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Joseph H. Saunders

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Update

Johnson & Johnson Baby  Powder has been implicated in hundreds of cases of ovarian cancer in women.  Many women have used talcum powder for decades for feminine hygiene believing in the safety of the powder. Johnson & Johnson markets the […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Stryker Hip Implant Recall of LFIT V40 Femoral Head

  Stryker Orthopedics issued a recall letter on August 19, 2016 for one of its hip implant heads. Stryker sent a letter to medical professionals advising them that the LFIT V40 femoral head was involved in a higher than expected […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Cordis IVC Filter Lawsuits

Cordis Corporation, makers of OptEase and TrapEase IVC filters, currently faces over 140 lawsuits alleging life-threatening injuries after being implanted with their filters. IVC, inferior vena cava filters are spider-like device that are inserted into the vena cava and designed […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Hip Implant Recall Lawsuits Continue to be Filed

  Tens of thousands of lawsuits over defective hip implants have been settled over the last two years for billions of dollars. But hip implant litigation is far from over. Poorly designed hips are still failing and new lawsuits are […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Ethicon Johnson & Johnson Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward

  Today there are more than 100,000 lawsuits filed worldwide against seven pelvic mesh manufacturers. The majority of them are consolidated in one federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, but you would not know that from the media coverage. There […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Boston Scientific Hit With 100 Million Dollar Transvaginal Mesh Verdict

  A state-court jury in Delaware two weeks ago ordered that Boston Scientific Corp. must pay $100 million to a Delaware woman who blamed the company’s vaginal-mesh inserts for leaving her in constant pain and unable to have sex.   […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Boston Scientific Settles a Group of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

  Boston Scientific, a manufacturer of pelvic mesh implants, disclosed in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that has agreed to pay $119 million to settle nearly 3,000 cases and claims to women who say they were injured […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit Settlement

On March 24, it was announced that Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon subsidiary had reached a settlement in a bellwether trial over their transvaginal mesh devices. That settlement came shortly after a California jury delivered a $5.7 million verdict against J&J’s […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Settlement Extended to Include Surgeries through January 2015

The DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant settlement of over seven thousand lawsuits has been extended to cover hundreds or thousands of new ASR hip implant patients. The original billion dollar settlement of the product liability lawsuits in 2013 […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Wallcur Medical IV Saline Bag Recall

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating Wallcur, a San Diego based company, for shipping hundreds of non-sterile saline bags and syringes. These bags were produced for training health care workers not for use with human patients. However, […]