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Jamie Sheller

What Are The Risks of Mirena?

Mirena is a t-shaped plastic (polyethylene) intrauterine device (IUD) that is inserted directly into a woman’s uterus by her healthcare provider.  Mirena also has strings attached to it that hang down from the plastic reservoir, which are supposed to provide […]

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Actemra Lawsuit – Heart and Lung Injuries

Lawsuit involving Actemra  are being filed alleging the rheumatoid arthritis medication increases the risks of heart failure, stroke, pancreatitis, lung disease, and gastrointestinal perforations (holes and tears). Plaintiffs’ attorneys claim patients being treated with Actemra are at the same risk […]

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Depakote and Birth Defects

Depakote, the proprietary name given to the drug divalproex sodium in the United States, is a prescription drug that was developed to treat seizures and episodes of mania for those with bipolar disorder.This drug is often prescribed  to treat epilepsy, […]

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Essure injuries and lawsuits

Essure is a permanent, non-surgical birth control device for women developed by Conceptus Inc., a company owned by Bayer. Essure was approved for use in the United States in 2002.The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced the requirement for Bayer […]

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Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Hip Implant Recall

On September 27, 2016, Australian health authorities issued a “Hazard Alert” over the risk of injuries relating to the Stryker LFIT V40 femoral head hip implant components citing the same dangers and warning consumers and health professionals about the higher […]

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Do You Have a Hernia Mesh Lawsuit?

Hernias are routinely repaired through the use of a laparoscopic procedure to implant a mesh to reinforce or strengthen the affected area.  Ethicon Physiomesh product and Atrium C-Qur have a higher rate of recurrence/reoperation compared to the average rates of […]

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MTD Snow Thrower Tire Injury

As the temperatures start to drop, engaging in routine maintenance of snow blower tires could be like playing with a live grenade in your garage. In 2006, MTD Products, Inc. recalled a series of 130,000 snow blowers with wheel rims […]

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Recalled MTD Snow Thrower Tire Explosion Injuries

Consumers beware: When the temperature dips low, and it is time to clear the dust from your snowblower and service flat tires, the tire rims could act like a grenade. In 2006, MTD Product Inc. recalled a series of 130,000 […]

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MTDs recalled exploding tire still causing injuries

As winter temperatures drop, many people bring out the snow blower and snow throwers for seasonal maintenance. But beware before pumping up flat tires: Defective wheel-rims may explode and turn routine maintenance into a trip to the emergency room for […]

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Jury Rules Nursing Home Negligence in Pennsylvania Lawsuit

The Nursing Home Reform Act was passed by Congress in 1987 and states that a “nursing facility must provide services and activities to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident” without providing specific […]