FDA Enforces New Inspection Powers to Drug Makers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced they would block pharmaceutical sales if drug makers resist agency requests to interview employees or examine internal records during inspections, experts say. Regulators will enforce a provision in the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 that says pharmaceuticals can be deemed adulterated as a result of […]

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Malpractice Lawsuits Result from Common Medical Errors

Today’s blog is about 3 categories of medical mistakes that may give rise to a medical malpractice claim. The NPR reported that these mistakes are the “third leading cause of death in America.” Errors in Diagnosis If you are misdiagnosed, there are many ways this can cause you harm. You can go for long periods […]

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Government Urges National Takata Recall in U.S.

U.S. safety regulators Tuesday pushed for a nationwide recall of cars with faulty Takata air bags. Senators called on the Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation as to Takata’s cover-up. As we previously reported, Takata’s earlier recall was limited to states in the southern part of the country with higher humidity. Takata has […]

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What are Your Legal Options After a Fire?

When you or someone you love has experienced a loss from a fire or explosion, you should know your legal rights and options. If a fire is caused by someone else’s negligence, anyone injured in the fire can receive compensation for medical expenses, time lost from work, or even the loss of a loved one. […]

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Boston Scientific Will Pay $26.2 Million over Mesh Implants

After only four hours of deliberation, a 9-person Miami federal court jury found Boston Scientific liable after an eight-day trial. The company was ordered to pay four women a total of $26.7 million in one of the first federal trials for mesh devices. The company was found liable for selling faulty transvaginal mesh implant devices. […]

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Could Your Table Saw Injury Been Prevented?

More than 65,000 people are victims of table saw accidents in the U.S. every year. Everyday, one table saw accident occurs every nine minutes. Thousands of people who have been injured are filing table saw injury lawsuits against the manufacturers for failing to include the safety devices that could have protected their customers from the […]

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Philip Morris Receives $35 Million Judgment in Tobacco Case

A Florida state court jury has awarded $35 million to a 61-year-old smoker who underwent two lung transplants as a result of smoking Marlboro brand cigarettes since age 12 in a suit against Philip Morris USA and the Liggett Group. The Polk County jury on Wednesday returned two verdicts: one for compensation and one for […]

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Takata Under U.S. Criminal Investigation

A U.S. Senate committee hearing will take place regarding Japanese air bag manufacturer, Takata Corp. The full Commerce Committee has scheduled a November 20th hearing in Washington, which will likely include company representatives and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) officials. The hearing was announced Thursday following the disclosure of a fifth death, which occurred […]

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Recalled Tankless Water Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

Approximately 29,000 tankless gas water heaters in the U.S. and 2,200 in Canada have been recalled due to overheating. This recall involves all models of single and dual purpose Coaire and Quietside brand tankless gas water heaters. The recalled water heaters heat either 4 or 7.2 gallons of water per minute. They are white and […]

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Best Cancer Treatment Centers in New York

If diagnosed with cancer, one of the most important factors for determining your prognosis is the health care you receive. The cancer facility you go to should have low rates of medical malpractice, low death rates, high scores on physician surveys, and more. Here’s a list of some of the best cancer treatment centers in […]

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