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Product Liability

When a dangerous product is released to the public and causes serious injuries, the injured deserve full compensation for resulting medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more. However, there are few areas of legal practice which require more financial backing and support staff than the handling of mass tort / product liability cases. Managing a complex, multi-plaintiff case (such as class actions or multi-district litigation) typically requires the assistance of numerous attorneys, paralegals, support staff and in-house computer specialists on each case.

Actos Bladder Cancer

June 2011, the FDA issued an urgent warning to users of Actos acknowledging the recent statistics showing up to a 40% increase in risk for bladder cancer.

Antidepressant SSRI Birth Defect Lawsuits

Infants exposed to SSRI antidepressants, like Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro and Prozac during pregnancy had a higher probability of developing heart defects.

Composix Kugel Mesh Patch Lawsuit

The Composix Kugel Mesh Patch was taken off the market in 2005 because a part can break causing serious and potentially life-threatening complications.

Defective Yamaha Boat Motor Lawsuit

Consumers who have purchased first generation (2002-2004) four stroke outboard motors and reported a rapid buildup of corrosion on internal parts, as well as dry exhaust corrosion may have legal recourse to collect compensation for the cost of repairs and other damages.

DePuy Hip Implant Recall

Depuy Orthopedics has issued a recall of its ASR XL Acetabular System for Total Hip Replacement. The hip Implants fail at an alarming rate.

Fosamax

Recently a link has been found between Fosamax and serious bone diseases called osteonecrosis of the jaw and osteomyelitis of the jaw.

NFL Concussion Litigation

The Litigation for NFL Concussions seeks to recover damages for risks associated with concussions, brain injury, and brain trauma.

Paxil

Paxil is a prescription antidepressant drug that, like other SSRIs, has a handful of dangerous side effects.

Pradaxa Lawsuits

Pradaxa®, a blood thinner used to prevent stroke in patients suffering from arrhythmia, has been linked to serious, if not fatal, side effects.

Surgical Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit

Pelvic mesh used to treat women’s gynecological issues may have complications such as mesh erosion, vaginal scarring and shrinkage caused by implants.

Topamax Birth Defects

Recently data shows that women taking the drug Topamax while pregnant were 21 times more likely to give birth to a child with palate or lip deformities.

Yaz Birth Control

Bayer’s birth control drug Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella all contain drospirenone, that is believed to be a major cause of side effects.

Zimmer Durom Acetabular Cup Recall

Zimmer Holdings suspended sales of the Durom acetabular cup, an artificial hip component, as of July 2008 due to high implant failure rates.

Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacement (MIS)

In September 2010, the FDA issued a recall on one particular Zimmer knee replacement product known specifically as NexGen MIS, (Minimally Invasive Surgery)

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