Medtronic Recalls StrataMR Valves and Shunts

Medtronic has announced a voluntary recall of 2,622 StrataMR valves and shunts due to an increase in complaints. The valves and shunts, used in hydrocephalus management, control the flow of cerebrospinal fluid that is drained from the brain and is used to help relieve intracranial pressure. Unfortunately, complaints indicate the valves and shunts may lead... Read More

Cialis and Viagra Linked to Melanoma

Another popular impotence drug has become the subject of complaints against its manufacturer. Reports indicate that, like Viagra, Cialis (tadalafil) may increase the risk for melanoma, an aggressive and sometimes deadly form of skin cancer. While Viagra and Cialis are competitors, both are facing similar lawsuits. The claims against Eli Lilly & Co., the manufacturer... Read More

Jury Awards Ruth Law Team’s Client $5.8 Million in Tobacco Case

Brown v. Phillip Morris, et al., 15-002451-Cl. A Pinellas County jury has awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages and $400,000 in punitive damages to the family of a woman who passed away nearly 22 years ago, after years of nicotine addiction ultimately took her life. The Ruth Law Team’s Eric Roslansky and Brent Bigger of Knopf... Read More

Lawsuits Allege Silicone Breast Implants Cause Health Issues

Whether it’s liposuction or rhinoplasty, Botox or lip fillers, breast augmentations or eyelid surgeries, cosmetic procedures give many people the option to change physical features they dislike about themselves. With millions of surgical and cosmetic procedures performed in the US each year, it’s no secret plastic surgery is big business. The American Society of Plastic... Read More

The Ruth Law Team Earns $444,000 Verdict Against Geico

$444,000. That’s how much a Pinellas County jury awarded one of our clients yesterday, who sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident. The trial, held at Pinellas County Courthouse, lasted four days, and the jury deliberated several hours before awarding the verdict. The jury ruled against Geico Insurance Company in favor of our client, a hard-working and... Read More
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