Penuma Implant Device

Penuma Penis Implant Pain and Scarring Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, Dr. James Elist promotes himself as the “Thomas Edison of penis surgeries,” having invented the Penuma device, a silicone implant designed to enlarge penis size. Elist and the companies associated with the device advertise it as being “FDA-cleared,” the complaint says, but it claims that the device  Read more

Medical Devices
Providing False or Misleading Information, Medical Devices, Item Does Not Do What It Is Advertised to Do, Defective Medical Devices, Deceptive Advertising
SDB Standard Q Covid-19 Ag Home Tests

SDB Recall of Unapproved At-Home Covid-19 Tests Class Action

Among the companies that have sought to sell at-home rapid tests for Covid-19 is SD Biosensor USA, Inc. (SDB). But the complaint for this class action alleges that these SDB Standard Q Covid-19 Ag Home Tests have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are therefore illegal to sell in the  Read more

Medical Devices
Recall, Not FDA Approved, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Atrium C-Qur Meshes

Atrium C-Qur Mesh Infections and Adhesions Multi-District Litigation

Atrium Medical Corp. makes C-Qur mesh products for implanting in the body, for problems such as hernias. However, a number of people with C-Qur implants have alleged that the implants are defective and cause problems of their own, such as higher rates of infection. Some of these people have filed lawsuits against Atrium, and over  Read more

Medical Devices
Mesh Implant, Defective Medical Devices
Person Inserting SmileDirect Aligner

SmileDirectClub Aligners Tooth Pain and Injury Class Action

SmileDirectClub, LLC offers consumers the purported possibility of straightening their teeth with mail-order aligners, without having to make office visits. But the complaint for this class action alleges that SmileDirect does not deliver what it advertises, that teeth may not be straightened, and that customers may in fact experience cracked, damaged, or otherwise injured teeth.  Read more

Medical Devices, Consumer
Item Does Not Do What It Is Advertised to Do, Defective Product, Deceptive Advertising, Causes Pain or Injury, Aligners
Person in Scrubs Holding Medical Mesh in Tweezers

Davol, CR Bard Hernia Mesh Incompatible with Human Body, Short-form Addition to MDL Case

This short-form complaint does not make a full statement of allegations and counts. Instead, it makes reference to another complaint in a multi-district litigation, MDL No. 2846, which is combining similar cases from across the country. The combined case is called In Re: Davol, Inc./CR Bard, Inc. Polypropylene Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation.  Read more

Medical Devices
Mesh Implant, Defective Medical Devices
Biocell Breast Implants

Allergan Biocell Breast Implants and Increased Lymphoma Risks Class Action

This class action, against Allergan, Inc., Allergan USA, Inc., and Allergan plc, takes on a serious subject. The complaint alleges that women who have Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders have a higher risk of breast-implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), which is “a deadly cancer of the immune system.”  Read more

Medical Devices
Medical Devices, Defective Medical Devices, Cancer Risk
Neuro-Stim System, or NSS, Installed on Ear

Innovative Health Solutions Neuro-Stim NSS Device Doctors’ Class Action

Innovative Health Solutions (IHS) and its distributor, Acclivity Medical, LLC, marketed the NSS medical device to doctors for the treatment of chronic pain, with promises of high reimbursements. However, the complaint for this class action alleges, the companies did not reveal that the device was approved for use only by acupuncturists.   Read more

Medical Devices
Medical Devices, Marketed Differently than FDA-Approved, False or Misleading Information

Actemra Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Deaths Lawsuit

Is Actemra a safe and effective drug for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or does it pose risks of serious injury and even death that are not even listed among its side effects? When Actemra first appeared to treat RA, it seemed promising. It was a first-in-class drugs, meaning it worked in a new way, and it  Read more

Medical Devices
Your Health, Defective Drugs

Avastin Injections Side Effects Investigation

When you go for an eye treatment for worsening vision, you don’t expect the treatment to leave you blind in that eye. Yet for once the drug used for treatment doesn’t seem to be at fault, and we’re currently investigating what the problem might be. Avastin (also known as bevacizumab) has been approved by the  Read more

Medical Devices
Your Health, Defective Drugs, Contamination During Preparation or Use, Contaminated Drugs