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Craig Kelley

Contaminated Devices by LivaNova (fka Sorin) Dangerous for Heart Surgery Patients

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have put out warnings about contaminated devices used in open heart surgery made with LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH).  The device is a […]

Craig Kelley

Zimmer Biomet Class I Recall of Shoulder Replacement Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizes that a Class I recall has been issued on the  Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder with a product description of Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System Humeral Tray Model 115340 distributed between October of […]

Craig Kelley

Smith & Nephew Hip Recall

Smith & Nephew is a medical device manufacturer in London that provides their products worldwide used in hip, knee, and shoulder replacements.  Their latest recall involving their hip replacement systems and the company voluntarily mailed out safety notice letters to […]

Craig Kelley

Dirty Surgical Scopes and Infection Risks

Medical scope contamination is a bigger problem than understood with 300 to 350 patients and 41 hospitals worldwide (most in the U.S.) reporting patients being stricken with bacterial infections linked to the scopes.  These figures may even be under-representing the […]

Craig Kelley

Johnson & Johnson Hip Implant Verdict

Johnson & Johnson is the owner of DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants that were manufactured and distributed without any warnings by Johnson & Johnson of dangerous risks with the product.  In fact, they promoted them as being safe, durable, and […]

Craig Kelley

Sanofi Recalls Epi Injectors

Sanofi, the maker of epinephrine injectors for severe allergic reactions, has placed a recall on hundreds of thousands of its epi injectors due to the fact they may not provide the right amount of epinephrine and endanger lives of its […]

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Wright Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Wright Medical Group is involved in ongoing litigation regarding the profemur replacement systems they manufactured for hip replacements.  The product has been found to cause complications with early failure, leading to severe pain, difficulty walking and standing, and the subsequent […]

Craig Kelley

If you have a defective vaginal mesh implant, you need to act now.

One only has to speak to the victims of transvaginal mesh side effects, and their partners, to understand womanthis material is medically dangerous, causes severe pain, and is hurtful to a patient’s intimate relationships. Has a medical provider has suggested […]

Craig Kelley

Is NuvaRing a Fatal Birth Control Decision?

In 2001, the FDA approved a new birth control device, NuvaRing.  By 2007, complications started to arise from the use of NuvaRing when a 32-year old woman died from complications associated with deep vein thrombosis.  She died from a pulmonary […]

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Granuflo/Naturalyte Litigation Demonstrate Potentially Devastating Effects for Patients of Dialysis

On March 29, 2012, the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class 1 recall of a popular dialysis drug called GranuFlo, along with its sister drug Naturalyte.  According to the recall, these products can lead to “a […]