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Archive for September 2017

Life-Threatening Bleed From Subject of Another Lawsuit

For about two weeks in September 2015, Ohio resident Louise R. says she took the widely popular blood-thinner , prescribed by her doctor for the treatment of pulmonary embolism. Thirteen days in, Louise claims to have experienced gastrointestinal bleeding and suffered a life-threatening bleed from , according to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Louisiana federal court,…

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G2 Vena Cava Filter Complications Prompt Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

ivc blood clot filter surgery

A plaintiff has filed a new lawsuit against numerous defendants including IVC filter manufacturer C.R. Bard Inc. and Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. alleging injuries sustained as a result of the G2 Vena Cava Filter. The blood clot filter lawsuit accuses the defendants of manufacture and design negligence as well as failure to warn and breach…

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Tennessee Woman Files Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

A plaintiff from Tennessee is suing Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson over medical expenses and injuries she suffered after being implanted with pelvic mesh. According to the Ethicon pelvic mesh lawsuit, plaintiff Betty B. was implanted with the mesh at the Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. The pelvic mesh the plaintiff was implanted…

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Jury Awards Victim $11M in 18 Wheeler Accident Lawsuit

big truck crashes

A Texas jury handed down an $11 million dollar verdict after a man was severely injured in a trucking accident. According to the 18 wheeler accident lawsuit, Alex P. was driving home from work on a rainy night in 2015 when he was hit head-on by a truck driver who was on his phone. Alex…

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Wreck Caused by Off-Duty Cop Ends in Car Accident Verdict

car accident settlement reached in Texas

After repeated attempts to settle a personal injury case brought by two men who suffered serious injuries in a car accident caused by an off-duty police officer who allegedly failed to yield to the right-of-way at an intersection, a Texas jury returned a car accident verdict awarding the plaintiffs more than $1 million, according to KLTV.…

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Family Files Lawsuit After Woman Dies from Uncontrollable Bleeding

The estate of a Tennessee woman who died of gastrointestinal bleeding after taking is suing the drug makers Janssen, Bayer and Johnson & Johnson for wrongful death. The uncontrollable bleeding lawsuit alleges that the deceased Phyllis L. took the drug and suffered severe medical complications and expenses leading up to her death. The lawsuit claims that…

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Lawsuit Says Bard Ventralight Hernia Mesh Incompatible

bard ventralight hernia mesh lawsuit filed

Bard was hit with a lawsuit alleging its Ventralight hernia mesh is incompatible with human tissue and patients with the mesh suffer pain and other medical complications. Plaintiff Julio N. of North Carolina alleges that he was implanted with Bard Ventralight hernia mesh after hernia repair surgery in 2014. However, the lawsuit claims that the mesh was…

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Florida Patient Files Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit

bard ivc filter lawsuit filed by Florida resident

A Bard IVC filter lawsuit was filed against the company after a Florida resident implanted with the G2® Vena Cava Filter allegedly suffered injuries. This plaintiff has joined the master complaint against Bard. Plaintiff Shelly S. was implanted with Bard’s G2® Vena Cava filter in 2008. According to the complaint, the patient and doctors were unaware of…

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Pelvic Mesh Erosion Lawsuit Claims Unnecessary Injuries

A new lawsuit has been filed because a plaintiff alleges pelvic mesh erosion caused unnecessary injuries about which she was never warned. Plaintiff Jill L. filed the personal injury lawsuit against Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson and other related companies that developed the medical device known as pelvic mesh or vaginal mesh. The pelvic mesh erosion lawsuit…

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Texas Woman Sues After Parking Garage Accident

lawsuit filed after parking garage accident

The owner and operators of a parking garage in Austin, Texas have been hit with a lawsuit after a woman’s car fell seven stories. The lawsuit alleges that Christi B. narrowly escaped death in the plunge her car took to the ground, but still suffered severe injuries including a broken back, broken sternum, broken ribs,…

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Ethicon Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed Over Severe Complications

A Pennsylvania man recently filed a lawsuit regarding emotional distress, significant pain and suffering, permanent injuries, and diminished quality of life that he claims occurred as a result of a defective hernia mesh product. The Ethicon hernia mesh lawsuit seeks recovery of all damages for which plaintiff Joseph W. may be entitled. The defendant is named…

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Risperdal Side Effects Lawsuits Pile Up in Pennsylvania

Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuits

The litigation over the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal has exploded in the state of Pennsylvania after allegations of troubling side effects including breast growth in boys. Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals have been hit with more than 5,000 Risperdal side effects lawsuits in the Liberty Bell State, almost tripling the number of lawsuits…

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Bayer Responsible for Injuries, Lawsuit Claims

xarelto gastrointestinal bleeding may occur as a side effect

Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer, the makers of , have been named in a new legal action due to alleged injuries. Plaintiff Lorraine P. of Virginia received a prescription for to treat pulmonary embolism. She reportedly took the medication from March 2013 to January 2015. However, she suffered critical injuries including iron deficiency anemia as a…

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New Lawsuit Filed Over IVC Filter Safety Concerns

ivc filter safety called into question

As with any medical device, a patient expects that the device has been appropriately tested in order to ensure its safe. However, a Kansas man has filed a new Eclipse IVC Filter lawsuit by arguing that the manufacturer was responsible for making and selling a defective medical device without giving patients or doctors the opportunity…

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Lawsuit Alleges Severe Pelvic Mesh Side Effects

pelvic mesh side effects prompts lawsuit

A New York woman alleges in a recently filed lawsuit that she suffered severe side effects after being implanted with Bard vaginal mesh. Plaintiff Cheri P. says she suffered pelvic mesh side effects including “pain and further urinary problems after being implanted with the transvaginal placed mesh device.” She alleges that Bard and the others…

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