3004, 2015

How Defective Medical Devices Slip Past the FDA

April 30th, 2015|Dangerous Medical Devices|Comments Off on How Defective Medical Devices Slip Past the FDA

Not as many medical devices are approved by the FDA as you might think. While many people expect that all implantable medical devices are regulated by the federal government, the reality is that a significant number of these devices sidestep the FDA’s testing process.

Like any […]

508, 2014

Hip Implant Failures in Growing Market

August 5th, 2014|Dangerous Medical Devices|0 Comments

Hip implant failure is a significant problem for patients. The market for hip implants is increasing by leaps and bounds as baby boomers age. The rise in obesity rates has also led to more people needing replacement hip joints as being overweight puts more stress on […]

3107, 2014

Transvaginal Mesh Cases in Multidistrict Litigation

July 31st, 2014|Dangerous Medical Devices, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

According to Fox News, more than 75,000 women had surgical procedures with vaginal mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse in 2011 and another 200,000 had mesh implanted to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI).  These numbers are similar each year, and hundreds-of-thousands of women have had […]