Personal Injury Blog

  • 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, four women brought claims after suffering serious personal injuries after the implant. Jim M. Perdue, Jr. was lead counsel in the consolidated trial in Miami, Florida. This trial resulted in a […]

  • What is Cerebral Palsy?

    15 Oct 2017  |  Jim Perdue  |  Houston Law Firm

    “Your child has cerebral palsy.”   These are some of the most terrifying words a parent can hear.  Questions fill your head about how this happened?  What does it mean?  What is the future? Cerebral palsy is a broad term that captures a wide spectrum injuries or neurological diagnoses.  Just as there are a wide range […]

  • 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 tragic stories of Bard IVC filters fracturing and traveling into the patient’s heart. In one case the Bard IVC filter fractured, traveled to the heart, and forced the patient to undergo emergency open heart […]

  • Medical Device Approval Process

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

    A 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 pre-market Approval (PMA). Manufacturers consider PMA the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) […]

  • The Relationship Between Insomnia and Fatal Car Accidents

    22 May 2015  |  Jim Perdue  |  Car Accidents, Personal Injury

    Countless people throughout Texas experience exhaustion and many are insomniacs, whether or not they have a medical diagnosis. On the heels of several studies linking the condition to fatal car accidents. Experts are urging people to address and treat their sleep issues, as it could save their lives. The Sleep Research Society and the American […]

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