Power Morcellator Cancer Lawsuits Consolidated Into Multidistrict Litigation

November 17th, 2015 | Defective medical device

The power morcellator is a device that many medical experts once thought would revolutionize the way certain procedures are performed. However, research has shown the device can cause dormant cancerous cells to be released into the body, where they can then metastasize. Many patients were not warned of the power morcellator cancer risk, and those… Read More

Report Indicates C.R. Bard, Inc. Was Aware of IVC Filter Risks

October 13th, 2015 | Defective product

Medical devices known as an Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters are implanted into a vein to prevent blood clots from spreading to the heart or lungs. But certain makes and models of these filters may put patients at risk of serious injury. Reports show as many as 27 deaths are associated with C.R. Bard, Inc.’s… Read More

Lawsuit Claims Doctors and Hospitals Knowingly Used a Defective Medical Device

June 23rd, 2015 | Personal injury

The law requires all medical devices distributed and sold in the United States to undergo rigorous testing to ensure safety. However, products not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can sometimes find their way onto the market. When this happens, those using the defective medical device can be held liable for damages.… Read More

Power Morcellator Cancer Risk Prompts Warnings From FDA and Insurers

April 21st, 2015 | Defective medical device

Medical technology can make procedures faster and less invasive than ever, but that doesn’t always mean new approaches are safer. Take, for example, safety warnings following the widespread adoption of the power morcellator. The power morcellator is a device used perform hysterectomies and other surgical procedures. While the device can allow for a less invasive… Read More

Human and Monetary Costs Associated With Transvaginal Mesh Failure

August 12th, 2014 | Personal injury

When our organs and other internal body parts will not stay in their proper location, corrective surgery may be needed; however, some of the products that are being used during these procedures may put patients at serious risk of harm. Take, for instance, the hundreds of thousands of women who have been harmed by a… Read More

3 Common Causes of Defective Medical Devices

March 18th, 2014 | Defective medical device

March 18, 2014 For millions of Americans, the use of a medical device is necessary to significantly improve their quality of life. When a new product is developed though, problems may be overlooked or go unrecognized which can sometimes cause serious harm to patients. This leaves many wondering what some of the most common causes… Read More