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Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: June 19-25, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.35 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Recalled Venture CathetersTeleflex’s (TFX) Vascular Solutions, Inc. Issues Recall of Venture® Catheters.System CS100, […]

Xarelto Makers Failure To Warn Of An Allegedly Known Risk

In a new Xarelto case against Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary, Janssen and Bayer are defending claims that their failure to warn of bleeding risks caused a patient’s death. Attorneys for the patient’s family claim that Janssen and Bayer put profits over the patient’s health and their death was completely avoidable. Attorneys also said the […]

Raising Awareness About Faulty Takata Airbags

Family and friends of a California woman, who died after a Takata airbag ruptured, are on a campaign to raise awareness about these faulty airbags that have caused several deaths and dozens of injuries. According to a news report, the woman was driving a 2001 Honda Civic, which contained defective Takata airbags that are […]

Defective Graco Car Seats Recalled for Injury Risk

Graco is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the webbing on the My Ride 65 convertible child restraints is prone to fail and put children at risk of serious injury. According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in the event of a crash, the child seat webbing may […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: June 12-18, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.47 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Frameless Stereotaxic Navigation Systems: FDA Safety Communication – Navigational Accuracy Errors.

Pharmaceuticals/Drugs:
Recalled Eliquis tabletsVoluntary […]

How To Stay Safe In The Summer Sun

While summer is a great time of the year to be outdoors and indulge in a variety of activities, many of these summertime activities can cause burn injuries. According to the American Burn Association, burn injuries continue to be one of the leading causes of accidental death and injury in the United States. Between […]

Clinical Trials Link Invokana To Amputation Risk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered Johnson & Johnson to add new warnings to its diabetes drug Invokana regarding the risk of foot and leg amputations. According to a news report, final results from two clinical trials showed leg and foot amputations occurred about twice as often in patients with type […]

Norton, MA Man Gets $100,000 Car Accident Settlement

Attorney Cara Gallucci, of d’Oliveira & Associates, recently obtained a $100,000 settlement for our client, who was injured in a car accident. Our client came to a complete stop while exiting the highway, as traffic was backed up, when he was struck from behind by another driver. The client suffered neck and shoulder pain […]

Is Talc Safe for Women to Use Daily?

Talcum powder safety is a hot issue today as civil products liability lawsuits are brought by plaintiffs who say their ovarian cancer was caused by genital use of talcum powder. The plaintiffs in all of these cases said they used talcum powder, particularly Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and Shower to Shower, for decades […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: June 5-11, 2017

Each week we compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.42 Recalls to be aware this week.
Medical Devices & Equipment:
HeartMate II LVAS Pocket System Controller by Abbott-Thoratec: Class I Recall – Due […]