Blog Posts in November, 2017

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  • DePuy Orthopedics Hit with $247 Million Verdict or Metal-on-Metal Hips
    DePuy Orthopedics Hit with $247 Million Verdict or Metal-on-Metal Hips

    Johnson & Johnson, and its DePuy Orthopaedics division, suffered a loss in federal court in recent weeks after a jury awarded $247 million to six plaintiffs who the jury found were injured as the ...

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  • Poor Communication Between Doctors and Patients
    Poor Communication Between Doctors and Patients

    Many people suffer preventable injuries because of the negligence of their doctor, nurse or other health care professional. Medical negligence can result in life-altering or life ending injuries, ...

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  • At What Age Can Cerebral Palsy Be Diagnosed?
    At What Age Can Cerebral Palsy Be Diagnosed?

    Although risk factors, such as a birth trauma, delay in performing a C-Section (Cesarean Section), anoxic or hypoxic (oxygen deprivation) event during labor, premature birth or low weight, may point ...

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  • FDA Warnings on Absorb GT1 Bioresorable  Vascular Scaffold (BVS)® and Adverse Cardiac Events
    FDA Warnings on Absorb GT1 Bioresorable Vascular Scaffold (BVS)® and Adverse Cardiac Events

    In March of 2017 and again in October of 2017, the FDA sent letters to healthcare providers warning that an ongoing study involving the Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS)® indicates an ...

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  • A Kentucky Judge Strikes Down Medical Review Panels
    A Kentucky Judge Strikes Down Medical Review Panels

    A Kentucky judge has struck down Kentucky law requiring that a panel of doctors review all medical malpractice claims prior to trial on the grounds that the law is unconstitutional. This Medical ...

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