Defective Medical Devices Archives

Defective Medical Devices July 16, 2018

Aesculap Knee Replacement Lawsuit Update 2018

A new lawsuit was just filed against Aesculap, a division of B. Braun, regarding a problem with the company’s prosthetic… Read More

Defective Medical Devices July 1, 2018

Medtronic Insulin Pump Update 2018: FDA Expands Aproval

It has been nearly a year since certain Medtronic Insulin Pump infusion sets were recalled by the device’s manufacturer after… Read More

Defective Medical Devices June 27, 2018

Physiomesh Lawsuit Update 2018 – Physiomesh Hernia Patch Mesh

A lawsuit was filed in mid-June against Ethicon, the company that manufactures Physiomesh. According to the claim, filed by Merlene… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices March 14, 2017

Ethicon Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Scheduled for Trial

The first lawsuit against the Ethicon division of Johnson & Johnson regarding the company’s Physiomesh surgical mesh product is set… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices

Despite New Technology, IVC Filters Continue to Fail

There is currently only one IVC filter still available on the market, but it possibly poses the same problems and… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices August 24, 2016

Essure Lawsuit Update 2016: FDA Warns of Essure Risks

When you use a medication or medical device, you expect it’s going to work properly and safely. Essure is a… Read More

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices December 8, 2015

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

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices November 25, 2015

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

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices June 8, 2015

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

Consumer Drug Safety
Defective Medical Devices April 27, 2015

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