Infection, uterine perforations and other Mirena IUD side effects are not uncommon. Just ask ABC15 Investigators in Arizona, who were able to dig up thousands of complaints associated with the popular birth control device in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s database of adverse reports...Read More
Now that closing arguments in the first lawsuit alleging da Vinci robotic surgery complications have been heard by jurors in Washington state court, attorneys for the plaintiff say Intuitive Surgical should pay over $8 million to the family of a patient who allegedly died after suffering injuries ca...Read More
Talk about bad press. A year after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class I GranuFlo recall of two dialysis drugs widely used at clinics operated by Fresenius Medical Care, one such center in Alabama has closed after a report from last year noted two infection-related patient dea...Read More
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