Practices


Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch Label Change

January 31, 2008 - The FDA approved a label change to Johnson & Johnson's Ortho Evra birth control patch on January 18, 2008. Read More


Court Expands Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch Litigation

January 28, 2008 - The maker of the defective Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch will now have to face even more lawsuits over faulty hernia patches. Read More


Federal Court Expands Scope of Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch

January 9, 2008 - On January 8, 2008, a Federal Court judge in Rhode Island expanded the scope of the consolidated proceedings involving hernia patches manufactured by Davol/Bard to cover all Davol... Read More


Red Flag for Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch

January 9, 2008 - Two Canadian women have died and numerous others have suffered blood clots, heart attacks and other medical problems in the span of about four years after using the well-known but... Read More


Man Sues Maker of Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch

January 4, 2008 - An Arkansas man is suing the makers of the Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch, alleging that a hernia patch made by Davol and its parent company Bard caused a massive infection that forced him to... Read More


Poor FDA Scrutiny of Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Lead

January 2, 2008 - The 2007 Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Lead Recall could just be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to defective implantable medical devices. Read More


Medtronic Settles Defective Defibrillator Lawsuits for $114 Million

January 1, 2008 - Medtronic Inc., the maker of the defective Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Lead, announced last week that it had reached a settlement agreement regarding another of its faulty medical devices. Read More


Recalled Heart Implant Gives Man Shock Of His Life

December 27, 2007 - In early December, Jerry Jackson received the shock of his life. Or six. The 63-year-old Mineola resident was sweeping crumbs off the bed where his granddaughter sat when a sudden surge in... Read More


Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Law That Puts Cap on Personal Injury Damages

December 27, 2007 - In a 5-2 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court Thursday morning upheld the constitutionality of a 2004 law capping damages for pain, suffering, and other non-economic claims in personal injury... Read More


Medtronic Should be Honest about Sprint Fidelis Leads

December 20, 2007 - Jane Adams has been dealing with Medtronic since 1999. Prior to having her defibrillator implanted, she trusted the medical device company. However, since a defibrillator with Sprint... Read More


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