News - Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Liability

Post-Surgery Contamination and Bair Hugger Warming Blankets

In several states around the nation, people have been filing lawsuits against the designers and manufacturers of the Bair Hugger warming blankets, 3M and its subsidiary company, Arizant Healthcare. Plaintiffs are alleging that the companies had long been aware of the harm the product could cause to consumers; namely, that the device increased the risk […]

Hysterectomy & Fibroid Removal Device Pulled from Market

  POWER MORCELLATION INJURY CASES Recently, the FDA issued a news release discouraging the use of laparoscopic power morcellation surgical devices for the removal of the uterus (hysterectomy) or uterine fibroids (myomectomy).  Current analysis suggests use of the device for these procedures poses a risk of spreading unsuspected cancerous tissue beyond the uterus, significantly worsening […]

Stryker Initiates Voluntary Product Recall of Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems

In June 2012, Stryker® Orthopaedics voluntarily recalled its Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II modular-neck hip stem implants after data indicated potential risks associated with the devices. On July 6, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted Stryker® Orthopaedics’ voluntary recall on its website. Serious Health Risks Stryker® Orthopaedics found a recall of these certain medical devices […]