Serious Dog Bites and Dog Attacks

Victims of severe dog attacks often suffer severe injuries which can cost many thousands of dollars in specialized medical care treatment. Reconstructive surgery such as skin grafts, tissue expansion and scar reductions, often requires multiple procedures over a period of years. Studies show that Pit Bulls and Rottweilers inflict the majority of these damaging attacks. In the 12-year period of ...
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Bariatric Surgery May Lead to Brain Injury Due to Vitamin Deficiency

Studies have shown that, in some patients, bariatric surgery may lead to a severe vitamin deficiency that can cause memory loss and other serious neurologic problems. Cases of Wernicke's encephalopathy -- a syndrome caused by thiamine deficiency and marked by acute mental confusion, apathy, drowsiness, ataxia, and oculomotor abnormalities -- have been reported in the medical literature in patie...
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Homeopathic Teething Tablets

FDA issues new warning against homeopathic teething tablets The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning against the use of homeopathic teething tablets after lab analysis found inconsistent amounts of belladonna, a toxic substance that could post a risk to infants and children who consume it. Standard Homeopathic Company, the manufacturer behind Hyland’s homeopathic teethin...
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St. Jude Heart Devices With Battery Defects Lead to Recalls

  St. Jude Medical has recalled some of its implanted heart devices due to the risk of premature battery depletion, a condition linked to two deaths in Europe. The device maker, in a letter to doctors, said potential battery depletion could occur among an estimated 398,740 company implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) worldwide—devices used to shock a dangerously racing heartbeat...
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Medtronic Announces Recall Of Several Neurovascular Products Due To Blood Clot Risk

The Wall Street Journal reported that Medtronic has announced a recall of specified lots of four neurovascular products because they can cause an increased risk of blood clots. Specifically, the recall includes the company’s Pipeline embolization device, Alligator retrieval device, X-Celerator hydrophilic guidewire, in addition to the stylet containing UltraFlow flow directed micro catheters and M...
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The Meyerson Law Firm Wins Medical Device Appeal to Texas Supreme Court

In the case of Wood v. Verticor, The Meyerson Law Firm recently won a long hard fight where the manufacturer of a medical device claimed that the fraud and negligence causes of action where claims against a health care provider.  They alleged that as such, the Plaintiff Mr. Wood would have to file a detailed expert report and be subjected to damages caps.  The Meyerson Law Firm won the arguments a...
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Blood Sugar Monitor Maker Hit With Suit Over Car Crash

Law360, New York (August 31, 2016, 4:59 PM ET) -- A North Carolina man who passed out behind the wheel and crashed when his blood sugar monitor allegedly failed to alert him of low blood sugar levels hit Dexcom Inc. with what’s believed to be the first suit over the recalled device in state court on Tuesday. Gordon Hunter said that he was driving alone in August 2015 when his blood sugar level ...
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Express Warranty Claims Filed Against Medtronic

The Meyerson Law Firm recently filed lawsuits against Medtronic alleging breach of warranty claims regarding the RestoreSensor spine stimulator.  Medtronic marketed the spine stimulators as being reliable for nine years, however, the Plaintiffs claim that their devices failed to operate properly after a much shorter period of time.  Medtronic has failed to offer any compensation.  The cases are cu...
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E-Cigarettes Are Dangerous to Children

As the use of e-cigarettes has risen dramatically in the United States in recent years, so have calls to poison centers about them. Yet many parents who use e-cigarettes -- or "vape" -- aren't aware of the dangers to children, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The devices are used like typical cigarettes but instead of tobacco, they vaporize ...
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Did you get a refund for the Janet Jackson cancelled concert?

According to the latest press releases, the Janet Jackson Unbreakable Tour in North America will be postponed until 2017. New dates will allegedly be announced at a later time and tickets will be honored for the re-scheduled dates. Refunds may be available at the point of purchase. All dates on the tour are being produced by Miss Jackson's Rhythm Nation. If you have purchased con...
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