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Heater-Cooler Infection Lawsuits

Reports of serious nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infections following heart bypass and other surgical procedures have been linked to the use of certain heater-cooler systems, which may release contaminants into the sterile air of the operating room. As a result, heart surgery patients may be left with hard-to-treat and life-threatening infections like M. chimeara and M. abscessus, which could develop months or even years later.…

IVC Filter Lawsuits

Problems with the designs of certain inferior vena cava (IVC) filters have caused many individuals nationwide to suffer severe complications and injuries when the small devices fractured or broke inside the body.…