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  • Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawyers: Physiomesh Hernia Mesh lawyers are filing Hernia Mesh lawsuits for your failed Physiomesh used to repair your hernia. Ethicon voluntarily withdrew the Physiomesh from the  market in May of 2016  after independent studies revealed high rates...

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  • Stryker Femoral Heads Hip Replacement Lawyers: Stryker V40 Taper Hip Replacement Lawyers Stryker Hip Replacement Lawyers Hip Implant lawyers are filing hip replacement lawsuits for V40 Femoral head failure in the Stryker Hip Implant. In August 2016, Stryker contacted implanting physic...

Drug Class Actions

  • Taxotere Lawyers for Permanent Hair Loss: Taxotere Baldness Lawyers For  Permanent Hair Loss Lawsuits Have you received Taxotere for breast cancer? Taxotere can result in hair loss or baldness  that is permanent. Taxotere  is a chemotherapy drug used for the treatment of breas...

Medical Device Lawsuits

  • File An IVC Filter Lawsuit: 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 implant...

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Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class Action Articles, Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuit, Physiomesh Lawyer

Physiomesh Hernia Mesh lawyers are filing Hernia Mesh lawsuits for your failed Physiomesh used to repair your hernia. Ethicon voluntarily withdrew the Physiomesh from the  market in May of 2016  after independent studies revealed high rates of recurrence and failure from the Physiomesh.

What Is The Physiomesh?

The Physiomesh is a hernia repair mesh  made from polypropylene just like the vaginal mesh products. The FDA originally approved Ethicon’s Physiomesh on April 9, 2010. Ethicon used the FDA 510(k) approval program for the Physiomesh. This allowed them to get it on the market fast.

Problems With The Physiomesh

Numerous studies have shown that the Physiomesh has  lower incorporation strengths than the other hernia mesh products.  Physiomesh coating  issues were observed over time to lead to scar plate formation, but little to no abdominal wall adherence.

Physiomesh: Ethicon Hernia Mesh Lawyers

Speak to a  physiomesh  hernia mesh attorney to discuss a  Physiomesh lawsuit

Nursing Home, ACLF and Independent Living Facility Injury Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Nursing Home Abuse lawyers

If your loved one has been neglected or injured in a Nursing Home we want to speak to you. You trusted this facility to take care of your family member and now you know they did not.

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 Injury

Slip and fall Falling out of bed Bed sores Medication errors

Assisted Living Facility Lawyer

Assisted 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    

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
 

Hip Replacement Helpline Launched

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Biomet Hip Replacement lawyers, DePuyPinnacle- ASR Hip Replacement lawyers, encore hip replacement lawyers, Medical Device Lawsuits, Omnilife Hip Replacement lawyers, Smith amd Nephew Hip Replacement Lawyers, Wright hip Replacement lawyers

Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Many 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 Lawsuits

Hip 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

Get A Hip Replacement Lawyer

Below is a  list of cases our hip replacement lawyers   will take a look at.

  1. Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Neck Cases – All
  2. Stryker ABG II Modular neck Cases – All
  3. Stryker Accolade (TMZF) Stem cases with Cobalt Chromium modular heads. These stems have the potential for significant head neck corrosion – All cases with Metallosis.
  4. Wright Medical Conserve Cup (MOM) cases – ALL
  5. 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.
  6. Depuy ASR – ALL
  7. Depuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal (MOM) with modular heads greater than 36 mm.
  8. Zimmer Durom Cup cases with modular heads greater than 36 mm.
  9.  Zimmer M/L Taper Kinectiv Stem cases (this is their Modular neck design)- All cases with Metallosis.
  10.  Biomet M2A 38mm / Magnum MOM cases. ALL cases with Metallosis.
  11.  DJO / Encore MOM hip cases. All cases revised due to Metallosis.
  12.  Omnilife Apex Arc – This is a smaller manufacturer but this device is a mixed metal modular neck device. ALL
  13.  Smith & Nephew R3 (MOM) cup cases. Only cases that have metallosis and were revised or need a revision.
  14. 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.

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class Action Articles, Talcum Powder cancer lawyers

Lawyers Filing Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits For Baby Powder

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Do You Want To File A Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit?

Studies show that talcum-based powder can  cause ovarian cancer in women who have used it for genital/perineal hygiene. Studies dating back to 1982 have consistently linked prolonged talc-based baby and body powder usage with ovarian cancer.  The talc particles moves  through the female reproductive system and settles in the ovaries. These particles may remain in the ovaries for many years, creating inflammation resulting in the development and proliferation of cancer cells. Studies HAVE Linked  Ovarian Cancer to Talc-Based Baby/Body Powder The pathology reports and tissue samples that were used to diagnose the ovarian cancer can now be examined to determine whether your ovarian tissues contain talc particles.  Talc particles can be found in the pelvic lymph nodes, ovaries, and fallopian tubes and take many years to disintegrate and exit the body. The talcum powder cancer lawyers at Class Action Lawyer Network are speaking to women about  talc having  caused your ovarian cancer.

Speak To A Talcum Powder Lawyer

If you have been  diagnosed with ovarian cancer after long term  use of talcum-based products, such as Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder, Shower to Shower, and others  we want to talk to you regarding  filing a talcum powder cancer lawsuit.

Florida Actos Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Actos Lawsuit Lawyers

Did you take actos for 1 year or longer? Were you diagnosed with bladder cancer?

You may have a lawsuit against the manufacturers of Actos.

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 Overview

Actos lawsuits  allege  that long-term use of this  Type 2 diabetes drug caused patients to develop bladder cancer . These 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 Multi District Litigation

According to court documents Actos litigation involving bladder cancer lawsuits mounted up 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.

Can I File An Actos Lawsuit?

1. You must have taken Actos for over one year

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

Pradaxa Lawsuits Update, Pradaxa Lawyers Filing Pradaxa Lawsuits

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News, Florida Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers

Pradaxa Lawsuit  News and Updates

The Pradaxa lawsuits are moving forward. The Pradaxa lawyers advise all victims and families of  extensive bleeding from Pradaxa to file their Pradaxa lawsuit by callingour Pradaxa hotline rigjht away. The Pradaxa lawsuits are being filed in MDL 2385 – Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate) Products Liability Litigation. Over  650 lawsuits have been filed in the  Pradaxa MDL (No. 2385, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois).

Pradaxa is an anticoagulant medication prescribed to people with  heart problems. But, Pradaxa has no antidote and extensive bleeding or death has been the result in many instances.Pradaxa causes life-threatening internal bleeding.

Side effects of Pradaxa may include:

  •     Brain hemorrhage
  •     Digestive system bleeding
  •     Uncontolled internal bleeding

The Pradaxa lawsuits have been mounting up  quickly. Many victims are seniors who fall and end up with a brain bleed internal bleeding or bleeding that does not stop and cannot be controlled by any other medication. Anyone who cares for or has a love do one who is on Pradaxa must observe them carefully.

Signs Of Externsive Bleeding

  •     a sudden severe headache
  •     seizures with no previous history of seizures
  •     weakness in an arm or leg
  •     nausea or vomiting
  •     decreased alertness; lethargy
  •     changes in vision
  •     tingling or numbness
  •     difficulty speaking or understanding speech
  •     difficulty swallowing
  •     difficulty writing or reading
  •     loss of fine motor skills, such as hand tremors
  •     loss of coordination
  •     loss of balance
  •     an abnormal sense of taste
  •     loss of consciousness

Extensive Bleeding From Pradaxa can be fatal. If you have lost a loved one due to extensive bleeding from Pradaxa call for a Pradaxa lawyer today.

Resperdal Class Action Lawyers, Resperdal Lawsuit Helpline

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Alabama Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Arizona Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Arkansas Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, California Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Colorado Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Delaware Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Drug Lawsuits, Florida Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Georgia Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Indiana Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Kansas Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Massachusetts Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Michigan Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Minnesota Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Missouri Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Montana Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, New Jersey Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, New Mexico Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, New York Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Ohio Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Resperdal lawsuits

Risperdal Lawyers Filing Gynecomastia Lawsuits

If you or a loved one was prescribed Risperdal as a teenage boy and now have enlarged breasts, developed female type breasts and /or been diagnosed with Gynecomastia,  contact Class Action Lawyer Network  Risperdal Injury Lawyers today to discuss your options in a Risperdal lawsuit.

Our Resperdal lawyers are reviewing cases for young  boys diagnosed with gynecomastia or male breasts after using Risperdal. Problems may result in:

  •     Breast Growth Among Boys
  •     Puffy Nipples or Enlarged Nipples
  •     Galactorrhea (production of milk from breasts)
  •     Painful Breasts or Nipple Discharge
  •     Mastectomy or Gynecomastia Surgery to Remove Male Breasts
  •     Gynecomastia (growth of male breasts, which may be painful or tender)

If your son has been diagnosed with Gynacomastia call our Resperdal helpline and speak to our trained medical social worker today.

Rispedral Side Effects In Male Children

Risperdal (risperidone) is an antipsychotic manufactured by Johnson & Johnson. It  was originally approved by the FDA for use for adults with schizophrenia.  Risperdal has also been widely used by children for bi-polar disorders, autism, irritability, aggression and behavior disorders.

Speak To A Risperdal Lawyer

The Riserdal  lawyers are reviewing cases for Risperdal breast growth among boys.

Children Are Being Injured By Risperdal

Lawsuits are being filed  for  abnormal development of large mammary glands among boys and adolescents, resulting in breast development.  Surgery has been  necessary to remove the breasts caused by the Risperdal gynecomastia.  This has caused emotional trauma for boys and young adult males and some incidents of suicide. Parents throughout the United States are pursuing a Rispedal lawsuit on behalf of kchildren  who developed breasts on Risperdal.

Lawsuits allege that Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately research the effects of their medication or warn about the connection between Risperdal and breast growth.

Risperdal Lawsuit Update

Although Resperdal is not currently an MDL, settlements for Risperdal breast growth have been reached by Johnson & Johnson in lawsuits bellwether trials where a number of cases are presented to juries to test the potential settlements and outcomes. Do not delay. Call no to discuss a Resperdal lawsuit.
 

 

 

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.

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.