Medical Implants

Hernia Mesh (PHYSIOMESH)

PHYSIOMESH (recalled May 26, 2016) ATHR is reviewing and accepting cases for patients with ETHICON PHYSIOMESH™ hernia mesh who have required surgical replacement because of pain or hernia recurrence.  …

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Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary, DePuy, Settles Metal Hip Implant Litigation for $2.5 Billion

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, announced today its agreement to pay an estimated $2.5 billion to settle several thousand lawsuits from patients injured by DePuy ASR metal-on-metal…

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MRI Detects Adverse Events in Metal on Metal Hips, Study Shows

A study published earlier this year in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research showed evidence that MRI scans may be able to predict ALVAL and pseudotumors in patients with metal on metal…

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C.R. Bard Settles Case on Eve of Trial

On August 21, 2013—Less than a week after a jury awarded Donna Cisson $2 million in the first federal lawsuit regarding vaginal mesh injuries—attorneys for Wanda Queen notified a federal…

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Federal Jury Awards Woman $2 Million in TVM Case

A West Virginia jury awarded a woman $2 million on August 15 in the first federal trial regarding vaginal mesh injuries. The defendant, C.R. Bard Inc., still faces thousands of…

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