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Actos, TVM and Zohydro litigation discussed by Andy Birchfield and Leigh O’Dell on Ringler Radio

May 19, 2014 - Beasley Allen attorneys Andy Birchfield and Leigh O'Dell discuss their progress on litigation involving Actos, Transvaginal Mesh and Zohydro. Read More


Texas jury orders J&J to pay $1.2 million to woman injured by transvaginal mesh

April 4, 2014 - Jurors in a Dallas state court found Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit liable for injuries caused by the design of its TVT-O mesh sling. Read More


Biomet settles metal-on-metal hip implant complaints for $56 million

February 5, 2014 - Medical device manufacturer Biomet Inc. agreed Monday to pay $56 million to resolve multi-district litigation (MDL) in which plaintiffs alleged they were injured by the company’s... Read More


DePuy Orthopaedics approves $2.475 billion settlement agreement in defective ASR hip implant litigation

November 19, 2013 - DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has agreed to a $2.475 billion charge to settle thousands of claims related to injuries suffered as the result of defective ASR hip... Read More


Transvaginal mesh implants may lead to serious, life-threatening injuries

September 5, 2013 - Leigh O'Dell talks about a serious situation facing women who have received a transvaginal mesh implant. Read More


Medtronic Paradigm Insulin Pumps, products subject of recalls, urgent medical device safety notices

August 14, 2013 - Medtronic and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued safety alerts and recalls for a Medtronic Insulin Pump and related products. Read More


Roger Smith appointed to Plaintiffs Steering Committee for Mirena IUD litigation

July 23, 2013 - Adverse events associated with the Mirena IUD include the IUD becoming imbedded, migrating and/or perforating the uterine wall. Read More


Defective metal-on-metal hip implants may result in serious injury

May 1, 2013 - Many of the metal-on-metal hip implants being investigated in this litigation have been found to fail within as little as five years. Read More


Serious side effects associated with Mirena IUD

March 26, 2013 - The intrauterine birth control system has been associated with complications such as organ perforation, migration of the device to the outside of the uterus, expulsion of the IUD, and... Read More


Women experiencing problems with transvaginal mesh must act quickly to preserve legal rights

March 20, 2013 - Women who are experiencing complications caused by transvaginal mesh or bladder slings should act to preserve their rights against manufacturers. The law places time limits by which claims... Read More


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