Combat Arms earplug injury cases under investigation

Soldiers and military veterans injured by defective 3M earplugs may be eligible for compensation as part of a growing investigation by Jones Ward and other law firms. 3M agreed to pay the federal government more than $9 million to resolve claims that the Minnesota company knowingly sold the Dual-Ended Combat Arms™ Earplugs, Version 2 to the… Read More

Onglyza heart failure lawsuits expand

Onglyza diabetes drug lawsuits are growing in federal court, with the number of claims recently passing the 100 mark. The pharmaceutical legal team at Jones Ward is playing a leading role in these cases. Alex Davis, one of the firm’s partners, filed one of the first Onglyza heart failure lawsuits in federal court in 2016.… Read More

Smith & Nephew hip implant lawsuits expand

The hip implant recall lawyers at Jones Ward are expanding the scope of a legal challenge to the Smith & Nephew BHR, targeting a configuration of the device that never gained FDA approval. Smith & Nephew faces approximately 300 individual lawsuits in federal court from patients who claim that the BHR failed and shed toxic… Read More

MRI leads to metal poisoning, lawsuit says

Metal poisoning from gadolinium is being linked to MRI tests in patients, according to a series of new lawsuits.  An MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, is a routine test used by doctors in hundreds of thousands of patients each year. Gadolinium is used as a contrast agent, and the lawsuits — including one from the wife… Read More

Smith & Nephew faces corruption charge

Smith & Nephew, maker of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System, agreed to pay a $22 million fine due to charges of corruption and bribery over illegal payments to doctors for its medical devices. The metal-on-metal BHR hip system is at the center of growing litigation spearheaded by Jones Ward PLC due to the soaring failure… Read More

Is Nexium Unsafe?

Is Nexium Unsafe?

Risk is something everybody deals with. From driving cars to participating in sports; we all choose to engage in some activities that carry an inherent risk of harm. Why do we choose to do these things, even though they may harm us? Because we evaluate the chance of being injured or even killed, and decide… Read More

Xarelto Lawsuit Timeline

Xarelto Lawsuit Timeline

The history of the blood-thinner Xarelto can be confusing to understand. If you think you or someone you love has been harmed by the drug, you’re probably wondering why it happened or if it could’ve been prevented. This Xarelto lawsuit timeline will show you that there were plenty of opportunities for the makers of Xarelto… Read More

Birth Defects Caused by Morning Sickness Medication

Birth Defects Caused by Morning Sickness Medication

GlaxoSmithKline manufactured Zofran and sold it off label to pregnant women without FDA approval. The drug was creeated and approved for morning sickness for cancer patients, NOT pregnant women. So What? GSK had made billions from the sale of Zofran before the U.S. Department of Justice caught up with them. Once caught, it cost them three billion dollars. They… Read More

Xarelto Linked to Serious Internal Bleeding

Xarelto Linked to Serious Internal Bleeding

Xarelto is a blood-thinning drug used to reduce the risk of stroke, prevent blood clots in people who’ve undergone knee or hip replacements, and treat atrial fibrillation. The drug is easy and convenient to use which makes it a popular choice for many doctors and their patients. But did you know that Xarelto has been… Read More