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2013-10-22 23:27:03

The firm actively files Stryker ABG II and Rejuvenate lawsuits on behalf of those who have suffered serious complications allegedly caused by the metal-on-metal hip devices recalled in 2012. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Stryker lawsuits are progressing in federal cases, consolidated in federal court in Minnesota. A leadership structure for plaintiffs’ counsel was ordered, according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which maintains a website on the Stryker lawsuits, notes...

2013-10-02 23:30:45

Allegations center on claims that women suffered serious health problems as a result of implants. Resource4thePeople announces continuation of free consultations for consumers with allegations of serious side effects from transvaginal mesh devices. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/transvaginal-mesh-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople is reporting today in its latest consumer updates involving litigation over transvaginal mesh...

2013-10-01 23:01:00

Five of the six mesh makers involved in West Virginia-based multidistrict litigations (MDLs) are in talks to settle all lawsuits against their products, according to Bloomberg, which also reports that Plaintiffs’ Attorneys want the U.S. District Judge of the West Virginia MDLs to appoint a settlement committee. Parker Waichman LLP, which represents patients who allege these medical devices caused serious injuries, responds. (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law...

2013-09-20 23:24:58

Roger C. Denton, Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel, reports on the current developments of the Pradaxa® Multidistrict Litigation and the hearing that took place on September 18, 2013 to address Plaintiffs’ Motion for Sanctions filed against the manufacturers and distributors of Pradaxa®, namely Boehringer Ingelheim. Roger C. Denton has been appointed by Judge Herndon to serve as Plaintiffs’ Co-Lead Counsel in the Multidistrict Litigation In re: Pradaxa® (Dabigatran...

2013-09-16 23:01:43

C.R. Bard has reached a settlement with the Plaintiff for a second time prior to the start of the jury trial, which was to have taken place on Sept. 26 in New Jersey, according to a Bloomberg report. Parker Waichman LLP, which represents Plaintiffs who allege these medical devices are defective and can cause serious injury, responds. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective...

2013-09-13 23:01:07

Parker Waichman LLP files a lawsuit on behalf of a Virginia woman who alleges that her transvaginal mesh implant caused severe and possibly permanent injuries. Transvaginal mesh implants are used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, but many lawsuits allege that they are defective. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by dangerous drugs and defective medical...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'