Entries by Mikala Harden

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 […]

Sabra Hummus Recall

If you are like most, you are probably ready to be told any way to avoid sickness, as in listeria illness, over the upcoming holiday season.  Sabra Dipping Company is the latest food company to issue a recall due to the possibility certain Sabra Hummus products may contain listeria monocytogenes.  The hummus products were distributed […]

Samsung Washer Recall

Samsung seems to be having a bad 2016.  The company’s latest recall involves 2.8 million top loader washing machines.  It seems the machines run the risk of falling apart while being used, making it possible that injuries would occur to owners and their families if the top detaches from the chassis and crashes on them.  […]