Category: Medical Devices

Learn More About Medical Liability Before You Consider a Lawsuit

When you've been injured in a medical malpractice case, your first thought may be to talk with an attorney and file a lawsuit. While that might be exactly what you need to do, there is so much you should know about medical liability before you proceed. What is Medical Liability? Medical liability means that the […]

Written by on June 27, 2019

When Should You Sue For Medical Malpractice

Many medical malpractice cases go unreported because the victims simply do not understand what their rights are under the law. It’s very important for you to know if you should hire an attorney if you believe that you’ve been a victim of medical malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or […]

Written by on January 10, 2019

Dangerous Drugs Are Still on the Market – Beware of Complications

Though drug manufacturers are required to test drugs before sales, numerous loopholes allow for fast-track approval of drugs with dangerous side effects. The St. Louis defective drug attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be aware of several that are still on the market today. Are these Dangerous Drugs on Your Prescription List? AbilifyThis […]

Written by on February 1, 2018

Phenobarbital 15mg Tablets Recalled – Check Your Labels!

On April 21st, 2017 drug manufacturer C.O. Truxton, Inc. announced a nationwide voluntary recall of Phenobarbital 15 mg tablets. Do you need to contact your area St. Louis Defective Drug Attorney? Recall DetailsThe voluntary recall of lot 70952A of Phenobarbital Tablets, USP 15 mg, was issued upon confirmation of a customer complaint that a bottle […]

Written by on May 18, 2017

Johnson & Johnson Faces Thousands of Lawsuits Over Baby Powder, Defective Drugs and More

Johnson & Johnson is a well-known household name that has been around for decades. They’re responsible for many of the baby care items that parents and families enjoy, but they’re also known for many other products as well. Recently, more than 50,000 lawsuits were brought against Johnson & Johnson for a variety of reasons. Several […]

Written by on November 1, 2016

Faulty Birth Control Packaging Leads to Class Action Lawsuit

Birth control pills have enough stigma because of the side effects they can cause, but what happens when they’re packaged incorrectly? According to a CBS News article, that’s precisely what happened to a number of women, and as a result more than 100 of them got pregnant. If you’re a woman, you’re undoubtedly familiar with […]

Written by on September 22, 2016

Drug Manufacturer Pays Dearly for Faulty Syringes that Caused Infections and Deaths

We may have seen a decline in the number of medical devices that are recalled across the country, but that doesn’t mean that device manufacturers aren’t still experiencing issues with faulty products. One such instance occurred with a manufacturer in Pennsylvania, and the company now has to pay almost $8 million for selling syringes that […]

Written by on June 7, 2016

When Medical Devices Fail

When you are in the hospital recovering from surgery or getting treatment for an illness, your concern is getting well so you can get discharged and go home. You don’t focus on the equipment being used in your hospital room or in any of the exam areas where you’re taken. However, these devices do fail and sometimes, that […]

Written by on April 30, 2015

Essure Clinical Trial Patient Speaks Out

Essure is a modern birth control device that is considered permanent. It works by inserting a small, metal coil into each fallopian tube. Once insertion is complete, scar tissue is supposed to build around the coils until they are blocked. Essure has been on the market since 2002, and one clinical trial participant has decided […]

Written by on March 17, 2015

Nurse Injects Wrong Medication Instead of Flu Shot

Flu shots may not be the most pleasant experience in life, but you should feel good about taking care of your health and protecting the people around you during flu season. The last thing you want to worry about is whether the person administering the shot will do his or her job correctly. Imagine a […]

Written by on November 6, 2014