Posts Tagged ‘ substantial equivalent ’

$8.3 Million Verdict Against J&J’s DePuy Unit Over ASR Metal Hip

Mar 8th, 2013 | By
DePuy ASR Hip

March 8, 2013 ~ Johnson & Johnson must pay the plaintiff who brought the first DePuy metal hip implant device to trial $8.3 million in damages, a Los Angeles jury decided this afternoon. This is the first of 10,750 product liability lawsuits against J&J’s DePuy unit which makes the ASR XL hip replacement device. The
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Teresa Hughes: Demanding Answers and Raising the Profile of Vaginal Mesh Injuries in the UK

Nov 5th, 2012 | By
Teresa Hughes and police officer, London

Teresa Hughes, 61, a resident of Liverpool, England, and mother of two, has made so much noise about defective vaginal mesh that last year she was profiled in the UK paper, The Daily Mail. It started: “Thousands of women have been left severely damaged as a result of an implantable ‘sling’ operation to treat problems
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FDA Closer to Funding Goals – Where is Patient Safety?

May 14th, 2012 | By
Rep. Edward Markey

On May Tuesday, May 8, a House subcommittee unanimously voted to approve its version of the Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA) which funds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s oversight of medical devices for the next five years. However, the House voted 46-0 without approving legislation that would protect Americans from defective medical devices
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FDA: Medical Device Complications Growing Faster than Industry

Nov 8th, 2011 | By
Patients Injured in SErious Adverse Events- FDA report october 31 2011

Understanding Barriers to Medical Device Quality is the name of an FDA report issued October 31 by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an attempt to get a handle on why the medical device industry is putting out poorly made, defective medical devices that are
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