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Uber Lawsuit Filed by Woman Left Paralyzed After Accident

08/31/2017
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A woman is suing the ride share company Uber after her uninsured driver was in a car accident that left her paralyzed. Plaintiff Sarah M. alleges in her lawsuit that her Uber driver was uninsured and had a criminal record that should have prevented him from participating in the ride share…

Tractor-Trailer Accident Kills College Students, Families File Lawsuit

08/31/2017
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The families of a number of softball players killed in a crash are suing the bus company and North Central Texas College for the loss of their loved ones’ lives. In 2014, a North Central Texas College women’s softball team was returning back to Texas after an event against Southern…

Hernia Mesh Infection Lawsuit Targets Manufacturer

08/30/2017
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A lawsuit filed in New Hampshire against the maker of C-QUR hernia mesh argues that the manufacturer is responsible for the resulting hernia mesh infection that compromised the patient’s overall health and well-being. Plaintiff Michael S. of Indiana filed the hernia mesh lawsuit against the Atrium Medical Corporation, which maintains…

New IVC Filter Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Widow

08/29/2017
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A lawsuit filed in August 2017 alleges that a patient died as a result of complications from the Option ELITE Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filter made by Rex Medical LP and Argon Medical Devices. The surgical implantation of the IVC filter occurred in August 2015 in Georgia and the primary purpose of…

Lawsuit Filed After Patient Suffers Life-Threatening Bleeding from

08/29/2017
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A Montana patient recently filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the popular anticoagulant due to complications he suffered while taking the medication. Allegedly, plaintiff Gregory E. took from August 2013 to September 2015 and suffered from life-threatening bleeding from  during that time. Bleeding risks, if not caught early, could…

Family Receives $900K in Car Accident Settlement

08/28/2017
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The family of a 26-year-old college student who died after being struck by an inattentive driver will receive $900,000 from the insurance company covering the driver. The college student, Weiqi Wang, was struck by a careless driver of a 2004 Subaru Outback while in a crosswalk on her way to school.…

Texas Woman Joins MDL After Hernia Mesh Removal

08/25/2017
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Another plaintiff has joined a hernia mesh multidistrict litigation after suffering injuries from hernia mesh removal surgery. Plaintiff Letha Dillard has joined the MDL alleging defendants Atrium, Maquet Cardiovascular and Getinge Ab are responsible for pain and injuries she suffered after her hernia mesh was removed by surgery. The plaintiff alleges that hernia…

Gastrointestinal Bleeding Lawsuit Claims Life-Threatening Injuries

08/24/2017
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Have you recently taken and suffered strange and unexpected side effects as a result? If so, you’re not alone- a new lawsuit filed against manufacturers alleges that the company should have known about or knew about and failed to warn patients about the high risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. The lawsuit…

Complications Not Affecting IVC Filter Market Growth

08/24/2017
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Despite complications linked to inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, the IVC filter market appears to be expanding. A 2014 study published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery — Venous and Lymphatic Disorders found that the number of IVC filters placed in patients in the U.S. increased by 234 percent between…

California Man Files Lawsuit After Hernia Mesh Repair Surgery

08/22/2017
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A California man has filed a hernia mesh repair surgery lawsuit in New Hampshire federal court, home of Atrium Medical Corp., which is the subject of a multidistrict products liability litigation. Robert Olmstead had a C-Qur Mesh V-patch implanted in July 24, 2012 and removed Aug. 28, 2015, at the…

Lawsuit: Life-Threatening Bleeding Risk Was Hidden

08/21/2017
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A Wayne County, Michigan, couple has filed a life-threatening bleeding lawsuit, alleging that the widely popular blood-thinner caused the wife to suffer severe internal bleeding. Plaintiffs F. and J. Felicia Anderson have joined thousands of other users who accuse the drug’s makers, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer, of knowing the…

Report: Failing IVC Blood Clot Filters Kept on the Market

08/21/2017
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Confidential records from medical device company C.R. Bard obtained by NBC News show that the company continued to sell one of its blood clot filters despite reports of potential fatal flaws. According to the NBC News report, C.R. Bard tried to replace a former model of a blood clot filter…

Hernia Mesh Market Continues to Grow Despite Complications

08/17/2017
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Hundreds of patients have filed product liability lawsuits against the manufacturers of their hernia mesh devices used in hernia mesh surgeries. These plaintiffs claim that the use of hernia mesh has resulted in severe complications. However, despite these complications the hernia mesh market continues to grow. One news source has…

Bard Knew About Blood Clot Filter Problems, Sold Device Anyway

08/16/2017
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It has been reported that C.R. Bard continued to sell IVC filters even after blood clot filter problems resulted in at least 27 deaths and a host of other complications. What is a Blood Clot Filter? Many times, when patients are at a high risk for blood clots, they are…

Bellwether Trial Moves Forward Despite Objections

08/16/2017
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Bayer HealthCare, the makers of blood thinning drug , was recently told a bellwether trial would move forward after Bayer requested a summary judgment. This bellwether trial, citing mainly Bayer’s failure to warn about severe bleeding injuries, is the third bellwether trial to be heard in this massive multidistrict litigation.…