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The FDA is Reclassifying Surgical Mesh as High Risk!

The FDA is Reclassifying Surgical Mesh as High Risk!

Edward Lewis January 5, 2016 0

This  FDA’s January 4th action of reclassifying the surgical mesh devices as High Risk follows on years of advisory panels and post market surveillance looking into the risk of pelvic organ prolapse (POP)  repair

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Congress to Act on Bayer’s Essure Device?

Congress to Act on Bayer’s Essure Device?

Edward Lewis December 22, 2015 0

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania recently authored the bipartisan E-Free Act {H.R. 3920} which would require the FDA to remove Bayer’s Essure sterilization device from the market.  Mike personalized the plight of many women

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Risperdal Settlements Trending against Janssen Pharmacueticals / Johnson & Johnson

Risperdal Settlements Trending against Janssen Pharmacueticals / Johnson & Johnson

Edward Lewis December 15, 2015 0

On Friday, December 11th, 2015, a Philadelphia jury found for the plaintiff, Tim Stange in a case against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Risperdal. In this case, the plaintiff, Mr. Stange was awarded $500,000

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Air Bag Recalls: What You Need to Know

Air Bag Recalls: What You Need to Know

Edward Lewis December 1, 2015 0

“Should I be worried about the airbags in my vehicle, even if they are not now under recall?” is the underlying question on most drivers minds these days.  And given that the manufacturer in

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Transvaginal Mesh: 3 Things You Should Know

Transvaginal Mesh: 3 Things You Should Know

Edward Lewis November 6, 2015 0

1. What is Transvaginal Mesh (TVM)? Originally designed to correct abdominal hernias, transvaginal mesh (TVM) has been used more recently to treat incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse – conditions that often affect women after

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The three most important Steps toward winning a Risperdal lawsuit

The three most important Steps toward winning a Risperdal lawsuit

Edward Lewis October 26, 2015 0

Think You Have A Risperdal Lawsuit? Risperdal, generically resperidone, is an antipsychotic medication commonly used to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Since its approval for use in 1993, reports of adverse events have been

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Cook IVC Filter moving toward trial: Bellwether Cases Selected

Cook IVC Filter moving toward trial: Bellwether Cases Selected

Edward Lewis October 21, 2015 0

Background on bellwether cases and process Approximately 200 lawsuits filed against Cook Medical, for issues relating to its inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, have been consolidated for a coordinated discovery and pretrial proceedings as

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VW TDI Scandal: Key News Updates for Owners

VW TDI Scandal: Key News Updates for Owners

Edward Lewis October 16, 2015 0

  VW Recall likely to begin in January Sky News VW’s new CEO, Matthias Mueller, set a deadline for fixing affected cars. Car owners who fear they are affected by the emissions scandal are

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Cook and Bard: Manufacturers of IVC Heart Filters and Related Issues

Cook and Bard: Manufacturers of IVC Heart Filters and Related Issues

Edward Lewis October 9, 2015 0

IVC Filter Background: Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are small, cage-like medical devices that are positioned into a large vein in the abdomen to help prevent blood clot particles from traveling to the heart

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3 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT INVOKANA

3 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT INVOKANA

Edward Lewis October 6, 2015 0

1.  What is Invokana? Invokana is a prescription drug taken orally to lower blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes patients, when used in conjunction with proper diet and exercise. While many drugs targeting Type

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