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Ryan Thompson

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits: Trials Have Only Just Begun

The thousands of women who have suffered serious injury and pain due to complications from the implantation of transvaginal mesh are paying close attention to the progress of the first bellwether…

Mikal C. Watts

NuvaRing Linked to Increased Risk of Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Ischemic Stroke

Merck’s NuvaRing is expected to reach blockbuster status in 2012, meaning millions of women across the country trust and use it. However, medical journal findings continue to indicate that…

Brooks Schuelke

Federal Preemption Part 2: Medical Devices As A Case Study of Express Preemption

Last week we had our first post on federal preemption, and we talked about the general principles behind preemption. Today, we’ll use medical devices as a case study on how preemption might work in…