Attorney David Szerlag
3M Bair Hugger Lawsuit Filed by Attorneys Szerlag and Flaherty

Attorneys David Szerlag and Brendan Flaherty filed a lawsuit against 3M, alleging the company’s Bair Hugger, used during hip replacement surgery, caused a severe infection. Contact David and Brendan for a free consultation at 1-888-377-8900 (toll free). Facts Alleged in…

David Szerlag
Bair Hugger Lawsuit Update

On December 11, 2015, several federal lawsuits against 3M Company and Arizant Healthcare, Inc. for alleged infections from the Bair Hugger were consolidated in multi-district litigation (MDL). These cases all involve a line of medical devices known as Bair Hugger…

Fred Pritzker and Brendan Flaherty
Morphine Recall Due to Risk of Coma and Death

A voluntary recall of morphine was issued because it was found to be “super-potent” and capable of causing serious injury or death. On February 16, 2016, FDA was alerted of serious adverse events in three babies associated with the use…

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Honda Airbag Recall and Lawsuit for Injury or Death

Contact our law firm about a lawsuit for personal injury or wrongful death caused by a defective airbag. This week, Honda issued two recalls, both because the airbags on certain vehicles may be defective. Of the 10 deaths linked to…

10th Air Bag Death and Expanded Takata Recall, Law Firm Investigating

Contact our law firm about a lawsuit if your loved one was injured or killed in an accident where an air bag exploded. Below is information about another death and an expansion of the Takata air bag inflator recall. In…

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Brainlab Cranial Navigation Systems Recall

Brainlab Cranial IGS System is a medical device that shows the area of interest and the position of an instrument relative to the patient’s anatomy to enable minimally invasive surgical procedures, for example, interventional radiology to remove a brain tumor. …

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Bard Blood Clot Filter Investigation and Lawsuit

NBC News spent two years investigating Bard G2® and Bard Recovery® inferior vena cava (IVC filters), spider-like devices implanted in the inferior vena cava (the largest vein in the body) to trap blood clots and prevent them from traveling to…

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Takata Air Bag Recall Expansion Time Line

On May 19, 2015, at the insistence of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Takata admitted that a defect exists in some of its air bag inflators and agreed to an expansion of a national recall of certain types of frontal…

Fred Pritzker
Boston Scientific Recall of Guidewire Products Used for Atherectomy

Boston Scientific Corp issued a 2015 recall of RotaWire ‘Elite’ core wires used for atheroctomy, which is a procedure that uses a guidewire to remove plaque from a blood vessel. The recalled Boston Scientific guidewires may crack and separate from…

Fred Pritzker and Brendan Flaherty
Recall of Endoscope Reprocessors Made by Custom Ultrasonics

Today, November 13, 2015, the FDA ordered Custom Ultrasonics to recall all of its automated endoscope reprocessors (AERs), about 2,800 in hospitals and outpatient clinics in the U.S. The FDA’s recall order applies to all Custom Ultrasonics AERs, including the…

Brendan Flaherty
PROFEMUR Hip Implant Recall and Lawsuit

The FDA has announced a recall of the PROFEMUR Long Cobalt Chrome 8 Degree Varus/Valgus Modular Neck, Part 1254 (PRFEMUR). All lots are affected; Manufactured from: June 15, 2009 to July 22, 2015; Distributed from: June 15, 2009 to July…

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FDA Safety Communication Regarding Heater Devices

The FDA issued a Safety Communication regarding heater-cooler devices associated with nontuberculous mycobacteria infections. These devices use water to heat or cool a patient’s body during surgery. Mycobacteria are germs that can cause serious illness. There are many kinds, including…