Dehumidifier Fire Recall

Dehumidifiers Recalled After Causing $4.8M in Fire Damage

Own a dehumidifier? It could burn your house down. Over 7 million have been recalled because they can catch on fire. The most recent house fire was on Halloween.

/ November 2, 2016

$12M Breg Cold Therapy Lawsuit Verdict Overturned on Appeal

A California appeals court has overturned a $12.6 million lawsuit verdict awarded to a woman who was severely injured after using a Breg Polar Care Cold Therapy unit to recover from knee surgery.

/ November 2, 2016
WEN Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

Judge Approves $26 Million WEN Lawsuit Settlement

The $26 million settlement provides $25 cash refunds for people who bought WEN. Anyone who had hair loss could get up to $20,000 cash.

/ November 1, 2016
Essure Warning FDA

FDA Finalizes Essure “Black Box” Warning Label

The FDA has recommended stronger warnings about the risks of Essure, a sterilization device made by Bayer that has been linked to over 9,900 reports of problems.

/ November 1, 2016
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FDA Blames Hospitals for Failing to Report Medical Device Safety Problems

At least 12 U.S. hospitals -- including some of the most well-known and respected facilities in the country -- have failed to report patient deaths and injuries linked to medical devices, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

/ November 1, 2016
IVC Filter Removal Surgery Success

IVC Filter Removed After Risky Surgery

A man from Canada who was told his broken IVC filter could not be removed because it punctured through his vein has successfully had surgery to get it out.

/ October 31, 2016

Tennessee Family Sues Amazon for $30M After Hoverboard Fire Destroys Home

A family from Nashville whose $1 million home was destroyed in a fire caused by an exploding hoverboard has filed a products liability lawsuit against Amazon.

/ October 31, 2016
Food Poisoning Outbreak Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Frozen Strawberries Recalled Due to Hepatitis A

After frozen strawberries from Egypt were linked to a massive outbreak of hepatitis A in Virginia, a recall was issued for some products that tested positive.

/ October 31, 2016
Hernia Mesh Study Risks

Hernia Mesh Benefits Offset by Long-Term Risks

Hernia mesh prevented hernias from re-opening and needing another surgery in "relatively few patients," but caused much higher rates of long-term complications, according to a new study.

/ October 28, 2016
Baby Powder St. Louis Trial Verdict

$70 Million Awarded in 3rd St. Louis Baby Powder Trial

A woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Powder on her genitals for 45 years has been awarded $70 million by a jury in St. Louis Circuit Court.

/ October 28, 2016