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Are Medical Device Manufacturers Risking Your Safety?

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Are Medical Device Manufacturers Risking Your Safety?

Medical device makers gaming the FDA approval system are endangering millions of Americans in the race to compete. Some are even committing medical device fraud.  

More than 200,000 malfunctioned medical devices and over 2,000 device-related deaths are reported each year — sometimes leading to medical device injury lawsuits. These cases and more show that some medical device...

CR Bard to Stay Put in IVC Filter Multidistrict Litigation

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CR Bard to Stay Put in IVC Filter Multidistrict Litigation

C.R. Bard’s argument to get out of multidistrict litigation is denied.

An Arizona federal judge has dismissed C.R. Bard Inc.’s request to evade multidistrict litigation, ruling the state law claims are not preempted by federal law. Multidistrict litigation (MDL) is a procedure the federal courts use to handle hundreds or thousands of lawsuits that may be filed in federal courts...

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....

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