Candida Auris

Symptoms of C. Auris Fungal Infections Hard to Detect

The most common symptoms are fever and chills, but Candida auris is hard to detect because symptoms resemble other fungal infections. Diagnosis also requires special lab tests.

/ November 8, 2016
Lawyer for vena cava blood clot filter side effects.

Florida Man Files Option™ Elite IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man with a blood clot filter permanently embedded in his body has filed a lawsuit accusing Rex Medical of selling a defective device.

/ November 8, 2016

New Model Samsung Smartphone Reported to Catch Fire, Explode

Samsung may have yet another exploding smartphone on its hands, as a mother in France reported Monday that her Galaxy J5 swelled up, caught fire and exploded shortly after she had taken the device from her 4-year-old son.

/ November 8, 2016
IKEA Tip-Over Drawer Recall

29 Million IKEA Dressers Recalled After 4th Child Death

IKEA recalled 29 million chests and dressers because they can tip over if not anchored to the wall. They do not meet voluntary industry standard to withstand the weight of a 50-pound child climbing on the drawers.

/ November 7, 2016
Fracking Earthquake Oklahoma

Strong Earthquake Hits Largest Oil Storage Hub in U.S.

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake caused injuries and structural damage in an Oklahoma town known as the "Pipeline Crossroads of the World."

/ November 7, 2016
Baby Powder St. Louis Trial Verdict

Johnson & Johnson Seeks Venue Change for Talcum Powder Lawsuits

After three consecutive multi-million dollar verdicts in lawsuits alleging cancer from Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based hygiene products, the healthcare giant is hoping to change its luck by having future cases heard by a different court.

/ November 7, 2016

EOS Lip Balm Class Action Settlement Announced

EOS has agreed to settle class action lawsuits and pay up to $4,000 to people who had severe skin rashes, blisters, and other side effects from the egg-shaped lip balm.

/ November 4, 2016
Class action lawyer for Samsung washing machine explosion injuries.

Samsung Recalls Washing Machines for Explosion Risk

Samsung has recalled 3 million top-loading washing machines because they can blow apart and severely injure anyone nearby.

/ November 4, 2016

Two More Deaths Linked to Medtronic Pain Pump

Two people have died following dosing errors with the Medtronic SynchroMed II infusion pump, a device that injects pain medications directly into the spine of patients with metastatic cancer, chronic pain and severe spasticity.

/ November 4, 2016
Energy Drink Hepatitis Lawsuit

Energy Drinks Linked to Case Report of Hepatitis

Excessive consumption of energy drinks with vitamins like niacin (Vitamin B3) may cause sudden liver inflammation or acute hepatitis, according to a case report.

/ November 3, 2016