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Laurence Banville

Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuits Consolidated In Massachusetts Federal Court

The US Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML) has agreed to transfer dozens of prosthetic hip implant lawsuits to a central federal court in Massachusetts. The Panel of six federal judges announced its decision on April 5, 2017, consenting to a […]

Laurence Banville

Zimmer Biomet Recalls 3,000+ Shoulder Implants With Increased Fracture Rate

Leading medical device manufacturer Zimmer Biomet has recalled more than 3,000 shoulder implants that appear to fracture – inside patients – at alarming rates. As the US Food & Drug Administration notes, this is a Class I recall, signifying the highest […]

Laurence Banville

Hernia Mesh Class Action Surfaces In Canada, Citing Severe Complications

A group of Canadian patients has filed a class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, saying the company’s now-recalled hernia mesh product Physiomesh is “defective” in design. According to Canada’s CTV News, up to 30,000 Canadians may have undergone Physiomesh […]

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 […]