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Recent Posts in Defective Products Category

  • Are IVC Filters Overused? New Study Sheds Light On Possible Complications.

    A recent study published in the JAMA Surgery journal suggests that IVC filters – commonly thought of as life-saving devices – might not be the safest option for some patients; especially those who didn’t need them in the first place. After thorough studies conducted over multiple years, researchers reported that the “indiscriminate use of IVCFs without clear indications places patients at risk of ...
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  • Dangers of Atrium C-QUR Hernia Mesh

    Serious complications have been reported among patients implanted with Atrium C-QUR hernia mesh. Used to treat patients in need of hernia repair and reconstruction, C-QUR is different from many other mesh products out there in that its omega 3 gel coating is “all natural” and derived from fish oil. However, this coating – meant to reduce scar tissue and help the mesh stay affixed to the abdominal ...
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    The FDA recently issued a safety announcement about the potential risks associated with the sleep aid Lunesta (eszopiclone). Lunesta is a sedative-hypnotic medicine used to treat insomnia. The FDA is warning that the drug" can cause next-day impairment of driving and other activities that require alertness." The safety announcement was prompted by a study which showed that Lunesta can impair ...
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  • Class Action Lawsuit Proposed Against MyFord Touch Systems

    The Center for Defensive Driving, a California nonprofit educator, filed a proposed consumer class action lawsuit against the Ford Motor Company in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The lawsuit concerns Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with MyFord Touch, MyLincoln Touch, or MyMercury Touch dashboard infotainment systems. The Center for Defensive Driving ...
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