Navigation Links
DrugRisk Announces Latest Ruling By Judicial Panel on NuvaRing Lawsuits
Date:6/14/2013

Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) June 14, 2013

The birth control safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are announcing new information on the site for women who have used the vaginal ring contraceptive NuvaRing. A federal panel recently ruled that five patients filing cases in California alleging blood clot injuries will have to join the multi-district litigation in Missouri*.

DrugRisk was created to improve the safety of patients using popular prescription drugs and devices by providing the latest warnings, research, legal news and recalls. Visitors can find out if others are experiencing similar side effects and decide if they need legal advice.

Health experts have linked contraceptives like NuvaRing to higher risks of blood clots than traditional birth control pills. Last year, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study finding vaginal ring contraceptives could relate to a 2.5 to 3-fold increased risk of blood clots**.

With over a thousand patients filing a NuvaRing lawsuit alleging blood clots, many cases were consolidated to a special federal court in Missouri. The formal case is known as In re: NuvaRing Products Liability Litigation, No. 08-md-1964, JPML, Eastern District Missouri.

Recently, DrugRisk learned that five patients filed claims in Illinois*** and others attempted to have their cases heard in California*. However, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has ordered that the cases be combined with the current litigation in Missouri, where trials are scheduled to start in October****.

Anyone who suffered a blood clot, stroke, DVT or pulmonary embolism after using NuvaRing is urged to contact the DrugRisk Resource Center or speak with a lawyer about their legal rights as soon as possible.

Due to the specialized nature of federal MDL drug injury cases, DrugRisk only recommends lawyers and law firms who have already handled NuvaRing lawsuits.

For more information on the research, side effects and litigation news related to NuvaRing and other drugs, or to speak with a lawyer, visit http://www.DrugRisk.com.

*JPML 6/7/13; jpml.uscourts.gov/sites/jpml/files/MDL-1964-Tag-Along_Transfer-05-13.pdf
**New England Journal of Medicine, 6/14/12; nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1111840
***Madison Record, 6/6/13; madisonrecord.com/issues/895-product-liability/256335-five-federal-suits-filed-over-nuvaring-could-be-potential-tag-along-actions-to-missouri-mdl
****U.S. District Judge Rodney Sippel, 3/8/13; cdn.aboutlawsuits.com/wp-content/uploads/2013-03-08-NuvaRing-Order.pdf

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013-nuvaring-lawsuit/mdl-litigation-news/prweb10831005.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. DrugRisk Announces Drop in Yaz Lawsuits As Bayer Commits $1.5 Billion to Settlements
2. DrugRisks Announces Yaz Center With Latest Updates on Blood Clot Warnings and Settlements
3. DrugRisks Update: New Study Warns of Pradaxa Brain Bleeding
4. DrugRisk Update Shows Increase in NuvaRing Blood Clot Lawsuits
5. Latest Court Records Show 6% Increase In NuvaRing Lawsuits, DrugRisks Notes
6. DrugRisk News: Federal Panel Issues Latest Mirena Lawsuit Updates
7. DrugRisks Update: Latest Court Figures Show Rise In Pradaxa Lawsuits
8. DrugRisks Update: Yaz Class Action Begins in Canada as Settlements Continue in U.S.
9. DrugRisk Update: Byetta Maker Agrees With Transferring Lawsuits to Federal Court
10. DrugRisks Update: Warning Added to Pradaxa For Blood Condition
11. DrugRisks Update: Use of NuvaRing Drops Amid Injury Allegations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/21/2017)... Pass, OR (PRWEB) , ... July 21, 2017 ... ... in recent weeks Nature’s Tears® EyeMist®, the signature product of her research center ... country with the world’s largest population and the greatest number of sufferers of ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA (PRWEB) , ... July 21, ... ... with over 80% follow-up at 10 years, researchers from the Multicenter Orthopaedics Outcome ... knee-related quality of life a decade after surgery, though activity levels decline over ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... How physicians and athletic trainers assess ... researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s ... the patterns of change in concussion symptom presentation, diagnostic tools used and length ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... , ... ChenMed , a leading provider of value-based care for seniors, ... as Richmond Chief Medical Officer. Dr. McCarter, formerly Associate Professor of Family Medicine ... Ambulatory Services for the UVA Health System, brings 30 years of highly relevant experience ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... July 20, 2017 (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Technologies, a global provider of enterprise-grade IT operations analytics and application performance ... of one of world’s largest healthcare services providers. , According to Peter ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)... 11, 2017 Zymo Research Corp., also known as ,The Epigenetics ... biological aging in a precise manner using the myDNAge ™ test. ... a professor of human genetics and biostatistics at the David Geffen ... Health , Zymo Research,s proprietary DNAge ™ technology is used to ... ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... founder of Echenberg Institute, is announcing a new safe and effective at-home ... and other painful pelvic pain conditions such as pelvic floor dysfunction, vulvodynia, ... ... ... start-up company, VuVatech LLC, fills a void in the women,s wellness market ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... , July 10, 2017  BDI Group ... and patient support services organization serving specialty pharmacies, ... the launch of four significant, value-added member programs ... insights, better manage reimbursement and improve access and ... factor therapies. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: