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Medical Device Software: Who is Responsible When Something Goes Wrong?

In 1982, a Canadian company called Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) introduced a new computer-controlled radiation therapy system, the Therac-25. The Therac-25 could deliver radiation in a low-power or high-power mode, and the device’s operator could choose between those modes using a computer interface. But the Therac-25 had some problems. Whereas previous models in […]

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Invokana: Uses, Risks, and Litigation

The drug Invokana and other SGLT2 inhibitors were developed to treat type 2 diabetes and lower blood sugar. Widely received by both physicians and patients when it first hit the market, users unfortunately later reported severe complications and side effects that caused kidney failure, ketoacidosis, and amputations. Hundreds of  lawsuits have been filed in federal […]

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3 Health Technology Hazards You Need to Know

For centuries, the development of new technologies has helped advance our understanding of health and how to maintain it. These new technologies can increase the effectiveness of medical treatments, decrease costs, and even enable treatment of problems once considered untreatable. But new health technologies also come with their own share of risks. Whether caused by […]

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Weight-Loss Balloon Treatment Deaths: What You Need to Know

More than one-third of American adults are obese, a condition that increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and many other health problems. Every year, Americans spend more than $60 billion on diet programs, pills, gym memberships, and surgery in an attempt to lose weight. One of the more recent innovations in […]

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Ohio Product Liability Law: An Overview

Product liability claims are among the top 10 causes of personal-injury lawsuits in the United States. According to a 2005 review of more than 16,000 tort cases nationwide, product liability claims accounted for just over 2% of tort cases disposed of by trial in state courts. In a product liability lawsuit, the plaintiff seeks compensation […]

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Mirena IUD Complications and Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

The Mirena IUD (intrauterine device) has been under scrutiny for many years for potential complications such as uterine perforation. Now lawsuits against the manufacturer, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, are alleging a new injury caused by the Mirena IUD. More than 100 lawsuits have been filed against the pharmaceutical company alleging that the hormones in the Mirena […]

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Can the State of Ohio Issue Drug Recalls?

When we take prescription or over-the-counter medications, we rightfully expect them to be safe and have the intended result. Thankfully, most of the time, this is exactly what occurs, and the aspirin you take is properly manufactured, labeled, and makes your headache a little bit less painful. Sometimes, however, serious mistakes are made with the way […]

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Biomet Shoulder Implant Recall: What You Need to Know

When you have a medical device implanted, you expect it to function properly. Unfortunately, medical devices can be defective, including hip implants, hernia mesh, transvaginal mesh, and shoulder pain pumps. The latest in recalls of defective medical devices involves Zimmer’s Biomet shoulder implant, which is alleged to have caused numerous adverse effects for those patients who […]

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Breast Implants and Cancer: How Big is the Link?

Breast implants, considered medical devices by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, are used in one of the most requested cosmetic surgical procedures in the country. In reconstruction surgeries, implants can rebuild breast tissue after a mastectomy, which may have been part of a woman’s breast cancer treatment. But what happens when breast implants actually cause […]