Defective-Hip-Replacement Lawsuits
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]During the past 10 years,  thousands of defective hip replacement implants have been implanted in patients which have caused serious injury or even death. The hip replacement manufacturers include Stryker Orthopedic, Depuy, Zimmer and Smith & Nephew. The defects in the hip replacement implants are virtually the same across the board; the use of metal-on-metal components which overtime distribute metal ions through the patients body.  Often times, elevated levels of metals are detected. In other cases, patients are ... read more >>

Airbag Recall Lawsuit
In what is now being described as one of the largest automobile recalls in history, over 14 million vehicles have been impacted by the Takata defective airbags. This has lead to major airbag recall lawsuits and class action lawsuits  on behalf of both injured victims and those whose vehicle is a part of the recall.  An investigation by the Department of Justice and hearings by the US Senate have revealed that several auto manufacturers knew ... read more >>

Xarelto Lawsuits
As more adverse medical side effects are being reported around the country, the lawsuits continue to mount against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson related to the serious injuries allegedly caused by the use of its blood thinner Xarelto.  Over 2,000 reports of injuries and/or deaths have been submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration related to the use of Xarelto.  One of the critical dangers of the use of Xarelto is that it can ... read more >>

Dangerous Airbag Recall Lawyers
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced yesterday that an audit of Honda Motors Company revealed that the company had failed to report at least 1,729 deaths and injuries.  For the past eleven years, Honda reported only half of what the actual numbers are and attributed the discrepancy on "inadvertent data entry and computer errors." This news comes on the heels of several major lawsuits, a US Justice Department investigation and  hearing by the ... read more >>

stryker hip implant lawyers
A settlement has been reached with Stryker Orthopedic in relation to their recalled Rejuvenate and ABGII hip replacement systems that were implanted in patients between 2008 - 2012.  This is an historic announcement and will exceed $1.4 Billion Dollars in compensation to victims of the defective hip implants.  There is a deadline of December 14, 2014 for patients who have not yet filed a claim. If you have a Stryker Hip Implant, call our office today ... read more >>

In perhaps one of the most critical consumer protection initiatives of our time,  Proposition 46, the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act of 2014 will be put up for vote in California this November 2014. For too long, Doctor's have been protected by medical negligence damages caps which were set in the 70's.  Preventable injuries and wrongful death claims caused by reckless, irresponsible Doctor's have plagued our State and is now the 3rd leading cause of death ... read more >>

Lawsuits against Stryker Orthopedic for their defective hip replacement system continues nationwide as patients are experiencing serious and ongoing permanent injuries.  Stryker hip recall was issued in 2012 after the company realized the Rejuvenate and ABG II systems resulted in major problems in patients. Over 2500 lawsuits have now been filed nationwide on behalf of plaintiffs.  The patients who have received a hip replacement should immediately identify their product and speak with an attorney about whether they ... read more >>

The Department of Health and Human Services reports that there are over 600,000 hysterectomies every year and that 1/3 of women in in the US will have a hysterectomy by the time they turn 60. The FDA recently issued a warning discouraging the use of a laparoscopic power morcellation devices in gynecological surgeries including hysterectomies because of a link between the use of the device and the increased risk of spreading undetected or un-diagnosed cancerous cells throughout the ... read more >>

Use of Morcellators have been linked to cause cancer in removal of uterine growths On April 17, 2014, the FDA issued a warning to doctors and has advised against the use of the surgical device, 'morcellator',  used in thousands of hysterectomies every year. The warning comes on the heels of data and reports that have linked the use of the device to the spread of cancer.  Johnson & Johnson, one of the largest manufacturers of the morcellator devices ... read more >>

TorkLaw is currently investigating cases related to the FDA recall of the St. Jude Spinal Stimulators EON and EON mini. The device is implanted in patients with neurological pain and is supposed to provide relief in the form of sending transmissions to the brain signaling releases of endorphins. There have been hundreds of complaints of the device not working properly, and in some instances, requiring painful revision surgeries. Call today for a free legal consultation (888) 845-9696. ... read more >>