Tag: Medical Device Attorneys

2
Mar

How A Class Action Lawsuit Can Help You

Class Action Lawsuits and Multidistrict Litigation When a large number of people are similarly injured by the same defendant(s), a class action lawsuit may result. For example, if hundreds or thousands of people develop a serious illness after taking a prescription medication, they will likely want to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer. However, hundreds of claims all being filed

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25
Feb

IVC Filter Lawsuits On The Rise, What This Means For You

For various reasons, some patients at risk of developing blood clots are unable to take blood thinners. An inferior vena cava filter (IVC Filter) is an alternative treatment option for these patients. IVC filters are implanted in the veins to prevent blood clots from passing through to the lungs. The filters ‘catch’ clots, which slowly dissipate over time. Unfortunately, hundreds

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17
Feb

The Wright Hip Replacement Lawsuit – What You Need To Know

In the first of multiple upcoming trials in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) for the faulty Wright hip replacement system, a woman was awarded $11 million for damages including pain and suffering and medical expenses. Of the $11 million, $1 million constituted compensatory damages and the remaining $10 million served as punitive damages to punish the product’s manufacturer, Wright Medical, for

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