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Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Lawyers

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Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Lawyers For  Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Stockert 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 Filed

Lawsuits 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 Issues

The 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:

  • endocarditis,
  • surgical site infection,
  • abscess, bacteremia,
  • hepatitis,
  • renal insufficiency,
  • splenomegaly,
  • pancytopenia,
  • osteomyelitis.

 Symptoms

  • fever of undetermined origin,
  • night sweats,
  • joint pain,
  • weight loss,
  • myalgia,
  • malaise.
 

Contact our  Stocker 3T Lawyers

Ethicon Physiomesh Lawyer | Hernia mesh Lawsuits Filed

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Ethicon Physiomesh lawyer

Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Recall Lawyers

On 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.
Ethicon Physiomesh Products Recalled ETHICON PHYSIOMESH™ Flexible Composite Mesh
  • PHY0715R
  • PHY1015V
  • PHY1515Q
  • PHY1520R
  • PHY1520V
  • PHY2025V
  • PHY2030R
  • PHY2535V
  • PHY3035R
  • PHY3050R

    Laparoscopic Hernia Pack

  • ELH5 PHY1515
  • ELH10 PHY1515Q
Ethicon Physiomesh Complications? Speak to one our mesh lawyers.  

File An IVC Filter Lawsuit

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Cordis IVC Filter Lawyer, Medical Device Lawsuits

Our IVC Filter lawyers are filing IVC Filter lawsuits for injury and Death from a fractured migrating IVC Filter part. The IVC Filters, also known as blood clot filters, Blood Clot Capture Filters and Inferior Vena Cava Filters, are implanted in patients that cannot tolerate blood thinners. They capture blood clots before they can become lodged in the brain or lungs causing a stroke  or pulmonary embolism. However, the IVC filter has been proven to be dangerous because it can fracture if left in too long.

 Which Manufacturers Are You Accepting IVC Filter Lawsuits For?

 Our lawyers are accepting  COOK, BARD  or CORDIS IVC Filter Claims.

 Bard IVC Filters Include:

  • – Recovery
  • G2
  • – G2X
  • – Eclipse
  • Meridian
  • – Denali
 COOK IVC Filters Include:
  • – Gunther Tulip
  • – Celect
 CORDIS IVC Filters Include:
  • – OptEase
  • – TrapEase

 Criteria For The IVC Filter Lawsuit

Your Filter must have been implanted in  2002 through present.

REASONS FOR IVC FILTER  IMPLANTATION:

1. Pulmonary embolism (PE) and anticoagulants could not be used in case for some reason
2. Anticoagulants failed to treat/remove blood clot
3. Trauma
4. Bariatric Surgery
5. Orthopedic Surgery
What Were your Injuries Or Complications ?
1. Tilt
2. Migration
3. Fracture
4. IVC perforation
5. Filter embolization
6. Filter unable to be retrieved
 
IF DEATH Due To An IVC Filter
1. Date of Death
2. Location (City & State)
3. Was an autopsy performed?
4. Cause of death listed on autopsy
5. Cause of death listed on death certificate
6. Has an estate been opened? (Name of administrator
HAS FILTER BEEN SUCCESSFULLY REMOVED? (With or without complications)?
  • 1. Date of removal
    2. Symptomatic or asymptomatic at time of removal?
    3. Percutaneous without complication(s) Our lawyers are not taking these cases
    4. Open with or without complication(s)   Our lawyers are taking these cases.
    CT Scan  will be needed for evaluation of claim even if you are  asymptomatic.
    MANUFACTURERS WE ARE NOT TAKING
     
    1. Boston Scientific (Greenfield SS and TI Permanent) We need to be careful in turning
    down Greenfield filter cases because this is a generic term used to describe all IVC
    filters.
    2. B. Braun Medical (Convertible, Vena Tech and LP)
    3. ALN
    4. Rex Medical (Option)
    5. Rafael Medical (SafeFlo)

    Get An IVC Filter Lawyer

    If you or a loved one has been injured or you have lost a loved one due to a Faulty IVC Filter contact us today
 

Nationwide Bladder Sling Lawyer Outreach, Bladder Sling Lawsuits Being Filed

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News

Bladder Sling Lawyers, Bladder Sling Lawyers Filing Nationwide Bladder Sling Lawsuits

The bladder sling lawyers of Class Action Lawyer Network are accepting all nationwide bladder sling lawsuits. Lawsuits are being filed as a part of the consolidated MDL'S in West Virginia.

What Is A Bladder Sling?

Bladder slings are used to treat urinary incontinence by implanting  a sling around the urethra. The bladder sling is attached to the abdominal wall or pelvic bone. The bladder sling is a vaginal mesh device, and has all the complications for which TVT lawsuits are being filed.

Bladder Sling Complications

Erosion thru the vaginal wall 

Erosion into the bladder,

Pain during sexual intercourse,

Bleeding,

Infection,

Perforation of bladder, colon,

Urinary incontinence

Problems voiding.

Our bladder sling lawyers are  filing bladder sling lawsuits for  women. You must file a bladder sling lawsuit quickly, as the statute of limitations is running very close in many states.

 The manufacturers are:

    Bard Avaulta Support System MDL No. 2187

    AMS Elevate Prolapse Repair System MDL No. 2325

    AMS Apogee Vault Suspension System

    AMS Perigee System

    AMS Monarc Sling System

    AMS Sparc Sling System

    Ethicon Gynecare Gynemesh MDL No. 2327

    Ethicon Gynecare Prolene Soft Mesh

    Ethicon Gynecare Prolift Pelvic Floor Repair System

    Ethicon Gynecare TVT Transvaginal Sling

    Boston Scientific Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit MDL No.2326

    Boston Scientific Uphold Vaginal Support System

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
 

Our experienced bladder sling lawyes ready to file bladder sling lawsuits  slings problem lawsuits.  Vaginal mesh products have many different names. Do not assume your bladder sling is not covered in the TVT lawsuits  until you speak to one of our bladder sling  lawyers. Many states have a  statue of limitations issue. Time is of the essence. Call our nationwide bladder sling lawyers today.

Lipitor Harming Women, Lipitor Lawyers Filing Lawsuits

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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.
 

Did You Take Yaz Or Yasmin? Settlements For Yaz Lawsuits For Bloodclots

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News

Yaz, Yasmin Lawsuit  Multidistrict Litigation


MDL 2100 – Yasmin and YAZ (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Illinois federal court.


Yaz lawyers are accepting Yaz lawsuits for blood clot related injuries:

  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Blood Clots
  • Stokes
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

Bayer is facing thousands of Yaz and Yasmin lawsuits involving blood clot related injuries.

Yaz Blood Clot Settlements

According to Bayer’s 2nd Quarter 2013 Statement, Bayer  haa agreed to pay more than $1.4 billion to resolve an estimated 6,700 lawsuits from women  who suffered a:
    Heart attack or Stroke from Yaz or Yasmin
    Pulmonary Embolism from Yaz or Yasmin
    Deep Vein Thrombosis from Yaz or Yasmin

There are still  more than 5,000 additional claims involving a thrombosis blood clot related injury.  Bayer is continuing negotiating on a case-by-case basis, after complete documentation and presentation of the claim by an attorney. It is not too late to file your Yaz blood clot lawsuit. Our Yaz lawyers are still  continuing to review and evaluate potential claims from women who suffered a pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, heart attack, stroke or other blood clot injury while using Yaz, Yasmin or Ocella.

If you or a loved one has been injured by Yaz or a loved one has died from a Yaz related injury call us for a Yaz lawyer today.
 

Vaginal Mesh Bellwether Trials Updated

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Arkansas Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Class MDL Class Action News, Connecticut Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Florida Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Maine Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Maryland Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Medical Device Lawsuits, Michigan Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Minnesota Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Missouri Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Montana Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, New Hampshire Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, New Mexico Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, North Dakota Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Pennsylvania Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Rhode Island Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, South Carolina Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, South Dakota Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Washington DC Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Washington Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, West Virginia Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Wisconsin Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Wyoming Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers

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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 Pelvitex
Bard Pelvisoft
Bard Pelvilace or Pelvicol
Bard Utrtex
Bard Uretex TO
Bard Uretex TOO2
Bard Uretex TOO3

Bard Align
Avaulta Plus™
Avaulta Solo™
BioSynthetic Support System
Faslata® Allograft
Synthetic Support System

Coloplast Vaginal Mesh Products

    Novasilk Synthetic Flat Mesh
    Restorelle Smartmesh
    Exair Mesh

  
Johnson & Johnson products include:

Gynecare Prosima
Gynecare TVT Exact
Gynecare TVT Abbrevo
Gynecare TVT Retropubic System
Gynecare TVT
Gynecare TVT Obturator
Gynecare TVT Secur
Gynecare Gynemesh PS
Gynecare Prolift
Gynecare Prolift+M

Cook Medical Surgical Products

    Cook Medical Surgical
    Surgisis Biodesign Tension-Free Urethral Sling,
    Surgisis Biodesign
    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 BioArc
AMS Sparc Self-Fixating Sling System
AMS Elevate
AMS Perigree
AMS Apogee
  
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.

 

IVC Filter Lawsuits, IVC Filter Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News

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

  •     Death
  •     Constant severe pain in the heart,
  •     Pain in the chest
  •     Pulmonary embolism
  •     Respiratory failure
  •     Hemorrhage
  •     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 Loan Class Action, Pay Day Loan Default Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News

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.

 

Truck Accident Lawyers, Truck Disasters With Serious Injury and Death

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News, Truck Accident lawyers

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.