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Certain Philips CPAP and BPAP Machines Recalled Due to Potential Health Issues


Sleep apnea affects millions of people in the United States. This condition blocks the upper airways during sleep, reducing or stopping airflow and leaving the person gasping for air throughout the night. It affects millions of people in the United States. Since the person is sleeping, they may not even realize they have sleep apnea. » Read More

Why Should I Pursue a Claim for a Defective Medical Device?


Every day, people go to doctors and hospitals for medical procedures. Some of these are major surgeries meant to save a person’s life, and other appointments are minor and routine. In every instance, medical devices will be used. From scalpels to ventilators, medical devices play an integral role in a patient’s treatment plan. However, a » Read More

How can I Prove a Defective Medical Product Caused My Injury?


Medical devices are important and save lives. However, in the case of a defective medical product, severe injuries may result. Regulating medical devices requires a careful balance. Overregulation can result in people being injured while data is being collected to prove safety. Under regulation can result in products getting to market that are dangerous and » Read More

Can Drug-Coated Stents Cause Severe Medical Issues?


In recent years, drug-coated stents have proven to be popular due to their medical benefits. They are preferred over metal stents because they are more likely to prevent a blockage. However, a drug-coated stent is still a medical device that is a work in progress. In the last couple of years, there have been two » Read More

Why are Some Imported Medical Devices Unsafe?


Imported medical devices can be potentially unsafe due to the lack of direct oversight by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Imported devices may carry a greater risk for users. This is why it is important to understand how imported medical devices work, the risks, and what steps can help to make them safer. What » Read More

Are Hip Replacement Lawsuits Increasing?


According to data from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), there are 450,000 hip replacements each year in the United States. Many people opt for a hip replacement surgery after their hip becomes damaged from arthritis or other health issues in order to increase their mobility. However, a hip replacement can lead to » Read More

Who is Liable for Defective Breast Implants?


Many opt for breast augmentation surgery for cosmetic benefits, but most patients fail to consider what will happen if their breast implants are defective. A defective implant can lead to a variety of medical issues, which further puts an emotional and financial burden on the patient. Both surgeons and implant manufacturers can be at fault » Read More

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

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