DePuy Hip Replacement Recall: What You Need to Know

DePuy Orthopaedics, owned by Johnson & Johnson, issued a recall for two of its devices in August 2010: the DePuy ASR XL and ASR Hip Resurfacing System. Earlier that same year in July, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a class 2 recall for those same devices, indicating the seriousness posed by the failure […]

Largest Medical Malpractice Settlements

Unfortunately, our experiences with doctors, surgeons, and other healthcare professionals don’t always have a happy ending. For whatever reason, these professionals and their hospitals make costly mistakes that drastically affect the quality of life for their patients. Although we can’t expect every hospital employee to be perfect, there are times when mistakes come about through […]

15 Most Famous Malpractice Lawsuit Cases in History

Medical malpractice is the result of a diagnosis, operation, or hospital stay gone terribly wrong. As if going to the doctor’s office or having surgery isn’t stressful enough, some patients can be left disfigured, in pain, or even die due to negligence and general malpractice. Sadly, many of the following famous malpractice lawsuit cases are […]