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What Are The Types Of Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse?1. Physical Abuse 2. Emotional Abuse 3. Sexual Abuse 4. Financial Abuse
Nursing Home Physical InjurySlip and fall Falling out of bed Bed sores Medication errors
Assisted Living Facility LawyerAssisted Living communities are designed for seniors who are no longer able to live on their own safely but do not require the highest level of care provided in a nursing home. Assistance with medications, activities of daily living, meals and housekeeping are routinely provided. They will get help showering and brought to doctor appointments in the community. There are activities and grooming is supervised or helped with on a daily basis. Many Independent living facilities are in fact assisted living facilities based on the services they provide. They often try to avoid the licensing process but, can still be sued for negligence and neglect given the right circumstances. Assisted living facilities have a responsibility to your loved one.
Does Your Loved One Show Signs Of Assisted Living Abuse Or Neglect?Has your loved one fallen, missed meals, having possessions stolen, Not getting the right medications, Not seeing a physician when needed, Got locked out of the facility, poor security for residents protection, did your loved one slip and fall, were objects left in pathways, did your loved one break a hip, were medical needs attended to, or was medications skipped every now and then? Was he or she left alone outside the facility, did your loved on wander away and get injured? There are dozens of possible other negligent actions. Speak to a nursing home abuse assisted living injury attorney if you think you may have a case
Which Manufacturers Are You Accepting IVC Filter Lawsuits For?
Bard IVC Filters Include:
- – Recovery
- – G2
- – G2X
- – Eclipse
- – Meridian
- – Denali’
- – Gunther Tulip
- – Celect
- – OptEase
- – TrapEase
Criteria For The IVC Filter Lawsuit
REASONS FOR IVC FILTER IMPLANTATION:
1. Date of removal2. Symptomatic or asymptomatic at time of removal?3. Percutaneous without complication(s) – Our lawyers are not taking these cases4. Open with or without complication(s) – Our lawyers are taking these cases.A CT Scan will be needed for evaluation of claim even if you are asymptomatic.MANUFACTURERS WE ARE NOT TAKING1. Boston Scientific (Greenfield SS and TI – Permanent) – We need to be careful in turningdown Greenfield filter cases because this is a generic term used to describe all IVCfilters.2. B. Braun Medical (Convertible, Vena Tech and LP)3. ALN4. Rex Medical (Option)5. Rafael Medical (SafeFlo)
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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.
Power Morcellator Lawyers Filing Lawsuits
Power Morcellator Device Spreads Uterine Cancer Continue To GrowMorcellator lawyers advise that power Morcellator lawsuits have been consolidated by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. 2652 cases have been filed for women who underwent laparoscopic power morcellation for hysterectomies or myomectomies and were put at risk for spreading previously hidden cancer cells. The Facts
- The Morcellator has jaw-like blades that rapidly spin to shred fibroid tissue so that the pieces are able to be removed from the body.
- It is now known that as tool does this, it uncovers and disseminates uterine sarcoma cells.
- The FDA issued a safety warning against laparoscopic power morcellation procedures due to the risk of spreading cancer.
- Many women have developed serious or fatal leiomyosarcoma.
- There have been deaths of “hundreds, if not thousands of women in America”.
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.
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.
Bard Retrievable IVC Filter Lawsuits
Bard IVC filter lawyers are accepting cases for perforation, migration, and pulmonary Embolism. A fractured IVC filter can also perforate other organs, including the heart and lungs.
IVC Filter Migration
When a retrievable IVC filter fractures and migrates, you can experience severe pain, bleeding, further embolus, and other life-threatening complications.
- C.R. Bard’s Recovery IVC Filter
- G2 IVC Filter
- Braun Tempofilter IVC filter (retrievable)
- Bard G2x IVC (retrievable, unlimited indwell time)
- Bard G2 (retrievable)
- Cook Günther Tulip (retrievable)
- Cook Celect (retrievable)
- Cordis OptEase IVC filter (retrievable, 23 day indwell time)
- ALN IVC filter (retrievable)
- Rex Medical Option IVC filter (retrievable)
What Are IVC Filters?
IVC filters are placed in individuals who have deep vein thrombosis in their legs to prevent blood clots that break off from traveling to the heart, lungs and brain.
The Bard's Recovery IVC Filter and G2 IVC Filter System were approved for sale via the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) 510(k) protocols. C. R. Bard removed the Recovery IVC from the market in 2005, but it is believed that there are still devices implanted in people. The G2, which was the replacement for the Recovery, is still being used.
What Ia The Concerns?
Retrievable IVC filter implants have been fracturing and migrating. Usually the fractured portions of the device migrate to the heart and lungs. Fragments of IVC filters can also migrate to other organs. The metal fragments from a retrievable IVC filter have migrated to the heart, lungs or another organ. The resulting injury is bleeding, severe pain, and further embolism.
In August 2010, the FDA issued an advisory in response to the noted adverse incident reports.
Filter Migration (328 reports)
Embolization (146 reports)
IVC Peforations (70 reports)
Filter Fracture (56 reports)
Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits
If you or a loved one has been injured by one of these defective medical devices, our Bard IVC Filter System defective product lawyers want to hear from you today.
Bard Recovery IVC Filter and G2 IVC Filter System Failure Symptoms
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath.
Be Alerted That Failure Of This Implant Can Lead To Severe Injury
- Constant severe pain in the heart,
- Pain in the chest
- Pulmonary embolism
- Respiratory failure
- Perforation of tissue, vessels and organs
Our Bard IVC Filter System injury lawyers are ready to make sure that victims of these defective devices are fully compensated for their injuries.
Pay day loans in Florida are up and Pay Day Loan companies are attracting review for their practices of charging huge interest rates for out Florida residents who just cannot pay them on time. The Florida Supreme Court is looking at a payday loan class-action lawsuit suit.
Pay Day Loan Class Action Lawsuits
By Regan McCarthy
The Florida Supreme Court is considering whether a group seeking a class-action lawsuit against a check-advance company should be allowed to move forward with the case. Regan McCarthy reports The company argues the individuals signed contracts waiving their rights to class-action suits.
When Wendy Betts received a payday loan from McKenzie Check Advance she signed a contract waiving the right to file a class-action suit. Now she wants to bring a suit against the company, but she can’t find a lawyer willing to take her case individually, meaning her only option is to try for a class action suit, despite the contact she’d signed. Lawyers stand to make a lot more money through class action suits, than through individual cases, which generally are small claims wrapped up in complex issues. Paul Bland is the lawyer representing Betts and other members of a group hoping to sue the company together. Bland, says the waivers banning the class action suit should be thrown out because they’re keeping the people from being able to move forward with a case.
“If this arbitration clause had said, you have to go to Alaska to bring claims, that would be unenforceable. If the arbitration clause had said that the filing fees for the arbitrator would be a million dollars, there’s no doubt that that would be unenforceable. And t was a trial court’s finding that there was essentially no reasonable avenue other than a class action.”
But the company’s lawyer Jamie Bianchi says the issue is not about whether class action suits are good or bad, but about federal policy.
“There’s a federal goal of promoting arbitrations and we’re going to, as a policy the United States is going to follow it.”
And Justice Barbara Pariente says the state court will have to follow the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling, whether the justices think it’s right or wrong.
“We’re here with the hand we’re dealt, which is in this case, the U.S. Supreme court and all the decisions after that.”
But, Pariente says she’s not certain the U.S. Supreme Court ruling takes into account whether there are other viable options for citizens blocked from class action suits. The court did not indicate when they expect to rule on the case.
Florida Pay Day Loan Laws
Under Florida law, payday lenders cannot seek to have a borrower prosecuted for bouncing a check given as security for a loan, so if the creditor is threatening to have you charged with "theft by check" it is almost certainly lying in an attempt to frighten you.
Although payday loans are legal in Florida, the amount of interest and other fees they can charge to consumers are fairly strictly regulated by state law.
Under Florida law, the payday lender may be required to work out a repayment plan with you at a reasonable interest rate.
Injured in a major truck accident that was the truck driver's fault? Truck accident are usually disastrous due to the sheer size and higa truck accident can be even more devastating than one involving another automobile.
Truck accidents can cause serious injuries, lost work days, vehicle damage, pain and suffering, and sometimes, tragically, death. That’s why you need to talk with an experienced truck accident lawyer. Call trucking accidents lawyers network to ensure your legal rights are protected. A truck accident attorney can get you the justice and money you deserve. When there is a truck accident with a tractor trailor on a major highway multiple people in multiple passenger vehicles can be injured. Truck accidents are high-stakes commercial, class actions, and personal injury claims.
Truck Accident Lawyers Of Class Action Lawyer Network
A big truck or trailer can cause devasting injuries to the passengers in a smaller vehicle. If you've been injured in a traffic trailer or truck collision call us for a free consultation.
Truck accidents almost always result in serious injuries to the passengers of the automobile or cars involved. It is just plain physics. Large trucks can weigh tons.
Truck accidents can be caused by: a badly maintained truck, unsafe operation of the truck by the truck driver, a sleepy truck driver, an inexperienced truck driver, mechanical failure and drunk driving.
If you've been injured in a traffic trailer or truck collision speak to our truck accident lawyers today.