Sep 2, 2020

Metformin Recall Spreads to Seven Manufacturers

An investigation into the diabetes medication Metformin by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began in December 2019 after the drug was recalled in other countries. It was announced in May by the FDA that lab tests revealed levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) that came in higher than recommended by the agency. Not long after the [...]

Apr 10, 2019

New Law Makes It Easier to Sue for E-Scooter Injuries in Washington, DC

Electric scooters are known to be a danger to riders and pedestrians. Many teens and young adults ride them on the sidewalks where they can hurt pedestrians. When e-scooters strike a car, the scooter offers no protection to the rider. There have been instances where the brakes and throttles have malfunctioned. Hitting a bump can [...]

Feb 21, 2018

Videomicroscope Technology Making Surgery More Efficient and Precise

For many decades, Olympus has developed and manufactured some of the top high-technology photography equipment in the industry. Over the years, the company has expanded its product portfolio, offering innovative equipment solutions for the medical field, and specifically for surgical procedures. In late 2017 the company unveiled its new 4K-3D Video Microscope, ORBEYE. The new [...]

Oct 6, 2016

AndroGel Testosterone-Replacement Defective Drug Bellwether Trials Set to Start

In August 2016, eight lawsuits were filed by people who used the testosterone-replacement therapy, AndroGel. In those lawsuits, the plaintiffs claim they experienced a number of adverse effects, including heart attacks, blood clots and strokes. These suits were approved to go to trial in 2017. United States District Judge Matthew Kennelly has approved four heart [...]

Jun 1, 2016

Laundry Detergent Pods Poisoning Cases Involving Young Children on the Rise

You may remember hearing about the tragic cases of small children getting poisoned when they mistook their mom's laundry detergent pods for candy. Laundry pods are small, brightly colored packets of clear plastic and filled with highly concentrated laundry soap and fabric softener. Children are biting into them because they think it looks like an [...]

May 5, 2016

Children Are Still Getting Caught and Strangled in Window Blinds—What Can Be Done?

You have likely heard news stories of young children getting strangled by window blinds cords over the past few decades. You would think that such a dangerous hazard with a product used inside the home would have been completely eliminated by now, but it still continues to occur with alarming frequency. The U.S. Consumer Product [...]

May 4, 2015

Who is to Blame When Defective Products Cause Harm?

Manufacturers owe a duty of care to consumers, to make sure that their products are as safe as possible. In the case of products that have an inherent danger, the manufacturer owes a duty to the end user to warn them of the possible dangers associated with using the product. Millions of consumers are injured [...]

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