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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) March 14, 2013 – Oral contraceptives manufactured by Bayer are being blamed for complications including deep vein thrombosis. The drugs, called Yaz and Yasmin, became popular in the United States in 2006. Between 2004 and 2008, the FDA received reports of more than 50 deaths blamed on the drugs. Studies have shown a correlation between the drugs and higher rates of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) and blood clots. Greg Grambor, President of Vascular PRN, a distributor of DVT prevention devices, commented, “Deep vein thrombosis is a serious condition that is often treated […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 10, 2012 – A lawsuit has been filed against an Illinois nursing home over negligence in the prevention and treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Carol Harrison, 63, was admitted to Maple Ridge Care Centre for rehabilitation and ventilator care following complications from surgery. As with many patients in long-term care, Harrison was at risk for blood clots. According to the lawsuit, medical staff failed to detect the fact that Harrison had developed DVT. Her leg had to be amputated, which allegedly hastened her death. DVT is a potentially fatal condition that staff at […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 27, 2012 – Women who suffered from DVT, blood clots or pulmonary embolism after using the NuvaRing contraceptive device have filed lawsuits against the manufacturer, and a federal judge has announced a trial date for the consolidated cases. “DVT and pulmonary embolism are quite serious conditions,” said Greg Grambor, an expert on DVT and president of VascularPRN, a distributor of DVT prevention devices. “An important preventative measure is the use of compression therapy, usually when a patient is confined to bed for three days or more.” Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVT, is blood clot […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 20, 2012 – The drug manufacturer Bayer has paid millions of dollars to settle lawsuits involving pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The lawsuits were filed by women who used the company’s Yaz or Yasmin birth control pills and subsequently developed blood clots. “Pulmonary embolism and DVT are very serious conditions,” said Greg Grambor, a DVT expert and owner of Vascular PRN, a distributor of treatment devices. “While the causes vary, the best method of prevention is compression therapy, which can be accomplished with a variety of venous compression devices, designed for maximum […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) September 8, 2011 – A recently published book emphasizes the importance of the health care field taking the time to ensure that patient safety is their main priority. The book Error Reduction in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety is something that hospitalists, medical professionals, and long-term care facilities should be paying attention to, especially in light of The Joint Commission’s focus on reliability and process improvements. Decubitis ulcers, postoperative deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms are serious events that some health care professionals have caused, the book shows. The medical errors, […]


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