It’s an emerging tort that has potential to amass a number of cases. Paragard is an IUD (intrauterine device) used to prevent pregnancy. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1984. Paragard is owned by Cooper Surgical, maker of surgical and laparoscopic instruments primarily for women’s surgical needs including devices […]
The warning was issued in January from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). More than half of the alcohol-based hand sanitizers sent to the U.S. from Mexico contain dangerous ingredients toxic to Americans. The FDA has now placed all hand sanitizers labeled as alcohol-based and made in Mexico on a countrywide “import alert.” Young […]
If the upcoming hernia mesh product liability trials are any indication, they could exceed the 100-thousand pelvic mesh cases amassed in West Virginia multidistrict litigation (MDL). Thousands of litigants claim that an implanted polypropylene hernia mesh injured them severely. So far, there are three MDLs that have formed and since the COVID-19 court shutdown litigants […]
Roughly 30,000 new products hit the American market every year, and the vast majority of those products never cause injury or illness. However, those that do tend to leave significant destruction in their wake. Products that are marketed irresponsibly, designed poorly, or otherwise unsafe can leave victims with tens of thousands of dollars in medical […]
Made by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of Johnson & Johnson, Elmiron (pentosan polysulfate sodium), was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to protect the bladder wall from irritants in urine, which causes interstitial cystitis or painful bladder syndrome. Elmiron actually works like heparin and is a weak anticoagulant, acting like a blood […]
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