Month: April 2020

Essure Birth Control Linked to 15,000 Adverse Events Last Year

Essure Birth Control Linked to 15,000 Adverse Events Last Year

Bayer's controversial sterilization implant Essure was linked to over 15,000 adverse event reports in 2019. The most common reports involved surgery to remove Essure, chronic pain, and menstrual irregularities.

/ April 30, 2020
FDA Bans Products That Help Kids Hide Vapes from Adults

FDA Bans Products That Help Kids Hide Vapes from Adults

The FDA warned 10 companies to pull products off the market because they are designed to help teenagers hide vaping from adults.

/ April 29, 2020
Lawsuit Filed After Egg Prices Triple in California During Coronavirus

Lawsuit Filed After Egg Prices Triple in California During Coronavirus

A lawsuit accuses grocery stores of price-gouging when the cost of a dozen eggs tripled to $3.50 during the coronavirus pandemic in California.

/ April 28, 2020
Rehab Facility in Kansas Hit With 5 Coronavirus Death Lawsuits

Rehab Facility in Kansas Hit With 5 Coronavirus Death Lawsuits

At least 5 wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against a Kansas rehabilitation facility where 28 people have died of coronavirus.

/ April 27, 2020
Workers File Coronavirus Lawsuit Against Smithfield Pork Plant

Workers File Coronavirus Lawsuit Against Smithfield Pork Plant

A lawsuit was filed by workers who are unhappy with conditions at a Smithfield Foods pork plant during the coronavirus pandemic.

/ April 24, 2020
Business Owners Ask Courts to Centralize COVID-19 Insurance Lawsuits in MDL

Business Owners Ask Courts to Centralize COVID-19 Insurance Lawsuits in MDL

Plaintiffs are asking judges to centralize lawsuits against insurance companies for rejecting COVID-19 business interruption claims.

/ April 23, 2020
Another Pork Plant Shuts Down After Coronavirus Surge

Another Pork Plant Shuts Down After Coronavirus Surge

Tyson suspended operations at a pork processing plant in Waterloo, Iowa, after nearly 200 coronavirus infections were linked to the plant.

/ April 22, 2020
Nursing Homes Ordered to Tell Families of COVID-19 Cases Within 12 Hours

Nursing Homes Ordered to Tell Families of COVID-19 Cases Within 12 Hours

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads rapidly through nursing homes, federal officials announced they will require long-term care facilities to tell families about COVID-19 infections within 12 hours.

/ April 21, 2020
Tetracycline Antibiotics Recalled for Risk of Failure to Treat Infection

Tetracycline Antibiotics Recalled for Risk of Failure to Treat Infection

Avet Pharmaceuticals recalled 8 lots of tetracycline antibiotics under the HeritageĀ® brand because the medication can fail to dissolve or treat an infection effectively, which could result in severe pneumonia or death.

/ April 20, 2020
Polaris Recalls 2019 PRO XD and 2020 Ranger Utility Vehicles

Polaris Recalls 2019 PRO XD and 2020 Ranger Utility Vehicles

Polaris recalled 2019 PRO XD and 2020 Ranger utility vehicles in the U.S and Canada because the seat belts can fail to protect a rider.

/ April 17, 2020