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Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Calls for Ban on Uterine Mocellation In Light of Cancer Risk
Date:7/26/2014

New York, New York (PRWEB) July 26, 2014

As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to be filed in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that more doctors and patients are calling on federal health regulators to ban uterine morcellation. According to a report from The Chicago Tribune, those individuals include a 46-year-old mother of four from California who was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of uterine cancer called leiomyosarcoma just 10 days after undergoing a laparoscopic hysterectomy where a power morcellator was used. The progression of her disease allegedly accelerated after the morcellator spread cancer cells into her abdomen.*

Dr. Robert Lamparter, a Pennsylvania pathologist, told the Chicago Tribune Review that he has seen women allegedly harmed by uterine morcellation for over eight years. He has written to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) asking that it revoke clearance for power morcellators.

“Our Firm is evaluating claims on behalf of a number of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers due to power morcellators. Many of their experiences echo those detailed by this report,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is now evaluating potential legal claims on behalf of women who may have experienced the spread of undiagnosed cancers due to uterine morcellation.

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In April, the FDA issued an alert discouraging doctors from using power morcellators to shred tissue during minimally-invasive gynecological surgeries, due to the risk that the devices can spread undetected cancer cells into a
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