litigation

Lawsuits arising out of severe side effects from Merck & Co.’s Fosamax drug go all the way back to around 2009. Merck has tried tirelessly to get the cases thrown out, arguing that the FDA’s rejection of its proposed warning label should preempt the lawsuits. The current multidistrict litigation (MDL) comes from Fosamax users claiming that the osteoporosis drug can cause femoral fractures. The number of cases has swelled to more than 1,000. In 2008, Merck submitted data to the FDA suggesting Fosamax may be...

Risperdal Lawsuits on the Rise: Indianapolis Risperdal Attorneys Hovde Dassow + Deets Pursuing Claims

Indianapolis drug liability law firm Hovde Dassow + Deets has been monitoring, investigating, and representing clients who have suffered serious complications as a result of taking the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The most common of these complications is the development of breasts by men and boys who have taken the drug. Hovde Dassow + Deets invites anyone who is concerned or who has suffered negative reactions to Risperdal to contact them for a free, confidential consultation to discuss their experiences and explore potential claims.

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The High Risks of “Low T”: FDA Investigating Heart Attacks and Strokes Caused By Testosterone Therapy

Indianapolis Drug Liability Lawyers Hovde Dassow + Deets Also Consulting With Clients Regarding Possible Claims
For centuries, the quest for eternal youth has driven the sales of elixirs, tonics, and treatments which have promised to regrow hair, restore youthful vigor and stamina, or reverse the aging process altogether. Many of these promises have been false, and many such treatments have had extremely dangerous side-effects. Today, there are increasing concerns about the harm being done by testosterone replacement therapy. Recent studies showing that treatments for so-called “Low-T”...