Complications From A Hernia Mesh Repair?
Has the Hernia Returned?Patients are having complications from the Ethicon defective recalled hernia mesh. Hernia mesh lawyers are accepting lawsuits. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) is scheduled to hear oral arguments about consolidating federally filed lawsuits involving Atrium Medical Corp.’s C-Qur line of polypropylene surgical mesh for hernia repair. Hernia mesh lawyers expect that an MDL for Ethicon’s Physiomesh will be formed soon given the number of cases coming forth.
Florida Physiomesh Lawsuit FiledThere has been a Florida lawsuit filed on December 27, 2016 in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida for complications associated with the defective mesh. It was necessary for this woman to go thru additional hernia revision surgery. An abdominal bulge, recurrent hernia, pain, and adhesion was suffered Her lawsuit claims that the Physiomesh Composite mesh patch for her hernia surgery was not reasonably safe. The risks of the design outweighed any potential benefits. (Case No. 8:16-cv-03502-JDW-JSS)
Hernia Mesh Lawyers Are Filing Lawsuits
There has been a need for revision surgery due to:
- Severe Abdominal Pain
- Organ Perforation, Adhesions or Erosion
Surgical Removal of Hernia Mesh Lawsuits
Hemorrhages Caused by Xarelto
Xarelto Lawyers Filing Extensive Bleeding LawsuitsOur Xarelto lawyers are accepting Xarelto lawsuits for hemorrhage caused by Xarelto. Nationwide Xarelto attorneys are reviewing cases of excessive bleeding from Xarelto. In a recent Xareleto lawsuit a widow from Missouri has filed an Xarelto claim against Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Research & Development, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, et al. to demand that the defendants be held liable for the death of her husband. Dixie A. Smith, surviving spouse of Jay Christopher Smith, filed the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, where it joins similar lawsuits pending in multidistrict litigation (MDL) No. 2592 before Judge Fallon. The plaintiff contends that had her late husband never taken the defendants’ medication, Xarelto, he would not have suffered a deadly intracerebral hemorrhage. Ms. Smith is suing for compensatory damages for past, present, and future economic expenditures incurred as a result of the decedent’s use of Xarelto, including medical and funeral expenses, loss of earnings, loss of companionship and support, and loss of the prospective net accumulations of an estate. Xarelto Caused A Brain Hemorrhage The decedent’s physician prescribed Xarelto (rivaroxaban) during December of 2012. He continued to take the medication as prescribed until May of 2013. On May 4, the decedent was admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU), at which point the hospital staff discontinued his use of Xarelto. He was transferred to the care of a specialty hospital unit on May 18 and on May 22 he died of the intracerebral hemorrhage. According to Ms. Smith’s Xarelto lawsuit, her late husband’s passing was a direct result of his use of rivaroxaban, which he reportedly never would have taken had he been fully informed of the risks. Xarelto is an anticoagulant or blood thinner that is prescribed for the treatment and prevention of blood clots. The medication is intended to reduce the risk of life-threatening complications caused by blood clots, including pulmonary embolism and stroke. Xarelto Lawsuits The product liability lawsuit regarding Xarelto draws attention to several reviews and clinical studies of the drug, including a 2012 report issued by The Institute for Safe Medication Practices. This report stated that there had been “356 reports of serious, disabling, or fatal injury in which rivaroxaban was the primary suspect drug. The report more than doubled from the previous quarter total of 128 cases.” The organization brought these statistics to the attention of the defendants, who reportedly advised The Institute for Safe Medication Practices that the data did not reflect any safety issues that required action. Ms. Smith’s Xarelto lawsuit alleges that the defendants prioritized profit over patient safety. Her complaint further claims that the defendants concealed their knowledge of the severe and life-threatening complications of Xarelto from consumers and the medical community. The lawsuit notes that the pharmaceutical giants failed to highlight the risks of uncontrollable bleeding events, nor did they provide medical protocols for stabilizing patients suffering from these bleeding events. Xarelto had been marketed as a replacement for an older blood thinner, warfarin (Coumadin). Warfarin has been used for years for patients who may be at a higher risk of blood clots. However, patients taking warfarin required regular medical monitoring and dietary restrictions, which Xarelto had promised to eliminate. Our Xarelto lawyers have been reviewing claims for excessive bleeding like these. Xarelto lawsuits are now consolidated in an MDL because many people have suffered injuries of a same type from Xarelto. Speak to an Xarelto lawyer today.
NexGen Knee Replacement Lawyers For Failure And Complications
What Are The Complications of Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacements?
Early failure and replacement of the device
Loosening of artificial knee
Knee or joint pain
Popping, Fracture, Dislocation
Difficulty walking or standing
Defective Knee Replacement Attorney For Filing In The NexGen MDL Class Action
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.
South Florida Metronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawyers Filing Bone Graft Lawsuits
Have you been injured by the Metronic Infuse Bone Graft Off Label Use?
Severe Complications Of The Bone Graft Given the proximity of the cervical spine to the airway passage
- Difficulty Breathing, Swallowing or Speaking
- Compression of the Airway
- Respiratory Depression
- Nerve Damage
- Bone Loss
- Unwanted Bone Growth
- Male Sterility
If you or a loved one has been injured by the Metronic Infuse Bone Graft In
Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, Stuart , Ft Myers or nationwide
Call and speak to one of our qualified infuse bone graft class action lawyers today.
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 Lawsuit Update
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)
Actos Lawsuit News
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.
Actos Lawsuit Criteria
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.
Chemical Toxins Leach V Dupont Class Action Lawyers
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.
DePuy Hip Pinnacle and ASR Hip Implant Recall Lawyers
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.
Granuflo, Naturalyte Dialysis Mediction Lawyers
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 Excessive Bleeding Lawyers
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
Lexapro/Celexa, Zoloft, Prozac, Effexor, Wellbutrin and Pax Lawyers
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.
Stryker Hip Replacement Lawyers
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.
Tylenol Lawyers For Liver Damage
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.
Lipitor lawyers of Class Action Lawyer Network are filing lawsuits for women who are getting type 2 diabetis from lipitor.
Lipitor is prescribed to lower her cholesterol levels and help decrease the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. However, after using the medication many women are being d diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
It appears Pfizer knew about the increased risk of diabetes from Lipitor, but failed to provide adequate warnings for women and their doctors.
Lipitor Is Causing Type 2 diabetes in women taking Lipitor
What Is Lipitor?
Lipitor (atorvastatin) is one of the most widely used brand-name medications in the United States. Millions of people take the medication to help lower cholesterol. Pfizer had more than $125 billion in Lipitor sales.
FDA Warning For Lipitor
In February 2012, the FDA required new diabetes warnings for Lipitor. This was due to the increased risk of changes to blood glucose levels.
Lipitor lawyers are filing Lipitor lawsuits
Mullti District Litigation Consolidation For Lipitor Lawsuits
U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) rejected a request filed by Lipitor lawyers to centralize all cases brought in the federal court system. The MDL panel has determined that each of the cases will proceed as individual lawsuits in the U.S. District Court where they were filed.More than half of the pending actions are already consolidated before one judge in the District of South Carolina.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Type II Diabetis after taking Lipitor contact us to speak toa Lipitor lawyer today.
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Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Updates
The vaginal mesh Class action ( multi-distict litigation ) may very well be the largest since the Dow Corning Breast Implant Class Action. The bellwether trials are progressing. Below are the updated reports. A bellwether trial sets the tone of expectation for a juries reaction to injuries, So far the juries have spoken in favor of the victims.
Bard Bellwether Trial, The First of Four Bellwether Trials
A jury found C.R. Bard iiable for injuries and must pay $2 million to a woman who sued saying she suffered injuries from the company’s vaginal-mesh implant, a jury found. Today’s jury verdict in Charleston, West Virginia, was the first in a federal court out of more than 5,000 claims over the devices. Jurors deliberated about 12 hours over two days before finding Murray Hill-based Bard liable for injuries that Donna Cisson blamed on its Avaulta line of devices. The jury awarded $250,000 in compensatory damages for Cisson’s injuries plus $1.75 million in punitive damages.
Boston Scientific Next
The first Boston Scientific round of trials will begin on February 11, 2014, and will involve lawsuits filed over injuries related to the use of the Pinnacle mesh products.
The second round will start on June 17, 2014, and will involve cases brought against Obtryx pelvic mesh. (In re: Boston Scientific Corp., Pelvic Repair Systems Products Liability Litigation – MDL No. 2326)
Boston Scientific is just one of several manufacturers involved in litigations for surgical mesh lawsuits established in the Southern District of West Virginia.
Johnson and Johnson Trial Updates
A jury in Atlantic City ordered Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit to pay $11.1 million to a woman who suffered severe injuries from its vaginal mesh device.
Vaginal Mesh Overview
C.R. Bard’s products include:
Bard Pelvilace or Pelvicol
Bard Uretex TO
Bard Uretex TOO2
Bard Uretex TOO3
BioSynthetic Support System
Synthetic Support System
Coloplast Vaginal Mesh Products
Novasilk Synthetic Flat Mesh
Johnson & Johnson products include:
Gynecare TVT Exact
Gynecare TVT Abbrevo
Gynecare TVT Retropubic System
Gynecare TVT Obturator
Gynecare TVT Secur
Gynecare Gynemesh PS
Cook Medical Surgical Products
Cook Medical Surgical
Surgisis Biodesign Tension-Free Urethral Sling,
Anterior Pelvic Floor Graft,
Surgisis Biodesign Posterior Pelvic Floor Graft,
Cook Urological Stratasis
AMS’s products include:
AMS MiniArc Precise Single-Incision Sling
AMS MiniArc Single Incision Sling
AMS Monarc Subfascial Hammock
AMS In-Fast Ultra Transvaginal Sling
AMS Sparc Self-Fixating Sling System
Boston Scientific products include:
Boston Scientific Arise
Boston Scientific Pinnacle
Boston Scientific Advantage Fit
Boston Scientific Lynx
Boston Scientific Obtryx
Boston Scientific Prefyx PPS
Boston Scientific Solyx
Vaginal Mesh Multi District Lawsuit List Consolidated Under Judge Goodwin in West Virginia
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 Bellwether Trials
Vaginal Mesh bellwether trials are selected to determine how similar vaginal mesh lawsuits might turn out for the victims. It’s a chance to see how juries will respond to the injury claims when there are a large number of lawsuits with similar complaints. This is very important to our vaginal mesh lawyers.