Medical Device Lawsuits

Who is Eligible to File a Hernia Mesh Lawsuit?

If you underwent a hernia mesh repair and experienced serious complications, including but not limited to excruciating pain, mesh migration, infection, organ puncture, and bowel perforation – you may be eligible to file a lawsuit. Thousands of injured patients have already done so. And with more than 1 million people undergoing hernia repairs in the… read more

FDA Announces Recall of Penumbra Catheters Used in Stroke Procedures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the recall of Penumbra Jet 7 Xtra Flex catheters because they may pose a risk of serious injury. The FDA has received over 200 medical device reports associated with the devices, including deaths, serious injuries, and malfunctions. What Is the Penumbra System? The Penumbra System is… read more

What To Do If You’re Injured By a Defective Medical Device

You got a hip replacement. Everything went well with the operation, and you recovered within a couple of months. For about a year, you enjoyed reduced pain and increased mobility with your new hip. Then something changed. You began to hear a clicking and popping noise when you walked, and your hip started to hurt…. read more

What You Need to Know About Potential ParaGard IUD Complications

If you or a loved one had the ParaGard IUD (intrauterine device) implanted as a birth control option, you may have heard about some of the potential side effects. The T-shaped device may break during removal, for instance, which can cause injuries. A recent study also found a potential connection between copper intrauterine devices like… read more

Studies Show Problems with Scoliosis Device

Do you have a child with scoliosis—an abnormal curvature of the spine? If so, you may be familiar with the Nuvasive MAGEC System, which may be used to treat the condition. Unfortunately, recent studies have suggested it may be defective, so it’s best to proceed with caution. What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis affects about 100,000 children… read more

What Parents Should Know about Scoliosis

Did you know that approximately 3 million new cases of scoliosis are found in children each year? Many of them are identified between 10-12 years old, but sometimes even earlier. With so many things to worry about with our children these days, it’s easy to forget that the condition can get overlooked. Following are five… read more

What You Need to Know about Scoliosis in Children

Did you know that scoliosis—an abnormal curvature of the spine—affects about six to nine million people in the United States? While it typically develops in those is 10-15 years old, the disease can also develop in younger children. When that occurs, the condition — dubbed “early onset scoliosis (EOS)” — typically requires immediate treatment to… read more

What Happens if a Hernia Mesh Fails?

According to the FDA, more than 1 million hernia repairs are performed each year in the U.S.  While there are many ways to treat this, one of the most common ways is with a mesh implant, which helps to reduce the rate of recurrence.   A hernia mesh implant is a medical device implanted into… read more

CoaguChek Test Strip Lawsuits

  Physicians prescribe the blood thinner, warfarin (which is sold under the brand names Coumadin and Jantoven) to patients with cardiac diseases and other illnesses. Due to different responses to blood thinners, many doctors will direct their patients to monitor their blood clotting response. One of these products is  CoaguChek test strips, which measure how… read more

Risks and Injuries Associated With Surgical Staplers

Surgical staplers are used in gastrointestinal surgeries across the country. In fact, they have been in use for over half a century. However, over 92,000 of them have been recalled recently due to documented evidence of their causing significant injuries and death. Injuries linked to surgical staplers include internal organ damage, uncontrolled internal bleeding, and… read more