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AMS Mesh Lawsuit Early Trial Dates Set

The federal judge overseeing thousands of cases involving transvaginal surgical mesh complications has created a priority order for nearly four… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Johnson & Johnson Said to Reach a $4B Settlement for Hip-Implant Lawsuits

To resolve thousands of lawsuits over the company’s recalled hip implants; Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay more than… Read More

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Ban at UK NHS Hospitals

The United Kingdom took a big step and banned the use of all controversial hip implant designs in hospitals funded… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Transvaginal Mesh Damage Award Against Bard Upheld

Manufactures in the first federal Bard Avaulta trial have attempted to overturn the $2 million award for the plaintiff. However… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Stryker ShapeMatch Cutting Guide Lawsuit Filed

The Stryker Corporation is facing yet another lawsuit. This time, rather than complaints over Stryker Knee replacements, there are complaints… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Da Vinci Robot Complaints to FDA Rise in 2013

In regards to the innovative da Vinci robot surgeries, there have been an increased number of complaints this year. Citron… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Hips and Knee Replacements Need Lemon Law Consumer Reports Says

Revision surgeries make up for 20 percent of the hip replacements and 10 percent of knee replacements done each year…. Read More

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Da Vinci Robot Surgery Complications are Underreported Study Finds

A study done by researchers from Johns Hopkins concludes that the robot-assisted surgical procedures may seem safer than they really… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

Bellwether Vaginal Mesh Trial in MDL Awards $2 Million

Donna Cisson’s vaginal mesh lawsuit was the first of four bellwether trials to reach a verdict.  Cisson filed a lawsuit… Read More

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Defective Medical Devices

First Trial for Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit in Federal Court Underway

Earlier this month, a mistrial was declared over the first transvaginal mesh lawsuit. However, a new trial began Monday July,… Read More