Law Offices of Tom Plouff
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25
JUL
2017

Transvaginal mesh

Surgical mesh or a vaginal sling, also known as transvaginal mesh, is permanently implanted transvaginally to reinforce and repair the vaginal area. However, these products have been shown to erode and rupture organs. One of the most common products is the Avaulta Anterior and...
25
JUL
2017

Hernia mesh

Doctors often use surgical mesh to strengthen the hernia repair and reduce the rate of recurrence. Surgical mesh refers to a medical device used to provide additional support to weakened or damaged tissue. Hernia mesh repair using a synthetic mesh is a common surgery. Synthetic...
25
JUL
2017

Takata air bags

Takata, airbag manufacturer, is a worldwide leader in airbag safety features. Takata is involved in dozens of lawsuits, alleging that the Japanese corporation used an inferior metal that blasts shrapnel when the airbags are set off. The metal shards cut through the airbag fabric...
21
JUL
2017

Ethicon physiomesh

When a patient with a ventral hernia (the swelling of tissues, intestines, or organs that works its way through an opening, injury, or surgical incision in a patient’s abdominal wall) undergoes hernia repair surgery, one common method of repair is to place a bioabsorbable mesh...
21
JUL
2017

Trinity Guardrails

Guardrails are supposed to be there for our safety. Guardrails can help prevent an out-of-control vehicle from falling over a cliff and keeps vehicles away from opposing traffic. Trinity Industries installed guardrails on highways across the country in 1999. State and federal...
07
JUL
2017

Metal – on – Metal hip implants

Recently, metal-on- metal implants have been replacing traditional hip implants. However, thousands of individuals have suffered injuries linked to these new implants. Even though these new implants arose from the need and desire to cure human inflictions, metal- on- metal hip...
07
JUL
2017

Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is an emotionally painful experience. Losing a loved one because of someone else’s carelessness, only adds to the pain. Children and surviving spouses are eligible to sue and recover damages under the Illinois Wrongful Death Act. Wrongful death is the legal...