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Allergan Breast Implant Recall

On July 24, 2019, Allergan plc announced a voluntary worldwide recall of BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders. The FDA has indicated that these implants can cause a rare form of cancer called Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in certain individuals. At this time, the FDA is not recommending that the implants be removed without the development of symptoms. The …

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Terrific Care and Medex Supply Recalls CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips Used to Monitor Blood Thinner Warfarin Due to Inaccurate Test Results

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product(s): CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips purchased from Terrific Care, LLC. or Medex Supply Lot Numbers: All lot numbers sold by Terrific Care LLC. or Medex Supply Manufacturing Dates: October 2017 to May …

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Synaptive Medical Recalls BrightMatter Guide with SurfaceTrace Registration Due to Software Defect

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product(s): Synaptive Medical, Inc. BrightMatter Guide with SurfaceTrace Registration Model/Product Numbers: SYN-0026 (Versions: 1.5.0, 1.5.1 and 1.5.2) Manufacturing Dates: November 17, 2017 to April 24, 2018 Distribution Dates: April 10, 2015 to July …

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The Meyerson Law Firm Files Suit Against Amazon for Button Battery Injury

HOUSTON – A Texas woman is suing Amazon after her one-year-old daughter purportedly ate a button battery from a generic Apple TV remote control that was sold by the company’s Web site.   HOUSTON – A Texas woman is suing Amazon after her one-year-old daughter purportedly ate a button battery from a generic Apple TV remote control that was sold …

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Spine Implant AccuLIF PL Recall

The Meyerson Law Firm is currently representing patients who received the now recalled AccuLIF PL manufactured by Howmedica. This spinal fusion device incorporates a hydraulic component that increases its height after implant. Unfortunately, in certain patients, the device failed to maintain its desired height. The failure can result in the need to remove the implant, or, can also result in …

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Jeff Meyerson Argues Spine Stimulator Case Against Medtronics at the 5th Circuit

On October 3rd, The Meyerson Law Firm squared off against Medtronics at the 5th Circuit. The basis of the case is a RestoreSensor spine stimulator that stopped functioning only a year and a half after its installation. The Meyerson Law Firm claimed that advertising on the Medtronics website constituted an express warranty. A ruling is expected to be made within …

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St. Jude Heart Devices With Battery Defects Lead to Recalls

St. Jude Medical has recalled some of its implanted heart devices due to the risk of premature battery depletion, a condition linked to two deaths in Europe. The device maker, in a letter to doctors, said potential battery depletion could occur among an estimated 398,740 company implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) worldwide—devices used to shock a dangerously racing heartbeat back to …

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Medtronic Announces Recall Of Several Neurovascular Products Due To Blood Clot Risk

The Wall Street Journal reported that Medtronic has announced a recall of specified lots of four neurovascular products because they can cause an increased risk of blood clots. Specifically, the recall includes the company’s Pipeline embolization device, Alligator retrieval device, X-Celerator hydrophilic guidewire, in addition to the stylet containing UltraFlow flow directed micro catheters and Marathon flow directed micro catheters. …

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Blood Sugar Monitor Maker Hit With Suit Over Car Crash

Law360, New York (August 31, 2016, 4:59 PM ET) — A North Carolina man who passed out behind the wheel and crashed when his blood sugar monitor allegedly failed to alert him of low blood sugar levels hit Dexcom Inc. with what’s believed to be the first suit over the recalled device in state court on Tuesday. Gordon Hunter said …