Category: Medical Devices

Medtronic Oxygenator Lawsuit

Medtronic Oxygenator Lawsuit

Medtronic is recalling its Affinity Pixie Oxygenator and Cardiotomy/Venous Reservoir (CVR) with Balance Biosurface due to potentially elevated levels of harmful bacteria called endotoxins. "The use of a device with high endotoxin level may result in fever, infection, acute systemic...

ACIST Kodoma Catheter Lawsuit

ACIST Kodama Catheter Lawsuit

ACIST Medical Systems is recalling about 500 Kodama Intravascular Ultrasound Catheters over concerns that the O-ring housing tubing may squeeze and damage the O-ring, causing pieces of the device to break free and flush into the patient’s artery during use.

STAR Ankle Replacement Lawsuit

STAR Ankle Replacement Lawsuit

The Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement device (STAR Ankle) has been linked to hundreds of reports of premature fracturing, some as early as 3 to 4 years after implantation. "Fracture of the plastic component of the STAR Ankle may lead to...

Medtronic Stent Lawsuit

Medtronic Stent Lawsuit

Medtronic plc has issued a global recall for certain Medtronic Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft systems over concerns of endoleaks, stent fractures and stent ring enlargement.

Hillrom Lift Lawsuit

Hillrom Lift Lawsuit

Hillrom is recalling certain Liko Multirall 200 Overhead Lift devices amid reports of the strap lock failing to attach to the carriage hook, posing a serious fall hazard that could cause severe injuries, including death. The U.S. Food & Drug...

Boston Scientific Electrode Lawsuit

Boston Scientific Electrode Lawsuit

Boston Scientific is recalling nearly 20,000 EMBLEM S-ICD Subcutaneous Electrodes after the company received at least 27 reports of serious injuries, including 1 death.

Aesculap Knee Lawsuit

Aesculap Knee Lawsuit

A recent lawsuit alleges that B. Braun's Aesculap knee replacement device is defective and prone to severe complications including metallosis (metal allergy), early failure, and the need for invasive revision surgery.

ParaGard Lawsuit

Paragard Lawsuit

Recent lawsuits allege the Paragard birth control device is defective and that manufacturers failed to provide adequate instructions to doctors about how to remove the IUD without causing breakage and other adverse health complications. Side effects of Paragard may include...

Dental Implant Lawsuit

Dental Implant Lawsuit

If you are missing a tooth or multiple teeth, dental implants may be the solution you have been looking for; however, serious complications can arise if these devices are implanted wrong or were defectively designed.

BodyGuard Infusion Pump Recall Lawsuit

BodyGuard Infusion Pump Recall Lawsuit

CME America is recalling certain BodyGuard Infusion System Administration Sets over concerns that the devices could cause over-infusion or under-infusion of therapy, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).