201510.16
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IVC Filter

C.R. Bard is currently facing over 22 lawsuits arising out of the use of their G2 IVC filter system. The current lawsuits are alleging the G2 IVC filter is prone to fracturing, migration, tilting and perforation of the inferior vena cava, all of which caused injury to patients using the filter. In September, 2015, NBC…

201510.16
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Bair Hugger

There have been numerous lawsuits filed against 3M in recent years, alleging that the use of the Bair Hugger forced air warming device has caused deep joint infections during surgery. The plaintiffs that have filed lawsuits against 3M so far have all alleged that they had to undergo additional surgeries as a result of the…

201510.16
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Mirena IUD

Presently, there are over 2,000 lawsuits filed against Bayer Pharmaceutical Company that are direct results of using Mirena. Most of the suits have been placed transferred to a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the Southern District of New York. The suits are not class action lawsuits; rather, the suits against Bayer are of the mass tort…

GM Ignition Switch Litigation Update
201510.16
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GM Ignition Switch Litigation Update

After GM issued the recall in 2014, there were hundreds of lawsuits filed against the company. Though some went the class action route, others were offered a chance to settle their claims with GM through their a $625 million fund designed to compensate victims and their families. For those that chose to opt out of…

Chobani Recall
201409.16
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Chobani Recall

The Food Poisoning Lawyer at the Merman Law Firm, principal office located in Houston, Texas, learned  from the FDA that Chobani, Inc. has voluntarily recalled Greek yogurt products after they were linked to 89 consumer complaints of illness after consumption. http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm367298.htm.  Chobani claims that the culprit is a mold commonly found in the dairy environment, Mucor…

Reser’s Recall & Listeria Lawyer
201311.07
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Reser’s Recall & Listeria Lawyer

The Food Poisoning Lawyer at the Merman Law Firm, principal office located in Houston, Texas, has learned from the USDA and the FDA that Reser’s Fine Foods products have been linked to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Many of the company’s products have been recalled, along with products distributed by other companies that use Reser’s…

Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak
201311.06
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Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak

The Food Poisoning Lawyer at the Merman Law Firm, principal office located in Houston, Texas, has learned from the USDA and the CDC that Foster Farms chicken products have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg. The Foster Farms Salmonella outbreak investigation is ongoing, and to date, 362 consumer complaints of illness have been reported. http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/heidelberg-10-13/index.html….

Blood infections caused by recalled calcium gluconate injections – Rhodococcus equi – Texas compound pharmacy recall
201308.12
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Blood infections caused by recalled calcium gluconate injections – Rhodococcus equi – Texas compound pharmacy recall

Blood Infections caused by Recalled Calcium Gluconate Injections Prefilled Calcium Gluconate injections were recalled today after more that fifteen people got blood infections after using the medicine.  The blood infections caused by recalled calcium gluconate injections manufactured by Specialty Compounding in Cedar Park, Texas.   The blood infections caused by  recalled calcium gluconate injections affected more than a dozen people in Texas who…

Recalled Baby Einstein Jumper
201307.25
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Recalled Baby Einstein Jumper

Recalled Baby Einstein Jumper More than 400,000 units of the Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper in  the United States and Canada after receiving nearly 100 complaints about the  product. Recalled Baby Einstein Jumper  – Skull Fractures Of the incidents reported, 61 cases involved injuries ranging from bruises  and lacerations to face and skull fractures. The…