Concussions are the most common kind of head injury, affecting millions of people in the US every year. They are frequently associated with sports-related accidents, but can also be caused by car accidents, trip and fall injuries, falling objects, and assaults. Depending on the extent of harm done and the quality of care received by the patient, the consequences can range from mild discomfort to... read more?
Concussions are the most common kind of head injury, affecting millions of people in the US every year. Known as a mild traumatic brain injury, concussions are generally caused by bumps, blows or jolts to the head or body, causing the brain to move in the skull and affect normal brain functionality. While frequently associated with sports-related accidents, they can also be caused by assaults,... read more?
If you want a chance at receiving the maximum compensation for your medical negligence or malpractice claim, you need an experienced attorney with a proven track record of successfully settling cases like yours. The Ruth Law Team has the knowledge, skill, and drive to aggressively fight for the compensation you deserve so you can focus on more important things, like recovery.
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Talc is a mineral made of up various elements including magnesium, silicon and oxygen. Talc is ground to make talcum powder, which is used to absorb moisture and is widely available in various products including baby powder and adult products such as body and facial powder. Talc products regularly used in the genital area could increase the risk of ovarian cancer if the powder were to travel... read more?
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and used Johnson & Johnson powder products containing talc for a significant amount of time, call to consult with one of our lawyers who will be happy to help answer your questions and explain what legal remedy may be available for you. We may be able to obtain financial help for your medical bills and care, your pain and suffering,... read more?
Cancer.org outlines the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, stating that women are more likely to experience the following symptoms if the cancer has spread. Common symptoms include the following: BloatingPelvic or abdominal painDifficulty eating or feeling full quicklyUrinary problems such as urgency or frequency Other symptoms might include: FatigueUpset stomachBack painAbdominal... read more?
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A hernia occurs when an organ bulges through weakened tissue or abdominal opening, and it can be caused by a number of different things. These ruptures often develop after surgery, where the tissue is in a weakened state and susceptible to damage. Hernias may occur in the abdomen, upper thigh, groin, and/or belly button, and can affect both men and women alike. They generally cause pain and... read more?
Surgical mesh is a medical device attached to the weakened tissue, or hernia, to provide support and prevent the organ from continuing to push through the wall. Three different types of mesh may be used for hernia repair: Synthetic,
which is generally made of polyester and polypropylene.Biologic
, which is made of biological material such as human or pig skin, pig intestines, or cow... read more?
Manufactured by Ethicon, the Physiomesh product was cleared through the FDA 510(K) approval process in 2010. The FDA 510(K) approval process is used when a product is modeled after a device that has been fully approved by the FDA, and it requires less testing than the FDA requires for new medical devices on the market. Using the FDA 510(K), Ethicon conducted minimal testing on mesh devices. In... read more?
In addition to Ethicon Physiomesh and Atrium C-QUR, we are also investigating the following mesh products: Bard, including but not limited to:
Kugel3D MaxVisilexSpermatexVentralight STSeprameshSepramesh IPPerFix PlugMarlexCompositeMarlexGeneric Bard meshComposix (including E/X)Covidien, including but not limited to:
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Patients with a failed C-QUR mesh, Physiomesh, Bard, or other mesh products may experience the following complications: InfectionSevere PainRecurrent HerniasContraction of the MeshAdhesion to the IntestineBowel BlockageGranulomaBowel perforationFistulaCalcification of meshMigration
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Designed to be easily reversible, unfortunately the Paragard hormone-free IUD has caused serious issues for women upon removal. Patients and physicians are learning the IUD arm(s) may easily break while attempting to retrieve and remove the device. The IUD arm may become lost in the body, requiring scans or other imaging to locate the device fragments. In serious cases, a hysterectomy or... read more?
Sadly, this defective design has caused not only physical trauma to women, but also emotional trauma. Plaintiffs attorneys have filed 100+ lawsuits, and we anticipate many more to follow. Only you can decide if you would like to take legal action. However, be aware there is a LIMITED TIME
to file a claim. If you experienced Paragard IUD arm breakage at removal, you may want to consider legal... read more?
In recent years, the Camp Lejeune water contamination issue has emerged as a significant concern, affecting countless veterans and their families. Between 1953 and 1987, individuals stationed at Camp Lejeune were exposed to drinking water contaminated with harmful chemicals, leading to various health complications. This tragedy has given rise to numerous filed claims seeking compensation for... read more?