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Apr 13

Personal Injury Attorneys: FDA Updates Warnings About Power Morcellators’ Risk of Spreading Cancer

By Angela Leone

Personal Injury attorneys report on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) updated warnings about power morcellators and their effects on women. Recently, information has come to light suggesting that “the use of laparoscopic power morcellators may contribute to the spread and upstaging of unsuspected uterine cancer in women undergoing hysterectomy and myomectomy for fibroids.” The FDA […]

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Jul 16

Medtronic Infusion Pump Flaws Responsible for 14 Deaths

By Joe Messa

Philadelphia personal injury lawyers advise patients of 14 deaths related to the use of Medtronic Inc.’s SynchroMed Implantable Infusion System. The infusion pumps were found to have four flaws that caused the deaths. The most frequent complication was the inadvertent injection of a drug into the patient’s subcutaneous tissue, rather than into the pump, which […]

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Jan 14

Infusion Pumps Recalled After Motor Stalls

By Joe Messa

A class I recall of two infusion pumps manufactured by Medtronic has been issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after the motor on the pumps failed when used with drugs not specifically approved for them. The SynchroMed II Implantable and SynchroMed EL Implantable infusion pumps may stall and stop drug delivery which can […]

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Jun 06

Personal Injury Lawyers: Johnson & Johnson Plans to Stop Selling Vaginal Mesh Implants that Have Caused Injuries

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Personal Injury Lawyers: Johnson & Johnson Plans to Stop Selling Vaginal Mesh Implants that Have Caused Injuries Personal injury lawyers have recently learned that Johnson & Johnson says it will stop selling four of its vaginal mesh implant devices worldwide. Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson division, manufactures the devices used to treat incontinence and shore […]

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