Defective Medical Devices Archives

Essure Lawsuit
Defective Medical Devices

Essure Lawsuit Update 2016: FDA Warns of Essure Risks

Essure is a birth control device used to prevent pregnancy on a permanent basis. It was approved by the FDA… Read More

Knee joint
Defective Medical Devices

Trials Underway Concerning Zimmer’s NexGen Knee Replacement Devices

The bellwether trial concerning the NexGen knee implant that began in mid-October recently wrapped up with a verdict favoring the… Read More

Human heart
Defective Medical Devices

Recovery Filter Puts Patients at Risk

The Recovery filter, an intra vena cava (IVC) blood clotting filter device, is under scrutiny after being linked to nearly… Read More

morcellator
Defective Medical Devices

Power Morcellator Reportedly Under Investigation by FBI

Morcellators, a medical device used to destroy uterine fibroids, have been in the news a great deal lately. Most recently,… Read More

Power Morcellator lawsuit
Defective Medical Devices

Health Insurers Restrict Coverage for Morcellator Use

Following concern over the safety of laparoscopic power morcellator, an increasing number of health insurance companies in the United States… Read More

FDA recall
Defective Medical Devices

Zimmer Issues Class 2 Recall for Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Knee Implant

The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued a class II recall for the Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial, a device… Read More

morcellator
Defective Medical Devices

How Morcellation Device Got Surgeon Group Blessing

March 12, 2015 – The American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists (AAGL) recently found itself in the middle of the controversy… Read More

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit
Defective Medical Devices

Vaginal Mesh Settlements Urged by Judge

March 2, 2015 – A US Judge in Charleston, West Virginia is urging those involved in transvaginal mesh lawsuits to… Read More

morcellator
Defective Medical Devices

Hospital Chain HCA to Stop Morcellation Use in Light of Recent FDA Warnings

January 6, 2015 – The HCA Network recently decided to end use of power morcellation procedures for treating uterine fibroids…. Read More

Power Morcellator lawsuit
Defective Medical Devices

FDA Urges Caution in Use of Morcellator Device

December 18, 2014—The FDA recently issued a warning against the use of laparoscopic power morcellators for treating uterine fibroids. The… Read More