Entries by Mikala Harden

Tyson Foods Recalls 8.5 Million Pounds of Chicken Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Tyson Foods is recalling 8.5 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products because they may be contaminated with listeria, according to the USDA Food and Safety Inspection Service (FSIS). On June 9, 2021, FSIS was notified that two people became ill with listeriosis that had consumed Tyson chicken products.    Listeria symptoms can cause severe illness when […]

Phillips Recalls Millions of CPAP Machines and Ventilators

Phillips is recalling millions of sleep apnea machines and ventilators as they pose a serious health risk and they have advised consumers to stop using them immediately. A foam piece used in devices can degrade and release potentially toxic fumes into the patients. Some of the devices and ventilators being recalled are used for treating […]

Covidien and Ethicon Surgical Staplers Litigation

Today’s surgeons rely more on surgical staplers as an alternative to stitches and sutures due to the increased speed and ease of use provided by the devices. Ethicon and Covidien Surgical Staplers can misfire during a surgery and cause serious injuries.  Thousands of surgery patients have reported serious injuries regarding the surgical staplers during gastrointestinal […]

Paraquat Herbicide May Cause Parkinson’s Disease

Paraquat is a highly toxic herbicide that has been used for a variety of farming and agricultural applications in the United States since 1964. The product is registered for use on row crops to vegetables and trees, and on non-farm areas, including airports, industrial sites and commercial buildings. The EPA has stated, “Paraquat is highly […]

Crock Pot Pressure Cookers Recalled after 99 People Suffer Burn Injuries

Sunbeam Products recalled about 943,000 Crock-Pot Express Pressure Cookers after reports that 99 people suffered from burn injuries ranging from 1st-degree to 3rd-degree burns. There were over 119 reports of the lid detaching according to Sunbeam Products who issued this statement: “The recalled Crock-Pot multi-cooker can pressurize when the lid is not fully locked.  This […]

Beovu Vision Loss Lawsuit

Beovu (brolucizumab) is used to treat patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a chronic eye disorder.  AMD is the leading cause of vision loss for people 50 years and older and it may cause a person to struggle reading fine print and have dark vision blurriness in the center of their vision.  Novartis the […]

Defective Paragard IUD Litigation

Paragard is an Intra-Uterine Device (IUD) birth control device made from copper.  Paragard is a non-hormonal IUD that is implanted during a doctor’s visit.  Plaintiffs allege that the Paragard T 380A IUD is a defective contraceptive.  There have been 55 Paragard IUD actions now consolidated in Georgia’s Northern District. Injuries may include: IUD breaking upon […]

Elmiron Vision Loss Lawsuit

Elmiron is used to treat patients with Interstitial Cystitis (IC), which is an ailment in the urinary tract system/bladder.  IC causes pain and is a chronic condition that causes frequent urination that mostly affects women.   Janssen Pharmaceuticals a division of Johnson & Johnson had known for over 20 years and failed to warn patients […]

Injectafer Injections May Cause Severe Symptoms and/or Death

Injectafer is an injectable intravenous medication manufactured in the United States used to treat patients with Adult Iron Deficiency Anemia. It is administered in two dosages separated by at least 7 days or more. Researchers and physicians have reported that patients injected with ferric carboxymaltose (FCM), the type of iron used in Injectafer, may not […]

Ford Recalls 2020 Mustangs because the Brake Pedal May Fail

Ford is recalling approximately 38,000 of the 2020 Mustangs to replace a defective brake pedal bracket.  The only Mustangs being recalled have the 10-speed automatic transmissions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that the brake pedal bracket can break without warning when the driver slams on the brakes, which would increase the risk […]