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John A Dalimonte

Boston Defective and Dangerous Products Attorney.

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  1. Thousands of Vials of Cancer Drug Velcade Recalled

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    The popular injectable drug Velcade or Bortezomib is used primarily to treat patients with bone marrow cancer as well as mantle cell lymphoma. Velcade has been the subject of controversy for some time due to its high cost and brutal side effects. But the problems for Velcade took...

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  2. Darvon & Darvocet Recalled by Manufacturer

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    After more than 50 years on the market, popular pain relievers Darvon and Darvocet -- as well as their generic counterpart, known as propoxyphene -- have been recalled after the Food and Drug Administration requested that the painkillers be pulled from the U.S. marketplace. The a...

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  3. Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agent Lawsuit Set

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) is a rare and serious syndrome known to be caused by increased exposure to gadolinium-based dyes used a contrast substance for MRIs. The dangers of these contrast agents have long been known in the medical community but the risks have widely be...

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  4. Johnson & Johnson Recalls Another Children’s Medicine

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    Johnson & Johnson's Children's Tylenol was pulled off of pharmacy shelves in April as part of a massive, 135-million-bottle recall which also included other products manufactured under the company's McNeil label like Zyrtec, Tylenol, Benadryl and Motrin. Now as Children's Tylenol...

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  5. DePuy Hip Replacements Could Cause Metallosis

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    Nearly 100,000 people worldwide have been affected by the massive DePuy hip replacement recall. The systems were recalled after data found that one out of every eight patients who received the DePuy ASR hip system had to undergo a revision surgery. Horrifying tales of loose parts...

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  6. Report Reveals J & J Recalls Caused By Quality Issues

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of Johnson & Johnson, has been party to dozens of recalls over the past few months. The company has recalled millions of the planet's most popular over-the-counter medications. And the Food and Drug Administration now has discovered the caus...

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  7. Latest Johnson & Johnson Recall is Tough to Digest

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    For those of you who thought maybe -- just maybe -- Johnson & Johnson would receive an early Christmas gift by not being forced to recall any more popular medications, you were wrong. This week, the troubled drug giant recalled its best-selling heartburn medication Mylanta after ...

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  8. Women at Higher Risk for DePuy Device Failure

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    The National Joint Registry of England and Wales has bad news for women who received a DePuy hip device. New data published by the registry have found women are more likely than men to need a second hip replacement surgery after receiving a DePuy hip replacement system. The agenc...

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  9. Study Shows Bard Vena Cava Filters are Risky for Significant Numbers of Patients

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    Bard IVC filters have been creating health problems for many patients. IVC filters are placed in the vena cava which is a large vein. They are designed to protect against pulmonary embolisms by stopping clots before they reach the lungs. Usually patients at risk for pulmonary em...

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  10. DePuy Hip Implant Study Finds Higher Failure Rates

    Written by attorney John Dalimonte, over 3 years ago.

    An unpublished study of the DePuy hip implant sheds an unfavorable light on the previously-cited estimates of failure made when the device was recalled last year. Orthopedists from the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Hip Society released a two-page statement repor...

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