Category: Medical Devices

Exactech Knee

Exactech Knee Lawsuit Filed in Georgia

Exactech Inc. is facing a lawsuit in Georgia filed by a plaintiff who claims severe and permanent injuries after receiving the company's Optetrak knee replacement.

Medical team performing surgery

Louisiana Heart Patients Contract Rare Mycobacterial Infection at Children’s Hospital

Heart surgery patients treated with heater-cooler devices at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans have been diagnosed with a rare bacterial infection.

Dehumidifier

Pennsylvania Dehumidifier Lawsuit Settled Out of Court

A lawsuit filed by a Pennsylvania woman who claims she had property damage from a 2014 house fire has been settled out of court.

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Datascope Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Lawsuit

Intra-aortic balloon pumps recalled over alleged defects that could cause failure of the devices, adverse health complications, and death. At least one patient death due to failure of the balloon pump to initiate therapy has been reported.

Physiomesh

Physiomesh Lawsuit Filed in Arkansas

Physiomesh complications lawsuit filed in Arkansas, transferred to MDL in Georgia.

Bair Hugger Blanket Linked to Death of 6-Year-Old Boy

Bair Hugger warming blanket blamed for the death of a 6-year-old boy in Pennsylvania who was left unattended.

Surgeon at work

Heater-Cooler Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Iowa

A class action lawsuit has been filed against LivaNova PLC by an Iowa woman who alleges the company's Stockert 3T heater-cooler device exposed her to life-threatening bacteria during open-heart surgery.

Weight-Loss Balloon

Weight Loss Balloons Linked to 5 Deaths in 1 Year: FDA Warning

Intragastric weight-loss balloons manufactured by Apollo Endosurgery and ReShape Medical linked to 5 deaths in obese patients in less than 1 year, according to a new FDA Warning.

Open-Heart Surgery

M. Chimaera Lawsuit

Heater-cooler systems used during open-heart surgery and other cardiothoracic procedures has been linked to a severe and potentially deadly infection known as Mycobacterium chimaera, or M. chimaera.

Exactech Knee

Exactech Knee Class Action Lawsuit

Our class action lawyers are reviewing lawsuits for knee surgery patients who were injured after receiving the Exactech Optetrak Knee.