NexGen Knee Replacement Lawyers For Failure And Complications
Early failure and replacement of the device
Loosening of artificial knee
Knee or joint pain
Popping, Fracture, Dislocation
Difficulty walking or standing
MIS Tibial Components and the NexGen LPS-Flex GSF Femoral Component lawsuits, have been consolidated in the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois under the multidistrict litigation (MDL) case number 2272. Zimmer Manufacturing has recalled the NexGen MIS Tibial Component due to to one or more complications.
Devices In The NexGen MDL Class Action:
All NexGen MIS Total Knee Procedure Stemmed Tibial Components
NexGen Complete Knee Solution Cruciate Retaining-Flex Femoral Components (CR-Flex)
NexGen Complete Knee Solution Gender Solutions Female LPS-Flex (GSF LPS-Flex)
NexGen Complete Knee Solution Legacy Posterior Stabilized-Flex Femoral Components (LPS-Flex)
NexGen Complete Knee Solution CR-Flex Gender Solutions Female CR-Flex (GSF-Flex)
If you have a Zimmer NexGen knee replacement and are experiencing complications your doctor immediately to evaluate if the device is working properly. You may need revision surgery. Speak to one of our NexGen knee replacement lawyers.
Actos is a medication taken by Type II ( adult onset ) diabetics to control their insulin production. Actos lawsuits are being filed for victims of bladder cancer from Actos.
Actos lawsuits that allege long-term use of the Type 2 diabetes drug caused patients to develop bladder cancer continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana. According to court documents, the proceeding’s next Case Management Conference will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. (In re: Actos Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2299)
According to court documents Actos litigation involving bladder cancer allegations got underway shortly after the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned in June 2011 that use of the drug for 12 months or more had been associated with an increased risk of the disease. At that time, the FDA ordered Takeda Pharmaceuticals to add new warnings to the Actos label about its potential to cause bladder cancer.
Court filings indicate that more than 2,500 Actos lawsuits are now pending in the Western District of Louisiana, where the first case will go to trial in January. Plaintiffs in Actos lawsuits allege that Takeda Pharmaceuticals and other defendants concealed knowledge that the medication could increase a person’s chances of developing bladder cancer, and failed to provide adequate warnings about that risk to the public and medical community.
On the state level, two Actos claims involving bladder cancer allegations have already gone to trial. Last month, a Maryland State Court jury awarded $1.7 million to the family of a man who died of bladder cancer following long-term use of Actos. However, according to court records, the judge presiding over the trial tossed out the verdict because the jury also found that the decedent’s decades-long smoking habit contributed to the development of the disease. (An v. Nieberlein, 24-C12003565, Circuit Court for the City of Baltimore, State of Maryland.)
This past April, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded $6.5 million to a plaintiff who developed bladder cancer following four years of Actos use. However, the plaintiff is currently appealing a decision by the judge overseeing the case to grant Takeda Pharmaceuticals’ request to set aside the verdict. (Cooper v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals America Inc., CGC-12-518535, California Superior Court)
Long-term users of Actos ( over 2 years ) who have been diagnosed with bladder cancer may be eligible to file an Actos lawsuit against Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
1. You must have taken Actos for over two years
2. You must have a confirmed diagnosis of bladder cancer
3. You must have no prior medical history of baldder cancer prior to taking Actos
It has become apparent that there is a large number of drugs and devices class actions that have been filed against manyfacturers that have targeted women.
We can start with the Dow Corning siicone breast implant class action of years ago. Women are still suffering today. The Dow Corning Trust just recently launched a silicone breast implant explant program. The leaking silicone and bursting implants lead to toxicity related immune system diseases like lupus and fibromylagia and other immune deficiency diseases. Women to this date are still suffering from their Dow silicone Breast Implants and the Dow Corning settlement trust is stll living out payments like the new breast explant program.
Fosamax was supposed to cure osteoporosis but ended up causing femur fractures.Then we have Yaz and Yasmine birth control pills. Young women were having their lives altered by pre-mature strokes, pulmonary embolisms, deep vein thrombosis, blood clots and heart attacks. Many girls harmed were barely starting a college life.
History moves along to the metal on metal and metal componednt hip replacements like the DePuy Pinnacle and ASR Hip Replacement and the Stryker Rejuvinate and ABG II Modular Stems. These are a metal on metal hip replacement recalled for their need for revision surgery. These hip replacements failed in women more then men. The smaller frame of a women makes the device more prone to problems in the female structure.
NuvRing has been another disaster for women causing:
blood clots in women
cerebral thrombosis in women
deep vein thrombosis
heart attack in women
retinal thrombosis in women
stroke or cerebral hemorrhage
thrombophlebitis and venous thrombosis with or without embolism
toxic shock syndrome
Fosamax for osteoporosis actually causes what it is prescribed to fix , femur fractures.
Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits
The biggest and most horrific is the the various vaginal mesh devices for urinary incontinence and uterine, bladder and bowel prolapse. This mesh device is made of a Prolene plastic synthetic fiber that has been falling aprt in women. Thousands of women across the country are screaming the horrors of the vaginal mesh and lawsuits are being filed in droves. Women are in severe pain described as razor blades. The mesh has been reported by female victims to be eroding thru the vaginal wall and at times into the bladder and bowel. Women can no longer have sexual intercourse and marriages are falling apart. Women are losing their jobs and cannot work. And then we have the Mirena IUD which has been gravitating our of postion and ending up embedded in the uterus or a nearby organ.
Lives are being ruined and justice must be sought. Lawsuits are the only thing these manufacturers understand.
We continue to accept nationwide vaginal mesh and bladder sling cases, Actos lawsuits, NuvaRing lawsuits, Dialysis medication lawsuits, Pradaxa lawsuits, Hip Replacement lawsuits, SSRI birth defect lawsuits, Tylenol lawsuits, Yaz lawsuits and others.
Nationwide vaginal mesh and bladder sling cases
Patients have been diagnosed with bladder cancer after consuming the diabetes drug Actos.
Patients diagnosed with kidney cancer, testicular cancer, ulcerative colitis and/or thyroid disease who are members of the Leach v. Dupont class. Leach class definition: a person who drank contaminated water for at least one year prior to December 3, 2004 from one of six named water districts, or specified private drinking water wells contaminated with C-8. The affected water districts are:
Patients diagnosed with kidney cancer, testicular cancer, ulcerative colitis and/or thyroid disease who are members of the Leach v. Dupont class. Leach class definition: a person who drank contaminated water for at least one year prior to December 3, 2004 from one of six named water districts, or specified private drinking water wells contaminated with C-8. The affected water districts are (1) Little Hocking, Ohion (2) Lubeck Public Service District, West Virginia (3) City of Belpre, Ohio (4) Tuppers Plains, Ohio (5) Mason County Public Service District, West Virginia (6) Village of Pomeroy, Ohio.
Chemical exposure lawyer Little Hocking,
Chemical exposure lawyer Lubeck Public Service District,
Chemical exposure lawyer Belpre,
Chemical exposure lawyer Tuppers Plains,
Chemical exposure lawyer Mason County Public Service District,
Chemical exposure lawyer West Virginia ,
Chemical exposure lawyer Village of Pomeroy
It does not matter where class member now reside, so long as they lived in one of the contaminated areas and drank the water at least one year effective December 3, 2004.
Faulty Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants.
We are actively pursuing new Fosamax femur fracture cases. Our intake criteria for these cases is as follows: (1) proof of at least 4 years of Fosamax use or other oral bisphosphonates; (2) fracture of the subtrochanteric or shaft area of the femur; (3) no or minimal trauma associated with the fracture; (4) 80 years old or younger at time of fracture.
We are litigating cases aagainst Fresenius, the German manufacturer and distributor of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysate products. These products are supposed to safely filter and cleanse the bloodGranuFlo/NaturaLyte has been directly linked to unsafe levels of bicarbonate in dialysis patients.
Accepting cases preferably for injuries arising after 2011. Organon/Merck’s vaginal ring contraceptive drug/device are being actively litigated in both state and federal venues, and have been since late 2007. Plaintiffs allege that NuvaRing increases a woman’s risk of blood clots, heart attack, and stroke above and beyond the risk that is mentioned in the label.
Pradaxa is an anticoagulant drug indicated for patients who have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Pradaxa was heralded as a treatment advance because it is easier to take than its competitor, it also can cause uncontrollable bleeding which cannot be stopped by any antidote. Accordingly, there have been bleeding events which have lasted for days. Some clients have been told that there is simply nothing medical science can do to stop the bleeding. People have died
SSRI antidepressant manufacturers, including Glaxo-SmithKline, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, and Forest Laboratories, alleging a variety of birth defects from prenatal exposure to these drugs. The products involved include Lexapro/Celexa, Zoloft, Prozac, Effexor, Wellbutrin and Paxil.
Litigation against Stryker. “Rejuvenate” and “ABGII” stem implants were recalled in the summer of 2012, and the failure of these femoral stems has caused enormous damage for those patients as a result of “fretting” in the modular neck- stem junction, leading to corrosion and exposure to large amounts of metallic debris.
Branded Tylenol acetaminophen toxicity causing acute liver failure requiring hospitalization.
*Only for injuries that occurred before 4/10/2012 as well as from states with 3+ year SOLs and Discovery rules. Cardiovascular injuries caused by Drospirenone (DRSP), the active progestin component in these oral contraceptive pills. Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Blood Clots and certain types of Stroke.
Class Action Lawyer Network, vaginal mesh lawyers are accepting all TVT, Vaginal Mesh and Bladder Sling lawsuits at this time. Although many states have reached the 2 year statute of limitation cut off dates, our vaginal mesh lawyers are still accepting these lawsuits on a case by case basis.
The following is a list of vaginal mesh lawsuit states that do not have a 2 year statute of limitations. Kentucky, Louisiana and Tennessee have a one year statute of limitations.
Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Statute Of Limitations
MDL – 2325, IN RE: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
MDL No. 2187 | In RE: CR Bard, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
MDL – 2326 IN RE: Boston Scientific Corp. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
MDL – 2327 IN RE: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
MDL – 2387 IN RE: Coloplast Corp. Pelvic Support Systems Products Liability Litigation
Cook Medical Surgical will be the 5th MDL
Vaginal mesh lawsuits are being accepted for all of the manufacturers listed above. Boston Scientific and AMS vaginal mesh cases have a unique advantage. If you have had your vaginal mesh implanted in a 2 year statute state and it is a Boston Scientific or AMS product the lawsuit can be moved to the state's of the mnaiufacturers. This is Minnesota and Massachusetts. These states have not reached the statute filing date as of yet.
Contact our vaginal mesh lawyers for more information on filing you vaginal mesh lawsuits for class action lawsuit against mesh.