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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

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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

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Boston Scientific Ordered to Pay $26.7 Million in Mesh Device Settlement

November 25, 2014—Four women will receive a portion of a $26.7 million verdict against Boston Scientific Corp, makers of transvaginal… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Depuy Expected to Settle Lawsuits Related to Its ASR Hip Replacement Devices

November 19, 2014—Johnson & Johnson is expected to pay more than $250 million in settlement compensation to patients injured by… Read More

Defective Medical Devices

Woman Dies From Leiomyosarcoma Following Morcellation Procedure

November 17, 2014—Recently, a 44-year-old New York woman who had undergone morcellation died as a result of cancer that spread… Read More

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Stryker to Pay at Least $1.4 Billion to Patients in Relation to Two of Its Hip Replacement Devices

Stryker, makers of hip implants and other medical devices, was ordered by a New Jersey Superior Court judge to pay… Read More

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Bard to Pay $21 Million to Resolve Vaginal-Mesh Lawsuits

The Bard Company, one of the numerous medical device companies that manufacture vaginal mesh devices, has agreed to pay for… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Endo Said to Add $400 Million to Resolve Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Endo International, manufacturers of controversial vaginal mesh products, has reached a settlement with several plaintiffs in cases filed against the… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Uterine Cancer Rates from Morcellation May Be 1 in 370 According to New Research from Columbia University

Fears that using a morcellation device in the removal of uterine fibroids could cause aggressive cancer to spread worsened following… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Jury Awards $73 Million to Woman in Boston Scientific Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Boston Scientific Corp. was recently ordered by a Texas State court to pay a $73 million award to Martha Salazar,… Read More