Category: Medical Devices

Alcon Cypass Micro Stent

Alcon CyPass Recall Lawsuit

The Switzerland-based medical company Alcon has announced an immediate withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market after a study linked the device to an increased risk for severe, potentially irreversible eye damage and other serious side effects.

Distressed Woman

Votiva Lawsuit

‘Vaginal rejuvenation’ procedures, including the Votiva FormaV and FractoraV treatments made by InMode Aesthetic Solutions, have not been approved for use by the FDA, and could be dangerous to women’s health.

Distressed Woman

Vaginal Rejuvenation Class Action Lawsuit

Medical laser devices marketed for a procedure called “vaginal rejuvenation" to women for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or sexual / menopausal symptoms have not been adequately studied and are linked to adverse health consequences including vaginal burns and scarring, the...

Distressed Woman

Vaginal Rejuvenation Lawsuit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has contacted several companies that manufacture laser devices, requesting that they stop marketing them for a procedure known as “vaginal rejuvenation,” claiming they are dangerous and could increase the risk of significant health...

Essure

Essure Removal Lawsuit

The Essure birth control device is a permanent form of contraception and not intended for removal. In cases where women have required the implant to be removed due to severe health complications, the procedure is complicated and often results in...

DePuy Synthes Elbow

DePuy Synthes Elbow Lawsuit

DePuy Synthes Elbow Replacement linked to dozens of reports of complications including device loosening, osteolysis, poor joint mechanics, bone fractures, soft tissue damage, revision surgery. Manufacturer pulled the Radial Head Prosthesis System off the U.S. market in 2016 after it...

Transvaginal Mesh

New Jersey Jury Awards Plaintiff $68 Million in Bard Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

A jury in Bergen County, New Jersey, has awarded $68 million ($33 million in compensatory damages & $35 million in punitive damages) to a woman who claims she was severely injured by C.R. Bard’s Avaulta Solo Support and Align Trans-Obturator...

St. Jude Defibrillators

St. Jude Defibrillator Recall Lawsuit

St. Jude Medical is warning doctors and patients about a battery defect in its implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) that can cause them to fail much earlier than expected, according to a Recall Notice issued by the U.S. Food & Drug...