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Power morcellators may spread cancer cells. Our power morcellators lawyer could explain whether you have options for compensation if you were harmed by this product.

In an MDL first, Women Make up Majority of Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee – Female Attorneys to Lead Morcellator PSC

Just weeks after the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation approved of a power morcellator MDL last month to be centralized in Kansas, presiding U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil has announced her Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee appointments—and for the first time in this kind of litigation, the majority of the Committee is female. Grant...

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Congressional Leaders Push FDA to Monitor Morcellator Safety

Twelve lawmakers have taken to the U.S. Government Accountability Office seeking investigation into the FDA’s track record in monitoring power morcellators, surgical devices used to remove uterine fibroids that have recently been reported to spread aggressive cancer. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Rep Louise Slaughter (D-NY) are two of the congressional leaders...

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Morcellator Trial Settled

One of the first suits to be filed on behalf of women who were diagnosed with cancer after undergoing power morcellation during fibroid removal surgeries recently has settled for an undisclosed amount. The Wall Street Journal  reported the landmark settlement of the case filed against Lina Medical ApS by Scott Burkhart of Pennsylvania,...

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Johns Hopkins Limits Use of Power Morcellators in Surgical Procedures

At a December conference of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Johns Hopkins University announced that it will no longer perform hysterectomies or laparoscopies with power morcellators on women over 50 and has issued increased safety protocols for morcellations regardless of patient age. After conducting a review of over 400 patients who underwent uterine morcellation in...
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