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In an article published recently, injury rates as high as 40% may be attributed to vaginal mesh procedures. Here are the figures quoted: Up to 39.1 per cent of women suffer nerve injuries from instruments used during prolapse repairs. Up to 29.4 per cent of women suffer vascular injury and bleeding during insertion of a […]Read More
Almost seven years ago, two federal court cases, one decided by the US Supreme Court and one in a US Court of Appeals ruling, restructured federal election campaign contributions, gave birth to the Super PAC, and laid the foundation for the 2016 election cycle’s unprecedented campaign spending. Citizens United and SpeechNOW.org together defined the freedom […]Read More
Bladder Slings, Pelvic Mesh, Transvaginal Mesh. Whatever you want to call it. These implants were supposed to help — Not Hurt — What may have looked like a good solution to Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary incontinence, clearly has not turned out well for anyone. Particularly those people who have these implants. I read […]Read More
Boston Scientific is hit with a $26.7 million dollar compensatory damage verdict. The case involved 4 women who had the Pinnacle system used to treat prolapse. As expected this is helpful to plaintiffs all over who may have claims against not only Boston Scientific but also other bladder sling manufacturers. What these verdicts (both positive […]Read More
From a recent court transcript a judge managing the transvaginal mesh cases in a federal court in West Virginia has said to Bard, one of the mesh implant makers. “I can’t imagine a corporation facing potentially billions of dollars in verdicts wouldn’t find it advisable to try to achieve a settlement for a much lesser […]Read More
Have You been diagnosed with Melanoma? Did you take Viagra? Viagra has been linked to an 84% increase in the risk of Melanoma. 10,000 people a Year die of Melanoma The study that established this connection involved 26,000 men Average Age — 65 years old. Limited Time to File In every case you have a […]Read More
A couple living in Brazoria County, Texas, recently filed a lawsuit against several petrochemical companies claiming they are responsible for a man’s benzene exposure. As a result of benzene exposure the man reportedly developed leukemia. The suit, which was filed by Jan and James Callihan, names Univar USA, Atlantic Richfield Company and Shell Chemical LP, […]Read More
A Kentucky man who has been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) has filed a lawsuit against 18 companies for damages in excess of $200,000. He claims that his condition was caused by benzene exposure suffered during his work as a pipefitter, oil burner, and maintenance and repairman. MDS is considered a precursor to a rare […]Read More
In a study recently published that looked at POP surgeries in New York State, the study showed an increase in Mesh use. They found POP repair with mesh rose from 21% in 2008 to 30% in 2011. This, despite the thousands of lawsuits filed around the country in courts like West Virginia, Philadephia, and Boston. […]Read More
What is the connection between Viagra and Melanoma? Why are you seeing all these news stories about it? The basic answer is that a study recently published in JAMA made a connection between a using the drug and being diagnosed with Melanoma. The study found that if you took Viagra that you had an 84% […]Read More
Boston Scientific hit with two verdicts recently relating to their bladder slings. The first was recently in Miami. That trial involved 4 women who sued because of pain and damage they developed from using these slings. That resulted in a $26 million dollar verdict. The second came from a West Virginia trial court this last […]Read More
We focus on the following types of cases.
For Many years we have helped people who have Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Some of these people have Benzene Exposure primarily from their work. Some common jobs involved are Auto Mechanics, Printers, Gasoline Delivery drivers and Petroleum Workers. These are not the only professions involved.
Talc and Ovarian Cancer
Do You have Ovarian Cancer? Have you used Baby Powder or Talcum Powder Regularly? Baby Powder is connected to Ovarian Cancer. There are studies dating back to the 80s indicating a connection between the two. Find out if you have a case. We'll be happy to talk with you and explain what is happening and how these cases proceed.