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Tag Archives: Defective Medical Device


New Lawsuit Alleges Complications From Use of Polypropylene-based Hernia Mesh

By Brad Burnette |

Thousands of Tennessee residents require hernia repair surgeries every year. Surgical mesh is a common medical device used in such procedures to provide support for weakened or damaged tissue around the hernia. This mesh is made from either animal tissue or synthetic compounds, and the latter can remain in the body indefinitely as a… Read More »

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FDA Puts a Stop to Sale of Unapproved “Skin Whitening” Products

By John Willis |

Many Tennessee consumers are misled into purchasing dangerous drugs and defective medical devices by false labeling. Unscrupulous manufacturers and sellers may claim a drug has been scientifically tested–or even have the endorsement of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–when that is not the case at all. When such medically unsound products are allowed… Read More »

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FDA Warns EpiPen Manufacturer Over Repeated Safety Violations

By John Willis |

Medical device manufacturers are eager to collect billions of dollars in profits from the sale of their products. But when something goes wrong with a device, these same manufacturers can be slow to take remedial action. Even after a recall and a followup investigation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a defective medical… Read More »

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Improperly Maintained Home Medical Equipment Can Be Fatal

By John Willis |

Many Tennessee residents require ongoing, in-home medical care. When companies assume the responsibility of providing medical equipment for such patients, they are subject to the same negligence and product liability laws as any other manufacturer or distributor. Among other things, this means the company must ensure the equipment is setup properly and that patients… Read More »

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