Client Login

In the News

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Judge OKs $12M Caldera Pelvic Mesh Deal Amid Protests

Despite three dozen objectors, a California federal judge on Friday approved Federal Insurance Co.’s proposed $12.25 million deal to resolve thousands of insurance claims alleging Caldera Medical Inc.’s transvaginal mesh implant caused injuries in more than 2,700 women.

Author: Amy Schwarz
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Zimmer Biomet Recall of Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System is Class 1

The FDA this week released information on a Class 1 recall of Zimmer Biomet‘s Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System over issues with the devices fracturing.

Author: Amy Schwarz
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Friday, January 13, 2017

Court Ruling Gives Medicare Advantage The Right To Seek Reimbursement From Lawyers and Defendants

Lawyers are now potentially liable for unpaid Medicare liens on a client's legal award or settlement following two federal court rulings.

Author: Amy Schwarz
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Suit Brought Against Surgical Mesh Manufacturer For Failing To Disclose Risks

A man who suffered an adverse reaction after his hernia was patched with a polypropylene mesh product files suit this week in federal court claiming the product’s maker, Atrium Medical Corp. (Atrium), was negligent and hid the device’s dangers.

Author: Amy Schwarz
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Judge Allows More Than $500 Million in Punitive Damages to Stand Against J&J

A Texas federal judge rules to let stand over half of the more than $1 billion in punitive damages a jury awarded to plaintiffs who claimed Johnson & Johnson and subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. rushed a faulty hip implant to market, prompting the plaintiffs to appeal.

Author: Amy Schwarz
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

AbbVie Can't Trim Report In Testosterone Replacement MDL

An Illinois federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over heart health risks and injuries allegedly caused by testosterone replacement therapy drugs refused Tuesday to trim an expert report that supports claims against drugmaker AbbVie Inc.

Author: Amy Schwarz
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Stryker Adds Patients To $1B Hip Implant Settlement

Stryker Corp. and its subsidiary Howmedica Osteonics Corp. said Monday that they’ve agreed to compensate additional plaintiffs in the multidistrict litigation that netted a $1 billion settlement two years ago for patients who received allegedly defective metal hip replacements.

Author: Amy Schwarz
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Power Morcellator Use Declines after FDA Warning Friday, October 14, 2016

Power Morcellator Use Declines after FDA Warning

Use of power morcellators dropped significantly after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned they could spread cancer, according to a new study.

Author: Anonym
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Medicare Backs ID Numbers for Medical Devices Monday, July 18, 2016

Medicare Backs ID Numbers for Medical Devices

Agency recommends using a unique identifier in billing records for each device to help find malfunctions

Author: Anonym
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
Philadelphia Jury Hands Up $6.4M Asbestos Verdict Friday, April 15, 2016

Philadelphia Jury Hands Up $6.4M Asbestos Verdict

A Philadelphia jury has awarded a former PECO Energy employee and his wife more than $6.4 million over claims that he was exposed to asbestos-containing products that caused him to develop lung cancer.

Author: Anonym
0 Comments
Article rating: No rating
RSS
123