The manufacturers of the antipsychotic drug Abilify are continuing to face product liability lawsuits for side effects caused by the drug. Recent lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of Abilify, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., allege that one of the major side effects associated with Abilify is compulsive or pathological gambling. Because of this […]
Anyone who has been injured on the job knows the difficulties resulting from the injuries. There are a number of challenges the worker and their family must face, including: medical expenses, lost wages due to an inability to work, cost of surgery or treatment and cost of rehabilitative care. Depending upon the nature of […]
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.20 Recalls you should be aware this week.Medical Devices & Equipment:Boston Scientific Corporation Recalls Fetch 2 Aspiration Catheter Due to Shaft […]
Rhode Island State Police participated in another nationwide “Click it or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement campaign during the last week of March. Drivers in Rhode Island saw an increased presence of troopers on all state roadways during this time. The RI State Police said their department continues to be committed to aggressively ticketing those who […]
An injury on the job can be devastating to workers and their families. If you have been injured at work, you may have a number of questions because going through the workers compensation claims process can be confusing. They key to being prepared to tackle the challenge of filing a workers compensation claim is […]
Patients that undergo a hip replacement surgery sometimes have an infection afterwards and do not know why. One potential cause can be attributed to the use of a warming blanket during surgery. Warming blankets are often used during surgery to regulate the patient’s body temperature and have been linked to causing infections. Recently, a […]
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:
Vascular Solutions Recalls Guardian II Hemostasis Valve Due to Low Pressure […]
Warwick Police helped get people home safe this St. Patrick’s Day by giving free rides home. According to a WPRI news report, police teamed up with the Citizens Police Academy for a second year in a row to give St. Paddy’s Day partiers complimentary rides home. This year, seven participants took part in the […]
The Rhode Island Senate has approved a bill with a vote of 35 to 2 to ban drivers from handheld mobile phone use while driving. According to local news reports, Senator V. Susan Sosnowski, D-South Kingstown, led the fight with support from State Police Superintendent Steven G. O’Donnell, who wrote lawmakers a letter urging […]
An injured person who attempts to obtain compensation for a slip and fall accident can face many challenges. The process of filing a claim for a slip and fall injury can be complicated and expensive. This is not an ideal situation for the injured person because they may be facing high medical bills and […]