Colorado Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices

The Mass Tort Process – for dangerous drugs or medical devices

By Heidi Culbertson

The Mass Tort Process -For those who have been harmed by a dangerous prescription drug or medical device. The Initial Evaluation: If we believe that we can help you, and you are comfortable with us, we will enter into a written agreement and move forward after your initial consultation. We will obtain your medical records… Read more »

What is a Medical Device Recall?

By Burg Simpson

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When a person undergoes a medical procedure involving the use of a medical device, that person trusts it’s safe and effective. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. When it becomes clear that a medical device is causing unexpected harm to consumers, a medical device manufacturer must take measures to address such serious problems. One such… Read more »

Recall Alert: Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder Recalled by Zimmer Biomet

By Burg Simpson

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Zimmer Biomet has issued a Class I Recall of its Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder due to higher than reported fracture rates.  Zimmer Biomet issued the recall on December 15, 2016.  The Zimmer recall includes thousands of Comprehensive Reverse Shoulders.  The recalled devices were distributed between October 2008 and September 2015.  As part of the shoulder recall,… Read more »

Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer?

By Burg Simpson

Many cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed each year may have been caused by the regular use of talcum powder. Talc is a mineral made up of silicon, magnesium and oxygen. Because of its unique ability to absorb moisture, talc is common ingredient in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder, Shower to Shower, and other household products… Read more »

Contaminated Olympus Endoscope Lead to Outbreak of Fatal Bacterial Infections

By Burg Simpson

Olympus’ Surgical Scope Exposes Patients to Risk of Infection Medical device manufacturer Olympus Medical Systems Corp. (Olympus) is under investigation because its surgical device has been linked to serious infections, including some strains of drug-resistant bacteria known as “superbugs.” Olympus manufactures and sells a device called a duodenoscope that is used in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography… Read more »

Jury Awards $38 Million to Girl Injured by Abbott’s Drug Depakote

By Meghan Quinlivan

Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed against Abbott Laboratories and Abbvie Inc. These lawsuits claim that Depakote, a drug manufactured and marketed by the Defendants, caused serious birth defects in children born to women taking it during pregnancy. Such birth defects include spina bifida, heart defects, limb deformities, developmental delay, cognitive deficits and behavioral disorders… Read more »

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