Defective Product

FDA Works to Reduce Incidents of Defective Medical Devices Through Stiffer Policies and Regulations

by | November 4th, 2013

November 4, 2013 The citizens of the United States depend on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure medical devices released for use in patient treatments are safe. The Ohio Product Liability Lawyers with Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy explain the agency is continuing its efforts to increase the safety of these products […]

Study Shows Breast Milk Purchased Online May Be Contaminated

by | October 21st, 2013

October 21, 2013 The companies who manufacture and distribute the foods we consume each day have a responsibility to ensure the safety of the products they release to market. Any failure to do so could result in numerous individuals becoming seriously ill and, in the past, has led to legal action. The Ohio Product Liability […]

FDA Works To Reduce Dangers Posed By Defective Medical Device

by | October 4th, 2013

October 4, 2013 When a new medical device is brought to the market, the manufacturer has a responsibility to test the product to ensure its safety. Failure to identify any potential defects that lead to users being killed or injured can result in costly recalls and claims of liability. The Ohio Class Action Attorneys with […]

FDA Announces Voluntary Recall Of GE Healthcare Imaging Systems

by | August 5th, 2013

August 5, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has initiated the recall of GE Healthcare’s nuclear imaging systems due to a risk of serious injury or death the Defective Medical Device can pose to patients. The device is used to collect images from inside a patient’s body by having the individual ingest radioactive […]

FDA Probe Investigates Da Vinci® Surgical Robot System

by | June 21st, 2013

June 21, 2013 While the use of robotics to perform surgeries is gaining acceptance across the country, numerous reports of patients suffering serious adverse health events due to errors made by the machines or doctors using the devices are surfacing. For example, a 37-year-old woman suffered da Vinci® Surgical Robot Injuries after undergoing a hysterectomy […]

Jury Awards Defective DePuy Hip Victim $8.3 Million In Damages

by | March 13th, 2013

March 13, 2013 Healthcare industry giant, Johnson & Johnson (J&J), has been court ordered to pay a patient who received a Defective DePuy Hip Replacement Device from the company a large sum in damages. An article published in the LA Times explains the $8.3 million the 65-year-old plaintiff was awarded was meant to cover medical expenses, as well as […]

CPSC Issues Recall On Mutsy Strollers Due To Strangulation Risk

by | February 8th, 2013

February 8, 2013 The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced yesterday it would be working with child stroller manufacturer, Mutsy USA, in conducting a voluntary recall of its EVO stroller. According to a press release, the recall is being issued due to a strangulation hazard the unit may cause. The 340 affected units of the stroller were […]

CPSC Issues Recall On Triaminic® and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups

by | February 1st, 2013

February 1, 2013 Both the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and its Canadian counterpart, Health Canada, have partnered with Novartis Consumer Health Inc. to conduct a voluntary recall of the company’s Triaminic® and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups. According to a CPSC press release, the recall is being conducted due to packaging defects that could be hazardous […]

FDA Issues Recall Of Defective Infant Ventilators

by | January 2nd, 2013

January 2, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with medical device manufacturer, Bunnell, issued a voluntary recall on the Bunnell Life Pulse High-Frequency Ventilator Patient Circuits due to a manufacturing defect. According to an FDA press release, reports have been made of the device overheating and developing electrical fires. The Bunnell Life Pulse High-Frequency […]

Gas fireplace inserts recalled

by lmallernee | December 19th, 2012

December 19, 2012 Jotul North America has recently announced a voluntary recall on four different models of Jotul and Scan gas fireplace inserts, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. These inserts—which are designed to create “fireplace effects fueled by natural gas or liquid propane”—have been reported as hazardous. Measuring about 17 inches by […]