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Victims of transvaginal mesh hold rally to raise awareness
Victims of transvaginal mesh rallied outside Saskatoon City Hospital in Canada this week to raise awareness of the dangerous side effects that can occur from surgical mesh used to treat common pelvic floor conditions including stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ
Transvaginal mesh victim recalls serious complications after surgery
Barbara Carter says she knew something was amiss the morning after surgery to have surgical mesh implanted to treat stress urinary incontinence. “I had pain where I had never had pain before,” she told First Coast News. “I told my
Urologist blames Actos for man’s terminal cancer during first Actos-bladder cancer trial
The type 2 diabetes drug Actos was “the most substantial” factor in a California man’s terminal bladder cancer, a urologist told jurors during the first bladder cancer lawsuit to go to trial against the drug’s maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
Mirena IUD may cause serious organ perforation
Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, are small T-shaped devices that are inserted into the uterus to prevent pregnancy. While the devices are considered highly effective contraceptives, they can cause serious adverse effects, such as uterine perforation.
Halliburton faces court sanctions for withholding well cement samples
BP contractor Halliburton will likely face sanctions for its refusal to turn over samples of the cement it used to seal the doomed Macondo well, which erupted in a series of deadly explosions on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers
Canadian women launch website to raise awareness of risks with transvaginal mesh
Canadian Marika English was in so much pain from a bladder sling device to correct urinary incontinence that she paid $30,000 for a doctor in California to remove it.
BP’s safety record scrutinized on third day of oil spill trial
Litigation in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial focused on safety matters Wednesday, as plaintiffs’ lawyers worked to portray BP as a company concerned more about saving money and boosting profits than ensuring worker safety and protecting the environment from
Fungal meningitis outbreak victim files lawsuit against Nashville medical facility
Victims of the deadly meningitis outbreak tied to steroid shots mass produced by New England Compounding Center (NECC) and distributed to medical facilities across the country are now aiming their lawsuits at bigger fish than the pharmacy in question. To
Returns on healthcare fraud cases climbing, U.S. officials say
For every one dollar the U.S. prosecutors spent on pursuing cases of healthcare-related fraud in the past three years, it has recovered $7.90, according to a report jointly released by the U.S. Justice Department and Department of Health and Human
Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $181 million in legal fees
Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $181 million in legal fees to attorneys who won a record $1.21 billion fine for Medicaid fraud over the marketing of antipsychotic drug Risperdal. Judge Tim Fox ruled that Arkansas taxpayers should not