Defective Devices and Dangerous Drugs
Thousands of United States servicemen and women potentially suffered hearing loss and tinnitus as a result of defective earplugs that were knowingly sold to the government despite their flawed design. 3M is the maker of the dual-ended earplug that was used exclusively by the United States military.
Americans have known about the dangers of cigarettes for decades, which is why the use of tobacco has dramatically declined among both minors and adults over the past 30 years.
Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Implant Component
Rather than providing a safe hip replacement solution, the LFIT V40 femoral head seems to be another example of Stryker’s rush to market a product with a questionable design and without adequate testing.
Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Replacement Failure
Stryker Corporation incorporated ceramic components into its Rejuvenate hip implant device. Despite this difference, however, Rejuvenate patients are nevertheless experiencing similar injuries.
There is no question that the U.S. is battling an epidemic of opioid addiction and abuse that not only endangers the lives of individuals and families, but which also costs states, counties, and cities millions of dollars to address this public health crisis.
Hernia Surgical Mesh Implants
Hernias plague people across the U.S., and repairing them by means of a mesh implant is common. But many patients have experienced complications including infection, bowel obstruction, adhesions, rashes, and abdominal, leg, and groin pain due to the negligent design and manufacture of the mesh implants.
Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder
Studies as far back as 1971 suggest that women who regularly use talc powder for feminine hygiene have an increased risk for ovarian cancer, yet J&J has failed to warn them of the danger.
Transvaginal Surgical Mesh
In 2008, the FDA issued a Public Health Notification to health care practitioners alerting them to serious complications associated with the placement of transvaginal surgical mesh used to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse (“POP”) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (“SUI”).
Meet the Attorneys…
who fight for the rights of those injured by Defective Drugs & Dangerous Devices.
Harmed by a defective device or dangerous drug?
We know how to go after the manufacturer that has put profits ahead of people’s safety. You need a team of nurses, paralegals, experts, and the financial backing that a big firm can supply. It takes both talent and resources to take on “big pharma” – we should know, we’ve done it.
If you think you’ve been the victim of, or have been harmed by, a dangerous drug or defective medical device, please contact Sommers Schwartz to learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we help.