Food Safety – What to do it you ate unsafe food
America’s consumer need better food-safety protection. Over the past 20 years, Americans have experienced more than 1,500 major foodborne-illness breakouts, costing the nation about $150 Billion annually. Recent large-scale incidents involved E. coli-contaminated leafy green vegetables and salmonella-tainted ground beef. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issues consumer advisories and recalls on various foods as […]
Problems with KNEE REPLACEMENTS?
Tens of thousands of components used as part of some knee replacements were recalled last year, but hardly any consumers know about. The artificial knee implants appear to have been removed from the market due to manufacturing defects and reports of knee problems that caused individuals to experience loosening of the components and the need […]
What would baby cribs be like without trial lawyers?
What would baby cribs be like without trial lawyers? Trial lawyers have made baby cribs safer by holding manufacturers accountable for design problems that once injured infants. 1) Flame-retardant fabrics make youngsters’ sleepware, linens, and mattresses much safer 2) Low crib corner posts will not catch baby’s clothing 3) Vertical side and end slats must […]
Auto Accidents – NEVER DECLINE MEDICAL ATTENTION
“When I was in a crash, I didn’t think I was injured. The next week, however, my neck really started to hurt!” Sound familiar? Ever heard someone say this? Even though you can walk away from a fender bender, NEVER decline medical attention at the accident scene. Here’s Why: When a driver’s or passenger’s body […]
Darvon and Darvocet Recall: 31 year old NY woman suffers near fatal arrhythmia of the heart.
Last November, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that all products containing the painkiller propoxyphene be withdrawn from the market. The move came after the agency reviewed a new study that linked the drug to potentially fatal heart complications and was accompanied by speculation that many lawsuits against propoxyphene manufacturers would follow. Although […]
FDA Investigates DePuy Hip Replacement Devices
The DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System was recalled in August, 2010 The recall came after data from a study indicated that the five year failure rate of this product is approximately 13%, or 1 in 8 patients. Even if the defective device is replaced, it can leave behind dangerous, possibly deadly fragments that may not […]