26 Oct 2012

NuvaRing Lawsuits NuvaRing was first introduced as an FDA-approved form of birth control in the United States in July 2002. It provided women with the ability to more easily satisfy their birth control needs because of the fact that it was vaginally inserted one time per month. This reduced the risks associated with the use of other forms of birth control such as forgetting to take dail...

23 Oct 2012

It is estimated that over 25 million people in the United States have diabetes, and many of these individuals have Type 2 diabetes. For many years, doctors prescribed a medication known as Byetta to treat Type 2 diabetes in adults. Byetta medication is typically injected by the patient into the skin, and it works to help the pancreas produce a sufficient amount of insulin for the body’s ...

20 Oct 2012

Fungal Meningitis Lawsuits Make Headlines Across Country Houston, TX, October 16- Recent outbreaks of Fungal Meningitis have been making headlines as the CDC confirmed that a steroid has been linked to the development of the fungus.  The contaminated steroid injection has been given to patients in at least 15 states. Research has shown that the cases have developed from tainted vials of...

18 Oct 2012

Many doctors have utilized modular-neck stems on patients in recent years. These innovative devices were used with the belief that they could assist in the correction of health issues relating to hip biomechanics and other anatomical factors. After being installed on numerous patients, however, the manufacturer of this device, Stryker Orthopedics, has voluntarily issued a recall of the d...

16 Oct 2012

Beginning in 2005, Depuy Orthopedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, marketed its ASR XL Acetabular System as a high performance solution for hip replacements. The device was designed to be installed with minimal surgery required, and it was marketed to medical professionals with a clinical study as supporting evidence. However, after many patients received the ASR hip systems thro...

28 Sep 2012

Side Effects of Naturalyte GranuFlo Concentrate Spark Lawsuits Undergoing hemodialysis is an unpleasant experience in itself, but many people unfortunately have had to endure the complication of chronic or acute renal failure while on hemodialysis. In an effort to treat renal failure, many medical professionals provided their dialysis patients with either the liquid or powder form of Na...

28 Sep 2012

R3 Acetabular Hip Device System In 2007, the medical device company Smith and Nephew introduced the R3 Acetabular Hip Device System to the medical industry, touting its innovations and advancements that could benefit hip replacement patients. The company indicated that the device provided improved primary stability and innovative bearing options. It also was marketed as a device that cou...

25 Sep 2012

Actos is a medication that has been used since the late 1990’s to treat Type 2 diabetes. Manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, it is part of a group of drugs in the thiazolidinediones class, and it works by increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin. This allows a person with Type 2 diabetes to more easily keep glucose levels within a desired or healthy range. Actos has been prescrib...

24 Sep 2012

There are many times in life when a person feels as though he has been wronged in some way. In many instances, a person may feel as though the negligence, wrongful comments or other actions of another person or a company have injured them. These injuries may include physical or emotional pain and suffering, monetary loss or damage to their reputation. If you have been affected by such an...

19 Sep 2012

Vaginal mesh is a commonly used medical device that has been used to treat a variety of female health conditions affecting the lower pelvic and abdominal region. This is a medical treatment device that may refer to surgical mesh, a vaginal sling and related tape. It has been used to treat a range of female health issues that include stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, abd...