A federal judge overseeing Mirena lawsuits filed over the intrauterine birth control device is encouraging more female lawyers to join the multidistrict litigation’s proposed plaintiffs’ committee, reports ThomsonReuters.com.
At the first status conference for the litigation on May 17th, 2013...Read More
Johnson & Johnson, the world’s biggest healthcare product manufacturer, has announced its plans to stop selling the metal Ultamet liner component of an implant at the center of over 4,000 DePuy hip replacement lawsuits at the end of August, Bloomberg.com reports.
According to the article po...Read More
The manufacturer of a heavily-scrutinized Wright hip replacement is advising investors that its cobalt chrome modular-neck stem bears striking resemblance to those affected by a voluntarily recall announced last summer by Stryker Orthopaedics.
In a regulatory filing issued by Wright Medical Inc. ...Read More
If you went to St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Jersey for an objective medical opinion, you may have gone to the wrong place—the New York Times revealed this week that the facility’s chief of orthopedic surgery was recently paid almost a million dollars to promote products marketed by t...Read More
Plaintiffs in Smith and Nephew recall lawsuits filed in Tennessee are seeking to coordinate claims in Shelby County Circuit Court, according to court documents.
Filed with the Court on April 9th, 2013, the motion to create a consolidated litigation in the state will involve lawsuits brought by pa...Read More
Already facing more than two dozen da Vinci robot lawsuits, Intuitive Surgical, the manufacturer of the da Vinci Surgical System, has warned of a potential problem with one of the instruments used with the device that could cause patients to suffer surgical burns. According to an Urgent Medical De...Read More
A group of Canadian women gathered to protest outside a local hospital this past weekend to warn about the risk for a vaginal implant to cause pain, infection and other injuries alleged in a growing number of surgical mesh lawsuits.
According to a May 12th, 2013 report from The Star Phoenix, wome...Read More
Cerebral hemorrhaging, gastrointestinal bleeding, death—even though these frightening side effects have been named in a growing number of Pradaxa lawsuits, it was reported in April that the blood thinner’s manufacturer plans to expand its reach into foreign markets this year.
According to a r...Read More
More consumers are filing GranuFlo lawsuits in courts throughout the country that allege Fresenius Medical Care neglected to warn dialysis patients about dangerous risks associated with its GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis drugs. Both products were recalled last year, after they were linked to dan...Read More
More than 170 South African plaintiffs in lawsuits filed after the DePuy ASR hip replacement recall of August 2010 are gearing up to sue the manufacturer for damages in British court, according to Enca.com.
"Our South African clients were unable to sue DePuy in South Africa, and therefore started...Read More