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06/21/2016 - Twenty-nine women injured by the controversial Essure birth control device filed suit today in San Miguel County, New Mexico. The women allege the Essure device caused them severe health problems including abdominal pain, severe cramping and bleeding, migraines, allergic reactions, device migrations, perforations and autoimmune issues.
06/03/2016 - A new Bill was announced today by Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick which would essentially abolish medical device manufacturers’ preemption defense in product liability cases.
05/25/2016 - Bayer AG recently offered $62 billion dollars to acquire Monsanto, which would create the world’s biggest supplier of farm chemicals and seeds, many of which are genetically modified. The completed transactions would create a giant in the industry of products including pesticides, genetically modified crops and antibiotics, creating an annual revenue of more that $67 billion.
05/20/2016 - Over the past few weeks, many women may have seen television and Internet advertising regarding the Essure Sterilization device and its complications. Many women may be considering retaining legal counsel at this time. Although the Essure device enjoys certain protection from civil liability pursuant to a legal vehicle called preemption, this protection is not absolute.
05/13/2016 - Since Essure came on the market, there have been thousands of adverse events reported to the FDA regarding injuries caused by the device. Consumers, the manufacturer or health care providers may file these adverse event reports. Many people believe that reports initiated by physicians and other health care providers are given more weight given the knowledge and authority of the source.
05/03/2016 - More than 80 women injured by the controversial Essure birth control device filed suit today in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda. The case was filed as a Complex Designation Litigation case and should be transferred to one Judge who will likely hear all similar Essure cases.
04/26/2016 - A representative group from the Essure Problems Group, better known as the E-Sisters returned to Congress last week to garner support for the E-Free Act and to strongly pursue a congressional hearing into the deceitful and inappropriate actions of Bayer and the FDA concerning Essure.
04/14/2016 - More than 90 women injured by the controversial Essure birth control device filed suit yesterday in the St. Louis Circuit Court in St. Louis, Missouri. The women allege the Essure device caused them severe health problems including abdominal pain, severe cramping and bleeding, migraines, allergic reactions, device migrations and perforations and autoimmune issues. This suit is one of a handful of suits against pharmaceutical giant, Bayer regarding Essure and comes following the FDA’s announcement last month that it will be requiring the company to issue new “Black Box” warnings.
04/06/2016 - The Food and Drug Administration has a sordid history of scandals involving conflicts of interests, cover-ups, corruption and congressional investigations. A recent investigation into the approval and continued protection for the controversial sterilization device Essure, depicts classic examples of controversial conduct by the FDA, sanctioned at the highest levels.
03/31/2016 - Last week, women injured by the controversial Essure sterilization device scored a major victory as Pennsylvania federal judge John Padova ruled that five Pennsylvania Essure plaintiffs can proceed with their lawsuit.
03/12/2016 - Proponents from the Essure Problems Activist Group have forwarded a letter to William Maisel, Deputy Director for Science and Chief Scientist at the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, demanding his resignation from the FDA. The formidable E-Sisters as they are known, are outraged regarding the FDA’s recent rulings concerning the Essure sterilization device.
03/8/2016 - Last week the FDA issued a much-anticipated announcement regarding the fate of the Essure Sterilization Device. After 5 months of deliberation, the best the FDA could muster is to require a “black box” warning on the device’s labeling and a Patient Decision Checklist to help ensure women receive and understand the dangers and benefits of the Essure device.
02/24/2016 - Fresenius, the world’s largest provider of kidney dialysis services and equipment has agreed to pay $250 million to settle several thousand lawsuits brought by dialysis patients and/or their families. The claims alleged that GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis products caused significant heart problems and death when used during dialysis procedures.
02/17/2016 - United States Congressman, Mike Fitzpatrick held a well attended media conference today to discuss alarming information discovered, which casts additional doubts on the safety of the Essure sterilization device. Representative Fitzpatrick advised that Essure, which has received thousands of adverse event reports, is linked to far more fetal deaths than previously reported, and that doctors performing the procedures were allegedly receiving illegal kickbacks from Essure manufacturers, Conceptus and Bayer.
02/16/2016 - The fight against the highly controversial sterilization device, Essure is gaining traction as Oklahoma Congressman, Tom Cole has joined the E-Free fight. The Act, sponsored by Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick seeks to have the device removed from the market.
02/11/2016 - Just weeks after a jury rendered a staggering $12.5 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in the first transvaginal mesh claim tried in Philadelphia, a second Philadelphia jury hit J&J even harder. The jury unanimously awarded Sharon Carlino $3.5 million in compensatory damages and $10 million in punitive damages for a $13.5 million total award for injuries caused by a pelvic mesh device.
02/10/2016 - A representative group from the Essure Problems Group, better known as the E-Sisters returned to Congress last week to garner support for the E-Free Act, introduced by Representative Mike Fitzpatrick. The fight against the highly controversial sterilization device, Essure is gaining traction.
01/21/2016 - Over the past few weeks, many women may have seen television and Internet advertising regarding the Essure Sterilization device and its complications. This article is to provide users of the Essure device with information regarding why you may be entitled to compensation for injuries caused by this dangerous device.
01/18/2016 - Thousands of Xarelto lawsuits filed against manufacturer Bayer, alleging excessive bleeding injuries are picking up steam in the multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. According to a December 17, 2015 order, the Court has begun the process of selecting 40 Xarelto cases for the litigation’s bellwether trial pool.
01/16/2016 - Medical device manufacturing giant, Boston Scientific, is facing a new scandal on an epic scale. The vaginal mesh manufacturer is accused of running an international conspiracy that sold defective vaginal surgical mesh, made of counterfeit supplies it smuggled in from China.
01/07/2016 - The indomitable E-Sisters will return to Washington in early February to continue their fight to have the Essure Sterilization Device removed from the market. The Essure Problems Group, now over 25,000 strong, is resolute in its determination to ensure the device will no longer be implanted in unsuspecting women and that women previously injured by the device can seek compensation for those injuries.
01/05/2016 - C.R. Bard, a major medical device manufacturer, which developed a blood-clot filter associated with 27 deaths and hundreds of injuries, replaced the device with a modified version which it knew had similar dangerous flaws. Despite this knowledge, the company continued to market the IVC filter to thousands of unsuspecting physicians and patients.
01/05/2016 - Today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued two final orders to manufacturers to strengthen the data requirements for surgical mesh used to repair pelvic organ prolapse. The first order reclassified the surgical mesh from a class II device, which typically involves moderate risk devices, to a class III device, which includes high risk devices and requires extensive premarket testing and approval process.
12/22/2015 - A Philadelphia jury rendered a staggering $12.5 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon in the first transvaginal mesh claim tried in Philadelphia. Yesterday, the jury awarded plaintiff, Patricia Hammons, $5.5 million in compensatory damages and today it awarded another $7 million in punitive damages based on the defective vaginal mesh device, the Gynecare Prolift. After a two-week trial and one day of jury deliberations, the jury found that Ethicon failed to properly warn consumers and physicians of the device’s risks.
12/11/2015 - The epic failure of the Essure sterilization is a perfect illustration of the problems associated with the FDA’s medical device approval process and continued recalcitrance in failing to revoke the premarket approval granted to the device. More specifically, the process reveals the error in how medical device companies test products on patients after the products have been approved and marketed.
12/04/2015 - A recent study performed by STAT news analyzed thousands of pages of congressional disclosure forms and found that nearly 30 percent of senators and 20 percent of representatives held assets in biomedical and health-care companies, or in mutual funds created to invest in those industries.
11/25/2015 - The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it would render a decision regarding the Essure permanent sterilization device by the end of February. This announcement comes after intense scrutiny of the device by the media and several members of Congress.
11/20/2015 - The fight against the highly controversial sterilization device, Essure is gaining traction as several Representatives have joined forces with Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick and the formative Essure Problems Group, to have the device removed from the market.
10/31/2015 - A group of women who have been gravely injured by the Essure sterilization birth control device met with several members of the House of Representatives this week to urge support for an upcoming Bill, which would require the FDA to revoke the Premarket Approval granted to the Essure device in 2002.
10/14/2015 - Following a full day FDA hearing on September 24, 2015 about the controversial Essure sterilization device, many people were left with a sense of outrage regarding the cavalier attitude of the FDA and Bayer concerning the thousands of adverse injuries caused by the device.
10/14/2015 - A recent study revealed that women implanted with Bayer’s Essure sterilization device were 10 times more likely to require post-procedure surgery than those who underwent tubal ligation. The study followed 52,326 women sterilized in hospitals and surgery centers in New York from 2005-2013.
10/09/2015 - There has been an ongoing debate whether the female birth control sterilization device, Essure, legitimately obtained final Premarket Approval from the FDA. The original manufacturer, Conceptus, Inc., filed the Premarket Approval (PMA) for Essure with the FDA as a Class III medical device.
10/06/2015 - MicroPort Orthopedics, a Tennessee corporation, which manufactures a variety of hip joint replacement systems, has received reports of an unexpectedly high rate of fractures after surgery related to the PROFEMUR Modular Neck. If the modular neck fractures, the patient may experience sudden pain, instability and difficulty walking and performing common tasks.
10/01/2015 - The practice of paying doctors to speak on behalf of medications and medical devices has grown more controversial in the past few years as many feel it is a conflict of interest. This conflict, coupled with some high profile scandals involving highly paid physicians, have critics concerned with the integrity of this practice.
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Essure Lawsuit
Essure Side Effects Lawsuit - If you've been inured by the painful side effects of Essure our female Essure Attorneys are here to help.

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Lawyer
Actos side effects may include Actos Bladder Cancer. New study information has linked long-term Actos use with Bladder Cancer.
Avandia Congestive Heart Failure | Heart Attack | Stroke  
Avandia side effects may include: congestive heart failure (CHF), heart attack and stroke. If you or a love done have been injured as a result of Avandia side effects you may be entitled to compensation.
Depuy Hip Implant Recall  
DePuy Pinnacle Ultamet Hip Implants are similar to the DePuy ASR because both are metal-on-metal implants. There have been a large number of complaints about the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant including: hip pain, loosening, metal fragments and a need for additional revision surgery.
Depuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Lawsuit | Lawyer | Attorney  
DePuy ASR Hip Implants have been withdrawn from the U.S. market due to numerous reports of high failure rates in some patients which may lead to other injuries, excessive pain and the need for additional replacement surgery.
Accutane Inflammatory Bowel Disease | Crohn's Disease | Ulcerative Colitis Accutane and it's generic versions (Amnesteem, Claravis, Isotretinoin, Roaccutane and Sotret) have been known to cause severe side effects such as liver failure, kidney failure, inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis.
Smith & Nephew R3 Recall Lawsuit Attorney Smith & Nephew R3 Acetabular Hip Implant Liners have been recalled due to poor performance and reports of complications .
Defective Hip Implant Lawyer The Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Hip Implant, ABG II Modular Neck Stem Hip Implant & Stryker Accolade Hip Implant have been recalled due to fretting and corrosion at the modular neck junction which may cause early failure, metallosis, and need for revision surgery.
Biomet Metal on Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit Lawyer Biomet M2A Magnum Metal on Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit: The Biomet Magnum Hip Implant has had reports of high failure rates causing the need for revision surgery as well as other complications such as metallosis.
Stryker Knee Implant Recall Lawsuit

Stryker EIUS Unicompartmental Knee Implant System Recall Lawsuit: The Stryker EIUS Knee implant has been recalled due to a high failure rate and the need for revision surgery.

Transvaginal Mesh Implant Lawsuit
The FDA has recently warned about Transvaginal Mesh Implant complications and side effects. If you have been injured you may be entitled to compensation.
Fosamax Low Energy Femur Fractures Attorney  
Fosamax is a Bisphosphonate which is used in the treatment of Osteoporosis. Cases of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw and Low Energy Femur Fractures have been reported with Fosamax use.
Wright Medical Conserve Plus Cup Lawsuit

Wright Medical Conserve Plus & Profemur Hip Implants have had numerous reports of high failure rates in some patients. This may lead to other injuries, excessive pain and the need for revision surgery.

Meningits Lawsuit-Meningitis Lawyer-Methylprednisolone Acetate Recall Attorney

Methylprednisolone Acetate Meningitis Recall Lawsuit:
Tainted vials of methylprednisolone acetate have been recalled due to several reports of meningitis and deaths following injections of the contaminated steroid

Bard IVC Filter Recall Lawsuit Attorney

Bard IVC Filters - Bard G2 IVC Filter Recall Lawsuit::
Bard IVC Filters have been recalled due to reports of failure and/or breakage causing serious injury or death.

Paxil Birth Defects Lawsuit  
Woman who get pregnant while using the popular SSRI drug Paxil may experience Paxil Birth Defects particularly heart related birth defects as a result of Paxil use during pregnancy.
Plavix Side Effects Lawyer
Plavix side effects may include heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular disease and even death. Plavix has also been indicated to increase the risk of developing Intra cranial bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, lycophytic colitis and ulcerative colitis..
RV Refrigerator Fire
Dometic / Norcold RV Refrigerator Fire Recall:
Norcold and Dometic have recalled several models of RV refrigerators due to risk of fire that can result in serious injury or death to consumers.
Yaz Side Effects Lawsuigt  
Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella are a type of birth control that have been linked to serious side effects such as heart attack, blood clots, stroke, and death in addition to other Yaz side effects.
Zimmer Hip Replacement Attorney  
Sales of defective Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Replacements have been suspended due to complaints of failure and crippling pain. Revision surgery may be needed in some patients to correct the problem.
Zimmer NexGen Knee Implants may fail early due to a design flaw which may cause it to loosen, cause pain and may require revision surgery.
Defective Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Recall Lawsuit | Lawyer | Attorney
Zoloft Birth Defects  
Zoloft birth defects may include: congenital heart defects, persistent pulmonary hypertension, abdominal defects and cranial defects.
Prozac Side Effects Lawyer | Birth Defects Attorney  
Prozac birth defects have been reported when Prozac has been used during pregnancy.
Effexor Birth Defects | Antidepressant Pregnancy Risks | Effexor Lawyer  
Effexor Birth Defects have been reported when Effexor is used before conception or during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Bard Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Support System Implant Recall Lawsuit  
Transvaginal Mesh Implant Lawsuit. The Bard Avaulta Plus Biosynthetic Support System has been recalled due to side effects resulting from the implant.
Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Lawyer  
The Gynecare Prolift Pelvic Floor System, like many other popular brands of vaginal mesh, has recently been linked to several complications.
Ford Fire Recall Lawsuit | Attorney | Lawyer  
Ford Motor Company has recalled millions of Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles due to a faulty cruise control switch that may cause the vehicles to burst into flames. Click here for more information about the Ford Fire Recalls.
Jeep Fire Gas Tank
Jeep Rear End Collision - Plastic Gas Tank Fire Lawsuit:: Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and Liberty SUV fire lawsuit.
Vehicle Submergion Lawsuit - Auto Accident Lawyer  
Car accident lawsuit - vehicle submersion injury lawsuit. You may be entitled to legal compensation if you were involved in a vehicle submersion accident.
Propecia Sexual Dysfunction Lawsuit Propecia Sexual Dysfunction Lawsuit. Propecia (Finasteride) have been linked to erectile dysfunction that may be permanent.
CooperVision Avaira Contact Lenses Recall Lawsuit  
CooperVision’s AVAIRA Toric Soft Contact Lenses Recall issued due to an unintended presence of silicone oil residue, which can cause hazy or blurry vision, discomfort to the eye and injuries requiring medical treatment.
Medtronic InFuse Bone Graft Complications  
The Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft has been linked to serious and potentially life threatening complications when used in surgeries of the cervical spine, around the neck.
Covidien Duet TRS Recall Lawsuit Attorney - Tissue Reinforcement Staple Gun  
Covidien Duet TRS Recall. There have been reports of 3 deaths and 13 serious injuries associated with the use of the Duet TRS Tissue Reinforcing Staple Guns in the thoracic cavity (chest cavity).
Pradaxa Side Effects Pradaxa Side Effects Lawsuit:: Pradaxa side effects may range from problems with ulcers to internal bleeding and even death.
Mirena Side Effects Lawsuit
Mirena Side Effects Lawsuit. Mirena side effects may cause Ectopic Pregnancy, Uterine and Cervical perforation or the Mirena IUD could become imbedded in the uterus.
DMAA Side Effects Lawyer

DMAA side effects lawsuit. Products containing Dimethylamylamine or DMAA may cause serious side effects including heart attack, stroke, liver damage, kidney damage or sudden cardiac death.

Tekturna Side Effects Lawsuit

Tekturna Side Effects Lawsuit::
Tekturna (Aliskiren) , also marketed as Rasilez, has been linked to serious side effects such as kidney problems, stroke, and heart failure among other serious side effects.

Zithromax Lawyer - Z Pack Lawsuit Zithromax Side Effects Lawsuit:
Azithromycin, aka Zithromax, Zmax and Z-Pak has been linked to serious side effects such as liver damage, cardiovascular events like abnormal heart rhythm and sudden death.
Fresenius-Medical-GranuFlo-&-NaturaLyte-Dialysis-injury-lawyer Fresenius Medical GranuFlo & NaturaLyte Dialysis Injury Lawsuit: GranuFlo & NaturaLyte Dialysate Concentrates may raise bicarbonate levels in patients and cause sudden heart attack or other serious cardiac events or death.
Revatio Side Effects Lawsuit | Revatio Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Revatio Side Effects Lawsuit. Revatio use in children with pulmonary hypertension may cause serious and life threatening side effects such as heart failure or death.
Brilliant Blue G Recall Lawsuit Attorney Brilliant Blue G Recall - Lawsuit: Lots of Brilliant Blue G have been recalled due to suspected fungal contamination. The FDA has reported several cases of Brilliant Blue G induced eye injury such as fungal endophthalmitis.
Xarelto side effects may be serious and life threatening. Xarelto bleeding has occurred in some patients and has been fatal in some cases.
OMONTYS Side Effects Lawsuit Attorney Takeda & Affymax have issued a voluntary OMONTYS recall due to serious OMONTYS side effects including OMONTYS death from anaphylaxis.
Due to the potential for severe DePuy LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve side effects the FDA has announced a class I LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve recall. The device has the potential to fracture under normal load.
Lipitor side effects lawsuit - Lipitor side effects may include diabetes, kidney failure, liver failure, memory loss & rhabdomyolysis.
Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuit Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuit - Tylenol has been linked to severe side effects including liver damage and Acute Liver Failure (ALF).

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