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James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: District Court in Cook IVC Filter Litigation Denies Defendant’s Appeal to Block the Deposition of its Former President

The District judge held that a review of the sealed documents shows Cook’s former president was involved with the “strategic decisions regarding the enhancement of the Tulip filter and the development of the Celect filter to increase market share. … Most importantly, the documents reflect that he was aware of the risk that both IVC filters could perforate the wall of the vena cava.”

Roopal Luhana

Arkansas Woman Claims Other Mesh is Safer and More Effective than Physiomesh

An Ethicon Physiomesh lawsuit is pending in New Jersey state court. An Arkansas woman filed the case on August 3, 2017, in Middlesex County, claiming that after she was implanted with the mesh, she suffered from serious injuries. The manufacturer, […]

Roopal Luhana

Family of Deceased Pennsylvania Man File New Heater-Cooler Lawsuit

The wife and son of a deceased Pennsylvania man recently filed a new Stockert heater-cooler lawsuit against device manufacturers Sorin Group Deutschland and Sorin Group USA, Inc., and health care providers Christiana Care Health Services, Inc. and Christiana Hospital. The […]

John Bair

Trial Lawyers: What You Need to Know to Navigate Article 50B

Judgments? If I were a trial lawyer, that may sound like a wonderful thing. Payment, collection, winning. Well, if you’re a trial lawyer practicing in New York, or are trying to perfect a verdict from out of state, these words […]

Roopal Luhana

Case Management Order Gets Parties Moving Forward in New Jersey Stryker MCL

In May 2017, all New Jersey State Court Stryker LFIT V40 lawsuits were coordinated before the Bergen County Superior Court to reduce the risk of duplicative discovery and conflicting rulings. On July 31, 2017, the multicounty litigation (MCL) convened a […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Postponed DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Failure Trial

Postponed DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Failure Trial. DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Failure Trial Update. The latest DePuy Pinnacle hip failure trial which was set to start this week with the fourth bellwether trial has been postponed until later in September. […]

Roopal Luhana

Arkansas Woman Suffers Severe Adverse Reaction from Physiomesh

On July 31, 2017, an Arkansas woman filed a Physiomesh lawsuit against manufacturers Ethicon and parent company Johnson & Johnson (J&J). The case was filed in the Eastern District of Arkansas, but transferred to the Northern District of Georgia where […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Cordis IVC Filter Lawsuits

  With over 1,500 Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter lawsuits filed, most of the attention has been focused on two of the largest IVC filter manufacturers – C.R. Bard and Cook Medical. But it is important to remember that other […]

Roopal Luhana

U.K. Tells Hip Implant Manufacturers to Share the Burden of Follow-Up Costs

Metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implants have been the subject of scrutiny for many years. In 2013, for example, the FDA warned that they had “unique risks in addition to the general risks of all hip implants.” These include corrosion and fretting […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Stryker metal hip lawsuit settlement

Stryker metal hip lawsuit settlement. Donald Lovell, from Tennessee, recently filed a personal injury and a product liability lawsuit claiming that the metal Stryker Accolade hip stem and LFit V40 femoral head hip implant devices were defectively designed and manufactured. […]