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Vena Cava Blood Clot Filter Problems Highlighted by NBC News

A new, two-part NBC News investigative report highlights the risk of problems with Bard Recovery inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, which are small filters implanted in the vena cava to prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism. However, many users have suffered severe complications when the filters broke, punctured the vena cava or otherwise moved out of position. […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Talcum Powder Cancer Side Effects of Baby Powder, Shower-to-Shower Not Adequately Disclosed

Despite years of research indicating a link between side effects of talcum powder and ovarian cancer, women using Johnson’s Baby Powder or Shower-to-Shower body powder have been provided inadequate warnings.

As a result, the lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. represent women and families throughout the U.S. who are pursuing financial compensation after being diagnosed with […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Forced Air Warming Blanket Risk of Hip and Knee Surgery Infections Denied by 3M for Years

Amid a growing number of hip surgery infection lawsuits and knee surgery infection lawsuits filed against 3M Corporation, which allege that the company’s Bair Hugger forced air warming blanket caused contaminants to enter the surgical field, questions are being raised about how long the manufacturer knew about the potential risk. […]

By |August 18th, 2015|0 Comments

IVC Blood Clot Filter Side Effects Continue to Cause Injury Years After Warnings First Issued

For the past five years, the product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. have been representing clients throughout the U.S. who are pursuing an IVC blood clot filter lawsuit after suffering serious side effects when one of these devices implanted to reduce the risk of pulmonary embolism fractured or moved out of position. Even after several FDA warnings, individuals continue to suffer injuries from some of these defectively designed filters. […]

By |August 13th, 2015|1 Comment

Xarelto Internal Bleeding, Other Injury Lawsuits Moving Toward Trial

The lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. represent individuals throughout the U.S. who are pursuing a Xarelto lawsuit after experiencing internal bleeding, hemorrhaging or another bleeding injury caused by the drug maker’s failure to adequately warn about the risks associated with use of the anticoagulant.

It is expected that the first Xarelto trial dates in the federal court system may start around this time next year, but time still remains to determine whether you or a loved one may be eligible for compensation as a result of a Xarelto injury. […]

By |August 4th, 2015|1 Comment

Knee and Hip Infection Lawyers

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are now reviewing potential hip infection lawsuits and knee infection lawsuits for individuals who have required additional surgery following a joint replacement since 2009. […]

By |July 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Round Up Injury Lawyers Reviewing Lawsuits for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Other Cancers

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. are reviewing potential Roundup cancer lawsuits for individuals who have developed health problems following heavy exposure to the widely used grass and weedkiller, including:

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
Skin Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Other Cancers

Glyphosate, the active ingredient used in Monsanto’s Roundup, has been linked to a potential risk of cancer and other […]

By |July 24th, 2015|1 Comment

Zofran Warnings and Pregnancy Category Are False and Misleading

Due to inadequate and misleading pregnancy warnings provided by GlaxoSmithKline, there is a false impression among consumers and the medical community that Zofran is safe for pregnant women. However, thousands of children through the U.S. may have developed heart defects, oral cleft defects and other congenital malformations that were caused by side effects of Zofran use during pregnancy. […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Emergency Misdiagnosis Is Common Reason For Malpractice Lawsuits

More than half of all emergency medical malpractice lawsuits are due to misdiagnosis, according to new research.  […]

By |July 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Maryland Spinal Fusion Surgery Lawsuits Over Potentially “Fake” Parts Used at Baltimore Washington Medical Center

The product liability lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk are investigating potential lawsuits for individuals who underwent spinal fusion at University of Maryland’s Baltimore Washington Medical Center between 2007 and 2013, where “fake” or counterfeit parts may have been used as part of a potential fraud scheme linked to a surgeon at the hospital. […]

By |July 17th, 2015|0 Comments