Practices


3M Bair Hugger surgical warming blankets linked to serious infections, amputations

November 3, 2015 - Bair Huggers, manufactured by 3M subsidiary Arizant Healthcare, are the country’s top-selling surgical warming device. Lawsuits allege the blankets have been linked to surgical site... Read More


FDA investigating serious safety concerns involving Essure permanent birth control

November 3, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing safety concerns involving the permanent birth control implant Essure after mounting complaints from women who say they have been... Read More


Jury awards $100 million to woman injured by transvaginal mesh

May 29, 2015 - A Delaware jury ordered Boston Scientific Corp. to pay a Newark woman a record $100 million in damages for injuries she suffered from the company’s transvaginal mesh device. Read More


Beasley Allen lawyer Navan Ward and family spotlighted in WynLiving magazine

January 6, 2015 - Navan Ward, a Principal in our Mass Torts section, and his family were recently featured in WynLiving, the magazine serving residents of the Wynlakes and Wyndridge neighborhoods in... Read More


FDA orders black box warning placed on power morcellators used in hysterectomy, myomectomy procedure

November 25, 2014 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that laparoscopic power morcellators not be used to remove uteruses (hysterectomies) or fibroids (myomectomies) in the vast majority of... Read More


Defective hip implant litigation settlement agreement approved by Howmedica Osteonics Corporation, Stryker Orthopaedics

November 3, 2014 - Howmedica Osteonics Corporation, doing business as Stryker Orthopaedics, has reached a proposed settlement agreement to compensate thousands of people injured by defective hip replacement... Read More


Gynecologic power morcellator tool linked to cancer spread, worsening chances of survival

October 29, 2014 - A surgical tool called the power morcellator, which is widely used to laparoscopically remove uterine fibroids or perform hysterectomies, can spread cancer often in situations where cancer... Read More


Extended use of talcum powder for female hygiene escalates risk of developing ovarian cancer

July 24, 2014 - Beasley Allen attorney Ted Meadows talks about the increased risk of developing ovarian cancer due to prolonged use of talcum powder. Read More




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