An additional recall has been issued on August 5th 2019: Abbott (Formerly St. Jude Medical Inc.), Recalls Ellipse Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Due to Exposed Aluminum Wires That May Prevent Defibrillation Therapy The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries [...]
NY’s Child Victims Act Allows all Victims regardless of age to Seek Civil Action until August 14, 2020
NY's Child Victims Act - opens up a one-year “Look Back”, one-time-only period (August 14, 2019 through August 14, 2020) to allow all victims to seek civil action against their alleged abusers and the institutions that allegedly protected the abusers, regardless of how long ago the abuse occurred.
2019: Vulnerabilities in Hospice Care | Office of Inspector General | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
From 2012 through 2016, federal health inspectors cited 87% of U.S. hospices for deficiencies. And 20% had lapses serious enough to endanger patients, according to two new reports from the HHS Inspector General's Office. Source: 2019: Vulnerabilities in Hospice Care | Office of Inspector General | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Find a [...]
In our over 50 years of service, the attorneys at Rappaport, Glass, Levine & Zullo have represented clients in thousands of cases. We always try to ensure that our clients are fairly and appropriately compensated for the injuries and losses they endured as a result of someone else’s negligence. Recoveries of Note Jury [...]
Ethicon Recalls Circular Staplers for Insufficient Firing and Failure to Completely Form Staples
FDA orders manufacturers of surgical mesh intended to treat pelvic organ prolapse, to stop distribution immediately
On April 16, 2019, the FDA ordered all manufacturers of surgical mesh intended for transvaginal repair of anterior compartment prolapse (cystocele) to stop selling and distributing their products immediately. The FDA has determined that the manufacturers, Boston Scientific and Coloplast, have not demonstrated reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness for these devices, which is the premarket standard [...]
ZF-TRW AIRBAG CONTROL UNITS BEING EVALUATED The National Highway Traffic and Safety Association (NHTSA) have started an engineering evaluation that involves the airbag control units made by ZF-TRW that were installed in vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler, for vehicles manufactured from 2010 through 2019. The air bag control units installed [...]
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Fisher-Price warn consumers about the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play due to reports of death when infants roll over in the product.
The defective product associated with the aforementioned conditions are The Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2) that were issued to military service members from 2003 to 2015 for use both domestically and during deployment, including combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan.