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Richard R. Schlueter

FDA Tracks Ongoing Optetrak Issues as Exactech Releases New Knee Replacement Product

In an effort to provide surgeons with an all-inclusive range of knee replacement systems, Exactech has recently announced the launch of their ExactechGPS TKA Plus—a software application that provides computer guidance within the body for orthopedic surgeons performing total knee […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Arkansas Ethicon Hernia Mesh Failure Injury

Arkansas Ethicon Hernia Mesh Failure Injury. Jennifer Stone, from Arkansas, recently filed a product liability and personal injury lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon subsidiary claiming that problems with Ethicon Physiomesh hernia mesh patch caused her suffer multiple […]

Richard R. Schlueter

Knee Replacement Surgeries are Growing and DePuy Attune Implants Could Be Failing: Are You Affected?

Currently, knee surgery is the most prevalent procedure performed on patients aged 45 years and older – totaling about 600,000 procedures in the U.S. and growing. Unfortunately, the increase in surgeries also brings with it an increase in knee replacement […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Lawsuits back to trial in Texas

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Lawsuits back to trial in Texas. The DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuits are ramping up to the fourth bellwether trial involving the allegedly defective DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement system. DePuy Pinnacle Hip Multidistrict Litigation In May […]

Roopal Luhana

Georgia Widow Blames Physiomesh for Husband’s Death

The Ethicon Physiomesh multidistrict litigation continues to grow in the Northern District of Georgia. All federally filed cases were transferred there in June 2017, with District Judge Richard R. Story overseeing the pre-trial proceedings. On June 21, 2017, a Georgia […]

Roopal Luhana

New Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Iowa Over Contaminated Heater-Cooler Units

On May 31, 2017, an Iowa woman filed a new class action lawsuit against 3T heater-cooler manufacturer LivaNova PLC, previously Sorin Group Deutschland GMBH. The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Iowa. The plaintiff […]

James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: $300 MILLION BENICAR SETTLEMENT

On August 1, 2017, the Daiichi Sankyo Company announced it has agreed to a $300 Million settlement related to its olmesartan product, Benicar. The manufacturer/defendant, Daiichi Sankyo, is a global pharmaceutical company with origins in Japan.  While agreeing to a […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Implant Injuries Linked to Mixed Metals

Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Implant Injuries Linked to Mixed Metals. A Stryker LFit v40 hip recall was announced in 2016 by Howmedica Osteonics Corp., and its subsidiary Stryker Orthopaedics, involving certain large-diameter femoral heads sold before 2011. Stryker announced the […]

Steven Cohn

Pennsylvania Man Files New Bard G2 IVC Filter Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania man recently filed a new IVC filter lawsuit against manufacturer C.R. Bard. According to a report in the Daily Hornet, the case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, which is the location […]

Roopal Luhana

Ethicon Physiomesh MDL Gets Underway with First Status Conference

On June 2, 2017, the U.S. Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated all federally filed Ethicon Physiomesh lawsuits into one court in the Northern District of Georgia. District Court Judge Richard W. Story was appointed to oversee the pre-trial […]