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Dangerous Levaquin Side Effects Includes Kidney Damage, Study Says

Ava Lawson | July 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
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Acute kidney injury is one of the possible Levaquin side effects, according to new research published by the Canadian Medical Association. The findings revealed that exposure to fluoroquinolones – a class of broad spectrum antibiotics including Cipro and Levaquin – may double a patient’s risk of sustaining kidney damage. Drug manufacturers, Johnson & Johnson and Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. are already… Read more »

Lawsuit Alleges Ortho-McNeil Failed to Warn of Levaquin Tendon Injury Risks

Jessie Whitman | June 5th, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
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On March 8, 2013, a married couple filed a Levaquin Achilles tendon injury lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Levaquin is an antibiotic approved by the FDA to treat a variety of mild to severe bacterial infections. According to the complaint, the plaintiff wife suffered a debilitating Achilles tendon injury as a direct result… Read more »

Minnesota Levaquin MDL Gains New Case

Ava Lawson | May 8th, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
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After suffering a series of excruciating ligament and tendon pain linked to his antibiotic medication, Connecticut resident Mark Wickerd took his complaint to court, demanding compensation for Levaquin injuries. In a class of powerful antibiotics known as fluroquinolones that have long been associated with serious side effects, Levaquin was first approved for use within the U.S. in 1997. Mark Wickerd… Read more »

Ruptured Achilles Tendon Subject of Levaquin Lawsuit

Ava Lawson | April 10th, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
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On March 8, 2013, Michelle and Jeffrey Malloy filed a Levaquin lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and Ortho-McNeil Janssen Pharmaceutical, Inc. The plaintiffs allege that the defendants manufactured and sold the antibiotic, which was defectively formulated, causing Michelle to sustain tendon injuries after ingestion. The couple’s Levaquin lawyer filed their claim in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania… Read more »

New York Doctor Joins Levaquin Lawsuit MDL

Shay Morrigan | February 12th, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
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New York resident Marvin Watsky, M.D., represented by his Levaquin lawyer, filed one of the new Levaquin lawsuits on September 24, 2012. The case was originally proceeding in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, but was later transferred to the Levaquin MDL (multidistrict litigation) in Minnesota. Watsky claims that after being prescribed Levaquin, he experienced serious injuries related… Read more »