Jury Awards $6.6 Million in Hospital Scope Infection Lawsuit

Jury Awards $6.6 Million in Hospital Scope Infection Lawsuit

A jury in Washington state has ordered Olympus Corp. to pay $6.6 million to a hospital in Seattle after a patient died of a "superbug" infection that he got from a contaminated TJF-Q180V duodenoscope.

/ July 26, 2017

Polaris Recalls More RZR Vehicles for Fire Hazards

Polaris is recalling 16,800 of the 2015-2017 model-year RZR all-terrain vehicles after over 100 reports of fuel leaks and 4 fires.

/ July 26, 2017
Autism Eye Test

Novel Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Autism

A new test that measures rapid eye movements could help identify deficits in an area of the brain associated with the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), a new study has found.

/ July 26, 2017
iRover has issued a recall for 2,800 self-balancing hoverboards because the battery can overheat and catch on fire or explode.

iRover Hoverboards Recalled for Fire Hazard

iRover has issued a recall for 2,800 self-balancing hoverboards because the battery can overheat and catch on fire or explode.

/ July 25, 2017
Pennsylvania Man Files Günther Tulip® IVC Filter Lawsuit

Pennsylvania Man Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

Lawyers accuse Cook Medical of selling defective IVC Filters and downplaying the risk of severe side effects, such as vein perforation, tilting, fracture, blood clots, irregular heart rhythm, and sudden death.

/ July 25, 2017
Bush's Baked Beans

Bush’s Baked Beans Recalled for ‘Defective Cans’

Bush Brothers & Co. has issued a recall for certain 28-ounce cans of Bush’s Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans, and Original Baked Beans due to "potentially defective side seams on the cans."

/ July 25, 2017
A woman from Texas has filed a lawsuit after she was injured by C.R. Bard's only IVC Filter still on the market. Some patients have required emergency open-heart surgery when it fractured in under 6 months.

Texas Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman from Texas has filed a lawsuit after she was injured by the Denali® IVC Filter, which is C.R. Bard's only blood clot filter still on the market. There are reports of victims who needed emergency open-heart surgery when...

/ July 24, 2017
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Own a Ford? You May Qualify for a Class Action Settlement

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to provide “substantial cash payments” and other benefits to the owners of about 1.5 million Fiesta and Focus vehicles that had to be repaired due to allegedly defective transmissions, the automaker has announced.

/ July 24, 2017
Maradol papayas are believed to be linked to a deadly outbreak of Salmonella that has infected 47 people in 12 states, including 1 person who died of a severe food poisoning illness.

Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas

Caribeña Maradol papayas are believed to be linked to a deadly outbreak of Salmonella that has infected 47 people in 12 states, including 1 person who died of a severe food poisoning illness.

/ July 24, 2017
Essure FDA Warnings

Bayer Pulls Essure Sterilization Device Off Market in Canada

Bayer's controversial sterilization implant Essure will no longer be sold in Canada.

/ July 21, 2017