Defective Products

6 03, 2022

FDA Orders Philips Respironics to Notify Consumers of CPAP Recall

2022-05-16T18:04:59+00:00March 6th, 2022|

In the United States, 50-70 million adults have a sleep disorder, with obstructive sleep apnea being the most common of such disorders. The CPAP machine is the standard treatment for [...]

27 02, 2022

3M Earplugs Class Action Settlement

2022-05-16T17:56:15+00:00February 27th, 2022|

Military personnel frequently experience significant hearing damage and loss, including tinnitus, due to explosive sounds in combat. They are routinely given special earplugs to help protect their hearing from loud [...]

10 01, 2022

Research Continues to Establish Link Between Paraquat Exposure and Parkinson’s Disease

2022-05-16T17:59:54+00:00January 10th, 2022|

Farmers, agricultural workers, and those who have lived near an industrial farm, and have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, may have a claim against the manufacturers of paraquat, a toxic [...]

24 09, 2021

FDA Finds that Philips Failed to Take Action After It Was Aware of Health Risks of CPAP Machine

2022-05-03T17:01:56+00:00September 24th, 2021|

In 2021, Philips recalled more than 15 million CPAP machines as a result of health risks associated with the degradation of the foam used in these devices to treat sleep [...]

2 07, 2021

Surgical Staples Allegedly Causing More Harm Than Good

2021-07-02T19:38:49+00:00July 2nd, 2021|

Surgical staples are medical staples doctors and surgeons use to close wounds after a surgical procedure has been performed. But are they safe? Read on to find out how many [...]

17 05, 2021

The FDA Issues Recall of Weight Loss Drug Belviq

2021-05-17T15:38:31+00:00May 17th, 2021|

Belviq and Belviq XR, is a popular weight-loss drug that doctors prescribe to aid in weight loss, reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and reduce [...]

16 04, 2021

Mass Tort Cases to Watch in 2021

2021-04-16T21:35:45+00:00April 16th, 2021|

Mass tort cases are cases for individuals claiming injuries caused by defective products, bad drugs, defective medical devices, or other mass negligence perpetrated to a large group of people that [...]

29 01, 2021

JET 7 Catheter Voluntarily Recalled by Penumbra

2021-01-29T18:02:35+00:00January 29th, 2021|

The US FDA has announced that Penumbra voluntarily recalled their JET 7 catheters. This recall is due to an increased risk of serious injuries and death in the patients using [...]

14 01, 2021

Hernia Mesh Ruled as Not a “Lifesaving Device”

2021-01-14T21:55:13+00:00January 14th, 2021|

In a recent court ruling, hernia mesh manufacturer Bard was told they cannot claim their hernia mesh device as a “lifesaving device” in their upcoming trial scheduled for January 11, [...]