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Hernia Mesh Failure Causes Dangerous Side Effects

By Jason Bottlinger on December 26, 2018

Hernia mesh implants have been a popular way for surgeons to fix hernias for many years now. But hernia mesh repairs have been known to bring about a lot of unwanted side effects, some of them life-threatening. These complications are especially common with certain types of mesh. In 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a class I recall (the most serious type) on counterfeit surgical mesh.
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Who Should File a DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit?

By Jason Bottlinger on December 10, 2018

Hip replacement surgery is painful and requires a lengthy recovery period. Anyone who’s been through such an operation is in no hurry to go through it again. Unfortunately, many patients who had DePuy Pinnacle hip joints used in their hip replacement procedure are facing revision surgery.
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Has Xarelto Caused You Harm?

By Jason Bottlinger on November 26, 2018

Blood flow is essential for all organs in the human body. When blood flow is blocked or slowed, a person’s organs are, essentially, being starved.
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Need to File an Invokana Lawsuit? We Can Help

By Jason Bottlinger on October 30, 2018

Canagliflozin, which goes by the brand names Invokana and Sulisent, is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. Canagliflozin was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2013, and has since been prescribed to thousands of Americans.
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What Can Go Wrong With a Metal Hip Implant?

By Jason Bottlinger on September 30, 2018

Hip replacement has been touted as the ultimate solution for people suffering from hip pain in the United States. Metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacements, in particular, have been promoted since the 1990s under the theory that they can stand more wear and tear, and allow a patient to regain a more active lifestyle.

However, metal-on-metal hip implants may cause recipients more harm than help.
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A Short History of Hip Replacements

By Jason Bottlinger on September 20, 2018

There were 45,500 hip-replacement procedures performed in the United States in 2012, according to the American Joint Replacement Registry. That number rose to over 280,000 in 2017. With so many surgeries of this type being performed, one would think that hip replacements are a safe and successful operation for most people.
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Largest Verdict Ever? $4.69 Billion Awarded to Talcum Powder Victims

By Jason Bottlinger on August 8, 2018

After six weeks of grueling testimony and eight hours of deliberation, a St. Louis jury has awarded 22 ovarian cancer victims and their families $4.69 billion.
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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits on the Rise

By Jason Bottlinger on July 20, 2018

Transvaginal mesh has been a controversial product for a number of years now. It is a net-like implant that is frequently used by surgeons to repair several common conditions, but it has been riddled with numerous issues.

In 2016, the FDA classified transvaginal mesh as “high-risk” due to its high risk of erosion and organ perforation, which has resulted in multimillion-dollar lawsuits for many people who’ve been injured by it. Despite the safety risks associated with transvaginal mesh, some surgeons continue to use it.
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Is Someone Liable for Foodborne Illness?

By Jason Bottlinger on June 22, 2018

Time and time again, our news cycle is interrupted with E. coli and salmonella outbreak headlines, recalls, and warnings. Here’s the latest, and what you can do if a food product puts you in the hospital, missing work and throwing your life a curveball.
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Hip Implants Can Sometimes Harm, Not Help

By Jason Bottlinger on December 20, 2017

Acute hip pain can make life miserable. It makes it difficult to sleep, walk, climb stairs, sit, and go through one’s daily activities. Debilitating hip pain is why many people elect to have a hip replacement. A hip replacement is major surgery that can require four to six months for full recovery. It’s definitely the type of operation that no one wants to go through more than once. Unfortunately, defective artificial hip joints and product recalls have forced some people to undergo additional painful surgeries.
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