Month: March 2018

takata-airbag

Lawsuits Claim Automakers Knew About Defective Airbags Long Before Public

General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes have known about problems with defective Takata airbag inflators for years, thus necessarily delaying recalls at the cost of over 20 human lives and more than 200 serious injuries, according to a lawsuit...

/ March 15, 2018
Idaho Woman Files Vein Filter Injury Lawsuit

Idaho Woman Files Vein Filter Injury Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against Cook Medical by a woman who was injured by an inferior vena cava filter for catching blood clots and preventing pulmonary embolisms (blood clots in the lungs).

/ March 15, 2018
North Carolina Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

North Carolina Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

Cook Medical has been sued by a woman who was injured by an IVC filter that was implanted in the inferior vena cava to prevent pulmonary embolisms.

/ March 15, 2018
Florida Man Files Celect® Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

Florida Man Files Celect® Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a man who was injured by a Celect® blood clot filter manufactured by Cook Medical.

/ March 14, 2018
Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars for Loose Steering Wheels

Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars for Loose Steering Wheels

Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million mid-size cars in the U.S. and Canada because the steering wheel can detach and drivers can lose control.

/ March 14, 2018
Kratom pills

Oregon Company Recalls Potentially Tainted Kratom Linked to Ongoing Salmonella Outbreak

A Portland-based firm has issued a recall for 3 brands of kratom powder products after a sample tested positive for salmonella and an illness was linked to the supplements, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

/ March 14, 2018
AmazonBasics portable power bank, with product ID number B00LRK8I7O printed on the back of the unit.

AmazonBasics Battery Packs Recalled for Fire Hazard

Amazon, of Seattle, Washington, is recalling about 260,000 AmazonBasics portable power banks due to a possible fire hazard.

/ March 13, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit

Nevada Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman from Nevada has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical for injuries caused by the Günther Tulip® blood clot filter.

/ March 13, 2018
Ground Beef

Schnucks Recalls Contaminated Ground Beef from Three St. Louis Area Stores

The supermarket chain Schnucks is recalling ground beef products from some of its St. Louis stores over concerns that the product may be contaminated with foreign materials.

/ March 13, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit

18 Plaintiffs Join Cordis® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A group of 18 people have filed a lawsuit against Cordis Corporation for injuries caused by the TrapEase® and OptEase® IVC Filters.

/ March 12, 2018