Category: Medical Devices

Medical Convenience Kit Class Action Lawsuit

Medical Convenience Kit Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a Class I Recall for certain medical convenience kits which may be contaminated with a fungus that causes severe systemic infections, sepsis, illness, and death.

Medtronic Oxygenator Class Action Lawsuit

Medtronic Oxygenator Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a Class I Recall for the Medtronic Affinity Pixie Oxygenator and Cardiotomy/Venous Reservoir (CVR) with Balance Biosurface due to potentially elevated levels of harmful bacteria that can cause fevers, infections, acute...

Kodama Catheter Class Action Lawsuit

Kodama Catheter Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall for certain Kodama Intravascular Ultrasound Catheters which may shatter after being implanted, increasing the risk of adverse health complications including blood vessel blockage, heart attack, heart arrhythmia and stroke.

STAR Ankle Replacement Class Action Lawsuit

STAR Ankle Replacement Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that Stryker's Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR Ankle) device has been linked to more than 1,800 adverse event reports since 2009, including nearly 300 cases of fractured plastic components.

Medtronic Stent Class Action Lawsuit

Medtronic Stent Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a global recall for certain Medtronic Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft systems after multiple reports of stent fractures, endoleaks, and at least 1 patient death.

Hillrom Lift Class Action Lawsuit

Hillrom Lift Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall for about 1,160 Liko Multirall 200 Overhead Lift devices after the company received at least 34 complaints of the strap lock failing to attach to the carriage hook, which...

Boston Scientific Electrode Class Action Lawsuit

Boston Scientific Electrode Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall for certain Boston Scientific EMBLEM S-ICD Subcutaneous Electrodes due to an increased risk of fracture after implantation, which could result in serious adverse events including injury or death.

Penumbra Catheter Class Action Lawsuit

Penumbra Catheter Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall for certain Penumbra Catheters "... based on the risk of unexpected death or serious injury while used for removing clots in stroke patients."

Aesculap Knee Replacement Class Action Lawsuit

Aesculap Knee Replacement Class Action Lawsuit

A recent class action lawsuit has been filed against B. Braun and its Aesculap subsidiary over the alleged failure of its Advanced Surface knee replacement devices.

Paragard Class Action Lawsuit

Paragard Class Action Lawsuit

Paragard, an intrauterine birth control device (IUD) manufactured by CooperSurgical, Inc., has recently been linked to serious side effects including breaking during removal, perforation of the uterine wall, migration of the IUD, hysterectomy, and death.