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Sarah May

With more than a decade of experience practicing law, Sarah May has now turned her attention to freelance writing on legal topics for Surgical Watch. She is a regular contributor of content calling attention to new FDA warnings, recalls and litigation pertaining to surgical devices used in patients across the country.

IVC Filter Litigation Continues to Gain Steam

The wave of litigation concerning inferior vena cava filter devices shows no sign of slowing as claims continue to mount nationwide. Plaintiffs in increasing numbers are filing lawsuits in which it is alleged that the filters, designed to prevent the travel of dangerous blood clots within the body, are prone... Read more »

Bard Faces New G2 IVC Filter Complaint

As lawsuits relating to inferior vena cava (IVC) filters continue to mount, a Missouri woman has recently filed a complaint arguing that a portion of the Bard G2 filter implanted in her body fractured, causing a fragment to lodge in her back. As a result of this device failure, the... Read more »

Minnesota Woman Alleges Surgical Removal of Mirena IUD

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A lawsuit recently filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota represents another in the continuing deluge complaints related to the Mirena intrauterine contraceptive device. A likely candidate for tag-along status and transfer into the existing Mirena multidistrict litigation (MDL) underway in the Southern District of New... Read more »