What Is Multidistrict Litigation (MDL)?

Author: Gordon Heuser, Esq., Heuser & Heuser Interested in Finding Out More about a Particular MDL? You Need a Product Liability Lawyer In multidistrict litigation or MDL, civil cases around the country that present a similar issue against the same defendant are transferred to a single federal district. These cases are often complex and affect a large number of people,

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What Is The Average Settlement For A Hernia Mesh Lawsuit?

There have been thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits filed. The plaintiffs and their hernia mesh lawyers allege that the medical device caused chronic pain, serious infection, a bowel obstruction, perforated the lining of the abdomen or other internal organs, and caused adhesions to develop. Several plaintiffs required revision surgery. The most common defendants named in the lawsuits are Ethicon, C.R.

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3M Co. Victorious In Bair Hugger Lawsuit

  Author: Mitch Grissim, Esq., Mitch Grissim & Associates A recent Bair Hugger lawsuit victory was given to 3M Co. Federal jurors decided on May 30, 2018, that the plaintiff, a South Carolina man, did not prove that 3M’s Bair Hugger patient-warming device caused him to develop a serious surgical infection. The plaintiff alleged that the device had a defective

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Hernia Mesh: Complications Lead To Thousands Of Lawsuits

Hernia mesh is a popular surgical solution for individuals who have hernias. Most hernias that require surgical repair now involve hernia mesh. The purpose of hernia mesh is to provide support to the tissue that was damaged. Many hernia mesh options are made from synthetic materials and animal tissue. Some are absorbed by the body and some aren’t. There’s even

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Wal-Mart Under Fire For Negligent Bicycle Assembly

Wal-Mart is one of the nation’s biggest retailers and they are embroiled in another lawsuit. Imagine if you went to Wal-Mart and purchased a bicycle for yourself or for your child. It seems like a great deal. You get a bicycle at a reasonable price and Wal-Mart offers to put the bicycle together for you for free. Now imagine your

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