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People who had to get below-the-knee amputations after taking Invokana are filing lawsuits against the drug’s manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson.

More than 950 complaints have been filed in New Jersey, Johnson & Johnson’s headquarters. A federal court created a multi-district litigation to combine the complaints.

The lawsuits are in conjunction with a black box warning label that the FDA required for Invokana in 2017. The label warns diabetics who take the drug of risk of amputation.

Source: Drug Watch

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Gayle Gerling Pettinga

Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.

Gayle has received numerous awards and honors including Martindale-Hubbell — Peer Review Rated: AV®, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Indiana for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, and YWCA Evansville 100 Years, 100 Women Honoree, 2011.

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