Tag: Product Recall

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Maquet Recall: Bleeding Risk Cited for Tiger Paw Heart Staple

Medical device lawyers note a March 25, 2015 recall of over 4,000 Tiger Paw System II surgical heart staples due to bleeding risks. The U.S. Food and Drug […]

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Jeep Fuel Tank Recall: Important Information for Jeep Owners

Automaker Fiat Chrysler issued a Jeep fuel tank recall in June 2013 due to the risk of exploding fuel tanks in 1993-2007 model year Jeep Grand Cherokees and […]

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Blue Bell Recall Prompted By Reports of Listeria Contamination

In April 2015, Blue Bell Creamery, based out of Texas and the third largest ice cream maker in the country, issued a recall for all of its products […]

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Graco Recall Delay Results in Fine

According to a report in the New York Times, manufacturer Graco Children’s Products (Graco) has agreed to pay the government $3 million in fines for delays in reporting complaints of seatbelt […]

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Jeep Fire Death: $150 Million to Parents of Boy Who Burned to Death

On April 2, 2015, a jury in Decatur County, Georgia returned a verdict of $150 million to the parents of a 4-year-old boy whose Jeep fire death was […]

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Implant Failure Claims No Deterrent to Device Maker Growth

Despite thousands of lawsuits against the manufacturers of metal-on-metal hip implants based on implant failure claims and other alleged defects, little impact has been seen in the operations […]

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FDA Recalls Decrease for Fourth Quarter 2014; Units Affected Increase

According to a recent report, the number of product recalls overseen by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration decreased during the final quarter of 2014 while the number […]

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Developments In GM Recall Litigation

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federally-filed General Motors (GM) recall lawsuits has established criteria for selecting a group of cases that will be prepared for early trials. Since […]

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Crashes Linked to Failure in Michelin Truck Tires

According to reports, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched a preliminary evaluation of Michelin XZA 295/60/R22.5 truck tires for potential safety defects. According to the […]

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Failure to Cooperate Prompts Fines in Takata Airbag Recall

The Washington Post/Bloomberg report on fines being levied against the Japanese company responsible for the Takata airbag recall for its failure to cooperate in an investigation by federal […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Recall Near 104,000

Bloomberg news reports that Jaguar Land Rover North America will recall as many as 104,000 Jaguar Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles due to claims of brake hoses […]

Jeep Fuel Tank Recall

Jeep Fuel Tank Recall Update

Despite a June 2013 Jeep fuel tank recall, more than 70 deaths have been linked to accidents involving exploding Jeep fuel tanks, according to news reports. Reportedly, only an […]

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DePuy ASR Litigation Update

Following the recall for the ASR hip replacement device in August 2010, DePuy ASR litigation is ongoing and in November 2014 defendant DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent company, […]

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GM Ignition Switch Recall Update

People alleging injury, as well as family members of persons allegedly killed in accidents linked to the GM ignition switch recall have submitted claims in advance of a deadline. […]

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Stryker Hips Recall Lawsuits

Stryker Orthopaedics recently recalled two of its modular hip devices due to an increased risk of metallosis and tissue damage in patients with the Stryker products. New research […]