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Defective Synvisc-One Knee Injection Recalls

In mid-December 2017, pharmaceutical manufacturer Sanofi Genzyme voluntarily recalled 18,000 to 20,000 of its Synvisc-One knee injection syringes due to microbial contamination. The contaminated syringes (lot number 7RSL021) were distributed to doctors and healthcare providers in the United States from October 25, 2017, through[...]

Date: February 14, 2018 / Defective Products
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Takata Airbags Continue to Cause Harm

Yet another U.S. death has been blamed on defective Takata airbags. Honda Motor Company’s North American unit and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently confirmed that a ruptured airbag inflator of Takata Corp. that was in a Honda Civic caused the death of another driver during last summer (2017). [...]

Date: January 15, 2018 / Defective Products
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Hacking Concerns about Abbott/St. Jude Pacemakers and Other Medical Devices

The world of defective products is experiencing profound change. The last week in August, the FDA issued a recall which specifically warned about some elements of 13 different model types of Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical) Pacemaker systems. It applies to some implantable cardiac pacemakers, including cardiac resynchronizatio[...]

Date: October 9, 2017 / Defective Products
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Airbag Safety Recall for Ford, Mazda, and Nissan Vehicles

Vehicle Recalls If it feels like you’ve been hearing about the Takata airbag recalls for an almost endless amount of time, there’s a good reason for that. The Japanese airbag manufacturer has been in the news since 2014, when news reports began to surface about the faulty airbags installed in tens of millions of vehicles. [...]

Date: August 25, 2017 / Defective Products
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Essure and Possible Health Risks for Women

Women are constantly being offered new forms of birth control that are supposedly improvements on older, more traditional types of contraception. Unfortunately, many of these methods also come with risks for serious health complications. One of the most notorious examples of these birth control methods is the Essure device. Ess[...]

Date: July 12, 2017 / Defective Products / Product Liability

The Issues With The Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement

The Zimmer Persona knee replacement, like many joint replacements, is intended for use in patients that are suffering from frequent pain and loss of mobility in the affected area. In the vast majority of cases, joint replacement surgeries are for patients over 50 years of age, as this is when arthritis becomes more common. Howe[...]

Date: November 16, 2016 / Defective Products

Three Common Reasons For Filing Defective Product Lawsuits

Defective products can have tragic repercussions for unsuspecting families, which is why many consider defective product lawsuits following an injury or death due to improper manufacturing or warning labels. There are three common ways a product can be deemed defective: A mishap at the factory where the product is manufactu[...]

Date: September 9, 2016 / Defective Products

Volkswagen Recall

[caption id="attachment_4656" align="alignleft" width="300"] Did VW Manipulate Emission Tests with "Defeat Device?"[/caption] Do you own a Volkswagen?  If you own a 2009 to 2015 VW Diesel Jetta, Beetle, Golf, or Audi A3 or a 2014 to 2015 Diesel Passat, you may have a claim against VW. VWs are well known for being fuel efficient[...]

Date: September 25, 2015 / Defective Products

The Takata Air Bag Recall Is A Large Concern For Many Vehicle Owners

The Takata air bag recall is yet another large-scale safety report that concerns millions of vehicle owners. And, like the GM ignition switch safety alert before it, it involves a serious problem that can result in grave injury and death. Another attribute it shares with the GM alert is secrecy. It is now clear that engineers w[...]

Date: December 16, 2014 / Defective Products / Uncategorized
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