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.
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.