April 1, 2013 – FDA cleared the NeuroBlate System for use in the U.S. It’s important to note that the NeuroBlate System was never approved by the FDA. Instead, it was merely “cleared” by the 510(k) process, meaning the FDA permitted Monteris to market the device because it was substantially equivalent to a device…
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Last Thursday, March 14, 2019, a jury in the 152nd District Court in Harris County returned a $550,000 verdict for Plaintiff, Mary Angela Branch, who was shot in the eye with a 30-gauge needle and permanently blinded in her right eye during a routine, cosmetic eyelid surgery. The jury found the surgical technologist, employed by…
Blizzard Law, PLLC has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a nine year old child who suffered a massive brain bleed after surgeons at Texas Children’s Hospital used a laser probe (“NeuroBlate”) that had been recalled by FDA for causing “unintended overheating” of brain tissue.
Under normal circumstances, after a minor car accident the parties involved get out of their vehicles, exchange information, take pictures, and go on their way. If injuries are more severe, first responders and police are called to address injuries and create a report of the incident. Unfortunately serious injuries resulting from Houston car accidents happen far too often, sometimes with deadly consequences.
As one of the worst flu seasons in the past few years comes to end, some experts are concerned one of the few prescription medications available to treat the flu may have potentially life threatening side effects. Tamiflu has been available for over a decade, but reports that it causes abnormal behavior, particularly in children, are becoming increasingly apparent. This has led some experts to the conclusion that Tamiflu isn’t right for every patient.