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HTMLPower Morcellator Lawsuit Settles
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 12, 2015, previously published on August 7, 2015
Lina Medical ApS has settled a power morcellator lawsuit filed against the medical device maker in federal court in Pennsylvania. The amount of the settlement is confidential. It was expected that this would be the first power morcellator lawsuit to reach trial.

 

HTMLSeattle Cancer Center Using New SMART Mesothelioma Treatment
David Bricker, Gary M. Paul; Waters, Kraus & Paul;
Legal Alert/Article
August 7, 2015, previously published on August 3, 2015
A Seattle mesothelioma treatment center is now using the Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy (SMART) methodology developed by doctors at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto. In Canada, where the SMART protocol has been studied previously, the percentage of mesothelioma...

 

HTMLNew Drugs Being Developed for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 7, 2015, previously published on August 5, 2015
Like other forms of leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia is caused by benzene exposure. Benzene exposure is not uncommon among workers in many industries, including those who work around gasoline and crude oil, which both contain benzene. The U.S. government estimates that Americans used 137 billion...

 

HTML$9.20M Verdict in First Hip Implant Case Against Zimmer, Inc.
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2015, previously published on July 27, 2015
LOS ANGELES - July 27, 2015 - A Los Angeles jury has awarded $9.20 million to a 59-year-old California man injured by a defective metal-on-metal hip implant manufactured by Zimmer, Inc. Zimmer’s Durom Cup forced Gary Kline to undergo two grueling hip replacement surgeries in just 15 months...

 

HTMLMesothelioma Growth May Be Slowed by Aspirin
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 20, 2015
Aspirin may slow growth of mesothelioma, according to researchers at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. Aspirin apparently prevents the harmful effects of High-Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1), an inflammatory molecule that aids mesothelioma in its growth and progression.

 

HTMLMultidistrict Litigation for Power Morcellator Lawsuits
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015
Around the country, many women have been injured by power morcellators. These are medical devices that can spread undetected uterine cancers throughout the body during surgical procedures such as hysterectomies and myomectomies, in which fibroid uterine tumors are removed. Many lawsuits have...

 

HTMLArkansas Surgeon Monitoring Stryker Metal Hips
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Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015
Arkansas orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Win Moore III, was shocked when he received a one-page letter from Stryker Corp. in 2012 announcing a problem with its metal-on-metal hip replacement systems. With more than 20 years of experience, the surgeon at Baxter Regional Bone and Joint Clinic, has performed...

 

HTMLSetting Priorities for Mesothelioma Research
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015
Mesothelioma is a continuing problem around the world just as it is in the United States. Asbestos was completely banned in the United Kingdom more than 15 years ago (something that still has not happened in America). Even so, the UK saw 2,535 new mesothelioma cases in 2012, an annual number that...

 

HTMLCalifornia Mesothelioma Doctors Studying Cryoablation
Shawna Forbes-King, Michael B. Gurien; Waters, Kraus & Paul;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
Mesothelioma specialists at the Pacific Mesothelioma Center (PMC), David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA, have long been advocates for using cryoablation to treat mesothelioma tumors that return following surgery. Now PMC researchers reportedly are looking for ways to boost the effectiveness of...

 

HTMLNew Study Suggests Xarelto May Double Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Waters Kraus LLP;
White Paper
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 10, 2015
The British Medical Journal has recently published results from a new study indicating that Xarelto, as compared to the generic version of warfarin, may double the risk for gastrointestinal bleeding.

 


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