CALIFORNIA WOMAN BRINGS TRANSVAGINAL MESH CASE AGAINST BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP.

A California woman sues Boston Scientific Corp. after receiving a defective transvaginal mesh implant. The woman alleges serious damages associated with the medical device’s failure. Many women in California experience a condition called "pelvic organ prolapsed," which happens when the [...]

By |2019-05-23T05:31:16+00:00December 16th, 2010|Blog Posts in 2010, Legal Articles, News Blog|1 Comment

CALIFORNIA COURT FINDS THAT A LOSS OF CONSORTIUM CLAIM MAY ARISE OUT OF PREMARITAL ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

A California court recently held that a mesothelioma-based loss of consortium claim could be brought on the basis of pre-marital asbestos exposure. Loss of consortium claims are frequently brought by the spouses of mesothelioma sufferers against the manufacturers of asbestos [...]

By |2019-05-23T10:16:53+00:00December 16th, 2010|Blog Posts in 2010, Legal Articles, News Blog|0 Comments

FDA ISSUES AN UPDATED SAFETY COMMUNICATION AND INDUSTRY GUIDANCE ABOUT THE RISKS OF LAPAROSCOPIC POWER MORCELLATORS

November 24, 2014 - The FDA issued a major update to its safety communication from April 17, 2014, warning against the use of laparoscopic power morcellators (LPMs) for hysterectomies and myomectomies "in the vast majority of women." FDA's decision to [...]

By |2019-05-23T05:56:53+00:00December 16th, 2010|Blog Posts in 2010, Legal Articles, News Blog|0 Comments

FDA EXPERT PANEL RECOMMENDS ADDITIONAL SAFETY STUDIES TO ASSESS CARDIOVASCULAR RISKS WITH TESTOSTERONE THERAPY

September 17, 2014 - An FDA advisory panel consisting of the Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee issued a recommendation regarding the intended use and the potential adverse cardiovascular effects [...]

By |2019-05-23T05:55:16+00:00December 16th, 2010|Blog Posts in 2010, Legal Articles, News Blog|0 Comments

2013 AUSTRALIAN AND UK JOINT REPLACEMENT REGISTRY REPORTS: CONTINUING INCREASE IN FAILURE RATES FOR HIP METAL-ON-METAL IMPLANTS, ESPECIALLY DEPUY’S ASR AND ASR XL

The recently published reports from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales (UK NJR) and the Australian National Joint Replacement Registry (NJRR) reveal increasing failure rates and other significant safety issues affecting all metal-on-metal hip replacements (MOMs). The increase [...]

By |2019-05-23T05:43:55+00:00December 16th, 2010|Blog Posts in 2010, Legal Articles, News Blog|0 Comments

MEDTRONIC FACES LAWSUITS RELATED TO DEFECTIVE AND MISMARKETED MEDICAL DEVICES

Medtronic Inc. faces several product liability lawsuits alleging defective and illegally marketed medical devices. Medtronic Inc. recently agreed to an $85 million settlement with shareholders based on claims that the medical device company's executives lied about the profitability of Medtronic's [...]

By |2019-05-23T05:35:08+00:00December 16th, 2010|Blog Posts in 2010, Legal Articles, News Blog|0 Comments