Louie Torres Aug. 31, 2016, 9:36am


PHILADELPHIA — Two people are suing Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, citing alleged breach of implied warranty, failure to warn, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and product liability.

Stephen Sullivan and Linda Sullivan filed a complaint on July 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the defendants, alleging that they failed to provide proper warnings about taking Levaquin.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that in December 2001, Stephen Sullivan was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy after Levaquin was prescribed to him. The plaintiffs hold the defendants responsible because they defendants allegedly failed to provide adequate warning on Levaquin's label regarding the potential side effects of the drug.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek general and special damages, all medical expenses, interest, a full refund of drug purchase costs, compensatory damages, consequential damages, punitive damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. 

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:16-cv-03794-GEKP

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