Blog Posts in 2017

Brazil Removes Contraceptive Essure® from their Market

Due to its maximum risk rating by Anvisa, the Essure ® System, which is registered by the company Comercial Commed Produtos Hospitalares Ltda, has been removed from the Brazilian market. As of ...
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France Weighs in on Essure® after Brazil's Decision to Ban the Contraceptive Device

With Brazil’s announcement to withdraw the Essure ® device from its market, making it the first country to officially partake in this decidedly bold move to suspend its commercialization, France is ...
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What Is Drowsy Driving and How Can It Cause Truck Accidents?

Long-distance truck drivers have one of the hardest jobs in the United States. In the past, they have driven for such long hours that restrictions on driving 11 hours in a 14-hour workday were put in ...
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Who Is Responsible in Aviation Accidents?

Whether you’re flying in an airplane, helicopter, or another type of flight-capable machine, experiencing an accident should be the last thing on your mind. In 2015, there were 123 aviation accidents ...
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Talcum Powder's Link to Ovarian Cancer

Many people use the clay mineral talc as an absorbent product—it keeps things dry. One of the most common talc-based products is talcum powder, commonly used in baby powder and various cosmetics. ...
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What Are the FDA Guidelines for Essure®?

Since its release in 2002, women across the United States have suspected Essure®, a supposedly less invasive surgical sterilization procedure, of not only being ineffective but dangerous. The FDA ...
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The Texas Wrongful Death Laws

While any injury-causing incident can be devastating, when something more serious happens to one of our loved ones, it can be a life changing experience. This happens more often than we would like. ...
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Breaking Down Product Liability Cases

In product liability cases, there are a number of things that need to be considered when navigating the complex legal process. There are several legal theories under the umbrella of product liability. ...
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Congressman Calls Out Medical Device Bill for Not Protecting Essure Patients

Last month, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) made the decision to vote against the 21st Century Cures Act. His reason was simple: the bill did not provide enough protection for patients with ...
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Hernia Mesh Products - Problems and Recent Litigation Developments

A hernia occurs when an organ, tissue, or intestine emerge through a hole or weak spot in the surrounding muscle and/or tissue. Some hernias occur near the abdominal wall. Hernias can be caused by a ...
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