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    • Hyland’s Products Could Still Harm Your Baby

      Hyland’s Products Could Still Harm Your Baby

      On October 11, 2016, homeopathic medicine manufacturer Hyland’s issued a public letter to parents everywhere. Beginning with “Dear Moms and Dads…” the corporate communication went on to say that they would no longer be distributing their line of homeopathic teething […]

    • Is MiraLax Safe for Kids?

      Is MiraLax Safe for Kids?

      Even though the Mirlax label is not approved for anyone under the age of 17, pediatricians have been prescribing this constipation remedy to young children for years. Once thought gentle enough for daily use, ongoing complaints from distraught parents has […]

    • Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Hip Implant Recall

      Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Hip Implant Recall

      On September 27, 2016, Australian health authorities issued a “Hazard Alert” over the risk of injuries relating to the Stryker LFIT V40 femoral head hip implant components citing the same dangers and warning consumers and health professionals about the higher […]

    • Stöckert 3T Heater-Cooler Devices (LivaNova)

      Stöckert 3T Heater-Cooler Devices (LivaNova)

      In October of 2016 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) sent a letter to hospitals in the United States to alert them that a device used for heating and cooling blood during open-chest cardiac surgery had the potential for contamination […]

    • Do I You Have a Hernia Mesh Lawsuit?

      Do I You Have a Hernia Mesh Lawsuit?

      Hernias are routinely repaired through the use of a laparoscopic procedure to implant a mesh to reinforce or strengthen the affected area.  Ethicon Physiomesh product and Atrium C-Qur have a higher rate of recurrence/reoperation compared to the average rates of […]

    • Why Are Essure Lawsuits Being Filed ?

      Why Are Essure Lawsuits Being Filed ?

      Hundreds of claims have been filed against Bayer and Conceptus Inc. (the manufacturers of Essure) by women who have suffered severe abdominal damage when the birth control device moves and punctures the uterus and fallopian tubes. Attorneys state that if […]

    • Potential Consolidation of Farxiga Cases Highlights Growing Risk

      Potential Consolidation of Farxiga Cases Highlights Growing Risk

      Earlier this month, Plaintiffs with current litigation against AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb for injuries related to their SGLT2 diabetes drug, Farxiga, petitioned the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate their cases in the U.S. District Court of […]

    • More Trials Set for J&J’s Risperdal Despite Latest Settlement

      More Trials Set for J&J’s Risperdal Despite Latest Settlement

      Lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) continued to increase in 2016, with new complaints filed over a mix of household items, drugs, and medical devices including Johnson’s Baby Powder, the DePuy and Pinnacle hip implants, the blood thinner Xarelto, and […]

    • Apple Can Prevent Distracted Driving Tragedies

      Apple Can Prevent Distracted Driving Tragedies

      While many of us know that texting, or using our iPhones for FaceTime while driving is dangerous, many of us will nonetheless ignore those risks and use our iPhones anyway while driving. When innocent members of the public are injured […]

    • MTD Snow Thrower Tire Injury

      MTD Snow Thrower Tire Injury

      As the temperatures start to drop, engaging in routine maintenance of snow blower tires could be like playing with a live grenade in your garage. In 2006, MTD Products, Inc. recalled a series of 130,000 snow blowers with wheel rims […]