Pharmaceutical litigation

What You Should Know: Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (“TDF” or “tenofovir DF”) is a prescription drug that is used to treat HIV infection and chronic hepatitis B virus infections in certain patients. The brand name for TDF is VIREAD®. TDF is also used in combination drug prescriptions, including Truvada®, Atripla®, Complera® and Stribild®. Lawsuits have been filed...

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Acid Reflux PPI Medication Lawsuits for Kidney Problems Will Proceed But Not As Centralized MDL

Acid Reflux PPI Lawsuits for Kidney Disease & Failure

Recently, individuals who have suffered kidney problems after taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and others, asked to have their lawsuits centralized in the federal Middle District of Louisiana in Baton Rouge.  Specifically, they asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to create a multidistrict litigation (MDL) docket for the cases. A...

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