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Vena Cava Filter Side Effect Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

Arizona Man Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who was injured by a blood clot filter that is associated with high rates of perforation has filed a lawsuit against Cook Medical, joining over 1,175 similar lawsuits.

/ November 29, 2016
Belladonna - Deadly Nightshade

CVS Recalls Homeopathic Products for Kids Due to Belladonna

CVS recalls more homeopathic teething tablets and ear drops for kids after the FDA finds inconsistent amounts of belladonna, also known as "deadly nightshade."

/ November 28, 2016
FDA Lab Test Oversight

FDA Pauses Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests

FDA pauses stronger lab test regulations, setting its sights on an incoming Trump administration with the agency in its crosshairs.

/ November 25, 2016
Lawsuit for Bard Eclipse Blood Clot Filter

Alabama Woman Files Bard Eclipse® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by a blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit accusing C.R. Bard of selling a defective medical device and failing to warn about health risks.

/ November 25, 2016
Hip Implant Recall

Smith & Nephew Recalls Modular-Neck Hip Implants

Smith & Nephew is recalling all modular-neck hip implants due to a risk of metal poisoning and other side effects that may need surgery.

/ November 23, 2016
Atrium Hernia Patch Lawsuits

Growing Number of Lawsuits Filed Over Fish Oil Coated Hernia Mesh

Atrium Medical Corp. is facing more than a dozen lawsuits from people who developed inflammation, infections, or other injuries from hernia mesh covered in fish oil.

/ November 23, 2016
Aloe Vera Class Action

No Aloe Found in Aloe Vera Gels from Walmart, CVS, Target

Lab tests on many store-brand aloe vera gels "showed no indication of the plant," but did find sugar substitutes, according to Bloomberg News.

/ November 22, 2016
Tonka Truck Recall

Toys ‘R’ Us Pulls Tonka Trucks Due to Fire Risk

Toys R Us stops selling a ride-on Tonka truck after a family in Washington state said it burst into flames in the back of their actual pickup truck on the way home from the store. Good thing it wasn't under...

/ November 21, 2016
Fracking Earthquake Class Action

Oklahoma Town Hit By Earthquakes Sues Fracking Companies

An Oklahoma town hit by the largest earthquake in state history has filed a class action lawsuit accusing 27 energy companies of triggering the quakes by injecting fracking-wastewater on unstable fault-lines.

/ November 18, 2016
Study Links Heartburn Drugs With Stomach Cancer

Popular Heartburn Drugs May Raise Stroke Risk

People who take over-the-counter heartburn drugs like Nexium could be up to 94% more likely to have a stroke, according to a new study.

/ November 17, 2016