Alert: Class I Recall Issued for Spinal Fusion Device

The FDA has announced Zimmer Biomet’s Class 1 Recall of the SpF PLUS-Mini and SpF XL IIb Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators. The reason behind the recall is a risk for chronic infections, paralysis, long-term hospitalization due to additional surgical procedures, and death. The devices, used during spinal fusion surgery, were determined to contain higher-than-allowed levels... Read More

Rule Aiming to Protect Elderly Residents is Reversed

For many years, nursing homes have required residents and their families to agree to a mandatory binding arbitration, waiving their right to sue facilities for abusive or improper care and instead requiring them to settle any issues outside of court. Last fall, the Obama Administration aimed to reverse the common practice of barring residents from... Read More

Eric Roslansky Now Board Certified Expert in Civil Trial Law

We are proud to announce that Eric Roslansky, Lead Trial Attorney at The Ruth Law Team has met the standards of certification as a Board Certified Specialist in Civil Trial Law. Less than two percent of eligible Florida Bar members are Board Certified Civil Trial lawyers.  According to The Florida Bar, its Certification for Lawyers recognizes attorneys’... Read More

Serious Recall Issued for HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller

A Class I Recall has been issued for the HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller due to a serious risk for patient injury or death. A Class I Recall is considered the most serious recall and is issued when there is a reasonable probability that use of the medical device or product will cause serious... Read More

Motorcycle Safety: Not Just a Rider’s Responsibility

Think about the last time you were driving down the road and seemingly out of nowhere, a motorcycle comes barreling down the street, weaving in and out of lanes going twice the speed limit. We’ve all be there, and it is a terrifying situation. Or maybe you’ve been on a motorcycle yourself, minding your own... Read More

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
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