Category: Dangerous Drug

Avoiding Dangerous Toys This Holiday Season

It is that time of year again. Parents and family members are running around purchasing toys to give to the little ones in their lives. These presents are expected to bring nothing but joy and happiness. Unfortunately, that is not always the way it works. Sometimes, toys are dangerous and end up hurting the children […]

Did Depakote Cause My Child’s Birth Defect?

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Almost 700 lawsuits have been filed against the AbbVie Inc., the manufacturer of Depakote, a valproic acid drug commonly prescribed to treat bipolar disorder and epilepsy. Depakote was introduced in 1983 by Abbot Laboratories as an anti-seizure medication. In 2013, the company spun off into AbbVie. Many of these lawsuits were filed by mothers who […]

Fentanyl Use Fatality Stemmed from Drug Rep Push in Cherry Hill

A lawsuit has been filed regarding a woman’s fatality that allegedly stemmed from prescribed fentanyl use. The 32-year-old woman started using Subsys, a fast-acting form of fentanyl, which is only prescribed for severe cancer pain, after her Cherry Hill, New Jersey doctor, prescribed the drug for chronic pain relief. Two serious car accidents left the […]