Ethicon Stapler Recall Lawsuit

Ethicon, Inc. — the medical sutures manufactures and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary — was issued a Class 1 recall by the FDA for a line of endo-surgery endoscopic and non-endoscopic staplers last week. The recall will affect approximately 92,496 staplers manufactured between March 15, 2018, and March 8, 2019. The various defects can increase the…

Military Combat Earplugs Lawsuit

3M recently settled their claim with the United States Military over their defective earplugs, Duel-Ended Combat Earplugs that were sold after prior knowledge the earplugs were ineffective. These earplugs were originally marketed as “combat earplugs”: designed for the purpose of blocking out the loud noises experienced by troops fighting in the front lines. Two different…

Sterigenics Ethylene Oxide Lawyer | You can File for your Cancer caused by the WillowBrook Plant

Sterigenics International, a multinational outfit who specializes in medical instruments and pharmaceutical drugs, has been negligent to a disturbing extent in regards to the pollution being produced from its Willowbrook plant in DuPage County, Illinois. The EPA recently filed a damning report on the two plants after some years of investigating Stergenics’ emissions of toxic…

Asbestos Liability

Can I Sue My Family Member’s Employer If They Were at Fault for My Asbestos Exposure? | St. Louis, MO

The Los Angeles Times recently featured a story about a decision in the California Supreme Court concerning whether employers can be held responsible if a worker accidentally brings home asbestos from a job site and exposes members of his or her household to it. When this occurs, it is known as secondhand asbestos exposure. Can…

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Could My Apartment Complex Be Exposing Me to Asbestos? | St. Louis MO

In early November, an apartment complex management company was charged with exposing residents to asbestos, according to KCNC-TV. Per the report, in addition to the company itself, one of its executives is facing charges as well for the events that led to the alleged apartment resident asbestos exposure. How Were Apartment Residents Exposed to Asbestos?…

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Recall Alert: Is It Safe to Use the Teleflex Internasal Mucosal Atomizer? | St. Louis MO

Recently, CNN reported that a recall has been issued for the Teleflex internasal mucosal atomizer. The recall involves the use of the atomizer to administer Naloxone, a drug used to treat opioid and heroin overdose. It is a voluntary recall issued by Teleflex, the company that manufactures the potentially defective medical devices. What’s Wrong with…

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Can I Sue My Employer for Asbestos Exposure? | St. Louis MO

In October, a man filed a lawsuit against his former employer claiming that the company’s negligence led to him suffering asbestos exposure. Due to his alleged exposure to asbestos, the man has had to deal with asbestos-induced diseases, loss of income, disability and increased medical expenses. The man’s lawsuit involves several companies he holds responsible…