From Hatchimals to hoverboards, some popular holiday gifts are becoming the subject of lawsuits.
In February I attended a national trial lawyers conference in California, and participated in an important meeting with other lawyers regarding Levaquin, Avelox and Cipro.
What Is An Amplatzer Septal Occluder?
An Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder (ASO) is a cardiac implant device used in children and adults to treat an abnormal hole between the upper left and right chambers (atria) of the heart, known as an atrial septal defect (ASD). The metal device is put into place through a thin tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
The multi-district litigation for Biomet's faulty metal on metal hip replacement system began in 2012. A settlement has now been reached but claimants must file with the federal courts by April 15, 2014 to participate in the settlement so action to move on this claim is needed ASAP. We cannot guarantee we can protect your claim unless we hear from you by March 20, 2014.
A defective product is one that is not reasonably safe for its intended use. These typically fall under three areas:
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $2.5 billion to settle the lawsuit of their faulty DePuy ASR hip replacement system. This settlement though, does not cover all of the lawsuits related to their hip implants. This settlement covers those who had this particular implant installed and then removed before August 31, 2013.