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Wayne Parsons

808 not 800: Hire a Kama’aina lawyer to explain your rights and represent you if you choose to seek Justice

I live and work in Hawai‘i as a lawyer and it has been my home for me since 1967. I mention “Kama’aina” in the title. It means “child of the land”. Of course you want your lawyer to be excellent. But […]

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H. R. 1215 promotes unsafe medicine

  The Bill is H. R. 1215 – and Rep. Steve King (R – IA)) gave it the title “Protecting Access to Health Care Act of 2017″. For starters it is interesting to note that at the same time H. […]

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What should you do if you have a metal on metal (MoM) hip implant?

The news is full of stories about hip replacement implant surgeries gone bad. Joseph Saunders, a leading medical device expert attorney from Florida has been a great news source for the status of…

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Latest news about DePuy

DePuy wants to shut down claims by patients. A year ago they were paying doctors to get patients to give up their rights in exchange for a company solution. Think of a chicken coop and a fox:

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President of DePuy Orthopedics, David Floyd, has submitted his resignation

When I first learned of the DePuy ASR hip implant recall, I recognized it for what it was: an absolute calamity.
One in 8 of these devices would fail, according to the recall statement. Who would…

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Hip implant injuries continue to plague patients – are manufacturers at fault?

A bad hip hurts. Doctors tell their patients to live with it as long as you can and when the pain is so bad that quality of life is unbearable to implant a medical device to replace the natural…

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What is wrong with the Stryker hip implant?

Stryker Hip Implants, first introduced in 2003, have come under fire by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), following complaints of squeaky ceramic hip joints, among other problems.

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New Medical Device Allows Immediate Blood Analysis During Surgery

Timing is everything in surgery and blood analysis informs the doctors about the presence of disease. Now a team of British electronic professors and medical doctors has developed a new device to do…

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Medical Device Safety Act would allow state suits, but some lawmakers oppose it.

The Greenville News (5/24, Osby) reported that the Medical Device Safety Act of 2009… would reverse the high court’s decision and would allow patients to sue Medtronic under state law. Don…