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What Makes IVC Filters So Dangerous?

May 15th, 2018

IVC filtersIVC filters are a medical device that have made the news in recent years. There have been warnings posted on the Internet and described in commercials. IVC filters, or inferior vena cava filters, are placed in the body as a way to prevent deep venous thrombosis. A clot caused by DVP can travel to the heart and lungs, causing serious complications or death. IVC filters are meant to stop this from happening.

There are approximately 50,000 people with IVC filters Read more

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Information Regarding Surgical Mesh and Why You Need to Know

March 23rd, 2018

Scissors in Surgical MeshMaybe your doctor has diagnosed you with pelvic organ prolapse, or POP. Perhaps you have a bladder prolapse. Or maybe you have a hernia and your doctor is recommending surgical repair. Before you go under the knife for a mesh implant, there are things you need to know.

While many people have undergone these procedures without incident, others have been left with devastating injuries. Surgical mesh is not something to have implanted without doing your due diligence. Here is some Read more

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Hernia Mesh Injury: Could You Be at Risk? (VIDEO)

November 22nd, 2017

If you’ve ever had a hernia, then you know how devastatingly painful they can be. For those who haven’t dealt with this issue, a hernia is when an organ, often the intestines or stomach, bulges through the surrounding tissue. This can cause extreme pain and a host of other issues. In rare cases, hernias can even be life-threatening.

For some, hernias can be treated with simple laparoscopic surgery, during with tiny incisions are made and a thin tool is used Read more

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Product Recall Tips and Information

December 16th, 2015

CPSCThis holiday season, your children will be getting gifts from family and friends. Your little ones will be excited, and they will want to play with and use the gifts that they get. Not so fast. There are thousands of products that are recalled every year and could pose a serious threat to the health and safety of your child. Here are some tips when it comes to recalls.

They Do Not Expire

It’s important to keep in mind that … Read more

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Recalls…Here Is How to Find Them

December 1st, 2014

GiftWhen you purchase a product, you do so with the assumption that it will be safe to use. No one plans on buying a defective product. Worse yet, no one plans on buying a dangerous product.

Unfortunately, accidents and personal injuries occur every day due to faulty products. Whether those products are cars, safety seats or even lawn equipment, countless people find that the product they used in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines failed to work as stated.

If you … Read more

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How to Find Out If Your Car is Recalled

November 14th, 2014

Accident!This year, automakers in the United States have recalled more than 40 million vehicles. The number has shattered the record set previously in 2004. Unfortunately, most of these recalls were for serious vehicle safety issues, putting owners at real risk of harm.

In days gone by, vehicle owners relied on letters in the mail alerting them to recalls. With the vast number of issues this year, many owners remain largely unaware. Knowing about auto recalls is the first step to … Read more

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