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  • How To Deal With a Defective Medical Device

    01 May 2019  |  Michael Clinton  |  Defective Medical Devices

    If you fear that you have a defective medical device implanted in your body, you should immediately contact your physician. Defective medical devices can cause serious, life-threatening injuries, and the potential for harm often escalates the longer the device remains implanted. You don’t necessarily have to contact your implanting physician first, but he or she […]

  • Another Victory against Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh

    22 Oct 2017  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Defective Medical Devices

    The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a federal court’s landmark judgment against Boston Scientific for its unreasonably dangerous pelvic mesh kits. Marketed under the name Pinnacle, the product was implanted in four women who brought claims after suffering serious personal injuries after the transvaginal mesh was implanted. Jim M. Perdue, Jr. was lead counsel in the consolidated […]

  • BARD IVC FILTER INJURIES

    03 Sep 2015  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Defective Medical Devices, Product Liability

    A recent NBC new story raised serious questions about the safety of Bard IVC filters. The NBC story reports on two compelling and tragic stories of Bard IVC filters fracturing or dislodging and traveling into the patient’s heart. In one case the Bard IVC filter fractured, traveled to the heart, and forced the patient to […]

  • Medical Device Approval Process

    28 Aug 2015  |  P&K Law Firm  |  Defective Medical Devices, Product Liability

    A recently published study in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) highlights the potential public health dangers posed by medical devices that undergo limited testing to determine their safety and effectiveness. In 2010 and 2011 there were 28 medical devices that received Premarket Approval (PMA). PMA is considered the Food and Drug Administration’s […]

  • Nationwide Knee Replacement Lawyers

    04 Jun 2015  |  Jim Perdue  |  Defective Medical Devices, Product Liability

    On March 12, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) website posted a Class II recall for Zimmer, Inc.’s Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial implant following an increase in reported adverse event complaints of radiolucent lines and loosening. Radiolucent lines are lines that are seen on x-rays, appearing dark on the exposed film. They are risk-factors for […]

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