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The Valiant Impact of Female Plaintiffs and Directors

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The Valiant Impact of Female Plaintiffs and Directors

It hasn’t been long since a report released by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) profiled some of the most harmful products that have been marketed to women for decades. As far back as the 1880s, American manufactures have disproportionately exposed women to dangerous drugs, products, and even medical devices that “tear them apart from the inside out.” Historically, corporations...

$7.68M Hip Implant Verdict Against Zimmer, Inc.

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$7.68M Hip Implant Verdict Against Zimmer, Inc.

Plaintiff prevails over hip implant maker in this damages-only retrial of a defective medical device.

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles jury has awarded $7.68 million to a former California resident injured by a defective metal-on-metal hip implant manufactured by Zimmer, Inc. This was a retrial in which the jury was asked to rule on damages only. Zimmer’s Durom...

How Medical Device ID Numbers Could Be Saving the Public

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How Medical Device ID Numbers Could Be Saving the Public

Identification numbers are key in tracking Medicare spending on recalled medical devices and protecting consumer health.

According to auditors with Medicare’s financial watchdog office, the federal Medicare program is spending billions of dollars on failed medical devices. Currently, the government lacks a reliable way to track public spending on the thousands of recalled or defective...

Hip Implant Suits Against Stryker Corp. Consolidated in NJ

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Hip Implant Suits Against Stryker Corp. Consolidated in NJ

A Bid by Consumers to Consolidate State Court Lawsuits Over Stryker Corp.’s Allegedly Defective Hip Replacement Device is Approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey

The Supreme Court of New Jersey approved a bid by consumers to consolidate claims against Stryker Corp. for its allegedly defective metal-on-metal hip implants – Stryker LFIT Anatomic Cobalt Chromium V40 femoral heads....

Extra Duty to Warn Could Equal Extra Patient Safety

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Extra Duty to Warn Could Equal Extra Patient Safety

Washington Supreme Court Decision Could Lead to Increased Patient Safety Across the Country

On February 9, 2017, the Washington Supreme Court issued an important ruling in the case of Taylor v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc., requiring manufacturers of medical devices to give warnings to purchasing hospitals about the dangers of their products. In Taylor, a man died four years after surgery...

Power Morcellator Tissue Containment System Approved

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Power Morcellator Tissue Containment System Approved

A tissue containment system for use with power morcellators has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to Gibbs Henderson with Waters Kraus & Paul in Dallas, power morcellator lawsuits have highlighted the risks for women undergoing laparoscopic procedures in which the surgeon uses a power morcellator. The medical device is essentially a rotating blade on...

What are my chances?

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