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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Update – 2022

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In 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that they received several reports of health-related complications resulting from recalled products used in hernia repair. According to a press release, the agency stated that pain, recurrence, infection, obstruction, adhesion, and perforation were some of the prevalent complications patients reported. For decades, surgeons have relied on mesh to help …

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When Does a Birth Injury or Complication Warrant a Lawsuit?

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If there ever were a time when qualified medical care was critical, it would be during the birth of a newborn child. Expectant parents want their children to be born healthy. That last thing they expect to hear is that complications during birth and delivery have resulted in a birth injury. Unfortunately, these types of injuries usually cause a permanent …

Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Be Mandatory

Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Be Mandatory?

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As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise at an alarming rate, the recent rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine has been met with mixed reactions. Some people view it as a shining light at the end of a very dim tunnel, while others are concerned about how quickly it was approved, which is atypical for a vaccine. Regardless of …

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Brain Injury Attorneys – What Are They and When Should You Hire One?

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is among the top causes of death and disability in the US. Every year, approximately 2.87 million hospitalizations, ER visits, and deaths occur, with children accounting for more than 837,000 of these cases. Contrary to what you might think, you don’t have to be struck by a hard object or involved in a car accident to …

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Senate Passes Military Medical Malpractice Law

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Until recently, active-duty military personnel could not bring military medical malpractice cases against army medical facilities or practitioners. Troops are barred from suing the US government for personal injury or fatality, as each is considered to be an “incident to service.” So, even if the treatment they received was for an elective procedure, and the said procedure was done negligently, …