Published on November 25, 2016

Defective Medical Device Lawsuits and Other MDL Updates

Alabama Woman Files Bard Eclipse® IVC Filter Lawsuit

https://dailyhornet.com/2016/alabama-woman-files-bard-eclipse-ivc-filter-lawsuit/The lawsuit was filed on November 18, 2016 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. As of mid-November, over 1,100 more IVC filter lawsuits were pending against C.R. Bard in Multi-District Litigation …

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Power Morcellator Lawsuits

https://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/2014/07/power-morcellator-lawsuit-update.htmlThe question is simple: should we ban morcellators and pull them off the market? An FDA panel of independent advisers met last week in Bethesda, Maryland to discuss exactly this. The experts were split as to whether the medical devices should be banned …

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Top Medical Device News Stories of 2016

http://investingnews.com/daily/life-science-investing/medical-device-investing/top-medical-device-news-stories-of-2016/The medical device manufacturer filed a lawsuit in September 2016, claiming that Muddy Waters disseminated false information in order to lower the company’s stock price. Indeed, St. Jude saw its stock fall four percent immediately following the report …

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Texas Woman Files Bard G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

https://dailyhornet.com/2016/texas-woman-files-bard-g2-ivc-filter-lawsuit/The lawsuit was filed by LaVinnia L. W., a woman from Texas who was implanted with the C.R. Bard G2® Vena Cava Filter in August 2007. She accuses C.R. Bard of selling a defective medical device and inadequately warning about safety risks. The G2 was …

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Texas Woman Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

https://dailyhornet.com/2016/texas-woman-files-cook-celect-ivc-filter-lawsuit/She claims that Cook Medical is liable for her injuries because the company sold a defective medical device and failed to warn about safety risks. Celect is a temporary blood clot filter that is implanted in the inferior vena cava (IVC). It was …Consumer Advocacy News

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Physiomesh Lawsuits Move Forward

Hernia mesh lawsuits involving Ethicon, Inc.’s Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh device are beginning to move forward in U.S. Courts, following the global market withdrawal of the product earlier this year. Meanwhile, the U.S …

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Medtronic lawsuit questions the company’s handling of spinal device

http://www.startribune.com/medtronic-target-of-suit-that-challenges-fda-approval-of-spinal-devices/400058221/Doctors are allowed to use medical devices in any way they think will help patients, but federal law prohibits misbranding and some kinds of off-label promotion. Balancing patient safety with free speech has grown so contentious that the FDA will …

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