New Developments Involving Breast Implant Litigation

Cosmetic modifications often come in the way of tummy tucks, lip injections, and breast implants. Breast implants are a hot topic today as the world of breast implant litigation is changing quite rapidly. Not all surgeries go as planned, and sometimes it is directly the fault of the surgeon present or the manufacturers of the […]

When You Should Seek Damages for Birth-Related Injuries

There is a reason they call it the miracle of life; there’s simply something magical about bringing a living, breathing human into this world. Things don’t always go to plan, however. Giving birth is a very medically involved procedure where a team of professionals is on hand to make sure that the baby is brought […]

Newborns With Cerebral Palsy: Is the Doctor Liable?

Cerebral palsy is a condition affecting motor control in humans with a worldwide incidence between 1.5 to 4 live births per 1000. Cerebral palsy is a lifelong condition that often results in sufferers not walking properly, and even affecting how well they can operate their organs within their body. Primarily, CP is caused by inflammation […]

Why Women From Chicago, IL Are Taking Ethicon to Court

Ethicon Inc., a subsidiary of parent company Johnson & Johnson, is being served with court papers in record numbers, as more and more women are bringing to light the adverse health effects brought by the use of their transvaginal mesh products. The brand names affected are the Gynecare Prolift line of transvaginal mesh, as well […]

Safe Medical Devices and the FDA

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently emphasized that “the most impactful way that we can promote innovation and improved safety in the 510(k) program is to drive innovators toward reliance on more modern predicate devices or objective performance criteria when they seek to bring new devices to patients.” Common sense indicates that when conducting comparative testing […]

Transvaginal Mesh and the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb first announced the agency would meet on surgical mesh safety and effectiveness of transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair in a statement November 20, 2018. The FDA reported approximately 2, 874 adverse events from January 1, 2008 until December 31, 2010. The most common adverse events for […]

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), is a brain injury caused by a lack of oxygen-rich blood in the baby’s brain. HIE results in infant seizures, difficulty feeding, low muscle tone, limpness, organ dysfunction, and breathing problems. HIE can also lead to cerebral palsy, intraventricular hemorrhages, hydrocephalus, and learning disabilities. HIE often occurs in utero, during labor and […]

Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice

Cerebral Palsy is a dangerous medical condition that occurs when oxygen cannot reach an infant’s brain during delivery.  the birth injury can range from mild to severe and will be affected for the rest of their lives. Specifically, Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder that effects body movement and muscle coordination. There are three main […]