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 Surgical Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

By | February 14th, 2017|Hernia Mesh|

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

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 [...]

26 January, 2017

Consumer Reports Article Shows Link Between Heater-Cooler Devices, Dangerous Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

By | January 26th, 2017|Heater-Cooler|

Consumer Reports recently ran an article highlighting the link between heater-cooler devices used in open-heart surgery and complications caused by nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). These bacteria have caused severe infections in many patients, with some [...]

18 January, 2017

Bill Calling for Ban on Essure Reaches House Floor

By | January 18th, 2017|Essure|

A bill is under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives that would all but ensure that the Essure birth control device would be taken off the market. The bill would strip Bayer, the [...]