Navigation Links
Medtronic Infuse Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Awaits Expected Release of Medtronic-Commissioned Analysis of Infuse Bone Graft Trials
Date:5/27/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) May 27, 2013

As Medtronic Infuse lawsuits continue to mount in courts throughout the country, the company has indicated that an analysis of clinical trials it commissioned in 2011 will be released soon. According to a May 23rd report from HealthPointCapital.com, Medtronic confirmed during a recent earnings call that the study, which is being conducted by Yale University researchers, is expected to be published in June.* Medtronic commissioned the analysis after the Spine Journal reported in June 2011 that more than a dozen Medtronic-funded clinical trials downplayed or entirely omitted evidence of safety issues associated with Infuse.**

“We look forward to the publication of this research. Our Firm continues to hear from recipients of Medtronic Infuse bone graft who allegedly suffered serious complications following treatment with this product,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently evaluating Medtronic Infuse bone graft lawsuits on behalf of individuals who may have suffered respiratory problems, nerve damage, and wrongful death, allegedly associated with use of Infuse.

Medtronic Infuse Lawsuits
Medtronic Infuse bone graft was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002 for stimulating spinal bone growth in patients with a degenerative disease affecting the lower spine. In 2008, the FDA warned that the product had been associated with serious and life threatening injuries when it was used in cervical spine fusion surgeries, a use not approved by the FDA. According to the agency, these complications included excessive swelling in the neck, compressed airways, difficulty breathing, problems swallowing and nerve damage.***

Last October, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee found fault with much of the research used to back Infuse. For example, the investigation uncovered that Medtronic paid out $210 million in royalties, consulting fees, and other payments to the doctors who co-authored its Infuse studies. Among other things, Senate investigators charged that Medtronic deliberately manipulated the studies to downplay Infuse side effects and promote off-label use of the product.****

Court documents indicate that a growing number of Medtronic Infuse lawsuits are currently pending in courts throughout the U.S. Most recently, the company was named in a complaint filed in the in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, involving 88 patients who allegedly received the Infuse in experimental spine surgeries without their consent. (Case No. 1:13-cv-00202-SSB)

Victims of serious complications allegedly associated with Medtronic Infuse may be entitled to compensation for their medical care, pain and suffering, and other damages. A wealth of information regarding Medtronic Infuse bone graft lawsuits is available on the Firm’s website. For more information about Medtronic Infuse lawsuits please contact one of our attorneys by calling 800-511-5092.

*healthpointcapital.com/research/2013/05/23/medtronic_reports_stabilizing_spine_division/
** thespinejournalonline.com/article/S1529-9430%2811%2900299-3/abstract
***fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/PublicHealthNotifications/ucm062000.htm
****finance.senate.gov/newsroom/chairman/release/?id=b1d112cb-230f-4c2e-ae55-13550074fe86

About Bernstein Liebhard LLP
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. The firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the “Plaintiffs’ Hot List,” recognizing the top plaintiffs’ firms in the country, for the past 10 consecutive years.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP
10 East 40th Street
New York, New York 10016
800-511-5092

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. © 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Bernstein Liebhard LLP, 10 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016, (212) 779-1414. Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.

Contact Information:
Felecia L. Stern, Esq.
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
info (at) consumerinjurylawyers (dot) com
http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/medtronic-infuse-lawsuit/medtronic-infuse-study/prweb10770258.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Failure Allegation Lawsuits Information Bank for Consumers Now Available through Resource4thePeople
2. Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Report Predicting Hundreds of Medtronic Infuse Lawsuits
3. 2013 Cases Involving Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Failure Allegations Now Being Investigated by Resource4thePeople Lawyers
4. Medtronic Infuse bone-graft lawsuit consultation referrals offered by Resource4thePeople
5. Medtronic Voted the Most Sought-After Employer by MedReps.com Community
6. Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Questioned As Allegations Unfold – Bisnar
7. Chase Attorneys Offer Free Consultations
8. Ready for debut: Fruit-juice-infused chocolate with 50 percent less fat
9. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, as Status Conference Held in Ethicon Mesh Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
10. Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Oral Arguments for Proposed Stryker Hip Recall Multidistrict Litigation
11. Alleged NuvaRing Blood-Clotting Lawsuits Update: Resource4thePeople Reports Important Hearing Scheduled for July
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... The Golseth Agency, a Texas based insurance ... is spearheading a regional charity campaign organized to provide support to Christina Upchurch and ... this year, Christina and her children returned from out of town to find her ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... Raton, Fl (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 ... ... largest network of highly trained practitioners specializing in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and ... associated with hormone imbalance and conditions of aging, such as menopause, andropause, thyroid ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... ... Alcovit, a lime-flavored beverage that rids the body of toxins linked to ... available through Jet.com. , After 25 years of development, the company released its ... quickly detox the body thereby avoiding alcohol-induced hangovers. Whether you’re having fun with friends ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... and call tracking and monitoring solutions, announced today the launch of a redesigned ... a modern navigation and aesthetic, fully responsive design, and an enhanced search directory ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Dangerous Inheritance”: a mystery about saving the family ... is from Southwest Nebraska where she was raised on a farm. As Diane ... is fictional, but the friendships and mantra of ‘neighbors helping neighbors’ have always been ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2017)... , Aug. 15, 2017  Axium Pharmaceuticals Inc., the creator of ... to be in the beginning stages of an IPO. ... epilepsy medications with the average cost of a prescription epilepsy drug being ... AXIUM ... Another staggering figure is the fact that ...
(Date:8/14/2017)... TIKVAH, Israel , Aug. 15, 2017 ... developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, ... 30, 2017. "We ... pivotal Phase 3 trial to investigate NurOwn ® ... Chief Executive Officer of BrainStorm. "We have agreements with ...
(Date:8/8/2017)... 8, 2017  BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ/TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage ... its financial results for the second quarter ended June ... second quarter 2017 and to date: ... programs for the Company,s lead project, BL-8040: ... with BL-8040 as novel stem cell mobilization treatment for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: