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Dangerous Levaquin Side Effects Includes Kidney Damage, Study Says

Ava Lawson | July 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
Dangerous Levaquin Side Effects Includes Kidney Damage, Study Says
Levaquin lawsuits allege that manufacturer J&J failed to warn of serious side effects including tendonitis, rotator cuff tears and tendon rupture. Now, researchers have found a connection between fluoroquinolones, including Levaquin and Cipro, and acute kidney injury. Thousands who have suffered Levaquin side effects have sought damages in a court of law. Johnson and Johnson has already negotiated settlements in more than 1,000 cases... Read more »

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

Jessie Whitman | June 5th, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
Lawsuit Alleges Ortho-McNeil Failed to Warn of Levaquin Tendon Injury Risks
A Pennsylvania woman allegedly suffers from permanent tendon injuries as a direct result of using Levaquin. According to a Levaquin Achilles tendon injury lawsuit, the plaintiff began to feel extreme pain in her left leg and foot after she started taking her prescription for Levaquin. She had to undergo surgery, physical therapy, and rehabilitation. The plaintiff’s Levaquin lawyer requested compensatory and punitive damages... Read more »

Minnesota Levaquin MDL Gains New Case

Ava Lawson | May 8th, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
Minnesota Levaquin MDL Gains New Case
Levaquin is a powerful antibiotic used to treat a range of infections, but the drug has been linked to an increased risk for tendon and ligament ruptures and tears. Thousands of plaintiffs are now demanding compensation for Levaquin injuries that they claim were not adequately warned about by drug maker Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical. In a recent Levaquin lawsuit filed by Mark Wickerd, the plaintiff alleges debilitating injuries including multiple tendon ruptures and ligament damage after he ingested the medication for a period of time. His Levaquin lawyer levels charges of failure to warn and breach of warranties... Read more »

Ruptured Achilles Tendon Subject of Levaquin Lawsuit

Ava Lawson | April 10th, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
Ruptured Achilles Tendon Subject of Levaquin Lawsuit
In a recent Levaquin lawsuit, Jeffrey and Michelle Malloy allege that the defendants manufactured and sold a defective antibiotic, causing tendon injuries after ingestion. The plaintiffs’ Levaquin lawyer names Johnson and Johnson and Ortho McNeil as the defendants. After ingesting Levaquin for a period of time to treat an upper respiratory infection, Michelle Malloy suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon, which doctors blamed on the antibiotic. The couple is holding the defendants liable for failing to warn about adverse Levaquin side effects, most notably tendon toxicity... Read more »

New York Doctor Joins Levaquin Lawsuit MDL

Shay Morrigan | February 12th, 2013 | Posted in Levaquin Lawsuit News
New York Doctor Joins Levaquin Lawsuit MDL
Levaquin side effects may include damage to the tendons, such as tendonitis, tendon rupture, or tendon tears. Patients who suffer from these serious injuries may benefit from a consultation with a Levaquin lawyer. A New York Man filed one of the many Levaquin lawsuits in 2012, and his case recently joined the Levaquin MDL in Minnesota. He gives few details in his case, but brings counts of failure to warn and design defect... Read more »