Month: April 2017

Flat Line Alert on IVC Filter Injury

Lawsuit Filed Over IVC Filter With 40% 5-Year Fracture Risk

C.R. Bard created the G2 IVC Filter to replace the Recovery, a 1st-generation IVC filter that was linked to a 40% 5.5-year fracture risk. Unfortunately, the G2 has been linked to a 38% 5-year fracture risk.

/ April 28, 2017
Baby Pack Recall for Injury Hazard

Osprey Poco Baby Backpacks Recalled for Fall Hazard

Osprey recalled nearly 90,000 Poco baby backpack carriers after several children were injured when they fell through the leg openings.

/ April 28, 2017

Toyota Recalls 228,000 Tacoma Trucks for Leaky Differential

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling about a quarter-million Tacoma pickup trucks from model years 2016 and 2017 to fix a problem that could cause drivers to lose control of their vehicles.

/ April 28, 2017
Man With Chest Pain from IVC Filter Injury

Texas Man Injured by IVC Filter Sues Cook Medical

Studies show the Celect® blood clot filter punctures through the vena cava in 80% of patients within 90 days, and often hits nearby organs.

/ April 27, 2017
Polaris ATV Lawsuit Filed Over Deadly Rollover Fire

Polaris ATV Lawsuit Filed Over Deadly Rollover Fire

A lawsuit has been filed by the families of two Arizona women who died when their all-terrain vehicle (ATV) rolled over and exploded.

/ April 27, 2017
Glazed Ham

Memphis Company Recalls Ham Over Listeria Concerns

Fineberg Packing Co. Inc. is recalling 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes a severe infection known as listeriosis.

/ April 27, 2017
Party Animal Recalls Dog Food for Pentobarbital

Cocolicious Dog Food Recalled for Pentobarbital

Party Animal Dog Food recalled two varieties of Cocolicious organic canned dog food that tested positive for pentobarbital, a euthanasia drug that can cause severe illness, coma, or death.

/ April 26, 2017
Group of surgeons at work operating in surgical theatre. Resuscitation medicine team wearing protective masks holding steel medical tools saving patient. Surgery and emergency concept

Virginia Woman Files Blood Clot Filter Injury Lawsuit

Cook Medical is facing over 1,750 lawsuits from people who say the company downplayed safety risks of blood clot filters, such as filter fracture and vein perforations in the first few months of implantation.

/ April 26, 2017
Chicken Breast

“Ready-to-Eat” Chicken Breast Recalled for Being Undercooked

WFSP Foods LLC. is recalling more than 42,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken breast products due to undercooking, which could result in the presence of harmful bacteria including E. coli, salmonella and campylobacter.

/ April 26, 2017
Shocked Woman with Torn Jeans

LuLaRoe Refunds Leggings that ‘Rip Like Wet Toilet Paper’

LuLaRoe is offering refunds after class action lawsuits were filed over $25 leggings that develop holes in the butt after just one or two uses.

/ April 25, 2017