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Drug Class Actions

Those who take the popular macrolide antibiotic azithromycin (Zithromax or Z-Pak) – used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections by stopping the growth of bacteria – face a risk of cardiovascular death, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA warning came after The New England Journal of Medicine published the results of a study comparing the risks of heart-related deaths in patients in patients treated with azithromycin (Zithromax), amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin (Cipro), levofloxacin (Levaquin), and no antibacterial drug.

You may not have realized it, but if you were ever given an antibiotic to treat a bacterial infection you may have been given a quinolone — a popular class of antibiotics that has been at the center of growing controversy over their severe side effects.

Quinolone antibiotics such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin), Levaquin (levofloxacin) and Avelox (moxifloxacin) have been called out lately by patients and medical experts alike who claim the drugs are dangerous and do not carry strong enough warnings about their potential side effects. One of the most common quinolone side effects is liver toxicity and liver damage, a serious antibiotic danger

Relacor

Carter-Reed Company LLC and other defendants have agreed to settle a class action lawsuit related to allegedly misleading labeling and advertising of Relacore products. If you purchased Relacore products since Jan. 1, 2000, you may be entitled to a cash payment from the class action settlement.

The Relacore class action lawsuit alleged the defendants made false and misleading statements in their advertising and labeling of Relacore products, in violation of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and other laws.

Relacore was marketed as a belly-fat reduction and weight loss supplement that reduced anxiety and improved mood.

Telephone Sales and Unsolicited Calls Class Actions

Chase Bank TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act was used to hold Chase Bank accountable for their contact with consumers. Chase has settled the case and is paying consumers for contacting them in violation of the Act.

Capital One TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act was used to hold Capital One accountable for their contact with consumers. Capital One has settled the case and is paying consumers for contacting them in violation of the Act.