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Bus Driver Faces Charges in Fatal Merced County Crash

The Merced County District Attorney’s Office has filed felony and misdemeanor charges against the bus driver who was involved in a bus accident that claimed four lives and injured several others last year near Livingston. According to a news report the bus driver faces four felony counts of vehicular manslaughter and five misdemeanor vehicle […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: September 5-10, 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.21 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Recalled Intra-Aortic Balloon PumpIntra-Aortic Balloon Pumps by Datascope/MAQUET: Class I Recall – False […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 28 – September 4, 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.21 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:
Recalled PacemakerImplantable Cardiac Pacemakers by Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical): Safety Communication – […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 21-27, 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.25 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Cook Medical Issues Recall Correction of Zenith Alpha™ Thoracic Endovascular Graft and Removes […]

OSHA Cites Aluminum Manufacturer for History of Safety Violations

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a New Jersey aluminum manufacturing company, which apparently has a lengthy history of noncompliance with OSHA’s safety standards. This time, the company was cited for 51 safety and health violations. The company faces proposed penalties of $1.9 million. Since 2011, the agency reports that […]

Lawsuit Filed in Tennessee Over Defective Ethicon Hernia Mesh

Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, are facing a product liability lawsuit in Tennessee, which alleges that a man suffered a recurrent hernia and other serious complications after his Physiomesh hernia patch failed. According to a complaint filed in Tennessee, the plaintiff alleges that the J & J Ethicon hernia mesh was defectively […]

Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: August 14-20, 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.19 Recalls to be aware this week.

Medical Devices & Equipment:

Zenith Alpha Thoracic Endovascular Graft by Cook Medical: Class I Recall – Potential […]

Ford to Petition Regulators to Avoid Recall of Vehicles With Defective Airbags

Ford Motor Company will file a petition with federal regulators to avoid a potential recall of about 2.5 million vehicles with faulty Takata airbag inflators that the Japanese auto supplier declared as defective. According to a news report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Nissan agreed to recall 515,394 2007-2011 Versa cars […]

New E-DUI Law Takes Effect in Washington State

Washington’s new distracted driving law went into effect on July 23, which means drivers will now get a ticket for being on the phone or holding any electronic device while behind the wheel. According to a Fox news report, state troopers say they will hand out warnings for six months. However, if a trooper […]

Woman Claims Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Caused Her Cancer

A woman who was diagnosed with chronic lymphoma leukemia is among more than 800 people suing Monsanto, manufacturer of Roundup weed killer, which has been linked to cancer. According to a news report, the Oklahoma woman, said she was diagnosed with cancer in March 2015 after her doctor noticed that she had an elevated […]