Published on July 3, 2017

Risperdal Lawsuits Hit 18,000 and Still Climbing

Risperdal Lawsuit Hits 18,000 and Climbing

Philadelphia, PA
The Risperdal lawsuit count now stands at a number above 18,000.

To that end a staggering number of cases name pharmaceutical giants Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals as defendants.

Most allege …

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Parties to Pennsylvania Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuits Set to Meet Next Month to Discuss Status of Mass Tort

Thousands of Risperdal lawsuits involving the antipsychotic medication’s alleged potential to cause gynecomastia (male breast growth) continue to move forward in a mass tort litigation now underway in …

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Johnson & Johnson’s Action Spikes Risperdal Cases Filed in PA Court

Risperdal lawsuits are highly sensitive because the plaintiffs involved here are psychologically compromised young boys.

Risperdal (risperidone) is an antipsychotic medication that is believed to have caused mental and physical trauma and torture to …

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“Risperdal Boys” Photo Project Vividly Captures Pain of Gynecomastia

Thousands of Risperdal lawsuits have been filed in U.S. courts on behalf of men and boys who allegedly developed gynecomastia due to treatment with the antipsychotic drug.

Now a new photography project is vividly capturing the suffering endured by …

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Seeking Help Is Difficult for Bipolar Man with Risperdal “Man Boobs”

Plattsmouth, NE
Most of us don’t think twice to talk with our doctor if we think there is an issue—a side effect—associated with a prescribed medication.

But many people with mental illness don’t have the wherewithal to seek help.

Such was the case …

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Lawsuit Targets Missouri Over Psychotropic Drug Use Among Foster Care Children

A new lawsuit has been filed in Missouri on behalf of foster care children who were allegedly prescribed Risperdal and other psychotropic drugs inappropriately.

The child advocates behind the lawsuit want the state to implement systemic changes that …

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‘Chemical straight-jackets:’ Lawsuit claims Missouri foster kids prescribed too many meds

The five plaintiffs, identified by their initials, include two- and three-year-old sisters who were allegedly prescribed Risperdal, an antipsychotic not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for children under five.

Another plaintiff, aged 12 …

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Missouri Sued Over Psychotropic Drugs for Foster Care Kids CITY, Mo.
Child advocates filed a federal lawsuit against the Missouri Department of Social Services on Monday over allegations of inappropriately providing psychotropic drugs to foster care children and systemic lack of oversight of …

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals granted nonsuit motion in latest Philadelphia Risperdal lawsuit

The latest Risperdal lawsuit to go to trial here has been dismissed by a state court judge for a piece of photographic evidence allegedly lacking authentication, marking the fifth courtroom victory for the drug’s manufacturer, Janssen …

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J&J Faces 3000 More Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuits additional 3,000 plaintiffs filed Risperdal (risperidone) gynecomastia lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals in 2017, bringing the total to more than 5,500, Forbes reported.

According to reports from the Philadelphia Court …

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