Defective Medical Devices Blog Posts

I Was Hurt by a Defective Product: What Do I Do?

Defective product liability claims arise from defectively designed products, defectively manufactured products or products that lack an appropriate instructional or warning label. In order to pursue a product liability claim, you must demonstrate that your injury is a direct result of one of these types of defects. If you do believe your injury is a Read More

Personal Injury Attorneys Share Startling Look At Dangerous Drug Recalls

Last year, the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society published a disturbing report on the frequency of drug recalls in America. It covered a period of 10 years (2004-2014). Their report confirmed what many personal injury attorneys have long suspected, drug safety in this country is deteriorating and consumers are undeniably on the losing end of the medicine Read More

Stryker Deadline Extended

Though the original deadline for filing a claim with the Stryker defective hip settlement fund was early March, the company has extended the deadline. Injured patients who have undergone revision surgery may now file a claim until March 30, 2015. For several years now, the medical device manufacturing company has been under siege for injuring Read More

Jury Awards Plaintiff $5.7 Million In Johnson & Johnson Mesh Incontinence Implant Case

A California jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $5.7 million to a woman injured by the Abbrevo sling mesh implants. The woman received the implant, and then had to have follow up surgery to remove part of the implant when it eroded inside of her body. The jury came to the conclusion that Read More

ASR Hip Implant Devices Settlement Claims Deadline Extended

DePuy Orthopedics, one of Johnson & Johnson’s largest subsidiaries, has been under siege since 2010 when the ASR hip implant devices were recalled. DePuy manufactured two ASR devices. The ASR XL Acetabular System was a complete hip replacement system while the ASR Hip Resurfacing system fixed normal wear-and-tear on hips. Surgeons conducted more than 93,000 Read More