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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.
- 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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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”.
Invokana AttorneysInvokana lawyers are filing Invokana lawsuits for Ketoacidosis, heart attack, diabetic coma and deaths. Invokana is an SGLT2 inhibitor that may lead to ketoacidosis. The FDA has issued warnings that Have been shown to cause serious medical conditions including: Ketoacidosis Kidney Failure Heart Attack Stroke Diabetic Coma Death The Invokana lawyers at Class Action Lawyer Network are filing lawsuits on behalf of patients who suffered serious injuries after taking: Invokana (canagliflozin) Invokamet (canagliflozin/metformin) Jardiance (empagliflozin) Xigduo XR (dapagliflozin/metformin) Farxiga (dapagliflozin) Glyxambi (empagliflozin/linagliptin)
The FDA Issued A Warning For InvokanaIn May 2015, the FDA warned that Invokana may put patients at risk for ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis may cause diabetic comas or death.
The Dangers Of Invokana Resulting In LawsuitsOur Invokana lawyers are filing lawsuits claiming the manufacturer failed to warn patients and doctors of the risks of kidney failure, myocardial infarction, and ketoacidosis Invokana os a medication given to diabetics to help lower blood sugar.
Invokana Class Action LawyersOur Invokana lawyers are filing Invokana lawsuits for kidney damage,heart attacks, and ketoacidosis complications from the medication Invokana. Lawsuits are being filed because the manufacturers and of SGLT2 inhibitors (such as Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., AstraZeneca & Boehringer Ingelheim) failed to warn patients and physicians of the risks of kidney failure, myocardial infarction and ketoacidosis.
What is Invokana?You may have been prescribed Invokana to improve glycemic control and lower blood sugar if you are a type 2 diabetic. These medications lower a person’s blood sugar by causing the kidneys to remove it through the urine.
Heart Attack Ketoacidosis DrugsInvokana, (Invokamet), Canagliflozin, Invokamet, Canagliflozin and Metformin, Farxiga, Dapagliflozin, Xigduo XR, Dapagliflozin and Metformin extended-release, Jardiance, Empagliflozin, Glyxambi, Empagliflozin and Linagliptin.
Risks Alert For Kidney FailureKidney failure occurs when your kidneys stop functioning. When your kidneys stop properly functioning, you will experience cause weakness, shortness of breath, lethargy, confusion, abnormal heart rhythms and even sudden death.
Risk Alert For Heart AttacksA heart attack results in the death of cells within the heart. This is caused by a restriction of blood. It occurs when there is a blockage in the arteries preventing blood from reaching portions the heart.
Risk Alert For KetoacidosisKetoacidosis is high levels of ketones. Ketoacidosis can result in a patient suffering a diabetic coma, extended hospitalization and even death. The FDA warns that SGLT2 inhibitors for diabetes may result in a serious condition of too much acid in the blood. Medications in the class include AstraZeneca’s Farxiga and Xigduo, Jardiance and Glyxambi from Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim. J&J also combines the active ingredient in Invokana with metformin and markets it as Invokamet.
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Xarelto Lawsuit Attorney Helpline
About XareltoXarelto is an anticoagulant prescribed to prevent blood clots in patients suffering from atrial fibrillation, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolisms, or stroke.It is also prescribed for patients who have undergone a knee or hip replacement surgery to avoid clotting. The Xarelto Helpline is concerned about seniors prescribed Xarelto. Bayer and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals are the manufacturers of Xarelto. Lawsuits claim these manufacturers’ neglected to warn patients of Xarelto side effects. Our Xarelto lawyers are accepting Xarelto lawsuits for extensive bleeding side effects from Xarelto. The Xarelto Helpline is helping victims of Xarelto connect with an Xarelto lawyer.
Xarelto lawsuits are being filed for Xarelto bleeding victims:Xarelto internal bleeding lawsuits, Xarelto hemorrhagic stroke lawsuits, Xarelto gastrointestinal bleeding lawsuits, Xarelto brain bleed lawsuits, Xarelto death due to irreversible bleeding
Get An Xarelto LawyerIf you, a loved one or someone you care for has been injured by using the anti-coagulant drug Xarelto, it is imperative that you speak to an Xarelto attorney. Speak to one of our Xarelto lawyers today for your free case consultation.
Xarelto Extensive Bleeding Lawyers For:
- Death caused by uncontrolled bleeding
- Intestinal bleeding
- Brain hemorrhage