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When am I Eligible to File a Hernia Mesh Lawsuit?


A hernia mesh implant is meant to help alleviate pain and symptoms for a patient who has a hernia. Hernias may not cause immediate pain or problems, but they can present risks if they are left untreated. However, if it is poorly implanted, it could lead to further health complications. Doctors suggest hernia mesh surgery » Read More

When to File a Wrongful Death Claim After a Defective Medical Device Caused a Death


There are plenty of medical devices that help improve the quality of life for patients dealing with a variety of health issues. Devices, like pacemakers, stents, and insulin pumps, can help to improve a patient’s health and lifestyle. However, a defective medical product can lead to an irreparable injury or even death. This can leave » Read More

Recall on Faulty Infusion Pumps


Recently, a well-known manufacturing company issued a recall on their infusion pumps. The company, which supplies over 80 percent of the market’s infusion pumps, found that some of their products failed to deliver medications properly. Many hospitals are now determining whether they will monitor, repair, or replace their supplies of infusion pumps. Many of the » Read More

Defective Pacemakers can Lead to Serious Harm


Despite the contributions to science and health, some medical devices can be imperfect and dangerous for patients. Defective medical products can lead to serious injuries and even fatalities. When a patient has a serious injury as a result of their pacemaker, it may place a burden on the victim and their family. The victim may » Read More

What Should I Do if I Suspect a Power Morcellator Caused My Cancer to Spread?


Power morcellators are medical devices that are frequently used during laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgeries. The device cuts tissue into smaller pieces, allowing a surgeon to easily remove it through a small incision site. These devices are frequently used in surgeries that remove the gallbladder, kidney, liver, uterus, uterine non-fibroids, and the spleen. Why is the » Read More

When Should I File a Lawsuit for a Defective Medical Device?


Modern technology helps patients in need of medical devices; however, these devices are not always perfect. Defective medical devices can lead to serious injuries and even fatalities. Patients that rely on these devices are often forced to deal with medical bills, lost wages, and other losses. Medical products liability claims are often complicated, so a » Read More

Can I Sue if My Defective Hip Replacement Gets Infected?


It is no surprise that hip replacement surgery has been increasing steadily in the last 20 years; a growing number of Americans are aging. In the next four decades, the number of Americans who are 65 years old and older will amount to 23 percent of the total population. According to the Centers for Disease » Read More

How Can I Pursue a Lawsuit for a Defective IVC Filter?  


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved IVC filters in 1979, and its uses have grown significantly over the years. These filters are designed to prevent pulmonary embolisms, which are blood clots in the lungs that can cause permanent damage or death. Like other medical devices, IVC filters come with certain risks that can » Read More

More Than 40,000 Catheters Recalled


Two types of catheter models produced by Abbott Laboratories were recently recalled due to potentially severe safety issues. The two catheters are the NC Trek RX Coronary Dilatation Catheter and the NC Traveler Coronary Dilatation Catheter. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defined them as Class I recalls, which is the most serious » Read More

Insulin Pump Recall Leads to Deaths


According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Medtronic insulin pumps are facing a recall due to a flood of over 26,000 reported malfunctions. The malfunction led to thousands of injuries and at least one death. Ultimately, Medtronic is recalling over 300,000 insulin pumps as part of the Class I recall. Affected products include » Read More

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