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Teva BP Meds Added to Recall for Cancer Risk

By |2018-11-30T15:44:33+00:00November 30th, 2018|Local News, Medical Recalls, Recalls|

UPDATE – More blood pressure medications added to what is NOW a global recall for potential cancer risk: [11/29/2018] Teva Pharmaceuticals has launched a voluntary recall into two drugs used to treat high blood pressure as yet more medications face concerns over a possible cancer risk. In a statement from Teva posted [...]

Recall of Valsartan Tablets Due to Cancer Risk

By |2018-11-30T15:52:25+00:00August 9th, 2018|Local News, Medical Recalls, Recalls|

The recall has spread globally with Health Canada and the European Medicines Agency having also recalled drugs using valsartan provided by Zhejiang Huahai.  The valsartan tablets (dosages 40mg to 320mg) the FDA has recalled include products from the following drug companies: A-S Medication Solutions (labeled as Solco Healthcare) Bryant Ranch Prepack HJ Harkins Company Northwind [...]

Nationwide Recall – CVS Sinus Mist

By |2018-11-30T15:52:39+00:00August 9th, 2018|Local News, Medical Recalls, Recalls|

Product Quest Manufacturing LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist Due to Microbiological Contamination. For Immediate Release August 8, 2018 Contact Consumers Joan Sanger, Site Head of Quality  386-239-8787 Announcement View Product Photos Holly Hill, FL, Product Quest Manufacturing (“Product Quest”) is voluntarily recalling Lot# 173089J of CVS [...]

New Class Warnings for MRI Contrast Agents

By |2018-02-14T15:21:51+00:00December 20th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Medical Recalls|

FDA is requiring a new class warning and other safety measures for all gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) concerning gadolinium remaining in patients’ bodies, including the brain, for months to years after receiving these drugs.

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DePuy Hip Implants Verdict

By |2018-10-22T18:45:11+00:00November 28th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Medical Recalls, Michael Glass, Thomas P. Valet, Tort Cases|

On November 16th 2017, a federal jury in Dallas, TX told Johnson & Johnson and their subsidiary DePuy that they need to pay six patients a total of $247 million due to hip implants that turned out to be defective. The verdict came as a result of finding that the hip implants used a metal [...]

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FDA Warns of Illegal Use of Injectable Fillers

By |2018-11-30T15:54:41+00:00November 14th, 2017|Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Recalls|

  Are you considering a procedure to shape or increase the size of certain parts of your body? Beware of using injectable silicone for body contouring or any other unapproved products to achieve your goals. Injectable dermal fillers are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Although the FDA has approved certain injectable [...]

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Medical Records and Your Rights as a Patient

By |2018-10-22T18:46:49+00:00October 4th, 2017|Attorney Articles, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Thomas P. Valet|

Medical Records are Private and Protected We frequently hear from clients whose doctors refuse to provide them with copies of their own medical records.  In other cases we hear from clients whose records have been disclosed to other persons without their knowledge and consent.   As a patient, it is important to know your rights both [...]

Recall Alert – Abbott’s (formerly St. Jude Medical’s) implantable cardiac pacemakers

By |2018-02-13T23:04:29+00:00September 1st, 2017|Medical Recalls|

Firmware Update to Address Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Identified in Abbott's (formerly St. Jude Medical's) Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers: FDA Safety Communication Date Issued August 29, 2017 Audience Patients with a radio frequency (RF)-enabled St. Jude Medical implantable pacemaker Caregivers of patients with an RF-enabled St. Jude Medical implantable cardiac pacemaker Cardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and primary care [...]

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Defective St. Jude ICD / CRT-D Devices

By |2018-02-13T20:33:38+00:00November 10th, 2016|Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Medical Recalls, Uncategorized|

Defective St. Jude ICD / CRT-D Devices St. Jude Medical Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) devices - Early Battery Depletion If you are a New York user of a St. Jude Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) or Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D), you need to be aware of a major defect [...]

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