FDA Issues New, Enhanced Warnings for Levaquin & Other Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

FDA Issues New, Enhanced Warnings for Levaquin & Other Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Days ago, regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a new warning for Levaquin and other fluoroquinolone antibiotics, alerting the public that these drugs have been linked to “disabling and potentially permanent side effects.” As part of this alert, regulators [...]

FDA Issues New, Enhanced Warnings for Levaquin & Other Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics2020-05-14T13:47:01-04:00

Did the FDA Know about (& Ignore) the Continued Use of Defective Scopes for Some Medical Procedures?

Has the the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) known about the ongoing use of an allegedly defective scope that's used in nearly a half million common medical procedures every year? That's the question some are now asking, as it appears that risky medical scopes are still being widely used across the U.S. The scopes in [...]

Did the FDA Know about (& Ignore) the Continued Use of Defective Scopes for Some Medical Procedures?2020-05-14T14:50:27-04:00

Risk of Falling & Fires Are Focus of New CPSC Investigation into Hoverboards

Risk of Falling & Fires Are Focus of New CPSC Investigation into Hoverboards Hoverboards seem to be everywhere these days. And while these futuristic rides may seem exciting, they may also be putting the public at a significant risk of injury. That has been the main motivation behind one the latest investigations initiated by [...]

Risk of Falling & Fires Are Focus of New CPSC Investigation into Hoverboards2020-05-14T14:47:38-04:00

J&J’s Ethicon Agrees to Pay $120 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement

Ethicon Agrees to Pay $120 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement Days ago, Ethicon Inc., a division of manufacturing giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J), agreed to pay $120 million to resolve thousands of pending vaginal mesh lawsuits. Although the terms of this settlement remain confidential, the latest reports indicate that this offer will resolve between [...]

J&J’s Ethicon Agrees to Pay $120 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement2020-04-20T18:58:43-04:00

Britax Infant Car Seats Recalled Due to Faulty Handles, Risk of Falling

Britax Infant Car Seats Recalled Due to Faulty Handles The B-Safe 35 line of Britax infant car seats has recently been recalled by federal regulators at the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to safety officials, these Britax infant car seats have defective carrying handles [...]

Britax Infant Car Seats Recalled Due to Faulty Handles, Risk of Falling2020-03-17T23:53:25-04:00

Falls & Fires Are Among the Biggest Holiday Risks People Face at Home, CPSC Warns

Falls & Fires Are Among the Biggest Holiday Risks People Face at Home, CPSC Warns The holidays can be full of joyful celebrations. They can also come with some extra risks, especially for those who go the extra mile with festive decorations. In fact, as officials at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have [...]

Falls & Fires Are Among the Biggest Holiday Risks People Face at Home, CPSC Warns2020-05-14T13:49:46-04:00

Why Your Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Increases in the Winter & What You Can Do to Reduce this Risk

Why Your Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Increases in the Winter More than 20,000 Americans are rushed to emergency rooms each year after sustaining carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, and many of these emergency cases arise in the wintertime.1 In fact, winter is generally the season when people’s risk of CO poisoning sharply increases [...]

Why Your Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Increases in the Winter & What You Can Do to Reduce this Risk2020-04-20T18:47:28-04:00

4 Important Facts to Know about the Takata Airbag Recall

Nearly one year ago, regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a national recall for faulty Takata airbags. Impacting roughly 23.4 million vehicles in the U.S., this recall has been slow to remedy the issue that creates a risk of these airbags rupturing and, in doing so, possibly shooting small pieces of [...]

4 Important Facts to Know about the Takata Airbag Recall2020-05-14T14:24:01-04:00

Defective Door Latches Cause Recall of 390k Ford Fiesta, Ford Fusion & Lincoln Vehicles

Faulty door latches have led to a massive recall of Ford Fusions, Fiestas & Lincoln vehicles, a Kingston personal injury attorney explains. Ford Motor Company has recently recalled about 390,000 Ford Fiesta, Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles due to defective door latches. The problem with these latches is that they reportedly prevent vehicles’ [...]

Defective Door Latches Cause Recall of 390k Ford Fiesta, Ford Fusion & Lincoln Vehicles2020-05-14T14:48:44-04:00