Children are most commonly exposed to lead through chips and particles of old lead paint. While it is common for children to be exposed to lead from swallowing lead paint chips, exposure frequently occurs when children ingest house dust or soil contaminated by lead paint. Over time lead paint chips become tiny particles that get into the dust and soil in and around homes.
The Medtronic Infuse System was approved by the FDA in 2002 for one type of spine surgery – Anterior Approach Lumbar Fusion. It is estimated that approximately 100,000 people per year have had back and neck surgeries using the Infuse System. However, many of these people had neck, back and spinal surgeries for which the Infuse System was never approved. Unfortunately, serious complications have been associated with the Medtronic Infuse System, including: uncontrolled bone growth, male infertility, inflammatory cysts and cancer.
Product liability lawsuits steming from the personal injury or wrongful death of people using defectively designed or manufactured products have become ever more common as victims grow to understand and defend their legal rights under product liability law.
Medical malpractice is widespread, affecting thousands of people each year in the United States. Based upon studies of hospitals in New York, New Jersey and California.
If you or a loved one was injured in a car accident it is essential to seek quality legal representation as soon as possible and certainly before accepting any offer