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MDL Plaintiffs Receive Compensation for Levaquin Injuries

Shay Morrigan | November 20th, 2012 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News, Recent Settlements
Levaquin Million Verdict

The latest status conference in the Minnesota Levaquin MDL proceedings indicates that approximately 845 plaintiffs have negotiated settlements with defendants Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ortho-McNeill Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Though the amount of compensation for Levaquin injuries that each plaintiff will receive has not yet been released, the minutes from the status conference indicate that both sides are working toward… Read more »

Judge Denies Levaquin Plaintiff’s Request for a New Trial

Shay Morrigan | October 25th, 2012 | Posted in Recent Settlements
Levaquin Lawsuit Verdicts

On June 13, 2008, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated each federal Levaquin lawsuit into the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota. Plaintiffs typically seek Levaquin settlements for serious tendon injuries allegedly caused by the antibiotic. Judge John R. Tunheim was assigned to oversee the MDL proceedings. He recently denied a plaintiff’s request for a new trial…. Read more »

Levaquin Lawsuit Filed in CA Federal Court

Emma Gonzalez | October 9th, 2012 | Posted in Recent Settlements
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On September 25, 2012, Kristen Llorente filed a lawsuit against Ortho-McNeil Jansen Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, and the McKesson Corporation in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of CA. Her complaint references side effects from Levaquin, a prescription antibiotic that has been linked to tendon rupture and rotator cuff tears. Llorente’s Levaquin lawyer alleges that the plaintiff has… Read more »

Levaquin Linked to Liver Injury in Patients Over 65

Emma Gonzalez | August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Recent Settlements
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A Canadian study recently revealed that Levaquin, a fluorquinolone antibiotic, is linked to increased risk of liver injury in patients over age 65. Notably, the study also found that 61% of patients hospitalized for fluorquinolone antibiotic liver injury died while in the hospital. This new information will likely prompt victims of liver injury to seek compensation for Levaquin liver damage…. Read more »

Minnesota Plaintiff Alleges Multiple Levaquin Tendon Ruptures

Emma Gonzalez | July 18th, 2012 | Posted in Recent Settlements
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On July 5, 2012, Cara Kissinger filed a Levaquin side effects lawsuit against Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, LLC. Kissinger filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, and alleges that she suffered tendon ruptures caused by Levaquin, after taking the antibiotic periodically between 1996 and 2007. Plaintiff suffers recurrent Levaquin… Read more »