Millions of individuals are injured by defective and dangerous products every year. If you are injured by a defective product, you have the right to seek compensation for your medical bills, damages, pain, and suffering.
Our experienced attorneys are well-versed in the laws that protect consumers against the harm posed by defective products and products that fail to properly to warn the consumer of potential risks. At Catania & Catania, P.A., we represent clients injured by a variety of consumer products, including harmful recalled products, defective medical devices and implants, dangerous drugs, automotive defects and recalls, children’s furniture and toys to name a few.
If you or a loved one have been harmed by defective product, our team of Attorneys can help. Contact Catania & Catania, P.A. for a free case evaluation now.
Catania & Catania, P.A. is currently litigating these dangerous products:
Defective Drugs and Medical Devices
Modern technology and advancements in medicine have saved countless lives, but some medical device and drug companies have put profits over patient safety and failed to warn patients of the associated risks of their medical devices and drugs. As patients, we trust the medical device and pharmaceutical companies to manufacture safe and effective products to help us and improve our lives.
Unfortunately, this is not always the case and often times manufacturers fail to take certain precautions. At Catania & Catania, P.A., we have a successful history obtaining justice for our clients and holding the medical device and pharmaceutical companies accountable.
Catania & Catania, P.A. is currently litigating these dangerous drug and defective medical device cases:
Essure is a permanent birth control for a woman (female sterilization) which was designed to prevent pregnancy by causing scar tissue to build up in a woman’s fallopian tubes. Essure permanent birth control was manufactured and marketed by Bayer and Conceptus as non-surgical and minimally invasive.
If you or a loved one have been harmed by Essure, our team of Attorneys can help. Contact Catania & Catania, P.A. for a free case evaluation now.
Thousands of women in the United States and worldwide have reported serious, and catastrophic injuries because of defects in the Essure product. The reported injuries include:
- Implant migration
- Perforation/tearing of the uterus or fallopian tubes
- Chronic pelvic pain
- Unintended pregnancy, miscarriage, fetal death
- Surgeries to treat the complications
On July 20, 2018, Bayer announced that it would no longer sell Essure in the United States. In 2017, Bayer had stopped selling Essure in all countries except the United States.
Hernias can be exceedingly painful. When someone has a hernia, the tissue walls that hold internal organs in place, have weakened allowing an organ or portion of an organ to become displaced into another body cavity.
Many of the world’s largest manufacturers of medical devices and pharmaceuticals have manufactured hernia mesh products intended to strengthen the walls of internal tissues that typically hold our internal organs in place. Unfortunately, the application of these hernia mesh products have proven problematic, to say the least. Hernia mesh products have been recalled or are failing at rates higher than expected. The failures are causing men and women to undergo additional surgeries, infections, bowel obstructions, organ damage, scar tissue and chronic pain. Thousands of hernia mesh lawsuits have been filed across the nation.
If you or a loved one has been harmed by a hernia mesh, our team of Attorneys can help. Contact Catania & Catania, P.A. for a free case evaluation now.
Catania & Catania, P.A. is handling hernia mesh lawsuits involving the following products and manufacturers:
- Atrium (manufactured by Atrium Medical Corporation)
- Bard Davol (Visilex, Supramesh, Perfix Plug, Kugel, Composix, Compisix EX, 3dMax
- Ethicon Physiomesh Recalled (manufactured by Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson)
- Covidien/Medtronic (Parietex, Parietex ProGrip, Parietex Composite Ventral Patch, Parietex Parastomal Mesh, Parietex Optimized Composite Mesh (PCO), and Symbotex Composite Mesh)
IVC (Inferior Vena Cava) Filters
IVC Filters were marketed to prevent blood clots from reaching the heart or lungs. Thousands of IVC Filter lawsuits have been filed claiming the manufacturers were negligent in the design of the IVC Filters. Patients have experienced bleeding, organ damage, chronic pain and breakage of the IVC Filter allowing metal fragments to move through the blood and damage organs. If the IVC Filter fragments reach the heart or lungs, patients experience chest pain, heart issues, shortness of breath, internal bleeding, pulmonary embolism, stroke, and sometimes death.
Catania & Catania, P.A. is handing IVC Filter cases against Bard and Cook Medical.
If you or a loved one experienced complications or injuries from an IVC filter, you may be entitled to compensation. Our team of Attorneys can help. Contact Catania & Catania, P.A. for a free case evaluation now.
Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants
Have you experienced painful complications and other symptoms which required a revision surgery following the initial hip replacement procedure?
Device failures from Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants failures are on the rise and put patients at increased risk for devastating complications, injuries, and need for additional costly corrective surgeries. Thousands of hip implant patients have suffered injuries including chronic pain, metal toxicity (increased levels of Chromium and Cobalt), tissue damage, bone damage, dislocation, pseudotumor, metallosis, and revision surgery. The FDA has recalled a number of metal-on-metal hip implants while others remain on the market. Tens of thousands of lawsuits have been filed across the nation holding the manufacturers of metal-on-metal hip implants accountable for failing to warn the public of the risk associated with these devices.
Catania & Catania, P.A. is handling metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuits involving the following products and manufacturers:
- Stryker Rejuvenate & ABG II Modular Stem Systems (recalled)
- Stryker ‘LFIT” V40 (recalled)
- Stryker Accolade TMZF
- Zimmer Durom Cup
- Zimmer M/L Taper
- DePuy ASR (recalled)
- DePuy Pinnacle
- Wright Total and/or Pro Femur 2
- Biomet M2A Magnum
- Smith & Nephew BHR Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
- Smith & Nephew R3 Metal Liners (recalled)
If you or a loved one had a hip implant surgery and experience complications, you may be entitled to compensation. Our team of Attorneys can help. Contact Catania & Catania, P.A. for a free case evaluation now.
Talcum Powder (Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder and Shower to Shower)
Johnson & Johnson baby powder and Shower to Shower are the most widely used and recognizable brands of talcum powder. Unfortunately, thousands of lawsuits have been filed on behalf of women who have developed ovarian cancer as well as men and women who have developed mesothelioma after exposure to talcum powder products. These lawsuits seek to hold the manufacturers accountable and seek justice for the injured men and women. Since 2016, juries have returned favorable verdicts in talcum powder lawsuits. Laws vary by state, so it’s important to talk with an experienced talcum powder litigation attorney right away to make sure you do not miss the filing deadline.
If you or a loved one developed ovarian cancer or mesothelioma after using talcum powder, you may be entitled to compensation. Our team of Attorneys can help. Contact Catania & Catania, P.A. for a free case evaluation now.
Roundup Weed Killer
Roundup Weed Killer may help crops but exposure to this powerful herbicide, manufactured by Monsanto may make people sick and can cause cancer and other devastating injuries. Roundup is used on crops each year exposing thousands of people to the carcinogenic chemical glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup. Recent studies have linked exposure to Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (blood cancer). Thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking to hold Monsanto accountable. In 2018, a jury has returned a favorable verdict in a Roundup cancer lawsuit.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma or other serious injuries after exposure to Roundup, you may be entitled to compensation. Our team of Attorneys can help. Contact Catania & Catania, P.A. for a free case evaluation now.
The types of cancer include:
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- Hairy cell leukemia
- Lymphocytic lymphoma / chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- B-cell lymphoma
- Other subsets of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Onglyza & Kombigluze
Onglyza and Kombigluze are drugs used to treat type II diabetes. The drugs have been linked to an increased risk of heart failure. Studies have shown an increased rate of emergency room visits and hospitalizations related to heart failure, congestive heart failure, cardiac failure and death while on Onglyza and Kombigluze. The FDA Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drug Advisory Committee found an increased risk of heart failure, especially in patients with higher cardiovascular risk or impaired renal function.
If you or a loved one experienced complications or injuries related to Onglyza and Kombigluze, you may be entitled to compensation. Our team of Attorneys can help. Contact Catania & Catania, P.A. for a free case evaluation now.