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Johnson & Johnson Lose Talcum Powder Cancer Trial

Johnson & Johnson, the U.S. multinational pharmaceutical company based in New Jersey, has lost another major lawsuit filed by a plaintiff who has claimed that the use of the company’s talcum powder over a long period resulted in ovarian cancer. Johnson & Johnson have inexplicably continued to deny any known link between their talc products [...]

March 22nd, 2018|Defective Products, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Have You Had a Hip Replacement Recently?

Thankfully, few medical devices have to be recalled because it has been discovered that they were defective, but when this does happen it is usually big news.  Although it is normally the Federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that has the final authority to order a recall, more often the company that manufactures the device [...]

December 25th, 2017|Defective Products|0 Comments

Almost 25% of U.S. Vehicles Need Safety-Related Repairs under Announced Recalls

The last time anyone counted, back in October of last year, nearly 260 million vehicles were operating on America’s roads. Ever wonder what kind of shape are they in? According to a recent release by IHS, Inc., the corporate parent for used-vehicle history providing website Carfax, over 47 million -- almost 25% of vehicles on [...]

March 4th, 2016|Defective Products|0 Comments

2015 RECALLS—CONSUMER SAFETY ALERT

While this is not a complete list, here are a few the most recent items that have been recalled in the last several months for various reasons. There have been a number of children-related items, some of which are listed below: CPSC Investigation Alert—Lumber Liquidators Laminate Flooring. The Consumer Products Safety Commission has opened an investigation [...]

June 19th, 2015|Defective Products|0 Comments

Latest Faulty Takata Airbag Recall Has Local Connection

We watched in 2014 as millions of vehicles were recalled due to faulty Takata airbags and now 2015 begins with a second round of recalls for the same airbag. If you own a vehicle that has been issued an airbag recall, you now have two separate issues with your airbag. The first problem is your airbag could [...]

February 2nd, 2015|Defective Products|0 Comments