10 March, 2017

These Popular Heartburn Drugs May Have Hidden Risks

By | March 10th, 2017|PPI|

Did you know that heartburn medications are one of the most frequently prescribed drugs in the US?Although commonly referred to as heartburn, this is a misnomer. Heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. [...]

24 February, 2017

Atrium Accused of Concealing Dangers of Hernia Mesh Device

By | February 24th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

Surgical hernia mesh manufacturer Atrium Medical Corp. is the target of a lawsuit filed by a New Hampshire man who alleges the company tried to conceal dangers associated with the device. The plaintiff is [...]

14 February, 2017

What to Know Before You File a Hip Implant Lawsuit

By | February 14th, 2017|Hip Implant|

Thousands of people across the country suffering from complications associated with hip implant surgery have filed lawsuits against the manufacturers of these devices. If you are thinking of taking legal action as well, here [...]

14 February, 2017

CDC Warns of Heater-Cooler Device Infection Risk

By | February 14th, 2017|Heater-Cooler|

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued a warning to patients and health care providers regarding heater-cooler devices used during open-heart surgery. The CDC warned that anyone who underwent this procedure [...]

14 February, 2017

What You Need to Know Before Filing a Lawsuit for Hernia Mesh Injuries

By | February 14th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

If you have suffered complications after undergoing a procedure that involved the use of a surgical mesh to repair a hernia, you are more than likely wondering what your legal options may be. Here [...]

8 February, 2017

Symptoms of a Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Infection

By | February 8th, 2017|Heater-Cooler|

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) may be harmless to most people, but can be deadly for those whose immune systems are compromised. If you have a weakened immune system or you recently underwent open-heart surgery involving [...]

8 February, 2017

What the $1 Billion DePuy Hip Implant Verdict Means to You

By | February 8th, 2017|Hip Implant|

On December 1, a Dallas jury awarded an astounding $1 billion to a group of six plaintiffs who alleged they were injured by a hip implant. The plaintiffs sued DePuy Orthopaedics (a subsidiary of [...]

8 February, 2017

Surgical Hernia Mesh FAQ

By | February 8th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

Hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S. undergo hernia surgery each year, and many of these surgeries involve the implantation of a device known as a surgical hernia mesh. Unfortunately, these devices have [...]

1 February, 2017

Mayo Clinic Warns Patients of Potential Heater-Cooler Device Problems

By | February 1st, 2017|Heater-Cooler|

About 17,000 patients who underwent heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic have received notices from the hospital of a potential risk of infection. The risk is associated with a machine known as a heater-cooler [...]

1 February, 2017

C-QUR Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Update

By | February 1st, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

On December 8, 2016, a panel of federal judges ruled that a Multi-District Litigation (MDL) would be established to consolidate lawsuits against Atrium Medical Corporation, the manufacturer of the C-QUR hernia mesh device. The [...]

1 February, 2017

Plaintiffs Continue to File Hip Replacement Lawsuits Against Johnson & Johnson

By | February 1st, 2017|Hip Implant|

There are approximately 8,000 hip implant lawsuits pending against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy Orthopaedics, with plaintiffs alleging they have suffered a wide range of complications due to defective devices. These include [...]

26 January, 2017

FDA Recommends New Warning for Essure

By | January 26th, 2017|Essure|

On October 28, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is recommending new warnings for labeling for the Essure permanent birth control device. It is also calling for a patient checklist [...]