defective medical device

defective medical device

Serious Injuries Linked to Hernia Mesh

Hernia surgery is extremely common in the United States – each year approximately 80,000 repairs are performed. Most surgeons use a surgical mesh product in these surgeries to strengthen the hernia repair and reduce the rate of recurrence. Numerous synthetic mesh products used to repair hernias have caused thousands of patients to suffer from serious…
x-ray of pelvis showing metal hip implant

Stryker Corp Continues to Deal with Fallout of Defective Medical Equipment

The fallout surrounding the recall of Stryker Corp’s Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Hip Implants continues despite the announcement of a major settlement agreement in November. The November 3rd settlement offer was an attempt to resolve thousands of claims filed against the company by patients who experienced severe pain and complications after receiving a Stryker…