Blog Posts in February, 2015

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  • Judge Upholds $1.75 Million Punitive Damage Award in Transvaginal Mesh Case

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 17-Feb-2015

    A federal judge denied a motion to reduce the $1.75 million punitive damage award against C.R. Bard Inc., the manufacturer of the Avaulta Plus transvaginal mesh device used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. The judge ruled to uphold the large punitive damage award since evidence demonstrated that Bard knew their transvaginal mesh product was dangerous, yet did nothing ...
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  • Lawsuit Filed Against Staywell Research for Failing to Compensate Study Participants

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 6-Feb-2015

    Recently, Staywell Research, a company based in California that owns and operates Medicus Research LLC, is being sued for violating state laws by failing to provide compensation to participants of a medical study. In addition, the company is being sued for committing fraud. One plaintiff states she signed an agreement with Staywell Research, consenting to a weight loss study. In the contract, the ...
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  • Anesthesia Errors

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 4-Feb-2015

    All surgery carries certain risks including infection, anesthesia problems and death. Anesthesia errors are particularly catastrophic, and the result is often fatal. While rare considering how many surgeries are performed each year in the United States, anesthesia errors do occur. If you or your loved one has suffered harm due to an error in anesthesia, you may be entitled to monetary ...
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  • 2.1 Million Vehicles Recalled for Second Time

    Posted By Golomb & Honik || 2-Feb-2015

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced a recall of 2.1 million Toyota, Chrysler, and Honda vehicles to correct issues associated with a defect that results in an unintentional deployment of airbags when there is no car accident. This is actually the second time these vehicles have been recalled for this defect. The first recall occurred between 2012 and 2014, but as ...
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