Firm News: Drugs & Devices: Page 7

W&L Now Accepting Essure Birth Control Injury and Death Cases

Weitz & Luxenberg is now accepting cases involving injuries from the nonsurgical permanent birth control device Essure. After implantation, a woman visits her physician three months later for a follow-up exam to confirm device placement. The law firm is interested in talking to those implanted with Essure devices who went to their follow-up doctor visit,…

Taking Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics May Result in Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm

When physicians prescribe antibiotics to patients, they don’t expect their patients to develop a problem with their aorta. However, patients taking the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics may do just that, based on elevated risk estimates found in two studies recently published in medical journals. W&L is now accepting clients who have suffered aortic dissection or…

W&L Applauds FDA Safety Concerns for Surgical Mesh in Vaginal Repair

On January 4, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) strengthened requirements governing surgical mesh for the transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). W&L hails this action as vital to addressing safety risks posed by transvaginal mesh devices. “Previously, transvaginal mesh products were classified as Class II moderate-risk medical devices, but the FDA has…

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