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Defective Medical Devices

Indiana Man Files Lawsuit Over Hip Replacement Device

An Indiana man has filed a suit against the maker of an artificial hip implant, claiming that the implant left him in constant pain and needed to be replaced after …

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Defective Medical Devices

Hemmorhage, Prolapse, Infection, & Scarring: A Transvaginal Mesh Nightmare

If you’re a woman experiencing severe complications from transvaginal mesh, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact an experienced transvaginal mesh lawyer at WKW for your free consultation. What is …

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Defective Medical Devices

IVC Filters Cause More Harm than Good

Inferior vena cava filters, or IVC filters, are small, metal, cone-shaped devices that are inserted into the inferior vena cava to catch any blood clots that might free themselves from …

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Defective Medical Devices, Products Liability

The Role of Expert Witnesses in Product Liability Trials

Witnesses in a trial are generally restricted to answering questions in terms of what they saw, heard, felt, smelled or tasted. Should a witness venture to express an answer based …

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Defective Medical Devices

Product Liability Case Filed Against Biomet Orthopedics

On March 19, 2015, a man filed suit against Biomet Orthopedics, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. The plaintiff asserts personal damages occurred …

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Defective Medical Devices

$2.5 Million Awarded in DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuit

In 2010, Johnson & Johnson recalled nearly 93,000 DePuy hip implants due to a high failure rate. The DePuy hip system was sold in two versions. One was the ASR …

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Defective Medical Devices

Power Morcellator Liability Claims Impacted by New FDA Ruling

Medical device manufacturers may face product liability claims when patients are harmed by the devices that they make and market. The use of laparoscopic power morcellators in fibroid surgery has been allegedly …

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Defective Medical Devices

Stryker Agrees to Settle Defective Hip Implant Lawsuits

On Monday, November 3, 2014, medical technologies giant Stryker agreed to pay at least $1.43 billion to settle defective hip implant lawsuits filed by injured patients who underwent revision surgeries to …

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Defective Medical Devices

Surgical Mesh: FDA Alerts and What They Mean For You

Last month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered manufacturers of surgical mesh to conduct new studies of the mesh products used to treat two conditions affecting millions of women …

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Defective Medical Devices

The DePuy ASR XL Hip Implant Recall What It Means to You

On August 26, 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics announced the recall of both its ASR XL Acetabular Hip System as well as its ASR Hip Resurfacing System. This recall is in response …

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