Tag Archives: Jaw

DePuy Synthes Recalls Craniomaxillofacial (CMF) Distraction Systems

Depuy Synthes has issued a recall for certain craniomaxillofacial (CMF) distraction systems, which are used to lengthen and stabilize the jaw of infants suffering from birth defects or adults following a traumatic injury. According to the manufacturer, the devices may reverse direction post-operatively, potentially leading to respiratory arrest, emergency surgery or death.…

New Jersey Fosamax Lawsuit Results in Defense Verdict

A New Jersey jury has returned a defense verdict for Merck in the first state court trial of a Fosamax lawsuit that alleged the osteoporosis drug caused the plaintiff to develop a painful and debilitating jaw injury, known as osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). …

MDL Judge Orders Two More Bellwether Trials in Fosamax Litigation

  • Written by: Staff Writers

The federal judge presiding over the consolidated Fosamax litigation has asked for two more cases to be selected for bellwether trials to help the parties get a better sense of how juries will respond to different claims presented in Fosamax lawsuits filed over the development of painful and debilitating jaw decay among users of the osteoporosis drug.…

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