750,000 women in the US could be injured by a birth control device that is no longer being sold. Essure is a permanent birth control procedure involves implanting a soft, flexible insert is placed into each of fallopian tube. Essure was approved by the FDA in 2002. However, the device was associated with a number of risks,Read More
Johnson & Johnson has been a trusted name in household goods for generations and is now recently under fire for a number of different problems caused by products used by women. For years, it was engrained in the minds of women across the country that Johnson & Johnson makes the most trustworthy products that are the bestRead More
Zimmer Persona introduced a new knee replacement system in 2012 but just a few years later, many of those who received this implant have found that the system failed. A high number of recipients have found that the system began to loosen, making it dangerous and painful for them to be mobile. If you believeRead More
Zimmer, a company that produces knee and hip implants, is being accused of selling defective implant systems to patients who require replacements. There are a number of lawsuits coming to fruition over defective Durom Cup hip implants due to the high quantity of recipients who have faced nerve damage, severe pain, dislocation or even requireRead More
Defective Sorin 3-T devices have recently been linked to outbreaks of dangerous infections. If you had chest surgery where Sorin 3-T device has been used to control body temperature in the last 3 years, you may be at risk and could be entitled to compensation. For more information, contact Tomes & Hanratty, P.C.
Over the last several years, there have been an increasing number of claims against companies that manufacture transvaginal mesh. The FDA recognizes that there are a number of risks associated with these mesh products and therefore, has reclassified it as a Class III device, although they have neglected to recall it altogether. If you believeRead More
Bayer Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the intrauterine device Merina, has faced a number of lawsuits as a result of the severe consequences women have experienced after using this form of contraception. While many women choose IUD’s as a form of contraception, there may be serious consequences associated with certain brands including Mirena such as migrationRead More
When a person needs a part of their body replaced, it can be a nerve-wracking experience but they hope that they can trust in their doctors and the manufacturers of the implants to complete a successful replacement. In 2010, there was a massive recall of DePuy hip and knee implants that are used for replacements.Read More