Power Morcellator Cancer Risk Prompts Warnings From FDA and Insurers

April 21st, 2015 | Defective medical device

Medical technology can make procedures faster and less invasive than ever, but that doesn’t always mean new approaches are safer. Take, for example, safety warnings following the widespread adoption of the power morcellator. The power morcellator is a device used perform hysterectomies and other surgical procedures. While the device can allow for a less invasive… Read More

McDonalds Recalls 2.3 Million Whistles Due to Product Liability Claims and Concerns

November 18th, 2014 | Defective product

When you purchase an item from a company, you expect it to be safe. Unfortunately, products are often released that can cause serious harm to consumers. These problems can result in the company facing product liability claims and in some cases, costly recalls. Take the case of roughly 2.3 million whistles that fast food giant,… Read More

3 Common Causes of Defective Medical Devices

March 18th, 2014 | Defective medical device

March 18, 2014 For millions of Americans, the use of a medical device is necessary to significantly improve their quality of life. When a new product is developed though, problems may be overlooked or go unrecognized which can sometimes cause serious harm to patients. This leaves many wondering what some of the most common causes… Read More

Defective Medical Device Recalled Due To Possible Problem

December 31st, 2013 | Defective medical device

Reports indicate that each year, roughly 300,000 United States citizens experience an episode of cardiac arrest. Luckily, advancements in technology have led to the creation of a device, known as a defibrillator, that can send an electrical shock to the heart that can restart the organ. Read More