Cardiac Device Injury Lawsuit

Lawsuit Filed Over Commonly Used Cardiac Device

A man from Maryland who was injured by a defective blood clot filter in his inferior vena cava has filed an IVC Filter injury lawsuit against Cook Medical, LLC.

/ April 13, 2017
Cardiovascular Disease

Vitamin B May Reduce Effects of Heart Disease: Study

Vitamin B supplements may help mitigate the impact of air pollution on patients with cardiovascular disease, according to new study conducted at Columbia University.

/ April 12, 2017
IVC Filter Filed by Ohio Woman

Lawsuit Filed by Woman Injured by Günther Tulip® IVC Filter

A woman from Ohio who was injured by a defective blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit accusing the manufacturer of failing to warn about severe side effects.

/ April 12, 2017
Recall for Franke Garbage Disposal

Garbage Disposals Recalled for Metal Shooting Out

A recall was issued for nearly 150,000 garbage disposals sold under brand-names like Frigidaire, Kenmore, Moen after reports of metal pieces shooting out and hitting consumers, posing an injury hazard.

/ April 12, 2017
Sweet Peas

Sweet Peas Recalled Over Potential Listeria Contamination

Lakeside Foods, Inc. is recalling 1,920 packages of 16-ounce Season’s Choice Brand Frozen Peas over potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe food poisoning illness.

/ April 11, 2017
Cook IVC Filter Lawsuit

Ohio Woman Files IVC Filter Lawsuit Against Cook Medical

Over 3,000 lawsuits have been filed by people who experienced severe, sometimes life-threatening side effects associated with inferior vena cava (IVC) filters.

/ April 11, 2017
CDC Hydrocelphalus Pictures

Medtronic Recalls Strata MR Valves that Drain Brain Fluid

Medtronic Neurosurgery (Brain Therapies) recalled all unused Strata MR valves that drain excess fluid in the skull due to a flow-resistance problem that could cause under-drainage of cerebrospinal fluid. One death and dozens of complaints were reported.

/ April 11, 2017
Hepatitis A

Hepatitis Cases on the Rise in San Diego County; 2 Deaths Reported

Two San Diego residents have died from hepatitis A and 36 people have been hospitalized from the virus, according to the County Health and Human Services Agency (CHHSA).

/ April 10, 2017
Lawyer for IVC Filter Injury

Texas Man Files Option™ IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man who has an IVC filter projecting into his aorta has filed a lawsuit against Rex Medical for selling a defective and dangerous medical device.

/ April 10, 2017
Fresh Express Salad Recall for Bat

Dead Bat Found in Walmart Fresh Express Salad

Two diners in Florida were eating a pre-packaged salad from Walmart when a they found parts of a dead bat. It was too rotten to determine if it had rabies, so both people are on treatment as a precaution.

/ April 10, 2017