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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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U.S. Senate Report Cites FDA, Hospitals, Manufacturers for Inadequate Safety of Medical Devices Linked to “Superbug” Outbreaks

After an extensive investigation, the United States Senate’s Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee recently issued a report implicating medical device manufacturers, hospitals, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the hundreds of illnesses and deaths involving antibiotic-resistant bacteria linked to endoscope medical devices. Multiple endoscope manufacturers have affirmed their commitment to patient safety, […]

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“Concussion” Film Release Drives National Discussion about Football Head Injuries

As Will Smith’s latest film Concussion premiered in theaters on Christmas Day, the subject matter sparked a national conversation about head injuries for football players. Although the film focused on head trauma and the resulting consequences for adult professional athletes, recent data shows that the American public is concerned with these issues for young football players as […]

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Jury Finds in Favor of Woman in Defective Medical Device Case

A recent case in Philadelphia resulted in a multi-million dollar settlement for a woman who filed a product liability lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) after experiencing complications allegedly caused by J&J’s Prolift pelvic mesh. The case in question involved plaintiff Patricia L. Hammons, who claimed to have suffered serious medical problems after implantation of the Prolift pelvic mesh, which […]

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Malfunctioning Mobile Medical Apps May Lead to Product Liability Claims

With the constant development of new technologies that supplement our lives, applications (often referred to as “Apps”) have become increasingly common, allowing us to accomplish a variety of tasks ranging from purchasing our coffee to finding directions to the nearest hotel or restaurant. It is not surprising, then, that monitoring our health has become easier […]

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