Entries by Mikala Harden

Polaris Sportsman 850 & 1000 ATV Recalls

Polaris has announced recalls involving its all-terrain vehicle models Sportsman 850 and Sportsman 1000 due to burn and fire hazards.  Both models run the risk that the right-side panel heat shield will melt, which could lead to fire risks and burns to riders.  The Sportsman 1000 model also poses the risk of exhaust leaks, fire […]

Abilify and Impulse Control Like Gambling Addiction

The latest drug linked to problems for patient consumers is Aripiprazole, and anti-psychotic medication better known under the names of Abilify, Abilify Maintena, and Aristada.  The  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come out with a warning that people taking the above drugs have had impulse-control issues, such as out-of-control desires for sex, shopping, […]

Rubber Toy Mold Concern

Parents be aware that a story by Good Housekeeping Magazine has brought out the possible mold dangers linked to rubber toys after mold was found inside  Sophie the Giraffe toy.  This toy has been popular with parents for teething infants.  Teething infants are usually drooling infants and after the rubber toys were cut open on […]

Cuisinart Food Processor Recall for Blade Dangers

Conair, the manufacturer of Cuisinart Food Processors, has issued a voluntary recall of the food processor after receiving 69 reports as of December 13, 2016 of their owners discovering pieces of the blade in their food after using the processors.  Injuries received included 30 different reports of lacerations and tooth injuries in the mouth from […]

Himalayan Salt Rock Safety Concerns

If you are an individual who strives for good health and holistic living, you may have jumped on the  Himalayan rock salt lamp trend.  These lamps have been touted to help with mood, allergy prevention, and air deodorizing.  However, thousands of these lamps have been recalled due to the possibility of overheating, fire hazards, and […]

Ethicon’s Physiomesh Withdrawal

In June of 2016 manufacturer, Ethicon, subsidiary of giant Johnson & Johnson, began to withdraw from the market the surgical mesh for hernias called Physiomesh. The product is a flexible composite mesh and it was found that revisions were needed in a large number of hernia repairs using Physiomesh. This market withdrawal was helpful in […]

Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits (Prilosec & Nexium)

As Inserra Kelley Sewell, Injury Attorneys has informed its readership in the past, there are a group of medications frequently used for heartburn and acid reflux that have come under fire for their dangers to your health.  Proton pump inhibitors (PPI), including Prilosec, Nexium, Protonix, Dexilant, and Prevacid, have been linked to possible dementia, Alzheimer’s, […]

Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson for Over One Billion on Hip Implants

Johnson & Johnson has lost a third case regarding its defective, dangerous hip implants and have been ordered to pay out over one billion dollars!  This is a victory for the consumer patient against a giant manufacturing metal on metal hip implants that have been known to cause terrible health consequences over and over.  Companies, […]

Smith & Nephew Hip Recall

Smith & Nephew is a medical device manufacturer in London that provides their products worldwide used in hip, knee, and shoulder replacements.  Their latest recall involving their hip replacement systems and the company voluntarily mailed out safety notice letters to inform the consumer on November 15, 2016.  The devices involved in the recall are the […]