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Suing a Hospital for Wrongful Death: Is It Possible?

The unexpected death of a loved one is traumatic for many reasons, especially when your loved one died because of a preventable mistake a medical professional made. Suppose your loved one died while in the hospital; you might also end up suing a hospital for wrongful death. Holding the appropriate parties responsible for your loss can give you some...

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Average Wrongful Death Settlement in Indianapolis?

Losing a loved one in an accident leaves their family and friends devastated. As they move through the stages of grief, they begin searching for answers and recognize the financial stresses associated with the loss of a loved one. Potential plaintiffs often ask what a wrongful death lawsuit average is when deciding if they want to pursue one. Unfortunately,...

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Three New Lawsuits Come Forward Against Paragard IUD

July 14, 2020 – Three new lawsuits alleging that Paragard is defective and causes severe complications and injuries were filed against Teva Pharmaceuticals.   The first lawsuit, a ten-count complaint, was filed on May 11, 2020 in the US District Court for the Eastern District of California.  As of July 14, 2020, the case was before Magistrate Judge William B....

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Bayer Pays Roundup Plaintiff To Appeal Case

In an attempt to get a case to the Supreme Court, Bayer AG has entered into a deal with Georgia doctor John Carson where he is required to appeal his Roundup case and continue fighting against the company. Carson sued Bayer in 2017, and after Judge R. Stan Baker in Savannah did not throw the case out at the...

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Paragard Faces Lawsuits for Misinforming Patients of IUD Risks

Paragard is facing a growing number of lawsuits related to its IUD. In 2019, the U.S. F.D.A. informed the pharmaceutical company that its advertising was misleading and did not accurately inform patients of side effects. Multiple women have filed lawsuits against Paragard for not informing them of potential health issues, including: Uterine perforation, Ectopic pregnancy, and Pelvic inflammatory disease....

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Resume As COVID-19 Restrictions Loosen

As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, court is resuming. Hernia mesh lawsuits against Bard, Ethicon, Atrium, and Covidien are moving forward in courts across the country. The lawsuits are focused on multiple product lines, including: Bard’s PerFix, 3DMax, Marlex, Kugel, Composix, Ventralex, Ventrio, Sepramesh, and Ventralight; Ethicon’s Proceed and Prolene; Atrium’s C-Qur; and  Covidien’s Parietex and Gore-Tex. Although the...

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Paragard Facing Lawsuits Over IUD Breaking Apart Inside Patients

More than 3,000 women have filed lawsuits against Paragard over their IUD. Many of the complaints detail the contraceptive breaking apart inside the woman’s uterus, resulting in the need for surgery and causing other complications. The F.D.A. has collected voluntary reports from Paragard IUD users since 2013. Their database shows that: 3,186 women reported broken devices, 1,910 of those...

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Hip Implant Manufacturer Demands New Trial After Jury Rules Against It

Zimmer Biomet is filing for a new trial after a jury ruled they owed plaintiffs $3.55 million for a metal-on-metal hip implant. Lawyers for Zimmer Biomet state there are many missteps that opposing counsel and the court took to warrant a new trial, including Admittance of general evidence, Misrepresentation of the law, Allowing application of irrelevant law, and Submitting...

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Examples of Wrongful Death Cases

Losing a loved one is a difficult thing for anybody. Losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence can be even harder. Lives are cut short every day for many reasons, but losing a loved one in an accident caused by someone else’s negligent actions is especially tragic. When such an event happens, the family of the person...

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Kentucky?

When you lose a loved one due to someone else’s actions, you may experience many emotions. Naturally, you feel grief and anger. You may also wonder how you can achieve justice for your loved one and prevent others from experiencing similar harm. At Gerling Law, we can’t take away your pain. However, we can help you pursue justice. We...

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