Lawsuit against Nap Nanny maker filed by Feds

December 10th, 2012 | Defective product

December 10, 2012 Last Wednesday, federal regulators sued the maker of Nap Nanny because the company would not agree to a recall, reports USA Today. Because five infants died using the product, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) had already demanded a recall. CPSC says that Baby Matters, the maker of Nap Nanny, should notify the… Read More

Generic Lipitor recalled again

December 5th, 2012 | Drug injury

December 5, 2012 Three months ago, generic Lipitor was recalled by Ranbaxy because of possible mispackaging. Last week, it was again recalled by Ranbaxy Laboratories, an Indian generics plant, because of glass particles getting into the pills, according to Fierce Pharma. Forty-one lots of atorvastin (Lipitor) in the 10, 20, and 40 mg sizes have been… Read More

Disclosure will keep doctors, hospitals more honest

December 5th, 2012 | Defective product

December 3, 2012 This past year, a law went into effect called the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act (ACPPA), which makes it mandatory that makers of medical devices and products disclose their payments to doctors, according to The Plain Dealer. Makers of pharmaceuticals and medical devices have been known to pay doctors thousands of… Read More

Holiday food safety especially important

November 30th, 2012 | Personal injury

November 30, 2012 To reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses, the Ohio Department of Health says to be careful handling, preparing, and cooking foods during the holiday season, People at the highest risk of foodborne illness are the elderly, children, and individuals with weakened immune systems, including pregnant women. You should take appropriate precautions in handling,… Read More

NFL could face many lawsuits from former players

November 28th, 2012 | Personal injury

November 28, 2012 Cleveland Browns running back Jamal Lewis’s career was derailed in 2009 by numerous concussions, according to the Plain Dealer. In October of that year, Lewis played his fifth game of the season with undiagnosed post-concussion syndrome, a condition that would force his retirement a month later. A decade of medical research proves that… Read More