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Craig Kelley

Smith & Nephew Hip Implant Complications May Entitle You to Compensation

On June 1, 2012, Smith & Nephew initiated a voluntary worldwide recall of the metal liner in its R3 Acetabular System hip after a series of reports of loosening, pain, device failure, infection, metal sensitivity and dislocation in the hip […]

Craig Kelley

California Judge Rejects Johnson & Johnson’s Depuy Orthopaedic’s Request for a New Trial

A California Judge rejected DePuy’s request for a new trial, after a jury decision handed down in March left the medical device maker with an $8.3 Million award in a Los Angeles court.  The case was the result of the […]

Craig Kelley

Johnson & Johnson Reportedly Settles 3 DePuy Lawsuits for $600,000

In 2010, Johnson & Johnson recalled nearly 100,000 ASR hip replacement implants for the damage and complications that they were causing to recipients. Since then, more than 8,000…

Craig Kelley

J&J Pulls Transvaginal Mesh Products Just As Jury Awards Start

In the wake of news that Johnson & Johnson had been selling its Gynecare mesh implants for years without FDA approval, the transvaginal mesh manufacturer has now announced that it is…

Craig Kelley

Johnson & Johnson Transvaginal Mesh Sold Without FDA Approval

Transvaginal mesh implants used to repair pelvic organ prolapsed have caused thousands of women unnecessary pain and suffering. Now, news is out that Johnson & Johnson, one of the…

Craig Kelley

FDA Convenes Expert Panel to Discuss Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Systems

Metal-on-metal hip replacement systems have come under close scrutiny in the last couple of years, as new studies have shown increased risks and failure rates for patients who receive these…

Craig Kelley

Transvaginal Mesh Numbers Are Cause for Concern

The numbers related to the use of transvaginal mesh (TVM) implants for treating pelvic organ prolapse (POP) indicate cause for serious concern:

Between January 1, 2005 and December…

Craig Kelley

The damage done by DePuy hip implants

It’s a fact of life: as we age, our bodies become less agile and aches and pains start to show up, sometimes leading to major changes in our quality of life. Activities once enjoyed…

Craig Kelley

The Unacceptable Revision Surgery: DePuy Hip Implants

Hip replacement surgery is an invasive procedure with a lengthy recovery period. It’s not something anyone hopes to go through at all and certainly not more than once. Unfortunately,…

Craig Kelley

When the cure is worse than the disease: transvaginal mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse

If you are a patient seeking treatment for pelvic organ prolapse—or have already received treatment—then beware. In July of last year, the FDA issued new safety information on the use…