Monthly Archives: January 2012

Plavix Product Liability Lawsuit Alleges Safety Issues

The popular blood thinner Plavix is the subject of another pharmaceutical liability lawsuit. Filed in Illinois against the drug’s manufacturers Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanoli Aventis, the new suit alleges that the manufacturers of the well-known cardiac drug knowingly misrepresented its … Continue reading

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Replacement Lawnmower Blade Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Blount International Inc., of Kansas City, Missouri announced a voluntary recall of the Oregon® Replacement Lawnmower Blades for Ariens 48-inch lawnmowers. The recalled item has part number “91-003” and “PA” or … Continue reading

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Infant Rattle Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Lee Carter Co. have issued a recall of roughly 25,000 infant rattles for handles that pose a choking hazard to children. According to the CPSC, the handles are small enough to fit … Continue reading

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Certain Antidepressants Linked to Birth Defects

Every year an estimated 120,000 U.S. babies — one in every 33 births — are born with birth defects, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Birth defects can have a life-changing impact on an infant’s physical and mental development … Continue reading

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Lunch Box Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced a recall of the Ci Sport  insulated lunch box set which included a freezer gel pack.  The Ci Sport lunch box was sold at Cost U Less, Leon Korol and Costco from May, … Continue reading

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Patient Deaths Prompt Recall of Thoracic Staples

Three deaths and 13 serious personal injuries have led to the voluntary recall of endoscopic surgical staples used in thoracic surgery. Last week, Covidien, a global manufacturer of medical devices and healthcare products, issued a voluntary recall of Duet TRS Universal … Continue reading

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Postal Worker Bit by German Shepherd

Mail Carrier Sues Dog Owner Over Bite A mail carrier has filed suit against the owner of a dog that bit her after breaking through a screen door at a home where she was delivering mail, according to court documents. … Continue reading

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St. Louis Workplace Accidents Kill 2 in January

The first month of the year has barely started and two men have already died in St. Louis workplace accidents. A Butler Merchandising Solutions employee died when he became trapped in machinery. City Museum founder Robert Cassilly was killed at … Continue reading

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Federal Cellphone Ban Could Dial Down Truck Accidents

A new federal ban on cellphone use by interstate truckers and bus drivers is aimed at dialing down truck accidents caused by distracted driving. Issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the ban is limited to interstate commercial drivers … Continue reading

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Serious Complications Associated with Transvaginal Placement of Surgical Mesh for Organ Prolapse

Surgical mesh is a medical device that is generally used to repair weakened or damaged tissue. It is made from porous absorbable or non-absorbable synthetic material or absorbable biologic material. Surgical mesh can be used for urogynecologic procedures, including repair … Continue reading

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