Our Case History
We’ve successfully represented men and women in a variety of defective product and pharmaceutical drug lawsuits. Our offices are located in Houston, Texas, and we work with clients nationwide. While we’re no longer accepting new clients for these cases, our focus areas have included the following lawsuits.
Actos is an oral diabetes medicine used to treat Type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes. Studies have shown Actos can lead to serious complications including an increased risk of bladder cancer. Our lawyers are representing patients who have taken Actos and developed bladder cancer.
A Bair Hugger is a medical device that used to regulate a patient’s body temperature before, during and after surgery. Our attorneys handled cases from patients who developed severe infections due to the warm area spreading bacteria from the surgical floor into the open wounds.
Bravelle is a prescription fertility medicine used to stimulate egg maturation to increase the chances of pregnancy. Many women took Bravelle with the hopes of having children but the drug wasn’t effective for the entire advertised period.
BP Clean Up
After the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, clean-up workers were exposed to potentially dangerous chemicals including Corexit which was used to disperse the oil. Workers reported a wide-variety of health problems. Our attorneys are currently representing these workers.
Celexa is an anti-depressant. Pregnant woman who took the drug may have had a baby born with a birth defect because of the drug. We’re currently pursuing a class action lawsuit against the drug manufacturer Forrest Labs.
Infuse Bone Graft
Our attorneys successfully represented and gained compensation for 120 people injured from Medtronic’s Infuse Bone Graft. The product was used in spine surgery and placed in the upper spine or neck. Because of the bone graft, patients experienced several life-threatening injuries.
We’re currently fighting for compensation for our clients who were pregnant, took the drug Lexapro and had a baby born with a birth defect. Lexapro is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) anti-depressant and is prescribed to patients with various levels of anxiety or depression. Scientific studies have shown that Lexapro increases the risk of birth defects when taken before or during pregnancy. These birth defects include life threatening heart defects such as Septal as well as Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the newborn (PPHN).
Many women that were diagnosed with high cholesterol were prescribed the drug Lipitor. According to a 2012 medical study published by The Journal of American Medical Association, Lipitor has been linked to a high increased risk for diabetes in women. Three previous medical studies also showedan increased risk. We’re currently fighting the drug manufacturer for just compensation for women who took the drug and have now developed Type 2 diabetes.
Nexium is used to treat reflux disease. The manufacturers failed to warn patients and doctors of the increased risk for renal failure, kidney damage and strokes.
Paxil is a popular anti-depressant and is prescribed to patients with various levels of anxiety or depression. Most common treatments for Paxil include major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, social anxiety, and generalized anxiety disorder. Pregnant women who took Paxil were at risk for having a baby with a birth defect. We’re currently representing parents who had children with these life threateningheart defects.
Prozac is an anti-depressant originally manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. Pregnant women who took the drug had an increased risk of having a baby with a birth defect. We’re currently fighting for compensation for parents who had children with these life-threatening birth defects.
Risperdal is an anti-psychotic medication. Doctors prescribed the drug to young boys to treat mental and behavior disorders. The drug caused boys to develop Gynecomastia (Male Breast Growth). Aaronson and Rash represented young men affected by Risperdal.
Syngenta recently crippled the U.S. corn market by selling its unapproved genetic variant of corn, MIR 162, which contaminated the U.S. corn supply and prevented corn shipments from being exported to markets such as China.
We’re representing women who had a surgical mesh product implanted to repair pelvic organ prolapse and had serious complications and injuries. Transvaginal Mesh, Vaginal Mesh or Surgical Mesh is a medical device that is permanently implanted to reinforce the vaginal wall.
Zofran is a drug marketed to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. The manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline, marketed to doctors alternate uses including treating morning sickness. The drug label didn’t have any safety information about potential birth defects. The drug caused babies to be born with cleft palates, cleft lips and heart defects. Our attorneys represented women who took the drug and had babies born with these defects.
Pfizer is the original manufacturer of Zoloft, an anti-depressant. The manufacturer failed to warn pregnant woman that the drug could cause birth defects. We’re currently in a lawsuit with Pfizer representing women who took the drug and had a baby with a serious birth defect.