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More Philips CPAP Machine Recalls

More Philips CPAP Machine Recalls

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
After it received several reports of serious and fatal injuries, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered an immediate recall of Philips Respironics V60 and V60 Plus Ventilators. Hospitals often use these ventilators for patients who cannot breathe on their own, have chronic breathing problems, or suffer from severe sleep apnea. An unexplained power fluctuation…Read the article
Self-Driving Vehicles Crashed in Driver-Assist Mode

Self-Driving Vehicles Crashed in Driver-Assist Mode

| Personal Injury
The advanced autopilot functions in Tesla and other automobiles are supposed to be the next giant leap forward to driverless cars. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 400 Tesla crashes over ten months killed six people. NHTSA head Steven Cliff said the agency would use the data to propose new rules. “These…Read the article
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
What to Do If Your CPAP or BiPAP Machine Has Been Recalled

What to Do If Your CPAP or BiPAP Machine Has Been Recalled

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Chronic respiratory diseases such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and asthma affect millions of people worldwide. To date, there are around 235 million people living with asthma all over the world. Those who have been exposed to certain environmental factors such as exposure to the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks have been shown to…Read the article
Your Airbag Failed, Now What?

Your Airbag Failed, Now What?

| Personal Injury
Since the first appeared in the 1970s, airbags have saved thousands of lives. Most people do not know it, but the airbag is an engineering marvel. A chemical propellant must rapidly inflate the bag upon impact, yet not trigger an airbag explosion. In other words, an airbag has lots of moving parts. As outlined below,…Read the article
Self-Driving Cars? Not Yet, Says NHTSA. Winter Driving Tips

Self-Driving Cars? Not Yet, Says NHTSA. Winter Driving Tips

| Winter Tips
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration clearly asserted, despite Tesla’s assertions to the contrary, that “No vehicle available for purchase today is capable of driving itself.” Earlier, Tesla stirred controversy by sending so-called full self-driving software to a group of owners selected to test it. Cal researcher Steven Shladover said Tesla’s claim was “actively misleading”…Read the article
Two More Blood Pressure Drugs Added to Ongoing FDA Recall

Two More Blood Pressure Drugs Added to Ongoing FDA Recall

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s voluntary blood pressure drug recall continues as Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited announced it is expanding its nationwide recall to include two blood pressure medications that were found to contain trace amounts of a potential cancer-causing carcinogen. The two medications are 3 lots of Losartan Potassium Tablets USP and 2 lots…Read the article