Another Defective DePuy Product Is Injuring Patients: the Attune Knee

A few years ago, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy found itself facing litigation over a pair of hip replacement products, the Pinnacle and the ASR Hip Implants. Both of these metal-on-metal devices were defective and prone to failure. Apparently, the company has learned nothing from being hit with a...

When Questioned Under Oath in a Civil Injury Action, Executives at a Medical Device Company Took the Fifth

The Olympus Colonoscope is only the latest in a seemingly endless parade of medical devices with design or manufacturing defects that are harming and killing patients.Because of a design flaw that prevents the Olympus Colonoscope from being properly cleaned and sterilized between patient examinations, hundreds of patients have wound...

Reversing Alzheimer’s-Related Memory Loss

Alzheimer's Disease, a form of age-related dementia, is a chronic degenerative disorder of the brain, primarily affecting people aged 65 and older. While it starts out with minor issues such as forgetting recent events, it eventually causes victims to experience language difficulties, moodiness, inability to find their way around...

Silicone Breast Implants are back – This Time the Issue is Cancer

After more than 40 years of controversies that caused more than half a million women to suffer the horrific complications of a leaking silicone breast implant, the infamous devices are back. And they’re just as dangerous as they used to be.Back in the 1970s and 1980s, Dow Corning Corp.,...