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FDA orders manufacturers of surgical mesh intended to treat pelvic organ prolapse, to stop distribution immediately

By |2019-05-09T13:29:26+00:00May 7th, 2019|Defective Medical Equipment, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Recalls, Uncategorized|

On April 16, 2019, the FDA ordered all manufacturers of surgical mesh intended for transvaginal repair of anterior compartment prolapse (cystocele) to stop selling and distributing their products immediately. The FDA has determined that the manufacturers, Boston Scientific and Coloplast, have not demonstrated reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness for these devices, which is the premarket standard [...]

Post 911 Combat Veterans Suffering From Hearing Loss

By |2019-04-26T14:41:33+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Defective Products, Local News, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Press Releases|

The defective product associated with the aforementioned conditions are The Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) that were issued to military service members from 2003 to 2015 for use both domestically and during deployment, including combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan.

FDA Warns of Illegal Use of Injectable Fillers

By |2018-11-30T15:54:41+00:00November 14th, 2017|Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Recalls|

  Are you considering a procedure to shape or increase the size of certain parts of your body? Beware of using injectable silicone for body contouring or any other unapproved products to achieve your goals. Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Although the FDA has approved certain injectable [...]

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Defective Cook IVC Filter Mass Tort Trial Underway

By |2019-04-26T14:23:42+00:00November 7th, 2017|Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Tort Cases|

The First Cook IVC (Intra-Vena Cava) Filter bellwether trial started last week in Indiana October 27th, 2017 The plaintiff’s case is underway in the first of three mass tort trials on whether Cook Medical Inc. is liable for selling a defective IVC filter that migrated through a blood vessel and punctured the plaintiff’s intestine. [...]

Defective St. Jude ICD / CRT-D Devices

By |2018-02-13T20:33:38+00:00November 10th, 2016|Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Uncategorized|

Defective St. Jude ICD / CRT-D Devices St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) devices - Early Battery Depletion If you are a New York user of a St. Jude Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D), you need to be aware of a major defect [...]

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VW “DieselGate” Emissions Scandal Update

By |2018-02-13T18:16:16+00:00November 25th, 2015|Defective Products|

The Volkswagen emissions scandal is heading into its third month at this point, and things seem to keep getting worse as time goes on. Today we’re going to look at some new developments that have come about in recent weeks, as well as look forward at VW’s rumored plans to “fix” the issues with its [...]

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The Volkswagen Emissions Scandal and You: What Action Can You Take?

By |2018-02-13T18:12:04+00:00November 5th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Defective Products|

By now, Volkswagen’s emissions scandal has become common knowledge amongst the average American. What most people know is that VW cheated on their emissions testing for diesel vehicles, and that they are facing down fines from the US government to the tune of billions of dollars. In short, owners of these vehicles have been the [...]

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Can exposure to toxins lead to product liability for hookah use?

By |2014-07-28T16:15:06+00:00July 28th, 2014|Defective Products|

It seems the message about the dangers of cigarettes have made an impression on today's youth. However, the entire message has been somehow skewed since teens, especially, have turned to another source for their tobacco use. There has been an extraordinary rise in the number of young people from New York and every other state [...]

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