Differences Between The 510(k) And PMA Approval Processes And How This Affects Lawsuits

As per U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules, anyone planning to manufacture or distribute a medical device within the United States must either obtain premarket approval (PMA) or complete a 510(k) submission for that device. Either way, the specific …
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Fisher Price Rock ‘n Play Recall and Litigation

  On April 12, 2019, children’s toy company Fischer-Price announced they are in the process of recalling 4.7 million of their Rock ’n Play sleepers. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) posted a recall notification on their website …
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Xarelto MDL: Settlement

An In Depth Look At The Xarelto Case Johnson & Johnson and Bayer, who were recently sued as part of several mass tort litigations on both state and federal levels, have agreed to pay $775 million to settle approximately 25,000 …
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Surgical Staplers

FDA Moves On Surgical Stapler Malfunctions Surgical staplers and implantable staples are used in a variety of surgical procedures, including gynecological surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, appendectomies, lung surgery, heart surgery, and thoracic surgery. Compared to manual suturing, surgical staplers and staples …
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RoundUp

Plaintiff’s $80 Million in Roundup Case Could Lead to Settlement Talks Glyphosate is a herbicide and crop desiccant designed to quickly kill various plants and grasses. It was discovered by Monsanto chemist John Franz in 1970 and subsequently approved for …
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Recent $3 Million Win in Cook IVC Case Could Kickstart Settlement Talks

For patients suffering from deep vein thrombosis (DVT) who are not suitable candidates for anticoagulant treatments, inferior vena cava (IVC) filters have provided an alternative treatment for reducing the risk of harmful and potentially fatal pulmonary embolism.  Unfortunately, many patients have suffered …
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The End of Essure

T Family planning has become big business as more and more women and couples seek control over exactly when they choose to have children, in keeping with their life plan.  Responsible adults want to ensure that they are well-prepared if …
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IVC Litigation Update

There are now more than 8,000 IVC filter lawsuits pending in two federal courts.  The lawsuits all claim that the manufacturers of various IVC filters were both negligent in the design and manufacturing of the filters as well as failed …
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Moze Cowper named to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Essure litigation

On March 27, 2018, Moze Cowper and Cowper Law LLP were named as one of six law firms in the country to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (“EDPA”) before Judge Padova.  There are …
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Moze Cowper Brought in as Co-Counsel by Hausfeld in Foreign Exchange Antitrust Litigation

On March 10, 2016, Moze Cowper was brought in as co-counsel with Hausfeld and Scott + Scott to assist in the settlement of The Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation.  The complaint alleges that the world’s largest financial institutions conspired to …
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