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.
468 people were killed in New York City’s 11 public hospitals in the past five years, due to medical misconduct. The vast majority of wrongful-death cases filed against the Health and Hospital Corp. system in the last five years — 88 percent — remain open, leaving hundreds of bereaved families in financial limbo for years [...]
Honda announced a voluntary recall on 1.1 million Acura and Honda vehicles in 2001 Honda Accord EX Sedan. the United States due to Takata airbag inflator. Recall involves a specific Takata replacement inflator type (PSDI-5D) that experienced manufacturing errors at a Takata factory Free recall repairs can begin immediately in approximately 1.1 million [...]
Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) publishes, on a quarterly basis, information on staffing for every nursing home in the country (that is in compliance with federal staff reporting requirements). Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home’s quality and safety. Unfortunately, inadequate nursing home staffing is a widespread and persistent [...]
FDA updates on angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) recalls including valsartan, losartan and irbesartan IMPORTANT: Medications containing only amlodipine or hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) are not being recalled. Manufacturers are recalling medications containing amlodipine in combination with valsartan or losartan, and medications containing hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ in combination with valsartan or losartan. […]
FDA has concluded there is an increased risk of death with Uloric (febuxostat) compared to another gout medicine, allopurinol. This conclusion is based on our in-depth review of results from a safety clinical trial that found an increased risk of heart-related death and death from all causes with Uloric.
Smoked Alaska Seafoods, Inc. of Wasilla, AK is recalling all jars and cans of Smoked Silver Salmon in 6.5 oz. containers with the production code of AL81111133 on the bottom of the jar/can because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.
One Third of U.S. Nursing Home Residents Suffer from Malnutrition or Dehydration GalleryAbuse, Failure To Follow Care Plans, Failure To Monitor, Inadequate Staffing, Malnutrition And Dehydration, Michael Glass, Negligence, Nursing Home Abuse: What You Should Look For, Nursing Home Injuries, Nursing Home Negligence, Nursing Home Wrongful Death
According to a recent study by National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform, Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Homes: Key Issues in Prevention and Treatment, at least a third of the 1.6 million nursing home residents in the United States suffer from malnutrition or dehydration.