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Invokana Plaintiffs Seek to Consolidate Litigation

Max Mitchell | September 26, 2016

Plaintiffs in two major wings of the growing litigation over the diabetes drug Invokana are seeking to consolidate the action at the federal and state court level.

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pennsylvania, at a hearing Jan. 26, 2016.
U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Convicted on All Charges

Verdicts and Settlements

  • Med Mal Verdict in Northumberland Co. Largest in 16 Years

    By Zack Needles

    In what appears to be the county's largest reported medical malpractice jury verdict in at least 16 years, a Northumberland County jury awarded $625,000 to a man who was permanently disabled after ­suffering what is known as a "mini stroke."

  • Judge Finds Highway Crash Did Not Cause Serious Injuries

    On July 8, 2012, plaintiff Mary Alexander, 60, was rear-ended by another car in stop-and-go traffic on Interstate 76, in Philadelphia. She claimed injuries to her neck, back and knee, resulting in a serious impairment of a bodily function.

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