Do you have Essure Birth Control? Read this now!

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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, … Continued

55,000 Women Bring Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson

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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 best … Continued

Injuries From Zimmer NexGen Knee Implants

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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 believe … Continued

Faulty Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Implants

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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 require … Continued

Sorin 3-T Devices Linked to Dangerous Infections

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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.

Dangers of Transvaginal Mesh Products

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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 believe … Continued

Cases Against Mirena IUD

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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 migration … Continued

DePuy Hip and Knee Implants

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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. … Continued