Fluoroquinolone Use Still Unacceptable Despite Black Box Warnings

2020-07-12T17:05:41+00:00July 12th, 2020|Medical Malpractice, News|

Life changing injuries caused by the inappropriate use of the commonly prescribed antibiotic from the fluoroquinolone drug class continues across the USA. Life changing injuries caused by the inappropriate use of the commonly prescribed antibiotic from the fluoroquinolone drug class continues across the United States despite a series of Black Box Warnings. The most [...]

A Message to Dr. Ridgeway: “Synthetic slings are not the standard of care”

2020-07-12T17:00:51+00:00July 12th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

There is a large percentage of urologists, gynecologists, and urogynecologists who don’t place TOT slings because of catastrophic, life-altering pain syndromes. Cleveland Clinic’s Chair of its Obstetrics and Gynecology & Women’s Health Institute, Dr. Beri Ridgeway, in a 2019 presentation stated mid-urethral synthetic polypropylene slings are the “definite standard of care” after being cautioned [...]

COVID-19 and Nursing Home Staffing Shortages: Risk of Bed-Sores

2020-06-23T21:43:22+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Medical Malpractice, News|

State of the World’s Nursing estimated a shortage of 5.9 million nurses. Nursing homes are the most vulnerable population to bed-sores or decubitus ulcers. The World Health Organization (WHO) report, State of the World’s Nursing, estimated that the world is short 5.9 million nurses. The most vulnerable population to bed-sores or decubitus ulcers are [...]

Bad News for Women: “The Altis Sling…Performance is Consistent with…Predicate Devices”

2020-06-23T21:34:03+00:00June 23rd, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Does the Altis sling, like other mini-slings, reduce the risk of obturator and pudendal neuralgia when compared to TVT-O or TOTs? Coloplast sponsored an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for the Altis sling used in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) to obtain data of safety and efficacy with 113 women and the [...]

Transvaginal Mesh Aggregate Settlements Failed to Compensate the Most Injured

2020-06-10T01:26:17+00:00June 10th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Matrix settlements provided little relief for women with catastrophic pain syndromes that lead to a lifetime of disability and need for ongoing medical care. There is little dispute that the Transvaginal Mesh (TVM) Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) in the Southern District of West Virginia failed to provide a path to adequate compensation for the most [...]

Acute Vertigo and Nausea: Basilar Stroke…Please Go To ER

2020-06-04T23:35:22+00:00June 4th, 2020|Medical Malpractice, News|

Basilar artery occlusion (BAO) leads to a catastrophic stroke syndrome that...carries a risk between 40-80 percent death and severe disability. Basilar artery occlusion (BAO) leads to a catastrophic stroke syndrome that despite advances in acute stroke management that includes timely thrombolysis with tPA, a potent clot breaker, and interventional procedures including mechanical thrombectomy carries [...]

Transvaginal Mesh Litigation: A Focused Look at Compensatory Damages Post-MDL

2020-05-29T01:55:41+00:00May 29th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Women with disabling injuries have yet to settle claims against TVM manufacturers because accepting the offer would result in living as a medical indigent. Within the rubble of the West Virginia Transvaginal Mesh Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) are likely a few hundred or so brave women with disabling injuries who have yet to settle their [...]

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