In its second trial loss in less than 3 months, Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $55 million by a St. Louis jury to Gloria Ristesund, who had claimed that using the company’s talc-powder products led to the development of her ovarian cancer. Carol Goodrich, spokeswoman for Johnson & Johnson, believes that the […]
There have been tens of thousands of claims filed across the country against the manufacturers of the transvaginal mesh inserts. The lawsuits claim that complications could have been prevented had the manufacturers of these products properly researched the design or had they adequately warned the medical community or consumers of the risks involved. The mesh […]
The power morcellator, a hysterectomy surgical device that is used during minimally invasive, laparoscopic procedures, has caused the spread of endometrial stromal sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, or other hidden cancers contained within the uterus. The result has been an increasing number of uterine fibroid cancer and hysterectomy cancer lawsuits by women throughout the United States. The suits […]
IVC Filter Complications From YouTube, “This medical animation demonstrates a possible complication for a patient implanted with an Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter. The filter, whose purpose is to catch and prevent fatal blood clots from reaching the heart, unexpectedly migrates and punctures the IVC and nearby tissues.”
Recalled medical devices discussed by Personal Injury Lawyer, Bennett Long.