Month: May 2018

Nevada Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

Illinois Woman Files G2® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman from Illinois who was injured by a blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit accusing the manufacturer, C.R. Bard, of negligence.

/ May 31, 2018
ice cream cones

H-E-B Ice Cream Recalled for Metal Pieces

The Texas-based supermarket chain H-E-B is recalling 3 different kinds of ice cream after it was discovered that part of the equipment used to make it was broken, and may have shed tiny metal fragments into the ice cream.

/ May 31, 2018
Birth Control Pills

Taytulla Birth Control Recalled for ‘Unintended Pregnancy’

Allergan Inc. is recalling nearly 170,000 sample packs of the birth control pill Taytulla after it was found that a packaging error caused pills to be placed in the wrong order, a mistake that could cause unintended pregnancy.

/ May 30, 2018
USC Sex Assault Lawsuit Filed by 3 Women

USC Sex Assault Lawsuit Filed by 3 Women

A lawsuit has been filed by 3 women who claim they were sexually assaulted during gynecological exams by Dr. George Tyndall at the University of Southern California (USC) Student Health Center.

/ May 30, 2018
Pennsylvania Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit

North Carolina Man Files Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man from North Carolina who was injured by a defective blood clot filter in his inferior vena cava has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical LLC for failing to warn about life-threatening side effects.

/ May 29, 2018
Spam

Hormel Recalls More Than 100 Tons of Spam Amid Reports of ‘Oral Injuries’

The Hormel Foods Corporation is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another similar product after at least 4 reports surfaced of metal objects in the food, according to a News Release issued Saturday by the U.S. Department of...

/ May 29, 2018
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued two recalls involving 1.33 million vehicles worldwide. The problems involve driver-side airbags that deploy inadvertently and a faulty alternator that poses a fire hazard.

Fiat Chrysler Recalls Nearly 5 Million Vehicles for Cruise Control Problem

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a sweeping recall for approximately 4.8 million cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) over concerns that the cruise control can become stuck on, increasing the risk of a crash.

/ May 25, 2018
Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against USC Gynecologist

Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against USC Gynecologist

Four women have filed a lawsuit accusing the University of Southern California (USC) of ignoring complaints about sexual assaults by Dr. George Tyndall, a former gynecologist at the Student Health Center.

/ May 25, 2018
LA Police Investigate USC Sex Abuse Scandal

LA Police Investigate USC Sex Abuse Scandal

Police have opened a criminal investigation into decades of complaints of sexual abuse by Dr. George Tyndall, a gynecologist at the University of Southern California (USC) Student Health Center.

/ May 24, 2018
Cooked green broccoli

Stop & Shop Recalls Broccoli Over Listeria Risk

The supermarket chain Stop & Shop is voluntarily recalling its store brand frozen broccoli after routine sampling identified the presence of Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ May 24, 2018