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Doctors Seek to Ban Laparoscopsis Power Morcellator Devices

Laparoscopis power morcellators are devices used in minimally invasive surgical procedures. The devices cut tissue into smaller pieces to make… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Johnson & Johnson to Appeal $3.27 Million Pelvic Mesh Implant Jury Verdict

A Federal jury recently determined Johnson & Johnson knew about the defective design of its vaginal mesh implant and is… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

New Study Confirms Link Between Cancer and Power Morcellator Use in Hysterectomies

During a hysterectomy or myomectomy procedure, a power morcellator can be used to cut large portions of uterine tissue into… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Power Morcellators Recalled by Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson has announced the official recall of their power morcellator devices three months after their initial product suspension… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

FDA Feels Transvaginal Mesh Needs Reclassification as High Risk

Over the past couple of years, transvaginal mesh and the problems it has been causing have been in the news… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Morcellator Lawsuit – FDA Warning Johnson & Johnson

Many women opt to undergo minimally invasive hysterectomies as a safer alternative to “C” sections to remove the uterus and fibroids… Read More

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More Women and Doctors Bringing Up Complaints Regarding Essure

Over the past several months, more and more women, along with their physicians have been bringing up complaints to the… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Bellwether Trials Chosen for Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacements

Zimmer, the world’s largest knee implant manufacturer, is facing over 1,300 pending trials against them for a range of complaints… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

First Trials On Defective Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implants To Start 2015

Trial litigation for Stryker Rejuvenate Hip implants is slated to begin in the summer of 2015.  In the meantime, mediations… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Vaginal Mesh Suits against Coloplast to Be Settled With $16 Million Payout

In a move to settle mounting lawsuits related to its vaginal mesh product, Denmark-based medical supplier Coloplast is said to… Read More