Archive for April 2016

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

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There have been tens of thousands of claims filed across the country against the manufacturers of the transvaginal mesh inserts. The lawsuits claim that complications could have been prevented had the manufacturers of these products properly researched the design or had they adequately warned the medical community or consumers of the risks involved. The mesh…

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Power Morcellator Lawsuit

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The power morcellator, a hysterectomy surgical device that is used during minimally invasive, laparoscopic procedures, has caused the spread of endometrial stromal sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, or other hidden cancers contained within the uterus. The result has been an increasing number of uterine fibroid cancer and hysterectomy cancer lawsuits by women throughout the United States. The suits…

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IVC Filter Complications – A Medical Animation Video

IVC Filter Complications From YouTube, “This medical animation demonstrates a possible complication for a patient implanted with an Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter. The filter, whose purpose is to catch and prevent fatal blood clots from reaching the heart, unexpectedly migrates and punctures the IVC and nearby tissues.”

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Xarelto Lawsuits

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Oral anticoagulant Rivaroxaban, better known as Xarelto, has been at the center of numerous lawsuits due to a serious and dangerous side effect of uncontrollable bleeding. Xarelto is a blood thinner manufactured by Bayer and marketed by Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, prescribed to patients suffering from atrial fibrillation to help prevent blood clots. The…

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Zofran Lawsuit Update

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Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against GlaxoSmithKline, the manufacturer of the anti-nausea drug, Zofran. Parents have been filing claims against the company due to the drug’s link to birth defects. Zofran is a top selling medication that is often prescribed to pregnant women who are suffering from morning sickness. The first lawsuit was filed…

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IVC Filter Lawsuit

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The Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) is a major vein in the body that is responsible for carrying blood from the lower body into the heart. The IVC filter is a wire device that is inserted into the vein of those who are considered to be at an increased risk of pulmonary embolism. The Recovery IVC…

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