Product Liability


UK Women Call for Transvaginal Tape Surgery Ban

Hundreds of women in the United Kingdom are demanding that Transvaginal Tape (TVT) operations be suspended. These women have been devastated by a variety of disorders from chronic pain to the inability to walk, resulting from the procedure to…

U.S. Farmers Suffer $1 Billion in Losses from Disrupted Corn Trade with China

Iowa farmers continue to suffer financial losses as a result of China’s import ban on Syngenta GMO corn. Though China began accepting U.S.-grown GMO corn products in December 2014, the farming industry continues to feel the impact of…

GMO Corn Lawsuits Spurred by Foreign Market Refusals

What does China have to do with people growing and distributing corn in the US? A lot, in fact. China’s refusal to import US corn products containing a genetically modified trait brought financial troubles to farmers in the…

GMO Corn Seed Lawsuit Filed by Kentucky Farm

A Kentucky farm filed a GMO corn seed lawsuit against Syngenta. A Swiss biotech giant, Syngenta is the target of late in many GMO corn lawsuits, since the company brought to market a GMO corn seed―Agrisure Viptera, or…

J&J Abandons Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Fraud Investigation

The team of defective medical device lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe recently reported on our law blog that Johnson & Johnson filed a motion in a West Virginia federal court requesting an investigation into the validity of…

800 GMO Corn Lawsuits from 20 States

U.S. corn growers are taking a stand against biotechnology companies by filing GMO corn lawsuits. There are approximately 800 pending lawsuits from 20 states. In late January, a judicial panel ruled to consolidate a portion of these lawsuits…

Mirena IUD Injuries Include Migration & Perforation

The Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) has been known to become dislodged and migrate to another part of the body, and as a result, cause serious internal damage. One woman who used the Mirena IUD experienced just such a…

FDA Presents New Transvaginal Mesh Orders

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a news release dated April 29, 2014 that it would put forth two orders relating to transvaginal mesh used to treat women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The two…

FDA 510(k) Approval Process & Patient Safety (Transvaginal Mesh)

Though the 510(k) approval process used by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to quickly and efficiently clear medical devices similar to already approved products has its benefits, the process does present hazards to patient health and…

$4 Billion DePuy ASR Hip Settlement in the Works

Claims targeted at DePuy, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, over their ASR hip implant may soon be settled following the announcement of a $4 billion agreement intended to settle approximately 7,500 DePuy ASR hip lawsuits in state…