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Laurence Banville

FDA Warnings Regarding Devices Referenced By IVC Filter Lawsuit Plaintiffs

TheProductLawyers.com reports on IVC filters and the controversy surrounding their use.

Laurence Banville

Controversy Surrounding IVC Filters Increases, As IVC Filter Lawsuit Plaintiffs Note FDA Safety Warnings

The latest FDA communication focused on the amount of time the filters should remain in the body, stating that they are removed within 29-54 days following the time of implantation except in cases where the risk of pulmonary embolism remains.

Laurence Banville

IVC Filter Lawsuit Plaintiff Claims Device Broke And Migrated

TheProductLawyers.com reports on IVC filters and recent lawsuits against C.R. Bard, one of the  manufacturers of the devices.

Laurence Banville

IVC Filter Safety Concerns Raised By NBC News, As IVC Filter Lawsuit Plaintiffs Await Trial

TheProductLawyers.com reports on IVC filters and recent news stories presented by NBC about certain possible risks of using them.

Laurence Banville

IVC Filter Lawsuit Plaintiffs Note Possibility of Settlement While Awaiting September 2016 Trial Date

TheProductLawyers.com reports on the use of IVC filters to prevent pulmonary embolism and the allegations made by hundreds of plaintiffs about the possible risks associated with using the devices.

Laurence Banville

IVC Filter Lawsuit Cases Filed By Two Canadian Plaintiffs Who Claim Filter Presented Severe Medical Risks

TheProductLawyers.com reports on some disconcerting news regarding IVC filters and the class action suits that have been filed against the makers of the device, specifically in Canada against Cook Medical.

Chrissie Cole

Security Breach: Baby Monitor Hacked

I was driving down to South Florida when my bank called to tell me that they had to cancel my ATM card because someone in Australia was using it and attempting to go on a shopping spree. I’m sure you […]

Chrissie Cole

FDA – Respironics V60 Ventilators Recalled

A manufacturing issue has prompted the recall of certain Respironics V60 ventilators. The recall was initiated on July 31, 2012 after two reports of blower motor failures were received.

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The Legal Examiner

Consumer Reports: Most medical implants have never been tested for safety

An investigation of medical devices on the market in the United States shows that most have little, if any testing to prove their safety and effectiveness, according to Consumer Reports, an…

The Legal Examiner

79,000 Americans have Riata defibrillator leads linked to malfunction, short-circuiting deaths

A new study has found that deaths associated with Riata and Riata ST Silicone Endocardial Leads is due to short-circuiting between high voltage components caused by insulation defects, not due to…