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3 Common Symptoms of Defective Medical Devices

by Staff Blogger | February 12th, 2019

Medical devices are supposed to improve quality of life for patients. But there are always risks associated with implanting foreign objects inside the body—and when those objects are defective, the risks can become serious and potentially life-threatening. Whether it’s due to defective design, low-quality materials, or a flawed manufacturing process, a large number of defective

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Over-the-Counter Medications Can Be Recalled Due to Potential Dangers

by Staff Blogger | February 5th, 2019

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, we often emphasize the potential dangers of prescription medications, especially when they’re subject to recalls by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and their manufacturers. However, prescription drugs aren’t the only medications that can be recalled. Over-the-counter medications can also be recalled when it’s discovered that they pose risks

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More Recalls Issued for Blood Pressure Drug Tainted with Cancer-Causing Substance

by Staff Blogger | January 29th, 2019

Since July 2018, multiple pharmaceutical companies have recalled blood pressure medications due to possible contamination with a potentially cancer-causing substance. Recently, Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited recalled its losartan potassium tablets, and Prinston Pharmaceuticals recalled multiple batches of its blood pressure medications after both companies discovered they were tainted with trace amounts of the cancer-causing substance. The

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What Causes Accidental Medication Overdoses?

by Staff Blogger | January 22nd, 2019

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, it’s our goal to help people who were hurt by dangerous and defective medications. But we also recognize that many people are harmed by medications that are otherwise safe and free from significant risks. For many patients, those injuries or complications occur because they unknowingly take too much of a

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