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    • 3.6 Million Dollar Jury Award in Bard Blood Filter Lawsuit

      3.6 Million Dollar Jury Award in Bard Blood Filter Lawsuit

        A Phoenix, Arizona jury today found that C.R. Bard, a manufacturer of IVC blood filters should pay $3.6 million to plaintiff Sherri Booker who was 37 years old when a Bard G2 blood filter was implanted. Her blood filter […]

    • Biomet Hip Implant Lawsuits Continue

      Biomet Hip Implant Lawsuits Continue

      It wasn’t so long ago that medical device makers led us to believe that metal-on-metal hip implants would revolutionize the industry and provide a better, safer alternative to older implant designs. But the revolution was short lived and the metal-on-metal […]

    • Sorin Stockert 3T  Blood Heater Surgical Infection Lawsuits

      Sorin Stockert 3T Blood Heater Surgical Infection Lawsuits

      After linking dozens of non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections in patients to blood heater-cooler devices, the the FDA issued a national safety communication in 2015. An additional safety communication followed in the summer of 2016 specifically noting Sorin’s Stockert 3T heater-cooler […]

    • Criminal Charges in Miami Pedestrian Bridge Collapse at Florida International University?

      Criminal Charges in Miami Pedestrian Bridge Collapse at Florida International University?

      CBS TV Interview of attorney Joseph H. Saunders Six people were killed in Miami, Florida last Thursday, March 15th, when a pedestrian bridge under construction fell on a major highway crushing cars traveling underneath.  The huge concrete bridge was next […]

    • Cordis Surgical Blood Filter Device Lawsuits Grow

      Cordis Surgical Blood Filter Device Lawsuits Grow

      Litigation continues to grow against Cordis Corportion, manufacturer of the Trap OptEase and TrapEase IVC filters, nickel titanium alloy devices indicated for use in patients at risk for pulmonary embolism. Three IVC filter lawsuits are currently pending in Florida’s Palm Beach […]

    • Diocese of Syracuse Announces Compensation Plan for Sexual Abuse Survivors

      Diocese of Syracuse Announces Compensation Plan for Sexual Abuse Survivors

      On Ash Wednesday, the Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse announced plans to compensate survivors of clergy sexual abuse. Bishop Robert Cunningham announced the initiative at a news conference. The new Voluntary Independent Reconciliation Program will look at claims […]

    • Metal Hip Implants and the Failure of the FDA to Regulate Medical Devices

      Metal Hip Implants and the Failure of the FDA to Regulate Medical Devices

      Roughly 1 in 10 Americans, 32 million, have a medical device implanted – artificial hips, knees, shoulders, ankles, pace makers, stents, cataract lenses, surgical mesh, breasts, IUD’s, – are all just a part of a rapidly growing list. A study […]

    • Taxotere Cancer Drug Needlessly Causes Permanent Hair Loss

      Taxotere Cancer Drug Needlessly Causes Permanent Hair Loss

      Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against Sanofi-Aventis, the makers of the popular chemotherapy medication Taxotere. The drug is used to make the chemotherapy experience smoother and help speed the process of recovery. However, many women taking Taxotere during chemotherapy […]

    • Aesculap and Attune Knee Implant Failure Lawsuits Filed

      Aesculap and Attune Knee Implant Failure Lawsuits Filed

      Another artificial knee implant has come under scrutiny after 25 plaintiffs filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court over allegedly defective knee replacement devices marketed by B. Braun’s Aesculap Implant Systems subsidiary. The lawsuit alleges that B. Braun concealed from […]

    • Cordis IVC Filter Lawsuits

      Cordis IVC Filter Lawsuits

        With over 1,500 Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter lawsuits filed, most of the attention has been focused on two of the largest IVC filter manufacturers – C.R. Bard and Cook Medical. But it is important to remember that other […]