Cook Medical is facing over 1,100 lawsuits from people who were injured by blood clot filters implanted in the inferior vena cava (IVC).
A man who was injured by one of the oldest retrievable blood clot filters on the market has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical, joining a centralized litigation involving over 1,100 similar cases in Indiana.
C.R. Bard has been sued by a man who was injured by a blood clot filter that is linked to a 40% 5.5-year fracture risk. It was pulled off the market in 2005, but never recalled.
Over 1,100 injury lawsuits have been filed over C.R. Bard blood clot filters. The latest case involves a filter that was pulled off the market in 2013 without a recall.
Six people who were injured by a metal-on-metal hip implant made by Johnson & Johnson were awarded over $1 billion by a federal jury in Dallas, Texas.
The House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act, sending it to the Senate. Lawmakers eliminated a provision addressing the "off-label" marketing debate raging between the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry.
CVS recalls more homeopathic teething tablets and ear drops for kids after the FDA finds inconsistent amounts of belladonna, also known as "deadly nightshade."
FDA pauses stronger lab test regulations, setting its sights on an incoming Trump administration with the agency in its crosshairs.