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Medical Device Litigation

Pelvic Mesh

Pelvic Mesh

BACKGROUND Johnson & Johnson’s Pelvic Mesh medical device is an implant that is used to prevent organ prolapse. Some of the dangerous side effects of this device are painful intercourse, the ability to puncture other organs, as well as infections in the body. Due...
IVC Filters

IVC Filters

BACKGROUND A type of vascular filter, a medical device that is implanted by interventional radiologists or vascular surgeons into the inferior vena cava to presumably prevent life-threatening pulmonary emboli. Manufacturer: C.R. Bard, Cook Medical, Boston Scientific...
Power Morcellator

Power Morcellator

BACKGROUND Medical devices used during different types of laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgeries. These can include certain procedure to treat uterine fibroids, such as removing the uterus (hysterectomy) or removing the uterine fibroids (myomectomy)....
Bair Hugger

Bair Hugger

BACKGROUND The Bair Hugger therapy temperature management system uses forced, warm air to prevent and treat hypothermia in surgical patients.  Manufacturer: 3M Co. and Arizant. Use: A  therapy temperature management system that uses forced, warm air to prevent and...
Essure

Essure

BACKGROUND Essure is a permanent birth control procedure that works with your body to prevent pregnancy. A soft, flexible insert is placed into each of your fallopian tubes – over 3 months a barrier forms around the inserts. Manufacturer: Bayer and Conceptus...