Month: April 2017

Inhaler Recall

Nearly 600,000 Ventolin Inhalers Recalled for “Defective Delivery System”

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is recalling more than 593,000 asthma inhalers in the U.S. because of a problem that could cause them to deliver less medication than intended.

/ April 6, 2017
IVC Filter Lawsuit & Lawyer for Side Effects

California Man Files Option® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who suffered two pulmonary embolisms has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of an IVC filter that was advertised to prevent pulmonary embolisms. The filter also tilted, eroded into his vein, migrated, and it may have caused the...

/ April 5, 2017
Xarelto Settlement Update as Trials Begin 2017

Xarelto Trials Begin April 24 Unless Lawyers Reach Settlement

The first trial out of 17,000 Xarelto lawsuits will begin on April 24 unless lawyers negotiate a settlement. Two years ago, a similar litigation involving Pradaxa ended with a $162 million settlement just before trials began, for an average payout...

/ April 5, 2017
Chili

Hunt’s Chili Kits Recalled Over Salmonella Risk

Conagra Brands Inc. is recalling Hunt’s Chili Kits over potential contamination with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ April 5, 2017
Recall for Table Saws Sold at Walmart

Walmart Black+Decker Table Saws Recalled

Black & Decker has recalled portable table saws because the metal stand can collapse unexpectedly. Last month, 46,000 Sears Craftsman portable table saws were recalled for the same reason.

/ April 4, 2017
New Jersey IVC Filter Lawsuit

Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Filed by New Jersey Woman

Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters are supposed to prevent blood clots, but they sometimes cause even more serious side effects. A lawsuit has been filed by a woman from New Jersey who suffered a vein perforation and blood clots in...

/ April 4, 2017
Ford F-250 Recall

Ford Recalls Nearly 53,000 Pickups for Rollaway Hazard

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 52,600 F-250 trucks because they can roll away when parked due to a manufacturing error, the company announced Saturday.

/ April 4, 2017
JNJ Trial Losses of 2016

100,000 Reasons Why Johnson & Johnson Wants to Forget 2016

Johnson & Johnson was hit with 6 out of 7 of the biggest injury verdicts of 2016. The company is accused of putting profits above public safety in 100,000 lawsuits over baby powder, vaginal mesh, hip implants, Risperdal, Xarelto, and...

/ April 3, 2017
IVC Thrombosis Lawsuit Filed by Alabama Man

Alabama Man Files IVC Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

A man from Alabama has filed a lawsuit after doctors were unable to remove his IVC filter because it developed blood clots — the same injury the filter was supposed to prevent after his weight-loss surgery.

/ April 3, 2017
Frozen Burritos

Frozen Burritos Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Menu Del Sol brand frozen burritos are being recalled over potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe food poisoning illness.

/ April 3, 2017