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How to Report a Medical Device Injury to the FDA

By Burg Simpson

Medical devices can improve the quality of life for many people. However, defective medical devices can cause significant harm resulting in lifelong injuries. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a defective medical device, it is important that you speak to a product liability attorney as soon as possible. You may also… Read more »

As Blood-Pumping Device Death Toll Reaches Five, FDA Takes Action

By Burg Simpson

On November 19, 2019, the FDA circulated its second strenuous warning to healthcare providers with respect to Getinge’s Datascope/Maquet intra-aortic balloon pump. The balloon pumps are designed to provide blood-pumping assistance to the hearts of critically ill or injured patients. However, Getinge’s pumps are battery-powered, and with that have come a barrage of reported issues… Read more »

FDA Provides Update on the Risk of Type III Endoleaks with Use of Endologix AFX Endovascular AAA Graft Systems

By Burg Simpson

Endoleaks

FDA Provides Update on the Risk of Type III Endoleaks with Use of Endologix AFX Endovascular AAA Graft Systems On October, 28, 2019, the FDA announced an update on its evaluation of the risk of Type III endoleaks when Endologix AFX endovascular grafts are used for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).  Type III… Read more »

Hudson RCI® Sheridan® Endotracheal Tubes Recalled After Reports of 4 Deaths associated with Use of the Products.

By Burg Simpson

Hudson RCI® Sheridan® endotracheal tubes Recalled After Reports of 4 Deaths associated with Use of the Products. On June 25, 2019, the FDA announced that Teleflex Incorporated has recalled some of its Hudson RCI® Sheridan® endotracheal tubes following reports of several deaths and serious injuries. Endotracheal tubes are used to help patients breathe when they… Read more »

Catheters Used on Infants with Congenital Heart Disease Recalled

By Burg Simpson

By Jessica Powell, Burg Simpson Associate Catheters Used on Infants with Congenital Heart Disease Recalled The FDA has issued a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall, of two heart catheters that are used to treat infants with congenital heart disease. The Miller Balloon and Fogarty Dilation Atrioseptostomy Catheters are used in some… Read more »

Infant Sleepers Recalled after Reports of Multiple Deaths

By Burg Simpson

By Jessica Powell, Burg Simpson Associate Infant Sleepers Recalled after Reports of Multiple Deaths The deaths of multiple infants have caused two manufacturers to recall their popular infant sleepers. On April 12, 2019, Fischer-Price recalled its Rock n’ Play sleepers due to over 30 infant fatalities.  On April 26, 2019, Kids II (a.k.a. Kids2) similarly… Read more »

Hunters Beware… Tree-Hanging Hunting Stand Can Lead to Fall

By Burg Simpson

Hunting

By Jessica Powell, Burg Simpson Associate On April 11, 2019, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced that DICK’S Sporting Goods is recalling a tree-hanging stand marketed for hunters. According to the CPSC’s recall notice, the Field & Stream Timberline Hang On Tree Stand poses a fall hazard, as the weld on the seat… Read more »

Mounting Concerns Lead to Air King America’s Range Hoods Recall

By Heidi Culbertson

Range Hood

By David C. Harman, Burg Simpson Shareholder Mounting Concerns Lead to Air King America’s Range Hoods Recall On March 21, 2019, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced the recall of Valencia wall-mounted range hoods (VAL and ESVAL series hoods) manufactured by Air King America, LLC. The Air King Valencia range hoods pose an… Read more »

Sprayology Recalls Oral Sprays Due to Microbial Contamination

By Burg Simpson

On October 9, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration announced that Sprayology is recalling 22 different homeopathic oral sprays due to potential microbial contamination. Sprayology markets these products as relieving an assortment of ailments, from jet lag to acne to sleeping problems. A list of the affected sprays can be found here: FDA Recall Notice Sprayology… Read more »

Space Heaters from Vornado Air Recalled in Response to Overheating Concerns

By Burg Simpson

Space Heater Recall– Product Liability Lawyer - Ohio Burg Simpson

On August 22, 2018, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of the VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters manufactured by Vornado Air in response to 19 reports of the heaters catching on fire. The heaters can overheat while in use, causing significant fire and burn hazards. One such instance led to a fire… Read more »

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