Detention Victims Have Rights: Inmate Neglect and Abuse

We, as a society, typically do not think of our incarcerated population as victims – but sometimes they are. It is easy for us to write-off injured inmates – to think of all inmates as hardened criminals deserving of hardened punishment. But this perspective ignores the fact that the vast majority of our incarcerated population […]

Hip Replacements Gone Wrong

If you are the current or past owner of a hip replacement gone wrong (a failed hip surgery), you are not alone. In recent years, there have been a number of lawsuits against hip replacement manufacturers and their potentially dangerous hip replacements – Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II total hip replacement systems DePuy ASR XL […]

FDA Strengthens Warning on Medical Devices (Morcellators)

On November 25, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) regulators strengthened the warning on a common gynecologic surgical device known as a morcellator. Since April 2014, the FDA discouraged morcellation for uterine procedures warning that morcellators may spread occult cancer in the course of fibroid removal. Before strengthening the warning on November 25, 2014, […]