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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Category: Defective Devices
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.
For women suffering from pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic mesh seemed like a miracle cure. Unfortunately, the lack of clinical testing of pelvic mesh products led to massive recalls and lawsuits after women began experience debilitating and permanent injuries.
For over seven years, shoulders implants with high rates of fractures have been used in thousands of patients. The Zimmer Biomet Shoulder Implant has caused many patients to suffer permanent and debilitating injuries, including lack of function, lack of mobility, and chronic pain.
For women suffering from pelvic mesh complications, holding the manufacturers responsible for their defective devices is incredibly important. Luckily, for some victims, a resolution to their claims has finally arrived. One popular pelvic mesh manufacturer, Endo International PLC, has agreed to pay $750 million to settle 22,000 pelvic mesh lawsuits.