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Shezad Malik MD JD

Heart Surgery linked to deadly bacterial infections

Heart Surgery may be linked to deadly bacterial infections, with the commonly used Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System. The device is under fire for serious and potentially deadly heart infections after use in heart by-pass and valve surgeries. According to lawsuits […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Smith and Nephew Hip Failures

I am providing this lawsuit update for the patients victimized by Smith and Nephew Hip Failures. Folks blame Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) and R3 hip replacement implants for their injuries and premature device failure. These plaintiffs filed […]

Roopal Luhana

Plaintiffs Move to Consolidate Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Lawsuits

Plaintiffs who have filed claims against Stryker regarding issues with its LFIT V40 femoral head would like to see the growing number of Stryker lawsuits consolidated before one court for pre-trial proceedings. They filed a motion on January 13, 2017, […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Zimmer Biomet Shoulder Implant failure and Recall

Zimmer Biomet, a major manufacturer of shoulder implants, announced a U.S. recall of its shoulder devices after many complaints of shoulder fractures causing severe pain, permanent loss of shoulder function, infections and other serious injuries. The FDA announced a Zimmer […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

FDA Warning: Pentax Duodenoscope May Lead to Infection

About a year ago, the FDA announced that Olympus America was recalling their TJF-Q180V duodenoscope to update it with new design and labeling modifications. This was to help reduce the risk of antibiotic-resistant infections that have been linked to the […]

Roopal Luhana

New Heater-Cooler Class Action Filed in South Carolina

A new class action lawsuit was filed against 3T heater-cooler device manufacturer LivaNova, formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GMBH, on January 24, 2017. The case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, Columbia Division. The […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

Alaska Plaintiffs Blame Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head for Implant Failure

An Alaska couple has filed a new Stryker hip lawsuit concerning the Accolade TMZF femoral stem with the LFIT V40 head against the hip implant manufacturer. A number of other plaintiffs have filed similar lawsuits claiming that the LFIT V40 […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Will New Disposable Duodenscopes Limit Infection Risk?

Duodenoscopes — small, tube-like devices used to diagnose and treat health problems in the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas — have been the subject of investigation lately because of their link to dangerous superbug infections. Last year, the FDA announced […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Rupture lawsuit

As injury lawsuits begin to mount against Johnson and Johnson (J&J) and its subsidiary Ethicon over its Physiomesh plastic device, a popular line of hernia mesh used in surgical repair, comes news of the mesh failing dramatically causing the intestines […]

Shezad Malik MD JD

Vaginal Mesh Injury lawsuit claims continue

According to court documents, Vaginal Mesh Injury lawsuit claims continue to be filed nationwide. Many thousands of women who had a vaginal mesh or bladder sling implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI) have experienced […]