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Drug-induced Injuries from HARVONI, SOVALDI, and VIEKIRA PAK

November 30, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

Hepatitis is a viral infection that causes inflammation of the liver and can persist for decades without symptoms. At least 2 to 4 million people are thought to have Hepatitis C (HCV).  The virus is transmitted from person to person and is a blood borne disease.  Many veterans were exposed to the virus during mass military AIRGUN vaccinations; others were…
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Viekira Pak a ‘Bad’ Option for Hep C Patients?

January 19, 2016 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

In recent studies and analysis, there has been some data suggesting that Viekira Pak, a hep C treatment from AbbVie Inc., may be the least safe option of the available leading treatments. The data also shows that it is associated with roughly $6.5 million in avoidable downstream medical expenses. From January 2015 to October 2015, Advera Health filed seven separate…
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