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Stryker Hip Recall Letters and Metal Blood Testing

The hip replacement lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are continuing to review potential cases for individuals nationwide who have been notified that they received a recalled Stryker L-Fit V40 femoral head, or who have undergone metal blood testing and suspect that they may have received the unreasonably dangerous and defective component.

Many individuals with […]

By |November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Failure to Diagnose Aortic Aneurysm or Aortic Dissection

Aortic dissection and aortic aneurysm are serious medical emergencies, where a delay in diagnosis can be the difference between a treatable condition and wrongful death. […]

By |November 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Mycobacterium chimaera Infection Lawsuits Reviewed for Open Heart Surgery Patients

Due to problems with 3T Heater-Cooler Systems used in many operating rooms, a number of open heart surgery patients have developed a severe and potentially life-threatening infection, known as M. Chimaera or Mycobacterium chimaera.

This slow growing infection, which is a type of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), may not result in systems until months, or even […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|1 Comment

Hernia Repair Complications May Cause Severe Pain and Problems Due to Defective Mesh

Many people may have avoided severe pain and debilitating complications following hernia repair in recent years if a different type of mesh or patch had been used during their surgery.

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential hernia repair lawsuits for individuals who required revision surgery due to defective and unreasonably […]

By |October 25th, 2016|2 Comments

Stryker Hip Replacement Problems May Be Caused By LFit V40 Femoral Head Hip Failure

In recent years, painful and debilitating problems with Stryker hip replacements experienced by individuals throughout the United States may have actually been caused by the LFit V40 Femoral Head, which is a component used in thousands of artificial hips. […]

By |October 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Alternatives to Nexium, Prilosec and Other Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) May Have Allowed Individuals to Avoid Kidney Side Effects

Recent research suggests that millions of heartburn sufferers may have unnecessarily exposed themselves to serious kidney side effects from proton pump inhibitors (PPI), even though safer alternatives to Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, Dexilant and other similar drugs were available that do not carry the same risks. […]

By |September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Roundup Class Action Lawsuit vs. Multi-District Litigation (MDL)

A motion was filed last week to establish a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for all Roundup lawsuits pending throughout the federal court system, which each involve common allegations that side effects of the popular weedkiller caused individuals to develop non-Hodgkins lymphoma or other types of cancer. […]

By |August 1st, 2016|2 Comments

Baby Powder Class Action-Like Centralization Sought for Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

With a growing number of women and families filing Baby Powder lawsuits and Shower-to-Shower lawsuits in courts throughout the U.S., each involving similar allegations that Johnson & Johnson failed to adequately warn about the risk of ovarian cancer associated with the talc-based powders, a request was filed last week to establish a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for centralized pretrial proceedings. […]

By |July 18th, 2016|1 Comment

Xarelto Complications and Injuries Stand Out Among FDA Adverse Event Reports Last Year

As thousands of Xarelto injury lawsuits continue to move forward through the court system, a new report highlights the extent of severe problems and bleeding complications that have been linked to this controversial drug. […]

Risperdal Problems for J&J Highlighted By $70M Verdict

While Johnson & Johnson has continued to refuse to settle Risperdal lawsuits being pursued by hundreds of boys and young men who developed gynecomastia after using their popular medication, a Pennsylvania jury sent a resounding message last week, awarding $70 million in damages in one case.

The verdict highlights the extent of the Risperdal problems and potential liability Johnson & Johnson faces as a result of the drug maker’s decision not to warn about the gynecomastia risk. […]