Dangerous, Defective, & Recalled Product Lawsuits

Justice for Victims & Families

Defective products are known to cause physical injury, illness, or death due to a defect in the product or improper labeling.  It can take years before anyone discovers that a product is defective or dangerous.  Most times defects are discovered after numerous people have already suffered debilitating injury or illness.

Products Liability Lawsuits Include: Dangerous Drugs, Defective Medical Devices, Recalled Products, Vehicle Defects that cause Car Accidents, Defectively Designed ProductsDefectively Manufactured Products, and Failure to Warn.

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Outdated, Defective, & Improperly Installed Guardrails: Serious Injury & Death

Guardrail Injury & Death Lawsuits: Accidents involving these dangerous guardrails can be incredibly tragic, and many find themselves asking, how could this happen? Many victims injured by dangerous guardrails face catastrophic life-altering injuries. Most commonly, limbs such as arms and legs are lost. Very tragically, many are killed due to the guardrail piercing through their body.

Fisher-Price Rock n Play: Infant Injury & Death

Fisher-Price Rock n’ Play Lawsuits: The Rock n’ Play Sleeper was designed to put infants to sleep. Tragically, the design has a fatal flaw: it can cause suffocation in babies who roll over while in the sleeper. The position they land in can cause asphyxia, cutting off their airway and causing them to suffocate. Pediatricians have long known about the connection between infant suffocation and stomach sleeping. Most doctors recommend babies be put to sleep on their backs with no bedding to reduce the risk of suffocation. Lawsuits against Fisher-Price say the design of the Rock n’ Play violates this well-publicized recommendation.

Injectafer Iron Infusion Lawsuits: Hypophosphatemia (HP)

Injectafer Iron Infusion Lawsuits: A recently published gold-standard scientific study reported that patients who received an IV infusion with a drug called Injectafer were at a substantially increased risk for a condition called Hypophosphatemia (HP). This condition could lead to severe muscle and bone damage, elevating your risk for serious injuries and even death. Complications of severe HP can be life-threatening or debilitating.

3M Earplugs: Military Troops Hearing Loss

3M Earplug Hearing Loss Lawsuits: If you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss or tinnitus after serving in the U.S. military, it’s possible that your condition can be traced back to defective 3M earplugs. In 2018, 3M paid a $9.1 million settlement to the Department of Defense after it was discovered that the company’s Dual-Ended Combat Arms™ Earplugs had a defect that rendered them ineffective. The claim alleged 3M knew about the defect but failed to disclose the problem.

Zofran® (Ondansetron): Birth Defects

Zofran® (Ondansetron) Birth Defects: Zofran® and the generic version ondansetron are approved by the FDA to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery.

Doctors have prescribed the drug “off-label” to treat nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. “Off-label” means that you are being prescribed an FDA-approved drug for an unapproved use.

Studies have shown a correlation between a woman taking Zofran® during their first trimester and the risk of birth defects. Serious birth defects include

  • Structural Heart Defects,
  • Atrial Septal Defects (ASD),
  • Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD),
  • Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF),
  • or Cleft Palate.
3M Bair Hugger: Infections & Amputations

3M Bair Hugger Warming Blanket: The Bair Hugger system uses air pumped in from a warming unit that is located on the surgery room floor. This air circulation can stir up bacteria and other contaminants located on the floor, and cause them to become airborne. Once airborne, the surgical site can become contaminated putting the patient at risk for infection. This risk is particularly high for those undergoing orthopedic procedures.

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Bayer Essure Birth Control: Device Migration

woman starringEssure Birth Control: The FDA has received numerous reports of injuries and complications. The Food and Drug Administration is taking a hard look at the effectiveness and safety of Bayer’s Essure, a medical device designed to permanently prevent pregnancy. The sterilization coils have come under fire following more than 5,000 adverse events reported to the FDA in the years following its approval for the market. Complaints range from abdominal pain to unintended pregnancy to organ perforation. Most complaints stem from one common problem: migration of the device.

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Hernia Mesh: Revision Surgery

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits: According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), many hernia repair complications are associated with defective or recalled mesh products. Many surgical mesh products are introduced to the market with little research.

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Invokana Risk of Leg, Toe, & Foot Amputations

Invokana Amputations: On May 18, 2016, the FDA issued a statement alerting the public about ongoing clinical trials that revealed an increased risk for leg and foot amputations in patients taking canagliflozin (Invokana®, Invokamet®, Invokamet® XR).  At that time, they had not concluded that the type 2 diabetes medication was the culprit.

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