Hernia mesh manufacturers face lawsuits over the severe side effects linked to their products, which involve the intestines, bowels, and abdomen.
Bone cement manufacturers are being sued for allegedly designing a product linked to pulmonary embolism, cardiac arrest, and the loosening of joint replacements.
Women nationwide are suing Bayer, maker of Essure permanent birth control, alleging that the device caused severe injuries and that Bayer concealed the health risks.
Stryker Orthopaedics has produced several metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implants that may not function as they should, leading to recalls, revision surgeries, and lawsuits.
Patients are filing lawsuits over Depuy's recalled Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System, an elbow implant that may cause serious side effects.
The FDA warns that neurovascular stent-assisted coiling isn't safe for everyone. Patients who suffered a stroke during or after the procedure may be eligible to file a lawsuit.
Lawsuits allege that DePuy's ATTUNE knee implants have a high failure rate, requiring some patients to undergo revision surgery in less than two years.
Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are designed to keep blood clots from reaching the heart and lungs. But complications have prompted lawsuits against manufacturers.
Bone cement may cause a rare but potentially life-threatening condition known as bone cement implantation syndrome.
The Essure permanent birth control device is linked to thousands of injuries and hundreds of deaths. Bayer announced they would stop selling the device by the end of 2018.
Stryker has produced several metal-on-metal hip implants that may not function as they should, leading to recalls, revision surgeries, and lawsuits.
DePuy knee and elbow replacements allegedly have a history of causing painful side effects for patients, often prompting revision surgeries, recalls, and lawsuits.
The FDA has received reports that neurovascular stents for stent-assisted coiling caused brain aneurysms to rupture in some patients, resulting in strokes and even death.
The Bair Hugger patient warming device may stir up contaminants during surgery, leading to deep joint infections, lengthy recoveries, and other complications.
Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are devices designed to keep blood clots from reaching the heart and lungs. However, the filters have been linked to severe complications.
Hernia meshes like Ethicon's Physiomesh and Atrium's C-Qur have been linked to severe side effects and revision surgeries, spawning lawsuits by patients.
Metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implants have spawned massive recalls and thousands of lawsuits, some of which have been settled for billions of dollars.
Vaginal mesh has caused severe injuries in women, many of whom require revision surgery. Some mesh lawsuits have resulted in massive settlements.
Hernia mesh lawsuits allege that the mesh can cause complications that require revision surgery. These lawsuits often lead to large settlements or jury awards.
Women diagnosed with lymphoma after receiving breast implants are filing lawsuits. Manufacturers paid billions to settle past breast implant lawsuits.
Power morcellator lawsuits allege that the devices spread and worsen cancer in women. Settlements reported to be worth $100,000 to $1 million per case have been reached with victims.
Bayer faces thousands of Essure lawsuits alleging that the birth control device caused side effects like unwanted pregnancy, allergic reactions, and persistent pain.
Hernia surgical mesh may cause serious complications like perforated intestines, bowel obstruction, hernia recurrence, and more. These complications often require hernia revision surgery.
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