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Stryker Settles All-Metal Hip Implant Lawsuits for $1 Billion

Stryker and Plaintiffs Agree to $1 Billion All-Metal Hip Implant Settlement In 2012, Stryker Corp. issued a massive product recall for their all-metal hip implants, especially models Rejuvenate and ABG II. Along with the product recall, Stryker warned surgeons to immediately stop using the all-metal hip devices because they could cause pain, … [Read more...]

IUDs Endorsed for Teen Birth Control Despite Mirena IUD Fears

Pediatricians Recommend IUDs for Teen Girls, But Concerns Over Mirena IUD Continue in Court The American Academy of Pediatrics stated on Monday, September 29th, that they recommend implants such as IUDs for teenage girls who do not plan to practice abstinence. However, the suggestion of using implants raises questions about IUD safety in light of … [Read more...]

Endo Settles Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits at $830 Million

Endo Agrees to $830 Million to Settle Transvaginal Mesh Claims On Wednesday, April 30th, Endo Pharmaceuticals agreed to settle the lawsuits in their transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL) for $830 million. The pharmaceutical company stated that the settlement amount would cover most of the transvaginal mesh personal injury lawsuits … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Unit Failed Inspections

FDA Warns Endo’s Transvaginal Mesh Unit About Follow-Up Inspection Endo Pharmaceuticals received a warning letter from the FDA about one of its American Medical Systems transvaginal mesh manufacturing facilities. The Minnesota-based facility reportedly needed further corrections and updates, according to a recent FDA inspection. The transvaginal … [Read more...]

Pending Transvaginal Mesh MDL Gets First Trial

Pending Transvaginal Mesh MDL (Multidistrict Litigation) Has First Trial Scheduled A pending multidistrict litigation (MDL 2324) for transvaginal mesh personal injury cases had its first trial scheduled for April 7th, 2014. The MDL houses American Medical Systems cases, primarily. Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, who presides over 5 of the 6 current … [Read more...]

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