Medical Device Injuries

Medtronic Pacemaker Lawsuit

The Medtronic pacemaker has been linked to battery depletion due to a crack in the device’s Lithium Ion capacitor, leading to a possibly fatal outcome.

FDA Withdraws Two Transvaginal Mesh Products

Two companies that manufacture transvaginal mesh devices were ordered by the FDA to withdraw their products from the market.

Surgical Stapler Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration will be investigating reports on surgical staplers after a recent article highlighted and exposed ‘hidden’ reports embedded within the agency. The Lawyers at Johnson // Becker would like to speak with you if you or a loved one have experienced complications or side effects from a surgical stapler. Learn more about the lawsuit and our product liability lawyers below.

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FDA May Release Hundreds of Thousands of Adverse Event Reports to The Public

In a sharp reversal of tone from our previous article titled, “FDA Hides Millions of Adverse Reports,” outgoing FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb ‘tweeted’ (in part) that the agency tasked with protecting Americans from dangerous

FDA Hides Millions of Adverse Reports

For the last 20 years, the FDA has been filing thousands of device failure reports from the public under an exemption program for manufacturers.

Bard Withdraws Women’s Hernia Mesh from EU Market

Bard announced it would be withdrawing its controversial women’s hernia mesh implantation devices from the European market.

Bone Cement Lawsuit

Certain cement used in knee replacement surgery has caused many Americans to undergo revision surgery, as the cement fails to stay bonded to the bone.

NeuroBlate Recall Lawsuit

A Class I recall was issued on the NeuroBlate system as it could pose serious injury or death from its probe overheating during procedures on the brain.

Getinge/Maquet IABP Recall Lawsuit

A worldwide recall of a device used to pump blood to the heart was issued due to failure at high altitudes, which could lead to serious injury or death.

Zimmer Bone Growth Stimulator Recall Lawsuit

The FDA has issued a Class I recall on over 1,300 Zimmer bone growth stimulators due to the potential for major health complications.