Monthly Archives: June 2016

Plaintiffs Propose IVC Filter Class Action Lawsuit Seeking Medical Monitoring Program


IVC Filter Class Action Lawsuit Would Monitor Patients With Inferior Vena Cava Filters For Breaking, Tilting or Migration That Could Cause Serious Injuries. Plaintiffs in a proposed IVC Filter class-action lawsuit against C.R. Bard seek a medical monitoring program for patients implanted with the company’s Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters. The potential IVC filter class […]

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Bair Hugger Warming Blanket Lawsuits See Another Month Of Rise In Filings


Bair Hugger Warming Blanket Lawsuits Accuse 3M Of Failing To Warn of Infection Risk Associated With Warming Blanket Used During Joint Replacement Surgeries. As litigation moves forward, Jude Erricson saw an additional 72 Bair Hugger Warming Blanket lawsuits filed over the past month. This increased the number of filings to over 340 complaints. The Bair […]

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Ethicon Could Face More Mesh Lawsuits After It Withdraws Hernia Mesh From The Market Due To Failure


Ethicon Inc. Issues market withdrawal of Hernia Mesh After Patients Need Revision Surgery And Have Recurrence Of Hernia. Ethicon Inc. has issued a market withdrawal of its Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh from the United States. The withdrawal of their repair mesh comes after studies showed a higher rate of revision surgeries and hernia recurrence associated […]

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Federal Bill Will Allow Essure Birth Control Lawsuits Move Forward


Essure Birth Control Lawsuits Will Move Forward If A Federal Bill Passes Holding Medical Device Manufacturers Liable For Products That Cause Harm or Death. Essure birth control lawsuits that contend Bayer’s birth control device causes pelvic pain, punctured organs and fetal death, can proceed now that a federal judge has allowed plaintiffs to keep failure […]

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Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits Look At Study Suggesting African American Women At Higher Risk For Ovarian Cancer

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit Trial

Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits Claim That Regular Use Of The Product For Genital Hygiene Places Women At Risk For Ovarian Cancer. Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits move forward as attorneys at Southern Med Law review a recently release talcum powder cancer study. The study found African American are at a greater risk for ovarian cancer than […]

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Proposed Legislation Would Require Reporting of Medical Device Injuries To The FDA


The Medical Device Injuries Reporting Bill Was Inspired By Complaints Over Power Morcellators Allegedly Spreading Cancer During Surgery. Southern Med Law is monitoring the progress of a medical device bill after representing women in morcellator cancer lawsuits alleging the medical device spread undetected uterine cancer. The bill, called the “Medical Device Guardian Act” could soon […]

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DaVinci Robot Lawsuits: Intuitive Failed To Report Over 700 Injury Claims


Intuitive Surgical Inc. Is Defending Itself Against DaVinci Robot Lawsuits Alleging its Surgical Robot Used During A Hysterectomy Causes Severe Internal Injuries. DaVinci Robot Lawsuits: Intuitive Surgical Inc., which recently settled a da Vinci robot-assisted hysterectomy lawsuit in which Southern Med Law was involved, has been accused by two health insurers of hiding over 700 […]

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Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits Increase As New Filing Forms Are Proposed


Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits Alleging Anti-Nauseau Drug Causes Birth Defects Including Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, and Heart Murmurs The number of Zofran birth defects lawsuits alleging babies suffer birth defects after exposure to Zofran continue to increase in the U.S. Court, District of Massachusetts. Court documents show that 260 Zofran birth defects lawsuits are pending […]

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Mirena Birth Injury Lawsuit Filed By Mother of Stillborn Infant After Mirena Pregnancy


Mirena Birth Injury Lawsuit Claims Mirena IUD Failed to Prevent Pregnancy Causing Baby to Be Born Stillborn Southern Med Law, a law firm representing families in Mirena birth injury lawsuits involving pregnancy complications and birth defects, reports on a new case in Texas that was recently filed by a woman who claims the contraceptive device […]

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E-Cigarette Lawsuits: Study Finds Increase In Nicotine Poisoning Of Children Under 6


Southern Med Law: E-Cigarette Lawsuits Alleging Manufacturers Failed To Properly Warn About The Defects And Dangers Of Electronic Cigarettes. As E-Cigarette explosion lawsuits continue to be filed, a recently e-cigarette side-effect study published in the Journal Pediatrics found nicotine poisoning in children under 6 had increased by nearly 1,500 percent between 2013 and 2015. The […]

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