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Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Lawyers For Wrongful Death LawsuitsStockert 3T Heater-Cooler System lawyers are filing failure to warn lawsuits due to increased risk of infections caused by the Cooler Systems during cardio thoracic surgery.
Stockert 3T Lawsuits FiledLawsuits are being filed against LivaNova PLC for their 3T heating-cooling system. This system has been found to transmit bacteria into patients during open-chest cardiac surgery. The nontuberculous mycobacteria causes Mycobacterium chimaera which can result in death,
What is The 3T Heater-Cooler System?The 3T heater-cooler units are used during surgery to control body temperature. They have water tanks that move temperature-controlled water to heat exchangers or blankets, which cool or warm the recipients body.
3T Heater-Cooler System IssuesThe water in the 3T systems can become contaminated resulting in bacteria being released into the air through the device’s exhaust vent. This bacteria can infect a patient. It can take several years between the time a patient is exposed to the bacteria and an infection is diagnosed.
Have You Had Surgery Using A 3T Cooler Device?
Up To 4 Years After Surgery Look for signs:
- surgical site infection,
- abscess, bacteremia,
- renal insufficiency,
- fever of undetermined origin,
- night sweats,
- joint pain,
- weight loss,
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Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Recall LawyersOn May 25, 2016, Johnson & Johnson issued an “Urgent Field Safety Notice” to warning of the higher rates of recurring hernia and the need for revision operations after hernia repair using the Ethicon Physiomesh Composite Mesh. This is the same company that is dealing with hundreds of vaginal mesh lawsuits made of the same substance as the physiomesh.
Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Complications
- Hernia Recurrence
- Scar-like tissue that sticks tissues together
- Blockage of the large or small intestine
- Abnormal adhesions between organs, vessels or intestines
- Fluid build-up at the surgical site
- Perforation of nearby tissues or organs
- Migration and shrinkage
- Bowel perforation and obstruction
- Migration of the mesh and erosion resulting in the need for revision or removal
What Is A Physiomesh?
- Ethicon Physiomesh and vaginal mesh are both used to provide additional support to weakened or damaged tissue. It is made from non-absorbable polypropylene (plastic) filaments that are woven into a mesh.
Laparoscopic Hernia Pack
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Hip Replacement LawsuitsMany of the Hip replacement manufacturers of the metal-on-metal hip implants have recalled their implants for functional defects. There have been settlement offers on hip replacements for victims of a faulty hip implant or cobalt and chromium poisoning to the blood stream.
Hip Replacement Revision Surgery LawsuitsHip replacement or revision surgery is one of the most common orthopedic procedures performed in the United States. There have been numerous defective implants placed on the market resulting in needles pain, suffering and revision surgeries
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Below is a list of cases our hip replacement lawyers will take a look at.
- Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Neck Cases – All
- Stryker ABG II Modular neck Cases – All
- Stryker Accolade (TMZF) Stem cases with Cobalt Chromium modular heads. These stems have the potential for significant head neck corrosion – All cases with Metallosis.
- Wright Medical Conserve Cup (MOM) cases – ALL
- Wright Medical Profemur Stem Cases (this is their modular neck design)- These cases are prone to Fracture (either the titanium or CoCr necks) and Metallosis. ALL.
- Depuy ASR – ALL
- Depuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal (MOM) with modular heads greater than 36 mm.
- Zimmer Durom Cup cases with modular heads greater than 36 mm.
- Zimmer M/L Taper Kinectiv Stem cases (this is their Modular neck design)- All cases with Metallosis.
- Biomet M2A 38mm / Magnum MOM cases. ALL cases with Metallosis.
- DJO / Encore MOM hip cases. All cases revised due to Metallosis.
- Omnilife Apex Arc – This is a smaller manufacturer but this device is a mixed metal modular neck device. ALL
- Smith & Nephew R3 (MOM) cup cases. Only cases that have metallosis and were revised or need a revision.
- Smith & Nephew SMF stem (this is their mixed metal modular neck product). We have not seen many of these yet but, our hip replacement lawyers are interested in them.
- Zimmer’s NexGen Natural Knee System implant lawyers,
- Stryker’s Scorpio implant lawyers,
- Smith & Nephew’s OXINIUM devices lawyer.
Knee Replacement ComplicationsComplications Lawsuits are Being Filed For: Persistent pain, swelling or stiffness, Deep vein thrombosis, Implant failure within five years, Nerve injuries, Fracturing, chipping and migration and Infections.
Brand Knee Replacements Lawsuit FilingsKnee Replacements Causing Problems Include: DePuy knee, Zimmer NexGen LPS, CR and MIS, Natural Knee System, Stryker Scorpio CR and PS components, Duracon Total Knee, Unicompartmental Knee System, Smith & Nephew Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II, Journey Uni Tibial Baseplate, and Biomet Vanguard CR.
Knee Replacement RecallsHas your knee replacement caused debilitating side effects? Have you needed to undergo revision surgery to fix or replace the device or to correct complications caused by the device?
Complications resulting in a knee replacement recall include:Persistent pain of recipient, Infection or drainage, Swelling or inflammation, Damage to surrounding bone, muscle, or nerves
Zimmer NexGen Knee RecallsWhile there has not been a total recall on any Zimmer NexGen knee replacement devices, a number of device components have been recalled. In 2010, Zimmer NexGen MIS Tibial Components were recalled due to high incidences of failure associated with the components. The Zimmer NexGen LPS-Flex GSF Femoral Component was also recalled due to evidence of loosening. Additionally, the Zimmer Natural-Knee II Durasul Patella faces a Class II recall. This component is not part of the Zimmer NexGen product line.
Zimmer RecallsZimmer NexGen knee recalled components include: NexGen MIS Tibial Components,NexGen TM Tibial Trays, NexGen LPS-Flex GSF Femoral Component, NexGen MIS Modular Tibial Plates and Keels.
Stryker Knee Replacement RecallsIn April 2013, the FDA issued a Class I recall of Stryker’s ShapeMatch Cutting Guide. The Guides help to position knee replacement components and guide the marking of the patient’s bone prior to cutting. In November 2012, Stryker acknowledged manufacturing defects in the ShapeMatch Cutting Guide and instructed surgeons to discontinue use. This knee replacement recall was because the software has a defect that causes wider cutting ranges. As a result, knee replacement patients may experience severe complications such as instability of the joint, fracture, chronic pain, and mobility limitations. Patients may also require the need for revision surgery.
Other Knee Replacement RecallsStrykerDuracon Total Knee, Unicompartmental Knee System, Scorpio PS and CR components, BiometVanguard CR, Smith & Nephew Journey Uni Tibial Baseplate, Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II
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Bard IVC Filter DangersBard IVC Filters have certain dangers. The filters can fracture and pieces can migrate and perforate various organs in the body. Inferior Vena Cava filters are implanted to capture blood clots before they can settle in the brain or lungs resulting in a pulmonary embolism or stroke.
Bard IVC Filter Lawyers Filing Inferior Vena Cava Lawsuits For a Failed
- Bard Recovery filter;
- Bard G2 filter;
- Bard G2 Express filter;
- Cook Gunther Tulip
Vena Cava Filter Lawsuits Filed
What are the Complications Of The Bard IVC Filters?Fracture of the Cook IVC Filter, Bard IVC Filter Migration, Perforation, Puncture or Serious Damage to the Heart, Lungs or Vena Cava, Internal Bleeding, Hematoma or Nerve Injury at the Puncture Site of the Bard IVC Filter, Inferior Vena Cava Filter related Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Distress From the IVC Filter, Infection from the IVC Filter, Shortness of Breath, Death
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Do You Want To File A Talcum Powder Lawsuit?If you have used talcum powder or baby powder products and developed ovarian cancer you may be able to file a Talcum Powder lawsuit Current lawsuits Johnson & Johnson claim that long-term use of talc-based products caused women to develop ovarian cancer. Victims claim that they were not warned of the risks associated with these talc products. Women and their families may be able to seek compensation for ovarian cancer diagnosis with the help of one of our lawyers.
Is There A Risk of Talcum Powder Causing Ovarian Cancer?Talcum powder lawsuits claim Talcum Powder caused ovarian cancer. When used as a feminine hygiene product, talc particles can travel through the vagina and into the ovaries and remain trapped for years. These talc particles can cause inflammation and eventually lead to the growth of ovarian cancer cells.
Studies Claim Dangers Of Talcum PowderAlthough Johnson & Johnson maintains that talcum powder is safe for use, plaintiffs in ovarian cancer lawsuits offer studies that suggest an association between talc and ovarian cancer dating as far back as 1971. In 1994, Johnson & Johnson was put on notice of a link between talc and ovarian cancer. A letter was sent from the Cancer Prevention Coalition to the then-CEO of the company.
Will There Be a Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Class Action Lawsuit I Can Join ?According to news reports, more than 1,200 women claim talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer. Currently the lawsuits are being filed at the state level.
Talcum Powder Lawsuit SettlementsA $72 million talcum powder verdict is handed down against Johnson & Johnson in favor of a woman who claimed that long-term Shower-to-Shower use for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer. The verdict included a $62 million award of punitive damages against the company. Our talcum powder cancer lawyers are available to discuss your options.
Time to File Depends on the Date of Injury
Statutes of limitations are state laws that require plaintiffs to file their cases within set time periods. Because all defective medical device lawsuits are tort claims, they are covered by state law and not federal law. Any medical device lawsuits before U.S. District Courts are claims brought under state law by plaintiffs from states other than the ones in which the manufacturers are located. The purpose of statutes of limitations is to encourage injured parties to bring their claims in a timely manner to prevent courts from dealing with old records and hazy memories.
The amount of time a statute of limitations gives someone to file a claim depends on the type of claim the plaintiff is filing. Commonly, the limitations period for products liability cases is two or three years from the date of injury. When the injury occurred matters significantly from a legal standpoint. Sometimes, the injury “occurs” the day the vaginal mesh was implanted; other times it “occurs” when the plaintiff first knew or could have reasonably found out about the injury. This can be troubling for vaginal mesh recipients because the pain and symptoms of mesh erosion might not occur until long after the initial procedure. Because some women might have already had their vaginal mesh problems resolved years ago and didn’t meet with a Vaginal mesh lawyer, the statute of limitations might have already expired for them, and they will be unable to obtain compensation via a transvaginal mesh lawsuit. If you are having complications ffrom a vaginal mesh it is in your best interests not to wait and file with a lawyer immediately. You must not run the risk of losing your rights to file a lawsuit. The vaginal mesh complications are sever and the mesh implants are ruining lives. You Must send a message and contact a lawyer today. 1 877 522-2123
More than 150 federal lawsuits involving vaginal mesh slings were consolidated in a U.S. District Court in West Virginia. "actions in each MDL share factual issues arising from allegations of defects in pelvic surgical mesh products manufactured by AMS, Boston Scientific, and Ethicon." The cases will be heard in front of one judge who understands the issues.
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Also known as a pelvic sling, bladder mesh, or transvaginal mesh, the vaginal mesh support systems are used to help with pelvic organ prolapse as well as urinary incontinence It is now known that they can cause serious internal injuries. These vaginal mesh patch implants, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson , C.R. Bard, Boston Scientific, American Medical Systems, and others, may cause pain, infection, erosion, organ damage, and additional surgeries, and other vaginal mesh injuries.
If you have experienced vaginal mesh complications following pelvic organ prolapse surgery or stress urinary incontinence surgery, The vaginal mesh Helpline will offer support and direct you to a lawyer who may be able to help you obtain significant compensation for the vaginal mesh problems you are experiencing.
Call us at 1 877 -522-2123 to speak with a female social worker and be directed to a lawyer.
Vaginal Mesh- History of the Problem
Between the years of 2005 and 2010, nearly 4,000 vaginal mesh injuries have been reported to the Food and Drug Administration. In a 2010 article in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, researchers stated that they had to cease a vaginal mesh clinical trial early because of the higher-than-expected number of complications and injuries. The trial was stopped when it was discovered that more than 15 percent of women who were implanted with vaginal mesh suffered vaginal mesh erosion within only three months of implantation. As a result of numerous negative reports, the FDA issued a vaginal mesh warning to patients and physicians in 2011, cautioning that the risks of using vaginal mesh are so severe that alternative treatments should be considered. It is now widely accepted that, in most cases, pelvic organ prolapsed can be treated without the use of vaginal mesh
What are the vaginal Mesh Injuries
Erosion of vaginal tissue
Hardening of the vaginal mesh
Pain and discomfort
Perforations of the bowel, bladder or blood vessels
Recurrence of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
Vaginal mesh erosion
Many women who have suffered injuries as a result of vaginal mesh have decided to file defective medical device lawsuits. This has become a class and class action lawsuits are being filed. An product liability, class action attorney can review your case.
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If you have suffered any of the above listed injuries after being implanted with vaginal mesh to remedy a pelvic organ prolapse or urinary incontinence you may be entitled to compensation in a dangerous medical device class action litigation. An experienced medical product liability Attorney will analyze your claim and explain your legal rights. Speak to A female MSW about your vaginal mesh .