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The Meyerson Law Firm Wins Appeal on Medical Device

Texas Tort Reforms Don't Bar Medical Device Claims Law360, Dallas (November 13, 2015, 5:00 PM ET) -- In a case of first impression, a Texas appeals court on Friday said personal injury claims against the manufacturer of a medical device accused of promoting off-label uses with kickbacks to doctors aren’t subject to the same requirements Texas imposes on health care liability claims. The Third ...
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Defective Medical Devices – How to Recover for Injuries and Costs

All medical devices must be approved by the FDA prior to use by doctors, however, most people don’t realize that there are two methods of approval, 1) pre-market approval (PMA), and 2) 510(k).  With a PMA approval, the manufacturer must submit a lengthy application which details the design and test results of the product.  However, with a 510(k) clearance, the manufacturer must merely show that th...
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Medtronic SynchroMed II Implantable Infusion Pumps

If you or someone you know has a Medtronic implantable medicine pump, it is important to know about a recent Complaint Filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office in regards to manufacturing problems. This injunction filed April 27, 2015 against Medtronic and its CEO, seeks to prevent them from selling SynchroMeds that have been adulterated and to force them to improve the quality of their manufacturing m...
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Suit Filed Against St. Jude Medical

The Meyerson Law Firm has filed suit against St. Jude Medical in regards to claims of manufacturing and warranty defects with its Eon Mini stimulator.  Not to be confused with St. Jude Children's Hospital, St. Jude Medical is a for profit company that sells various medical devices throughout the world.  There have been recalls and numerous complaints regarding its Eon Mini stimulator, including th...
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