Product Liability

Hip Replacement Surgery Questions to Ask

Noble McIntyre on March 23, 2012

Deciding whether you should undergo hip replacement surgery can be complicated and difficult. As Oklahoma Biomet hip replacement attorneys, we understand there may be a great deal of confusion about what you should anticipate when receiving a hip replacement. Like any type of surgery, hip replacement involves risk. Before you decide to undergo hip replacement […]

Medical Tourism Is Not The Answer for Hip Replacement

Jeremy Thurman on January 17, 2012

One of the worst secondary effects of losing a job is losing the heath insurance that usually goes along with being employed full time. Even those who do have insurance are footing more of the bill as insurance companies continue to cut benefits, placing more of the burden on patients to pay for their own […]

Knee Replacement Surgery Can Help Or Hurt

Jeremy Thurman on November 1, 2011

It used to be that when people retired from 30- or 40-year careers, they really retired. They might play some golf or do some volunteer work, but their lives became somewhat sedentary. This kind of retirement is becoming less and less common as Baby Boomers retire. People over 50 are more active than ever, and […]

Hip Implant Failure Rates Continue to Grow

Noble McIntyre on October 6, 2011

The New York Times is calling it “one of the country’s biggest medical device failures.” Some people who have hip joint damage including osteoarthritis turn to partial or total metal-on-metal hip replacements in the hopes they will see decreased pain, increased mobility, and improvement in their overall quality of life. Unfortunately, many experience complications from […]

Dilantin Side Effects Can Be Fatal

Jeremy Thurman on October 4, 2011

Dealing with a chronic or terminal illness causes a tremendous amount of stress for the patient, and for their loved ones. Sometimes diseases develop because of genetic predispositions, or after having been exposed to hazardous materials. But imagine contracting a deadly disease as a reaction to a drug that is supposed to help you. That’s […]

Zoloft Side Effects and Rising Autism Rates

Jeremy Thurman on September 20, 2011

Approximately 1 in 110 children in the United States have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This is an increase of about 17% since the late 1990s, and coincides with an increase in antidepressant use in women of childbearing age. A recent study found a direct correlation between […]

FDA Recommends Vaginal Mesh Devices Be Classified as High Risk

Noble McIntyre on September 1, 2011

On August 31st, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report recommending that transvaginal mesh devices that are used to address pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence fail to lead to outcomes better than non-mesh repair and should be reclassified as posing a high risk to patients. Currently, the products are classified as moderate risk, […]

FDA Warns of Serious Complications Associated with Vaginal Mesh

Noble McIntyre on July 28, 2011

Only July 13, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication warning health care providers and patients about vaginal mesh complications. The FDA also warned that transvaginal repair with mesh may not be more effective than traditional non-mesh repair and may actually expose patients to a greater risk.

The Challenges and Costs of Raising an Autistic Child

Noble McIntyre on July 8, 2011

Recent findings by researchers at Kaiser Permanente have shown that the use of antidepressants with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) (Paxil, Zoloft, and others) by pregnant women may increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their children. It has become such a frequent phenomenon that many families of autistic children are now participating […]

Paxil Among SSRI Antidepressants Linked to Autism

Noble McIntyre on July 7, 2011

According to researchers at Kaiser Permanente, use of antidepressants with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) (Paxil, Zoloft, and others) by pregnant women may increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their children. The study consisted of over 1,800 children and found that women who took an SSRI depressant during pregnancy were twice as […]

© 2018 McIntyre Law, P.C. All Rights Reserved