Birth injuries and medical malpractice

Birth injuries happen when a member of a labor or delivery team fails to provide care according to accepted industry standards, resulting in injury or death to mother or child. Birth injuries can have lifelong consequences, such as the permanent condition, cerebral palsy. Common Causes of Birth Injuries Birth injuries don’t always stem from negligence. […]

Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

According to a new product liability lawsuit, renditions of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) system never received proper approval for sale from federal regulators, resulting in a dangerously defective device prone to premature failure that can permanently disable recipients. Birmingham Hip “Mix and Match” System Deviated from FDA Indications Stephen D. Fleming filed the complaint […]

Zimmer hips

A new lawsuit indicates that Zimmer hip problems with its M/L Taper replacement system caused it to fail prematurely, necessitating a California man to undergo revision surgery in both hips. Glen Davis and his wife filed the complaint July 20 in the Northern District of California. The couple allege that Zimmer Biomet, Inc. knowingly designed, […]

Bayer Mirena IUD

In 2009, the Food and Drug Administration sent Bayer two warnings about Mirena, including a warning that their television commercials were misleading and a warning that their internet advertisements were misleading. Bayer, the company that makes Mirena, has a long history of questionable conduct. The prescribing information for Mirena says that Mirena should be used […]

Mirena IUD

Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) that is a form of birth control manufactured by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The IUD is a flexible, soft T-shaped piece of plastic that contains the hormone levonorgestrel. Mirena is a long-acting reversible contraceptive said to last up to 5 years. Mirena prevents pregnancy by releasing the hormone […]

Zimmer hips

Hip implants generally have several functioning pieces, one of which is called “the head.” The head used by Zimmer in these specific devices have either been a cobalt-chromium femoral head or a ceramic femoral head. Plaintiffs have been suing Zimmer alleging the cobalt-chromium femoral head created an unreasonable risk of injury. This medical device is […]

Stryker Accolade hip implants

Stryker Accolade implant revision patients report high blood metal levels with LFIT cobalt femoral heads. Mismatched implant metals can cause metallosis and dislocations requiring painful revision surgery. Over 500,000 patients in the United Stated were implanted with artificial “metal-on-metal” hip implants, also known as all-metal hips, during hip replacement surgery. There was a rash of […]

Bard ALIGN transvaginal mesh for stress urinary incontinence

New Jersey based C. R. Bard is a worldwide creator and distributor of medical products. Founded in 1907 by Charles R. Bard, the company specializes in creating surgical, vascular, oncology, and urology devices.   The Align Urethral Support System is one of Bard Medicals various products offered to treat stress urinary incontinence, or SUI, in […]

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