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Category Archives: Lawsuits

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3T Heater-Cooler Infection Lawsuits

Reports of serious nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infections following heart bypass and other surgical procedures may be linked to the use of the Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler system. Many of these surgical devices may release contaminants into the sterile air of the operating room, resulting in hard-to-treat and life-threatening infections like M. chimeara and M. abscessus.…

Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Several different hip replacement systems and artificial hip components sold in recent years have been linked to high failure rates and other complications. Product liability lawsuits are being reviewed for individuals who received defective or recalled hip replacements. Find Out If You Have a Hip Replacement Case: Lawyers are reviewing hip replacement lawsuits for individuals who received an implant since 2006 and have: Received notice the hip implant recalled; Required metal blood testing for cobalt/chromium levels; Experienced loosening, fracture or other problems that resulted in the need for hip revision surgery. CONTACT A HIP REPLACEMENT LAWYER Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral…

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

A number of different types of hernia mesh made by various manufacturers have been associated with design defects that could cause severe and life-threatening complications after hernia surgery.…

Viagra Melanoma Lawsuit

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Recent studies have found that side effects of Viagra may increase the risk of melanoma, a serious and potentially deadly form of skin cancer. Lawsuits are now being reviewed for men nationwide who may have avoided problems from melanoma if warnings had been provided. STATUS OF VIAGRA MELANOMA LAWSUITS: Product liability lawyers are providing free consultations and case evaluations for men diagnosed with melanoma following use of Viagra, to determine whether financial compensation may be available through a lawsuit. MANUFACTURER: Pfizer OVERVIEW: Viagra (sildenafil citrate) was approved in 1998 for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The widely used drug generates…

Byetta Lawsuit

The use of the diabetes drug Byetta may increase the risk of developing chronic, asymptomatic pancreatitis, which could ultimately lead to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer from Byetta. BYETTA LAWSUIT STATUS: As a result of the drug maker’s failure to properly research the side effects of Byetta or provide adequate warnings about the impact of the medication on the pancreas, product liability lawyers are reviewing potential Byetta pancreatic cancer lawsuits on behalf of individuals nationwide. >>REVIEW A CASE WITH A BYETTA LAWYER<<…

Vaginal Mesh / Bladder Sling Lawsuits

Thousands of women who had a vaginal mesh or bladder sling implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse have experienced severe internal injuries, urinary problems and other complications as a result of problems with the medical devices, which may actually provide no real benefit over other methods of treating pelvic organ prolapse.…

Nexium, Prilosec and Other Acid Reflux Drug Lawsuits

Side effects of Nexium, Prilosec and other blockbuster heartburn and acid reflux medications have been linked to a risk of acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease and potentially kidney failure. However, it appears that inadequate warnings may have been provided to consumers and the medical community. ACID REFLUX DRUG LAWSUIT STATUS:: Product liability lawyers are reviewing potential Nexium lawsuits, Prilosec lawsuits and other claims involving side effects of acid reflux drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI). Potential claims are being reviewed for users who suffered any of the following injuries: Acute Kidney Injury Acute Interstitial Nephritis Chronic Kidney Disease…

Tylenol Lawsuits

Side effects of Tylenol, the popular and widely used pain killer, may increase the risk of serious liver damage and liver failure, potentially resulting in the need for a liver transplant. TYLENOL LAWSUIT STATUS: Product liability lawyers are pursuing potential Tylenol lawsuits for individuals throughout the United States who have been diagnosed with liver problems due to side effects of acetaminophen, the active ingredient in the pain medication . >>SUBMIT INFO ABOUT A TYLENOL LAWSUIT<<…

Mirena IUD Lawsuits

A number of women have reported suffering serious and debilitating injuries from side effects of Mirena IUD, where the implanted birth control increases fluid pressure in the brain, causing migraines and permanent vision loss. There are also claims that it perforates the uterus, migrates to other areas of the body and causes infections or other problems.…

Talcum Powder Lawsuit

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Thousands of women throughout the United States may have developed ovarian cancer from side effects of talcum powder. Lawsuits are being investigated over allegedly inadequate warnings provided by manufacturers who sell talcum-based products under various different names, including Baby Powder, Body Powder and Talc Powder.…