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Feds Looking Into Defective Philips CPAP Machines

Feds Looking Into Defective Philips CPAP Machines

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
About a month after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chided Philips for its “inadequate” recall response, lawyers from the Department of Justice subpoenaed documents in the case. Royal Philips CEO Frans van Houten said his company was cooperating with the agency. “They are preparing an investigation, and we just have to accept that,” he…Read the article
Food Safety Concerns Continue in New York

Food Safety Concerns Continue in New York

| Personal Injury
Just as we were celebrating National Food Allergy Awareness Month, a report surfaced that many food packaging materials contain high levels of a dangerous chemical. The tainted packages were from large fast-food chains, like Cava, Arby’s, Nathan’s Famous, Burger King, Stop & Shop, Chick-fil-A, and Sweetgreen. These companies used PFAS to separate grease from wrappers.…Read the article
Is Baby Formula Harmful? How NEC Is Connected to Formula

Is Baby Formula Harmful? How NEC Is Connected to Formula

| Product Litigation
If you’re a parent, you may be wondering if baby formula is harmful. It’s a valid question, especially since NEC—necrotizing enterocolitis, a digestive disease primarily found in premature babies—has been connected to so many cases of baby formula toxicity. This article will explain what NEC is and how it is connected to baby formula. We’ll…Read the article
Feds Investigate Popular Breakfast Cereal

Feds Investigate Popular Breakfast Cereal

| Personal Injury
There appears to be an issue with the cereal product, Lucky Charms,  as the Food and Drug Administration said it was “reviewing and investigating” reports of adverse episodes. A consumer protection website said it had received over 1,000 complaints about problems like diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea. The company said it took “the consumer concerns reported…Read the article
The Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables in New York

The Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables in New York

| Environmental Litigation
Most likely, produce laced with high levels of pesticides are in your pantry or refrigerator at this very moment. Once again, spinach and strawberries topped the list of fruits and vegetables that contain the highest pesticide levels. Collard greens, mustard greens, nectarines, apples, grapes, bell peppers, hot peppers, peaches, pears, cherries, celery, and tomatoes rounded…Read the article
8 Product Liability Cases You Should Know About

8 Product Liability Cases You Should Know About

| Napoli Shkolnik News
In the United States, people have seen a rapid increase in litigation for product liability.  A product liability case is a type of case that can be brought against any business that makes, distributes, or sells a product if that product causes an injury or other harm to the user of the product. Some product…Read the article
How Does an FDA Recall Work?

How Does an FDA Recall Work?

| Product Litigation
Strictly speaking, the Food and Drug Administration never recalls a dangerous food, drug, medical device, or other product. Technically, the FDA recommends a recall. The 2020 Recall Unsafe Drugs Act would give the agency that power. As expected, drug companies and other such companies immediately opposed the bill. Additionally, an official recall does nothing to…Read the article
Deodorants Recalled Over High Levels of Carcinogenic Benzene

Deodorants Recalled Over High Levels of Carcinogenic Benzene

| Personal Injury
Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a holding company finally agreed to voluntarily take some tainted cosmetic products off the shelves. The HRB Brand-produced spray-on antiperspirant and deodorant products all have expiration dates prior to August 2023. Government tests revealed disturbingly high levels of benzene fumes in the chemical propellant that powers…Read the article
Baby Formula Side Effects: What You Should Know

Baby Formula Side Effects: What You Should Know

| Personal Injury
Lactose intolerance is common. Many people have a more severe dairy allergy which, in many cases, could be fatal. Premature babies have underdeveloped gastrointestinal tracts. So, they are particularly susceptible to digestive diseases, including necrotizing enterocolitis. The intestines of NEC babies cannot properly hold waste. So, bacteria could leak into the baby’s blood and cause…Read the article
When is a Drug Considered Defective?

When is a Drug Considered Defective?

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Some people believe that a drug is defective if the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) recalls it. Between 2017 and 2019, the FDA recalled about seventy drugs a year. However, mostly for the reasons outlined below, the FDA only recalls drugs in extreme circumstances. Furthermore, by the time things reach that point, many people have…Read the article