Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines are designed to help those who suffer from sleep apnea breathe more freely through the night. These medical devices are prescribed by doctors and other medical professionals who help patients cope with breathing disorders that inhibit oxygen intake.
As Bayer announces wanting to keep Roundup on the market for the foreseeable future without adding a warning about the potential cancer risk, a judge in Georgia has ruled a wrongful death claim against Monsanto as time-barred. This ruling, along with Monsanto’s settlement, could affect future cases. To understand why, let’s start by taking a […]
When you make a purchase, whether you’re buying a toy for your child, a kitchen appliance, a gardening tool, or something else, you expect it to work, and you expect it to be safe to use. Dangerous products can cause serious injuries, and negligent manufacturers, distributors, and sellers should be held accountable for losses. While […]
If you use any cosmetic products, you know just how many are on the market, and it can be hard to figure out which one’s you like and whether any will cause irritation. While skin irritation is something to be concerned about, there’s a worse health concern when it comes to talc-based cosmetics containing asbestos. […]
Four leading baby food manufacturers knowingly sold baby food that contained high levels of toxic metals. This information was found on internal company documents released in a congressional investigation.
Weis Markets has issued a recall of more than 11,000 containers of ice cream after concerns about metal filings in the frozen treats. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shared the recall on January 10, 2021 after Weis announced the issue on January 8. The ice cream in question was sold at 197 Weis Markets […]
When a manufacturer creates a product, they are liable for any damage that their product causes. Legally, this is referred to as product liability. Consumers who experience injuries and other complications from medication, vehicles, and other products have the right to file a product liability lawsuit to recover compensation for the damages they incurred. Unfortunately, […]
On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the request for all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs to be pulled from the market immediately. This request came after an ongoing investigation determined the N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in Zantac has the potential to cause health problems.
Concerns regarding vaping are rising in Kentucky, as more residents are developing lung injuries after using e-cigs. State and government agencies are releasing data on the incidents as it’s discovered, but there is still so much we don’t know about the dangers of vaping. In response to the concerns and injuries, public health officials in […]
On July 26, 2019, 17-year-old Tryston Zohfeld’s previously healthy lungs suddenly failed. He says he woke up vomiting, and his heart was beating rapidly. The Texas teen was rushed to the Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Doctors put him in a medically induced coma while they ran tests to figure out the cause. […]
In July 2019, the US Food and Drug Administration requested Allergan, a pharmaceutical company, voluntarily recall BIOCELL textured breast implants. This request was issued after findings that link the implants to a rare cancer, breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). If you’ve been diagnosed with this rare form of cancer and have breast implants, […]
In August 2018, a mother in North Andover, Massachusetts saved her two children from an electric toy car before it burst into flames. Michelle Kline was nearby when her children’s toy car began to smoke. At the time, her 16-month-old and three-year-old were buckled in the toy car. After she got them out, it took […]
We expect our medicine to be safe and to help with the reasons why we’re taking it. Drugs are supposed to go through many steps before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves it to be on the market. But sometimes drugs can have something wrong with them or there is an issue with its […]
When you’ve undergone surgery, you expect it to fix a medical problem. You trust your doctor and the hospital to take good care of you. What you might not think about is after the surgery. Unfortunately, some people who get implant surgeries get through the procedure fine, only to find out that the implant itself […]
The American Association for Justice (AAJ), a leading legal organization that focuses on enhancing the practice of law and advocating the civil justice system, recently published a report called From Accutane to Zonite: A History of Dangerous Drugs & Devices Marketed to Women which brought to light many of the medical products that have negatively […]