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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...

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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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Stryker Femoral Heads Hip Replacement Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class MDL Class Action News, Stryker femoral head hip Implant lawyer

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 physicians about metal wear associated with its V40 Taper when used with some cobalt chromium heads.Stryker Orthopaedics sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification to orthopedic surgeons. The recall involves certain sizes of LIFT™ Anatomic CoCr V40™ Femoral Heads manufactured prior to 2011. If you had a LIFT- V40 Femoral Head implanted during total hip replacement, you should be watching for a letter from your surgeon in the next few weeks. You may also be getting a letter from Stryker or a company hired by Stryker to handle claims.

 Stryker Recall Metal V 40 Femoral Heads Lawsuits

Stryker has voluntarily recalled some of their metal V40 femoral heads used with hip implants. Stryker hip replacement lawyers are interested in speaking to anyone with a failed: Exeter, Citation, Meridian, Reliance, Definition, Restoration, Accolade Rejuvenate ABG 2 stems.

This failure may be due to the problems with the V40 femoral head.

The failure of these heads is caused by corrosion and metal debris at the junction between the metal head and neck. The clinical results for patients include pain, loss of mobility, ambulation problems and an inability to work. Poisoning of the soft tissue, muscle and bone are the cause. Revision surgeries may be needed due to premature failures. Stryker lawyers  are seeking patients with  LFit V40 femoral heads made before 2011.

What Is The Femoral Head  Problem?

This is a ball for total hip replacements that can be attached to hip stems, including the Accolade TMZF, Accolade 2, Meridian, and Citation. There have been numerous incidents  of taper lock failures on LFit V40 femoral heads made before 2011,  This taper lock connects the “ball” part of the hip joint to the  hip stem that is inserted in the femur. When it breaks the femoral head will detach from the femoral neck.

Get A Stryker Hip Implant Lawyer

Our Stryker Hip Replacement lawyers are currently accepting Stryker LFit V40 failure cases.

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

Multi District Litigation Requested For Invokana

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Alabama Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, Anaheim, Atlanta, Baltimore, Charleston, Charlotte, Class MDL Class Action News, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Invokana lawsuit, Invokana lawyer, Invokana Lawyers, Kansas city, Ketoacidosis Lawyer, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Macon, Miami, Minneapolis, North Carolina Multidistrict Litigation Lawyers, NYC, NYC Class Action Lawyers, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Provo, Raleigh-Durham, Reno, Sarasota, Seattle, st louis, Toledo, West Palm Beach, Xarelto Lawyer, Xarelto Lawyers

A Multi District Litigation has been requested for the consolidation of the Invokana lawsuits by Invokana lawyers as lawsuits continue to increase. A consolidation is requested to facilitate proceeding under one judge and jurisdiction. The  lawsuits against the manufacturer of the diabetes drug Invokana are alleging serious injuries after taking Invokana, including heart attack, kidney damage and a dangerous blood condition known as ketoacidosis. The  lawsuits claim that  Johnson & Johnson and its  subsidiary Janssen failed to warn patients and doctors  about the risks of taking Invokana. Invokana lawyers filed a  motion on September 20 asking the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to  consolidate Invokana lawsuits. The formation of an MDL would transfer all cases to a single judge and jurisdiction. Invikana lawyers explained in the motion that the  FDA had received many reports of kidney damage as a result of patients taking Invokana, which led the FDA to issue a stronger  Invokana warning risk with a June 2016 label change. That warning was preceded by another label change in May 2015, alerting users to the risk of ketoacidosi. Ketoacidoasis can be a life-threatening condition that occurs when blood acids known as ketones reach dangerously high levels. Additional warnings were added to the label in August 2016, noting that fatal cases of ketoacidosis had been reported with Invokana use. What Is Invokana? Invokana is a diabetes drug in the   SGLT2 inhibitor category. It  regulate blood sugar levels by encouraging the body to eliminate extra glucose in urine. Consolidation has been requested for the  District Court of New Jersey in Trenton, where 36 of the Invokana lawsuits are already pending. All of those cases are before Judge Brian R. Martinotti, a federal judge the motion notes has extensive experience with complex litigation. If you or a loved one has  had a life threatening event due to Invokana call out Invokana Helpline today.  

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.

Knee Replacement Lawyers For Knee Replacement Lawsuits

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Smith & Nephew's OXINIUM devices lawyer, Stryker’s Scorpio implant lawyers, Zimmer’s NexGen Natural Knee System implant lawyers

Knee replacement lawsuits are being filed for
  • Zimmer’s NexGen Natural Knee System implant lawyers,
  • Stryker’s Scorpio implant lawyers,
  • Smith & Nephew’s OXINIUM devices lawyer.

Knee Replacement Complications

Complications 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 Filings

Knee 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 Recalls

Has 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 Recalls

While 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 Recalls

Zimmer 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 Recalls

In 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 Recalls

StrykerDuracon Total Knee, Unicompartmental Knee System, Scorpio PS and CR components, BiometVanguard CR, Smith & Nephew Journey Uni Tibial Baseplate, Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II

Get a Knee Replacement Lawyer

Bard IVC Filter Lawyers | Bard Inferior Vena Cava Filter Alert

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Bard IVC Filter Lawyers, Cook IVC Filter Lawyer, Medical Device Lawsuits

File A Bard IVC Filer Lawsuit For A Failed Bard Inferior Vena Cava Filter

Bard IVC Filter Dangers

Bard  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

Get a Bard Inferior Vena Cava Filter Lawyer   File Your Bard  IVC Filter Lawsuit

Risperdal Lawyers | Enlarged Breasts in Boys Lawyers

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

Our Risperdal lawyers are accepting cases for unusual breast development in males. Risperdal  $70M Verdict In Philadelphia  Risperdal  Trial Johnson & Johnson was hit with a $70 million verdict on Friday when a  Philadelphia jury found that the antipsychotic drug Risperdal had caused an adolescent boy to grow female breasts. Risperdal and Enlarged Breasts In Young  Males Risperdal   has been linked to enlarged breasts in your males. This is  a condition called gynecomastia. he Growth of male breasts can cause severe emotional distress.  Surgery may be required to correct the condition.  Risperdal may increase levels of prolactin, a hormone which stimulates breast development in women. Young boys who have taken prolactin and are displaying increased levels of this hormone may develop male breasts or gynecomastia. Can I Join The Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuits? If you  are a male and have  enlarged female breast call no to see if you qualify to join others in a Risperdal lawsuit. Risperdal is the  brand name for the drug called Risperidone. This is approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. Risperdal  but has resulted in gynecomastia. Gynecomastia, the development of real female breasts.  It is real breast tissue growth caused by an increase in the hormone prolactin. If you have enlarged breasts with; Pain, Swelling, Tenderness and Nipple discharge and may need surgery  to remove excess breast tissue you may be able to join the Risperdal class action lawsuits. Get A Risperdal Lawyer Lawsuits are being filed against  Johnson & Johnson through its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, for  failing to properly inform doctors and patients about the effects of Risperdal.  

Knee Replacement Lawyers

Written by lisaspitzer on . Posted in Class Action Articles, DePuy Knee Replacement lawyers, Zimmer Knee Replacement Lawyers

Faulty Knee Replacement Lawyers

Depuy Knee Replacement, Zimmer Persona Knee

Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacement Lawyers Zimmer NexGen “High-Flex” femoral components Cruciate Retaining (Zimmer CR Flex) Zimmer Legacy Posterior Stabilized (Zimmer LPS Flex) Zimmer Gender Solutions High-Flex Knee MIS Total Knee Procedure Stemmed Tibial Component Fixed Bearing Precoa

Signs Of Knee Implant Failure

dislocation, early joint breakdown due to poor design or manufacturing, infection, loosening at the knee joint, or wear and tear.

Failed Knee Replacement Complications

Limited range of movement Infection Dislocation Warm, inflamed or red skin Stiffness Instability in the knee Fracture Loosening of the knee implant Swelling and/or pain in the knee Abnormal sound in the knee implant Decreased ability to walk Abnormal gait