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J&J to Pay $502M for DePuy Hip Implant Failures

  • Posted On: March 1, 2016

On Thursday, March 17th, 2016, a federal jury in Dallas ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to pay roughly $502 million in damages to five plaintiffs who were injured by the company’s faulty Pinnacle hip implants. The replacement hips, manufactured by J&J subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, have been known to have a high failure rate Continue Reading..

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Talcum Powder Causes Wrongful Death, Johnson & Johnson to Pay $72M

  • Posted On: February 25, 2016

A St. Louis jury has determined that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) should pay a total of $72 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the family of Jackie Fox, a woman who passed away in 2015 due to complications related to her ovarian cancer. After only four hours of deliberating, the jury decided Continue Reading..

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Major Safety Concerns Surround Essure Sterilization Device

  • Posted On: November 2, 2015

Since Bayer’s sterilization device – also known as a permanent form of birth control – Essure showed up on the medical scene in 2002, it has been surrounded in controversy. Bayer has marketed the device as a low-risk, nonsurgical solution for women who want to avoid pregnancy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is viewing Continue Reading..

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Complications Associated with IVC Filters

  • Posted On: September 3, 2015

Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are small, cage-like devices that are fitted in the vena cava to prevent blood clots from reaching the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism. While these devices were designed to help prevent clotting events in certain patients, countless reported cases have shown that these devices can be potentially deadly over Continue Reading..

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FDA Announces Recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Implant

  • Posted On: July 23, 2015

Zimmer Persona knee implants require a device called a Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial plate in order to function properly. Unfortunately, it is this very device that has been the target of a recent recall and numerous complaints from patients throughout the U.S. When complaints began to increase, Zimmer initiated a voluntary recall of the tibial Continue Reading..

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FDA Expands Its Power Morcellator Warnings

  • Posted On: December 4, 2014

Last April, the FDA issued a warning against the use of power morcellators, claiming that in the case of undetected uterine cancer the device inadvertently spread malignant cells through the uterus and abdomen. Now the agency has updated its warning, issued some startling statistics, and demanded measures from manufacturers to alert the medical community of Continue Reading..

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Stryker Hip Implants Claims

  • Posted On: November 14, 2014

What options do you have when something that you need to function on a regular basis is causing you personal injury, pain, and suffering? If you had a Stryker Rejuvenate or Stryker ABG II Modular-Neck Stem medical device installed in your body between 2009 and 2012, you may be entitled to financial compensation! Our firm Continue Reading..

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Serious Injuries Lead to a GM Ignition Recall

  • Posted On: October 29, 2014

After a series of accidents occurred involving individuals driving General Motor made cars, the company issued a recall of over 1.6 million vehicles. The first recall took place in February 2014 and included Chevrolet, Pontiac, and Saturn vehicles. The accidents were caused by faulty ignition switches and resulted in several deaths and serious injuries. The Continue Reading..

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DePuy Pinnacle Cases Head to Trial

  • Posted On: October 27, 2014

At Whitley Law Firm, we take on cases for clients who have usuffered monetary loss, physical injury and suffering as the result of a hip implant failure. If you have a DePuy Pinnacle case, do not hesitate to bring it to our Raleigh dangerous products attorney. An article from Bloomberg has provided information on the case Continue Reading..

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Whitley Law Firm is Investigating Claims Involving Insulin Pumps

  • Posted On: September 26, 2014

Many patients suffering from type 1 and type 2 diabetes have turned to insulin pumps to increase their chances of a complication-free life. Diabetic patients yearn to achieve good diabetes management, while balancing the daily demands of diabetes with their other life demands. While many patients are drawn to insulin pumps because they are convenient Continue Reading..

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