Blog 2017-09-29T13:25:34+00:00

FDA Slams Duodenoscope Manufacturers Over Postmarket Studies

The US Food & Drug Administration has issued official warnings to three duodenoscope manufacturers, saying the companies have failed to conduct federally-mandated studies on the real-world feasibility of cleaning the reusable medical devices. Olympus, Fujifilm [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Categories: Duodenoscopes|0 Comments

California Judge Blocks Roundup Cancer Warning

The State of California can't put a cancer warning on the world's best-selling herbicide, Monsanto's Roundup, according to a federal court order issued on February 27, 2018, the Mercury News reports. Federal Judge Prevents Glyphosate [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Roundup|0 Comments

Nearly 90 Onglyza Heart Failure Lawsuits Consolidated In Kentucky Court

A panel of federal judges has sent around 85 lawsuits involving the type 2 diabetes drugs Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR to a Kentucky federal court, creating a new Multi-District Litigation to consolidate the claims. The [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Onglyza|0 Comments

Seattle Judge Grants New Trial In Duodenoscope Superbug Lawsuit

A judge in Seattle has ordered a new trial in the duodenoscope lawsuit of Richard Bigler, a man who died at the age of 57 after contracting a virulent infection. Bigler's widowed spouse blames her [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Duodenoscopes|0 Comments

Two Florida Couples File New Exploding Pressure Cooker Lawsuits

Two new pressure cooker lawsuits were filed in the US District Court of Florida on September 22, 2017, accusing Tristar Products of selling and manufacturing a defective product, the Power Pressure Cooker XL. With these [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Pressure Cooker Explosion|0 Comments

Mid-Trial Settlement Resolves Power Pressure Cooker XL Class Action

A federal jury trial has been held in Cleveland to decide whether or not Tristar Products, manufacturer of the Power Pressure Cooker XL, marketed and sold a product with "serious and dangerous" design defects. A [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Pressure Cooker Explosion|0 Comments