New Study Indicates Risperdal Causes Gynecomastia in Middle-Aged Men

Risperdal, an antipsychotic given to adults for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and to children for treating autism-related irritability, has been associated with breast development in men, a condition known as gynecomastia. A 2006 study in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology confirmed a link, but the research primarily focused on adolescents. As a result, the study…

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General Motors Recalls 822,000 More Vehicles Over Parts Defects

General Motors continued with its series of recalls this week. Announced on July 23, an additional 822,000 vehicles were considered to have defects stemming from multiple parts. According to press statements, the issues cover seats, air bags, and turn signals that were not properly welded and power steering loss. This announcement marks the company’s 60th…

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Risperdal’s Side Effects: Range and Severity

Risperdal, an atypical antipsychotic approved for treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in adults and autism and bipolar disorder in children, has been the subject of multiple lawsuits at the state level. Plaintiffs claim manufacturer Johnson & Johnson never provided sufficient warning about side effects, and stated false claims concerning risks in advertising. As well,…

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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update: Settlements Reached, Cases Move Forward

This content is for informational purposes only Trantolo & Trantolo is not currently accepting cases for this lawsuit. Please check in the future for any updates.   Thousands of transvaginal mesh cases have been consolidated into six multidistrict litigation (MDL) trials. Over the past few months, American Medical Systems (AMS) reached a settlement before the…

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GM Car Recall Mounts to Nearly 20 Million

Two days ago, General Motors’ recall, due to faulty ignition switches and poor key functionality, increased to 20 million vehicles. Months after the Cobalt started a recall with 700,000 vehicles, the issues continue to grow and spread to models dating back almost 10 years. The most recent focuses on 3.2 million vehicles, all of which…

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