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Complications Requiring Hernia Mesh Revision Surgery Prompt Lawsuit

07/24/2017
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A product liability lawsuit has been filed against Ethicon and parent company Johnson & Johnson alleging that a man’s hernia repair using Ethicon Physiomesh led him to develop complications ultimately requiring hernia mesh revision surgery. Plaintiff Larry S. filed his lawsuit in South Carolina federal court after his surgical mesh…

More Than 18,000 Suing Over Bleeding Side Effect

07/21/2017
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The widely popular blood-thinner —generically known as rivaroxaban—is FDA-approved to reduce the risk of blood clots, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in knee and hip replacement surgery patients and to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in patients with an abnormal heart rhythm, a condition known as…

August 11 Marks Date to Consider Class Certification in IVC Filter Litigation

07/21/2017
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On August 11, 2017, U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell will be hearing oral arguments in Arizona federal court to decide if class certification will be established for IVC filter plaintiffs. The proposed class action lawsuit seeks medical monitoring services for plaintiffs who were implanted with an IVC filter and…

Car Accident Deaths Mounting Despite Increased Safety Technology

07/20/2017
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Car accident deaths are on the rise in the United States, an alarming trend considering the myriad safety features that contemporary automobiles are equipped with such as airbags, rearview cameras, electronic stability control systems, and automated emergency braking systems. In 2016, according to the National Safety Council, motor vehicle deaths…

Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Alleges Risks Were Hidden

07/19/2017
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A New Hampshire couple is suing the manufacturer of the C-Qur Mesh for severe complications they say were caused by the device after the husband had it surgically implanted as a treatment for an umbilical hernia. Among the charges levied by James and Kimberly B. of Nashua, New Hampshire against…

Lawsuit: Drug Maker Concealed Life-Threatening Bleeding Risk

07/18/2017
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A 79-year-old man has filed a lawsuit accusing Janssen Research and Development LLC, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer of concealing the risk of uncontrollable bleeding that is associated with the drug. “This is an action for damages suffered by Plaintiff as a direct and proximate result of the Defendant’s negligent…

IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed Over Complications Caused By Device

07/18/2017
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A California man has joined the multi-district litigation against Cook Medical over its inferior vena cava (IVC) filter, used worldwide in the practice of endovascular cardiology. Plaintiff Mark P. filed his IVC filter lawsuit in the Southern District of Indiana, where IVC filter lawsuits have been centralized. Cook Medical is…

Semi Truck Accident Lawsuit Filed Against 18-Wheeler Operator

07/17/2017
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The family of a 54-year-old Alabama man who was killed in a car accident on April 30 has filed a semi truck accident lawsuit against the 18-wheeler operator, including charges for wrongful death. Kevin S. was killed in a car accident that occurred when an 18 wheeler traveling south on…

Reasons to Hire a Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer

05/20/2017
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Commercial accidents typically involve trucks carrying goods or equipment. The National Safety Council mentions that 10% of all vehicles involved in fatal crashes were large trucks. Personal injury attorneys that focus on commercial crashes are seeing more business lately. Yet, not all victims of truck accidents are searching for a lawyer. They…

CDC Study Says Asbestos Still Causing Mesothelioma Deaths

05/01/2017
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A study recently released by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that even though numerous regulations have been passed to limit exposure to asbestos, people are still dying from malignant mesothelioma associated with exposure to the fire retardant material. Regulations were implemented by the Occupational Safety…

Brain Injury Settlement Reached For 6-Year-Old Girl Struck by Ball at Atlanta Braves Game

04/30/2017
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A brain injury lawsuit filed by the father of a 6-year-old girl who suffered severe trauma at an Atlanta Braves game has been settled. Fred Fletcher filed the brain injury lawsuit against the Braves after his daughter was struck in the head by a foul ball while sitting behind the…

Nursing Home Residents: Victims of Sexual Assault

04/13/2017
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Abuse, sexual assault, and other forms of neglect is a largely hidden problem facing most states when it comes to nursing home facilities that are charged with caring for some of the most vulnerable members of society. A chain of nursing homes called Keeney Country Homes located in Missouri was…

Lawsuit Says Drug Causes Major Bleeding

04/13/2017
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The makers of the , a drug used to reduce the risk of stroke in hip and knee replacement patients, were hit with a lawsuit alleging the drug caused unintended major bleeding. Plaintiff Isabel L. alleges in her lawsuit that she was prescribed in October of 2013. According to Isabel,…