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Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: May 23-29, 2016

Each week we compile summaries of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that we feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.
42 Recalls you should be aware this week.Medical Devices & Equipment:Medtronic Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions Recalls Battery Pack Used on Patient […]

d’Oliveira & Associates Obtains $950k Settlement for New Bedford Client

Attorney D. Robin Gouveia, of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently obtained a $950,000 out of court settlement for a woman who was injured in a car accident. The woman was struck as a pedestrian by a driver of a company vehicle and she sustained a fractured knee, among other broken bones and facial lacerations. She […]

May’s National Water Safety Month Tips and Precautions

Warm weather has begun to emerge after a long winter, and it will not be much longer before water-patrons are back in the water to beat the heat of summer. Because of the ensuing water activities that will take place because of the nicer weather, May has been named the National Water Safety Month. […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: May 16-22, 2016

Each week we compile summaries of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that we feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.25 Recalls you should be aware this week.Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Well Care Compounding Pharmacy, of Nevada, issues statewide voluntary recall of all Sterile Compounded […]

Missouri Jury Awards $55 Million in Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

A jury in St. Louis, Missouri has produced a verdict stating Johnson & Johnson must pay $55 million to a woman who claims that using the company’s talcum powder products for feminine hygiene caused her ovarian cancer. According to CBS and Associated Press news reports, this award comes at the heels of an additional […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: May 8-14, 2016

Each week we compile summaries of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts (in the USA) that we feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.26 Recalls you should be aware this week.Nutritional Supplements:SOS Telecom, Inc. Recalls New Unapproved Drugs Marked as Dietary […]

Should all Rhode Island Motorcyclists Be Required to Wear Helmets?

Rhode Island has motorcycle helmet laws that protect young or novice motorcyclists. The state’s helmet law requires that those 21 and under wear helmets while riding a motorcycle. However older motorists are not required to wear one. Also, all operators must wear helmets during the first year if having their license, regardless of their […]

Why It’s Important to File a Rhode Island Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawsuit

While Rhode Island is the smallest state, there have been a total of over 140 mesothelioma cancer and asbestosis deaths in Rhode Island from since 2000. The majority of these deaths came from Rhode Island’s industrial manufacturing. Since being banned in the late 1970s by the Environmental Protection Agency, many efforts have been made […]

What You Need to Know about Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Law

Workers in Rhode Island face the risk of suffering serious, career-ending and life-threatening injuries. Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to ensure that injured workers receive the monetary support they need during these challenging times. These benefits usually cover medical expenses, disability and a portion of lost wages during the time the worker is recovering […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: May 2-6, 2016

Each week we compile summaries of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that we feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.23 Recalls you should be aware this week.Medical Devices & Equipment:B. Braun Medical Inc. Recalls Dialog+ Hemodialysis Systems Due Defective Conductivity […]