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Fen-Phen

Commonly referred to as Fen-Phen, the combination of fenfluramine and phentermine at one time was a highly touted weight loss or anti-obesity medication.  In 1997 the FDA requested that it be withdrawn from the market after reports surfaced linking the combination to heart valve disease and pulmonary hypertension.

The Mayo Clinic had found cases of a rare valvular disease in some women who had taken Fen-Phen.  Other doctors also reported abnormal echocadiograms in some women taking Fen-Phen for weight loss and more evidence of heart valve damage appeared.

By 2005 it was reported that over 50,000 product liability lawsuits had been filed against the manufacturers of the Fen-Phen drugs seeking damages in the billions of dollars.

 

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Disgraced And Disbarred, Stan Chesley Is Trying To Shield Assets From Former ...
Disgraced and disbarred, Stan Chesley is trying to shield assets from former clients Reuters In 2014, a judge in Boone County, Kentucky, held Chesley liable for 42 million in damages to the fen phen clients. A Kentucky appeals court affirmed the judgment last March. By then, however, Chesley was already years into what the Ohio Supreme Court and more raquo

Ohio Supreme Court Slams Stan Chesley, Says He Used Intimidation, Aposfraudap...
Cincinnati.com Ohio Supreme Court slams Stan Chesley, says he used intimidation, 39fraud39 to avoid paying settlement Cincinnati.com The court added that it was granting extraordinary relief because of the long and egregious litigation history that started in 2004 when Chesley39s former clients sued him to receive their share of a 200 million settlement involving the diet drug Former clients of disbarred attorney get a win from Ohio Supreme CourtMyDaytonDailyNews all 2 news articles raquo

Elyria City Council Set To Vote On Opioid Lawsuit Chronicle Telegram
Elyria City Council set to vote on opioid lawsuit Chronicle Telegram Balser, who once worked on litigation against the makers of the banned Fen Phen diet drug, will work on the city39s behalf in what could turn into a long and complicated legal fight. He will work for the city on a contingency basis, which will mean the

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BioWorld Online Zogenix shares soar on strong pivotal Dravet data BioWorld Online Positive new pivotal data has shown that ZX 008, Zogenix Inc.39s re imagining of a key component of the ill fated obesity drug Fen Phen, can significantly reduce seizure frequency in children with the rare genetic epilepsy, Dravet syndrome. The result Zogenix, Inc. ZGNX Stock Price Today ZacksZacks Investment Research Zogenix Announces Positive Top line Results from Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical News Release Investors Zogenix, Inc.News Release Investors Zogenix, Inc. Zogenix, Inc. all 120 news articles raquo

Ohio Supreme Court Rules On Latest In 42 Million Chesley Case Cincinnati Bus...
Cincinnati Business Courier Ohio Supreme Court rules on latest in 42 million Chesley case Cincinnati Business Courier The proceedings stem from a 2014 decision by a Kentucky judge that found Chesley violated Kentucky ethics laws in the way he allegedly mishandled money in a class action lawsuit against the makers of the diet drug fen phen. The decision found him

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