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IVC Filter Removal Could be Easier with Tracking System

IVC filter removal has become a serious problem for patients who received these devices and who have ultimately had them removed. During this removal process, doctors often have challenges with IVC filter removal because the devices break down and migrate to other parts of the body. New research indicates that the implementation of a tracking system…

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California Man Files Hernia Mesh Failure Lawsuit

A California man has filed a hernia mesh failure lawsuit alleging that the makers of the popular hernia mesh product have a defective medical device on the market that puts patients at risk. According to the hernia mesh failure lawsuit filed by William K., the surgical implantation of an allegedly defective Ventralex ST mesh product,…

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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Stands with $3.6M Jury Award

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Stands with $3.6M Jury Award

A Bard IVC filter lawsuit has concluded with Bard being blocked from getting a new trial after a $3.6 million jury verdict came down. This verdict awarded in the Bard IVC filter lawsuit was handed down after a multidistrict litigation test trial regarding the safety of vein filters that are designed to capture blood clots…

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Hernia Mesh Removal Guidelines Created for Patients

Hernia Mesh Removal Guidelines Created for Patients

In a new hernia mesh removal lawsuit, information came out that saving the physiomesh for the trial could affect hundreds of people who are currently suing Ethicon over the physiomesh product. Hernia mesh removal is one common side effect of receiving the implant to begin with. A Georgia court issued an order at the end…

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Hernia Mesh Side Effects Lawsuit Filed Over Severe Injuries

Hernia Mesh Side Effects Lawsuit Filed Over Severe Injuries

A hernia mesh side effects lawsuit has been lodged by a patient who claims that defects and complications with the device led to serious problems, side effects and unnecessary pain. Gore hernia mesh and Covidien Parietex caused injuries and a cancer scare, according to the hernia mesh side effects lawsuit. Gore Micromesh and Covidien Parietex…

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IVC Filter Award Tops $1 Million

IVC Filter Award Tops $1 Million

An IVC filter award handed down by a jury includes $1.2 million to those who suffered perforated veins as a result of the allegedly defective filter. A Texas jury handed down the $1.2 million IVC filter award after a Houston firefighter alleged that his Cook Incorporated vein filter perforated his body tissue. He claims that Cook…

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New Guidelines Released for Removing Hernia Mesh

New Guidelines Released for Removing Hernia Mesh

Removing hernia mesh may be an issue that you discussed with your doctor after having the hernia mesh implanted and discovering that it may cause serious injuries. In the Ethicon Physiomesh MDL, guidelines have recently come down for discussions about removing hernia mesh. Removing hernia mesh may need to occur when patients begin to experience complications…

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits May Be Consolidated Soon

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits May Be Consolidated Soon

More than 60 hernia mesh lawsuits may be consolidated together after a current request that the New Jersey High Court has asked for. The different hernia mesh lawsuits allege very similar claims, including that the hernia mesh products were defective and led to serious injuries by patients. The hernia mesh lawsuits may be consolidated because of the…

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IVC Filter Trial Outcome Includes $3.6M Award

IVC Filter Trial Outcome Includes $3.6M Award

An IVC filter trial against C.R. Bard, a popular manufacturer of the IVC device, has led to a claim that the manufacturer of the device owes more than $3.6 million to an injured party. A federal jury in Phoenix involved in the IVC filter trial gave $2 million in punitive damage costs and $2 million in…

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Ethicon Physiomesh Lawsuit Alleges Serious Injuries

An Ethicon Physiomesh lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey, accusing the manufacturers of making a defective and dangerous device. The Physiomesh’s flexible composite mesh was allegedly used to treat umbilical hernia for the plaintiff, an individual who suffered serious injuries. The defendants, Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson, allegedly created, manufactured and supplied multi-layer hernia…

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Study: IVC Filter Fracture May Be Common Side Effect

Study: IVC Filter Fracture May Be Common Side Effect

A new IVC filter fracture report identifies that there is a high risk of strut embolism. Inferior vena cava filter fractures have been reported by patients around the United States and a new report reveals that the risk of IVC filter fracture is high. The case study identifies one female patient who suffered from an…

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Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Cases May Be Centralized

Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Cases May Be Centralized

The polypropylene hernia mesh that has allegedly caused serious injuries may have future claims in a centralized Bard hernia mesh lawsuit. Many plaintiffs have filed a Bard hernia mesh lawsuit after suffering what they allege are serious injuries about which they should have been warned well in advance. Centralization of the separate hernia mesh claims…

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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Testimony: Company Knew About Defects

Bard IVC Filter Lawsuit Testimony: Company Knew About Defects

Many plaintiffs have filed Bard IVC filter lawsuits after suffering devastating injuries following the implantation of this medical device. According to testimony and arguments made in a recent Bard IVC filter lawsuit, the company rushed these defective devices to market despite the fact that they presented serious dangers. This was as told to a New Jersey…

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IVC Filter Lawsuit Awards Woman $2M in Damages

A jury has found that a woman who suffered severe injuries as a result of a IVC filter is entitled to a significant award. The total of the IVC filter lawsuit awards amounted to $2 million in the case considered to be a bellwether. Unfortunately, many consumers have come forward with complaints about serious side…

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