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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
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St. Jude Pacemaker Recall – What We Know So Far

Pacemakers are devices installed in patients to regulate heartbeat. These devices, which are a type of defibrillator, often use electrical shocks or pacing to speed up or slow down a heartbeat. Pacemakers have been used in patients for decades to help extend and improve the quality of life for those with serious heart problems. [...]

Date: June 27, 2017 / Product Liability
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The Dangers of Roundup®

Whether you realize it or not, your life has been affected by herbicides. Herbicides have been used for decades to kill weeds, and they are used in our gardens, on our foods, and in many other settings, such as vineyards. While herbicides can provide several benefits to growers of crops, gardens, or lawns, they can also cause se[...]

Date: April 26, 2017 / Product Liability
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The Dangers of Endoscope Bacterial Infections

What is an Endoscopy Examination? An endoscopy is a procedure that a doctor uses to see inside the esophagus (throat), the stomach, and the upper section of the small intestine. The medical tool that is used is called an endoscope, and it is made up of a camera mounted on a thin, bendable scope that is flexible enough to slide[...]

Date: November 21, 2016 / Product Liability

What Is The Reason For A Power Morcellator Recall?

A power morcellator recall became necessary once researchers discovered its link to cancer. The device is made with a motorized blade attached to a rod, and the blade is designed to mince tissue at the treatment site – usually diseased tissue in the uterus. The rod is also made with a vacuum system that sucks up the minced ti[...]

Date: November 24, 2015 / Product Liability / Uncategorized

Breaking Recall: Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Infections

[caption id="attachment_4532" align="alignright" width="300"] Did Imported Cucumbers Give You Salmonella Poona?[/caption] An ongoing outbreak of Salmonella Poona infections keeps spreading. Please read this important warning to protect you and your loved ones from a potential infection. As of September 15, 2015, 418 people infec[...]

Date: September 15, 2015 / Product Liability / Uncategorized

About The Blue Bell Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell may be a Texas staple, homegrown in the heart of the state and standing for more than a century, but a worrisome listeria outbreak at the creamery’s facilities is threatening its reputation, and the people who buy its products. For weeks, the company began recalling some of its ice cream products, but now the recall [...]

Date: April 27, 2015 / Product Liability / Uncategorized

Problems With The EON And EON Mini Implants

EON and EON Mini are implants created to relieve chronic pain. These implants, which are manufactured by St. Jude, are designed to be placed under the skin and near the spinal column. Here, it generates small electrical currents that disrupt pain signals being sent to the brain. This can confuse the brain, reducing pain intensit[...]

Date: November 6, 2014 / Product Liability

Recent Recall Caused By Salmonella in Peanut and Almond Butter

In recent years, salmonella in peanut and almond butter has captured many headlines. In 2008 and 2009, an outbreak of the bacteria swept across the U.S., sickening 714 people and killing nine, including several children. By the time the outbreak was contained it had spread to 46 states, and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offi[...]

Date: August 28, 2014 / Product Liability / Uncategorized

How Is Steven Johnsons Syndrome Treatment Done

Immediate medical attention is key to Stevens-Johnson Syndrome treatment. The illness is most often caused by an allergic reaction to a medication and can be deadly at worst, excruciatingly painful at best. The illness has been linked to various over-the-counter and prescription drugs such as anti-gout medications, penicilli[...]

Date: August 15, 2013 / Product Liability / Uncategorized