Morcellator: Johnson & Johnson Recalls Device

Morcellator is a surgical instrument sold under the name of Gynecare Morcellex, Morcellex Sigma and Gynecare X-Tract, and which are used for division and removal of large masses of tissues during laparoscopic surgery.  Morcellators are also used in minimally invasive surgery to perform hysterectomies and in the removal of uterine fibroids.  Hysterectomies are the most … Continued

More Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Cases Filed

We’ve filed another 65 cases this week in the rapidly growing Stryker Rejuvenate litigation centered in New Jersey state court. Our clients have suffered terrible injuries caused by Stryker’s negligence in how they designed their Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants. All of them have been forced to undergo painful revision surgeries due to corrosion and … Continued

More Lawsuits Filed Against American Medical Systems, Inc.

American Medical Systems, Inc. (“AMS”) is a Minnesota based manufacturer of transvaginal mesh medical devices, which are support systems that are designed to correct stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Transvaginal meshes have been under a cloud of safety concerns for several years due to an extreme rate of product failures. Many women that … Continued

Actos Litigation Update Posted On Sister Site

Click here to read about new Actos case filings and a full litigation update. The lawyers at Searcy Denney are pursuing lawsuits on behalf of patients who have suffered significant injuries as a result of taking ACTOS, Avandia, and other defective and dangerous drugs. Contact our Actos law firm today to learn how we can … Continued

A Day of Giving

How much could you spare today to make a difference in the lives of thousands who are in need in our community? May 6, 2014, is a special day for communities and charities across the country.  For 24 hours on May 6, 2014, communities around the country are engaged in online fundraising. The program has different … Continued

CDC: Autism Rates Jump 30 Percent, Boys Most Affected

When the mercury-based preservative thimerosol was slowly removed from childhood vaccines it was assumed that the astonishing rates of autism would decline. Autism is a brain abnormalty that makes children socially awkward if not totally withdrawn. For years it was suspected that mercury toxicity was behind cases of autism, estimated to occur in one of every 88 children (11.3 … Continued

Brenda Fulmer Featured in Trial Magazine

Congratulations, Brenda! We’ve reprinted the article below. Reprinted with permission of Trial (March 2014) Copyright American Association for Justice, formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®) Gender equity in the law March 2014, Volume 50, No. 3 Sidebar: Brenda Fulmer: Working hard and staying true  Courtney L. Davenport When trial lawyer Brenda Fulmer of … Continued

Florida Bill Would Keep E-Cigarettes From Minors

Whether a smoker is trying to quit tobacco or just trying to be fashionable, you may have noticed more e-cigarettes being smoked or “vaped” in public. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are a trendy, non-offensive way to display the panache of smoking without inhaling the chemically-laced nicotine from a tobacco cigarette. Though not entirely out of the … Continued

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