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Button Batteries Are Still Injuring Young Children

The Meyerson Law Firm represents two families whose children recently swallowed button batteries.  One is from an Apple TV knock off remote control purchased on Amazon, the other from a Polk Audio sound bar remote.  Our firm is urging both companies to recall the products so that more children are not harmed. Button batteries are extremely dangerous to small children who can quickly swallow the...
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Bite Back When A Dog Bites

When an injury is caused by someone else's dog, whether at their house or at the park, there is an avenue to recover not just your medical bills, but compensation for your pain, scarring, and mental anguish.  The key to most of these claims is the history of the dog.  Texas follows what has been called the first bite rule, which relates to the requirement that an owner know of his dog's aggressive...
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Jeff Meyerson Argues Spine Stimulator Case Against Medtronics at the 5th Circuit

On October 3rd, The Meyerson Law Firm squared off against Medtronics at the 5th Circuit.  The basis of the case is a RestoreSensor spine stimulator that stopped functioning only a year and a half after its installation.  The Meyerson Law Firm claimed that advertising on the Medtronics website constituted an express warranty.  A ruling is expected to be made within months which may help others faci...
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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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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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