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Medtronic Recalls MiniMed Insulin Pumps for Incorrect Dosing

Recalled Product MiniMed 600 Series Insulin Pumps Model 630G (MMT-1715) – all lots before October 2019 Model 670G (MMT-1780) – all lots before August 2019 Distribution Dates: Model 630G – September 2016 to October 2019 Model 670G – June 2017 to August 2019 Devices Recalled in the U.S.: 322,005 Date Initiated by Firm: November 21, 2019 Device Use People who …

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Recall of Zimmer Implants

This is a recall alert to all patients who received a Zimmer Persona implant prior to August 7, 2017. According to the recall filed with the FDA: “There is a potential for intermittent cracks in the raw material batch used to produce the affected products. The cleanliness of the affected products could be compromised if cracks penetrate the surface of …

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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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Recent Medical Malpractice Client Review

Five Stars! I am very pleased with Mr. Meyerson and his firm! They did a great job of getting me what I deserve! Mr. Meyerson and his colleagues took on a very tough case and won an unwinnable case. He and his staff are always so nice and understanding. I you’re looking for the best lawyer, Mr. Meyerson is your …

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Bariatric Surgery May Lead to Brain Injury Due to Vitamin Deficiency

Studies have shown that, in some patients, bariatric surgery may lead to a severe vitamin deficiency that can cause memory loss and other serious neurologic problems. Cases of Wernicke’s encephalopathy — a syndrome caused by thiamine deficiency and marked by acute mental confusion, apathy, drowsiness, ataxia, and oculomotor abnormalities — have been reported in the medical literature in patients who …

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Homeopathic Teething Tablets

FDA issues new warning against homeopathic teething tablets The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning against the use of homeopathic teething tablets after lab analysis found inconsistent amounts of belladonna, a toxic substance that could post a risk to infants and children who consume it. Standard Homeopathic Company, the manufacturer behind Hyland’s homeopathic teething products, has not agreed …

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The Meyerson Law Firm Wins Medical Device Appeal to Texas Supreme Court

In the case of Wood v. Verticor, The Meyerson Law Firm recently won a long hard fight where the manufacturer of a medical device claimed that the fraud and negligence causes of action where claims against a health care provider. They alleged that as such, the Plaintiff Mr. Wood would have to file a detailed expert report and be subjected …

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Medtronic SynchroMed II Implantable Infusion Pumps

If you or someone you know has a Medtronic implantable medicine pump, it is important to know about a recent Complaint Filed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in regards to manufacturing problems. This injunction filed April 27, 2015 against Medtronic and its CEO, seeks to prevent them from selling SynchroMeds that have been adulterated and to force them to improve …

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Suit Filed Against St. Jude Medical

The Meyerson Law Firm has filed suit against St. Jude Medical in regards to claims of manufacturing and warranty defects with its Eon Mini stimulator. Not to be confused with St. Jude Children’s Hospital, St. Jude Medical is a for profit company that sells various medical devices throughout the world. There have been recalls and numerous complaints regarding its Eon …