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Important Case Involving FDA Pre-Market Medical Device Review Evidence Reaches the NJ Supreme Court

When a consumer suffers injury from a product that malfunctions or is defective in New Jersey, they have the option to sue the product manufacturer and any other person or business that contributed to the defective product reaching and injuring the plaintiff. A product may be defective in its design, manufacturing, or warning. To prove […]

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Vaping & E-Cigarette Lawsuits

New Jersey E-Cigarette Lawyers Representing those Injured by Vaping Vaping has been notoriously lauded as a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes, until now. Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, have been thrust into the national spotlight as scores of reports emerge of illnesses and serious injuries among vaping product users. In response, federal and state […]

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Bergen County Jury Sides with Plaintiff in Pelvic Mesh Product Defect Case

In the ongoing product liability litigation against Ethicon for its allegedly defective Prolift pelvic mesh product, a jury in Bergen County, New Jersey recently decided in favor of the plaintiff. This marks the second major decision in New Jersey as it relates to Prolift, both of which resulted in compensatory and punitive damages awards to […]

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Two NJ Companies Banned from Selling Unapproved Pharmaceuticals

Two New Jersey companies were recently banned from distributing unapproved and misbranded pharmaceuticals in violation of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. The companies were the subject of an injunction after selling skin-whitening injectables and other drugs that were not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). On September 14th, the U.S. […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries in Childhood May Lead to Anxiety, Depression Long-term

Traumatic brain injuries can be catastrophically damaging at any age; however, a traumatic brain injury in childhood may lead to serious medical and psychological issues for years to come. In fact, a new study discovered that traumatic brain injuries and concussions, when sustained in childhood, may result in anxiety and depression more than a decade […]

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Surgical Navigation Systems May Lead to Medical Errors, Cautions FDA

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued several warnings recently about the risks associated with surgical stereotaxic navigation systems. These computer systems are employed to guide surgeons during operative procedures and intended to ensure accuracy of placement for surgical instruments and implants. However, the FDA has cautioned doctors about several issues with these […]

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New Research Shows IVC Filters Pose Risks with Little Reward

IVC filters, or inferior vena cava filters, have been the subject of debate within the medical community for years, as physicians and regulators continue to discuss the efficacy of these medical devices, as well as the risks they pose to patients. According to recently published research that investigates the efficacy of IVC filters in improving […]

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Plaintiffs in Product Liability Lawsuit Against Bayer Claim Failure to Warn

Birth Control Implant Lawsuit Help in NJ After a series of product liability lawsuits claiming Bayer Corp. failed to warn patients about the potential risks associated with one of its birth control implants, a California judge recently granted a motion to allow for coordination among the plaintiffs’ cases. This significant decision will allow plaintiffs and […]

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Hospital and Medical Device Manufacturer Facing Lawsuits After Man Dies of Bacterial Infection

Bacterial infections can occur in hospitals for many reasons, including because of errors during surgery, misuse of medical tools, or defective medical devices. For example, a medical device manufacturer and a Pennsylvania hospital are facing multiple lawsuits after two patients contracted a bacterial infection following open-heart surgery, one of whom tragically died as a result. […]

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