Tag: defective medical device

10
Nov

FDA Approves Bayer’s Essure Study Despite Deaths

Recently, the FDA approved Bayer’s Essure study despite the deaths and permanent injuries to thousands of women. Once the Essure side effects toppled the 10,000 women mark, the FDA insisted that Bayer conduct a study on the safety of their permanent birth control device. This report was released to the FDA in March 2016 and was subsequently approved on September

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25
Oct

Plaintiffs Seek $5 Million In Bard IVC Filter Case

There’s been an update to the multi-district litigation IVC filter lawsuits filed in court against C.R. Bard and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. Bard manufactures IVC filters that are implanted into patients to lessen the likelihood of strokes, heart attacks, and pulmonary embolisms caused by blood clots. The tiny metal filter is implanted into the vein of the patients to literally

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6
Oct

First Cook IVC Filter Cases Selected For 2017

Cook IVC filter cases are headed to court. The presiding judge, Richard L. Young, of the Cook IVC filter trial has chosen three lawsuits from the multi-district litigation. These trials are extremely important to the final outcome of all of the other pending lawsuits against Cook and other IVC filter lawsuits. IVC Filters Hurt Patients IVC filters are inferior vena

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27
Sep

What An IVC Filter Lawyer Can Do For You

IVC blood clot filters are designed to minimize the risk of a blood clot breaking loose in the lower pelvis and traveling to your heart or lungs. Yet, despite the reported injuries and deaths caused by the IVC filters, they’re still being used. Despite Manufacturing Concerns, IVC Filters Still Used When the IVC filter first applied for FDA approval in

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13
Sep

The Women Who Became Pregnant On Essure

Essure was marketed to many women as an alternative to tubal ligation. Bayer marketed this dangerous medical device and stated that the failure rate was 0.5%. However, as many women had the misfortune of discovering through personal experience, the rate of failure is actually almost 10%. As an “alternative” to a tubal ligation, the true failure rate is almost ten

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