As awareness of the dangers of prescription drugs grows, Americans are looking for safer methods of healing. In an attempt to appeal to health-conscious consumers, many merchants call their products “Natural”, but calling something “Natural” doesn’t guarantee that it’s safe.
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Preemption is a legal concept that takes from the victims of defective medical devices the right to sue the manufacturers for damages. Preemption is a legal doctrine that’s based on the supremacy clause of the United States Constitution. Preemption states that when federal and state laws differ, federal law takes precedence. In its rulings on […]
Transvaginal Mesh, a polypropylene product used in surgery to correct problems of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), has caused personal injuries to more than 1000 women. In response, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a strong Public Health Notification on the dangers associated with both the product and the […]
As we have stressed before, Avandia (rosiglitazone) is a dangerous diabetes drug that the FDA should have pulled it from the market a decade ago. A recent report from the Senate Finance Committee has revealed that Avandia has been responsible for more than 83,000 heart attacks and thousands of personal injuries and wrongful deaths, and […]
Any company that can ignore customer complaints about serious safety issues for as long as Toyota has been denying that its vehicles experience deadly Sudden Unintended Acceleration (SUA) must have friends in high government offices, and those friends must be willing to use their power to protect the company. That’s the only possible explanation for […]