A number of patients who recently had surgery may have been exposed to dangerous bacteria that is notoriously hard to diagnose. The bacteria can have life-altering, even deadly consequences. What is worse and frightening is that the patients probably don’t even know they have been infected and may not learn that they have been infected…

Talcum powder in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower is causing ovarian cancer. Recently, a jury awarded $72 million in damages to the family of a woman who regularly used talcum products and died of ovarian cancer. Research has linked women’s regular use of talc-containing products like talcum powder, baby powder and…

Endo International announces it will stop manufacturing all vaginal mesh products due to the billions in lawsuits it is facing related to its vaginal mesh implants. Endo announced that it will close its Astora Women’s Health device unit. Endo paid $150 million in legal settlements related to its vaginal mesh in Q4. And more payments…

Patients who are at risk of a pulmonary embolism, or a sudden blockage of a major blood vessel, often turn to anticoagulants to keep their blood from clotting. However, sometimes anticoagulants fail or the patient is unable to take them and an alternative form of prevention is needed. This is where Intra Vena Cava (IVC) filters come into…

A Houston law firm has filed suit against medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp. claiming the company sold defective vaginal mesh implants made from materials smuggled from China. This puts the health of thousands of women at risk. The defective vaginal mesh is used to treat urinary incontinence and other pelvic organ problems. The lawsuit…

Coloplast Corp., a manufacturer of ostomy and continence care products, has agreed to pay $3.6 million to resolve allegations that Coloplast paid unlawful kickbacks to several medical suppliers to induce them to conduct promotional campaigns designed to refer individual users to Coloplast products. Coloplast’s promotional campaigns allegedly included kickbacks in the form of funding for cash…

The product-liability lawyers at Taylor Martino, P.C. are reviewing potential lawsuits for women who have experienced serious and debilitating problems while using the Mirena IUD. You may qualify to file a Mirena lawsuit if you suffered uterine perforation or other serious complications associated with the Mirena IUD. A growing number of women are filing lawsuits…

Thousands of women have now reported side effects which are believed to be attributed to Essure, including hysterectomies, colon perforations, unexpected pregnancies, depression, and weight gain. Women have also reported side effects due to a nickel

As of April 2015, dozens of recalls have been issued over the Medtronic Synchromed infusion pump system. Over 30 of these recalls have been deemed Class I recalls by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA reached an agreement with Medtronic Inc. over flaws in its Synchromed drug infusion pump, a device that…

The lawyers at Taylor Martino, P.C. are investigating claims for individuals who have experienced problems following neck or back surgery where the Medtronic Infuse bone graft was used off-label (for purposes not approved by FDA), which has been linked to a risk of serious and potentially life-threatening side effects.  Financial compensation may be available through…

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PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS
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Mobile, Alabama 36602

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