17 April, 2017

High Failure Rates of IVC Filters – Know the Risks

By | April 17th, 2017|IVC Filter|

IVC filters are supposed to save lives; instead, they have put far too many of them in danger. These medical devices have been widely used in a wide range of patients—from car accident victims [...]

17 April, 2017

Dangerous Side Effects of Long-Term Nexium Use

By | April 17th, 2017|PPI|

Proton Pump Inhibitors like Nexium are among the most prescribed drugs in the US for treating heartburn, indigestion, acid reflux, gastritis, and peptic ulcers. This must have seemed like a miracle for sufferers of [...]

17 April, 2017

Risk of Hernia Mesh Complications Increases Over Time, Studies Say

By | April 17th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

Surgical mesh has long been a viable option in surgical hernia repair. A recent study by JAMA - The Journal of the American Medical Association – found that "[f]or the entirety of the follow-up [...]

11 April, 2017

The IVC Filter Nightmare: How Side Effects Are Ruining Lives

By | April 11th, 2017|IVC Filter|

In most instances, IVC filters are intended to provide a temporary solution to a life-threatening medical condition. This small device is intended to block blood clots and prevent additional complications. Often used to treat [...]

11 April, 2017

The Potential Dangers of Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid

By | April 11th, 2017|PPI|

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are over-the-counter and prescribed heartburn medications. The brand names Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid, are among the most popular of these symptom-relieving medications. They make it easier to swallow, easier to [...]

27 March, 2017

Kidney Problems Caused by OTC Heartburn Pills?

By | March 27th, 2017|PPI|

Very little is as uncomfortable as the burning, irritation and difficulty swallowing that accompany heartburn and acid reflux. This pain can stop you in your tracks. It's only natural to seek relief as quickly [...]

27 March, 2017

IVC Filter Complications – Even the Young Are At Risk

By | March 27th, 2017|IVC Filter|

An inferior vena cava filter (IVC filter) is a medical device intended to prevent life-threatening pulmonary embolisms. Most often used in elderly patients, it has also been used to treat younger patients injured in [...]

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 [...]