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Superman's Legal Duty
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
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Any product manufacturer has a strict responsibility to create products that are safe for consumer use. Even inherently-dangerous products, such as chainsaws and other power tools, must carry clear instructions and warnings...more
The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP announces the launch of its new website, Medtronic Bone Graft Lawyers (http://medtronicbonegraftlawyers.com/). A Yale University Study has linked the Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft to severe...more
Despite the existence of technology that could prevent countless injuries caused by table saws, thousands of Americans suffer finger amputations, lacerations, or hospitalizations each years due to accidents caused by table...more
Recently I attended the Trial Lawyer of the Year Gala hosted by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA). I always enjoy this event not only because it showcases outstanding legal advocacy, but also because I...more
In This Issue:
- Ask Congress to Hold Generic Drug Makers Accountable
- Ruling May Leave You Vulnerable to Unsafe Generic Drugs
- By the Numbers
- Bookmark Favorites
- What's Your Drug Safety IQ?
Toyota issued another recall that will affect a number of drivers in New York as well as other states. This recall involves the Tacoma pickup, a vehicle known for plowing through the snow and carrying a heavy load on its bed....more
The CPSC conducted a survey on 2011 firework injuries. There finding included: 200 firework related injuries on average around the month of the July 4th holiday, illegal and homemade firework were responsible for the 4...more
BioMet M2a Magnum hip replacement devices have been linked to complications including metal poisoning, hip implant loosening, fretting and corrosion, dislocation and fractures at the site of the implant....more
Shopping for the right gift for a special someone is a big part of the holiday joy for many people. But that special gift, during the holiday or after, may turn out to be more than you bargained for....more
Hospitals across the U.S. are increasingly relying on robotic surgery to perform hysterectomies and other surgical procedures, including cardiovascular, gallbladder, and prostate surgeries. Intuitive Surgical Inc., which...more
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a statement and technical report offering policy suggestions to protect children from the dangers of pesticides. The issuance of the statement is a reminder of the...more
Stryker Corporation issued a voluntary recall of the Stryker Rejuvenate and Stryker ABG II modular hip replacement systems in July 2012 after stating that the metal-on-metal hip devices posed an increased risk for severe...more
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), one in six people suffer a food-borne illness in the United States each year. Sweeping new rules proposed by the FDA in January are intended to reduce the amount of...more
Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc., based in Mebane, N.C., has issued a recall for industrial fire extinguishers after reports of injuries reached the company. The recall covers 10lb industrial fire extinguishers...more
While many car accidents are caused by driver error, some are caused by defective automobile parts. Part of the automobile accident claim process is determining the real cause of an accident. Lately there has been no...more
The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new website, GranuFlo Recall Help (http://www.granuflorecallhelp.com/). The site will serve as a source for news and legal information for patients and their...more
Kidco Inc. issued a massive recall of their travel cribs after reports surfaced that the tent covering the crib can collapse, trapping infants inside. According to the report, nine complaints of children being trapped have...more
Use of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant Zoloft during the first trimester of pregnancy can increase a child’s risk of being born with serious heart defects or other birth defects. ...more
DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, face thousands of lawsuits from patients who were injured as a result of problems with DePuy’s ASR hip replacements. ...more
The FDA has warned that patients taking Actos are more likely to be diagnosed with bladder cancer than users of other diabetes medications. ...more
In a unanimous decision released on June 21, 2012 the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals sanctioned the ability of trial courts to determine the adequacy of a warning label as a matter of law. See Farias v. Mr. Heater, Inc., 684...more
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that transvaginal mesh surgery complications such as vaginal scarring and mesh erosion can lead to a significant decrease in patient quality of life due to discomfort and...more
The number of consumer class action complaints brought against product manufacturers under state consumer protection and/or false advertising law statutes continues to rise. This increase can be traced in part to some...more
GranuFlo and NaturaLyte have been linked to serious side effects such as heart attack, stroke, and death when used during hemodialysis treatment....more
Multiple studies have warned that women who use birth control pills containing drospirenone face an increased risk of blood clots....more