As someone who was hurt by a defective medical instrument or piece of equipment in South Carolina, you know you need to “do something” to protect your rights and to punish the physician or company responsible for the devastation. You’re not a student of the law. You lack the education to go to trial or […]
It’s kind of a mystery, isn’t it? So many North Carolina mass tort class action lawsuits could be avoided if liable parties took more responsible action, voluntarily, earlier in the process. On this blog, we’ve covered in depth the ongoing “legal drama” over the dialysis company Fresenius’s drugs, GranuFlo and NaturaLyte — drugs which can […]
When Margaret Wente first learned about the possibility of metal-on-metal hip replacements, she was pretty elated. According to her essay in Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper, she had been looking forward to replacing her “crumbling arthritic joints” with a “shiny ball and socket made of cobalt and chromium,” and she sought after DePuy Orthopedic’s metal-on-metal […]
A medical device–as Guidant defibrillator or Stryker metal-on-metal hip component–failed you. The results have been nothing less than catastrophic. Maybe you’ve experience horrendous pain during menses and total inability to have sex, ever since you had transvaginal mesh surgery. Or maybe your husband suffered a series of cardiac events after his Guidant defibrillator failed to […]
“Decent Performance” for Fresenius… Even as GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Patients (and Their Survivors) Suffer The dialysis company, Fresenius — makers of the drugs GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, which have been at heart of many recent North Carolina injury lawsuits — turned in a “decent performance” financially in the most recent quarter. Executives say the company will […]
People get injured in North Carolina in diverse ways. • Maybe you suffered debilitating metallosis after a metal-on-metal hip replacement surgery. • Or perhaps your spouse suffered a cardiac event after his bicarbonate levels spiked when he was treated with GranuFlo or NaturaLyte at a Fresenius dialysis clinic. Stories like these are disturbing. If you’ve […]
If you or someone you love received a metal-on-metal hip implant from Stryker — either the Stryker Rejuvenate Modular product or the ABG II modular-neck hip stem — you could be at heightened risk for a scary and potentially fatal condition known as metallosis. When the metal components in these hip replacement products grind against […]
In Part I of our DePuy hip replacement lawsuit 101 series, we offered an executive summary of the legal imbroglio that erupted as a result of unexpected and dangerous side effects associated with DePuy hip replacement equipment. Just to recap some key statistics: • 93,000+ patients from around the globe have had ASR components installed; […]
If you or a loved one suffered serious side effects after DePuy hip replacement surgery, you have company. Thousands of patients in the United States and beyond claim to have been seriously hurt by DePuy products, such as the metal-on-metal ASR XL Acetabular system. Unfortunately, most information about the DePuy legal actions comes in the […]
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