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Zimmer Biomet recently recalled their SpF® PLUS-Mini (60μA/W) & SpF® SpF XL IIB Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators following reports that the devices contain “higher than allowed levels of potentially harmful chemicals.”
SpF® PLUS-Mini (60μA/W) & SpF® SpF XL IIB Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators
The SpF® PLUS-Mini (60μA/W) & SpF® SpF XL IIB Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators are used by surgeons during spinal fusion surgery. The device is implanted in the patient’s back and provides constant...Read More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicine Agency (EMA) have changed the labeling and warning requirements for canagliflozin medications (Invokana and Invokamet) after finding a link between the drug and lower limb amputation.
The drug in Invokana and Invokamet, canagliflozin, is used to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes....Read More
In September of 2015, Hyundai issued a recall for 470,000 vehicles due to problems with engine failure. In March of 2017, the recall was expanded to 1.2 million additional vehicles for the exact same reason – this time including Kia models. Now, the...Read More
Social media use has become a part of the average American’s life. For example, a 2016 study found that 68% of American adults use Facebook. Many of those social media users post personal information and images online. However, how you use social media should change if you become involved in a personal injury or product liability lawsuit.
During a lawsuit, online posts may be used as evidence to negatively affect your case. Courts typically allow social media posts to be used as evidence in trial because of social media’s public nature and the belief that...Read More
In 2011, a lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson alleging the company had engaged in a “phantom recall” of defective Motrin products in an effort to avoid negative publicity....Read More
Earlier this year, we mentioned that there were numerous trials scheduled against Johnson & Johnson in 2017 over many of its medical and consumer products. These trials involve people severely injured by Ethicon Pelvic Mesh, J&J Baby Powder, Xarelto, Pinnacle Hip Implants, Risperdal, Invokana, and Power Morcellators. There are tens of thousands of cases pending. Despite a number of significant verdicts in 2016 against J&J totaling almost 1 billion dollars, J&J has steadfastly refused to settle these cases or take responsibility for its actions. Well, the time of reckoning has begun. Three trials began this month. Here is a...Read More