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Over-the-Counter Medications Can Be Recalled, Too

by Staff Blogger | June 18th, 2019

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, we’re dedicated to helping people who were harmed by dangerous medications and defective medical devices get the compensation they deserve. That includes working on behalf of people who were injured by recalled medications. Many recalled medications are prescription drugs, but it’s important to note that recalls can extend to over-the-counter

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Fentanyl Patches Recalled Due to Potentially Life-Threatening Labeling Error

by Staff Blogger | June 11th, 2019

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, we’ve helped many people who were harmed by fentanyl pain patches. These transdermal patches are designed to relieve chronic pain, but some manufacturing defects have resulted in large quantities of the drug being released into wearers’ bloodstreams. Because fentanyl is 80 times more potent than morphine, even tiny overdoses of

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Defective Military Earplugs Linked to Hearing Loss

by Staff Blogger | June 4th, 2019

If you or someone you love has served in the U.S. military since 2003 and experienced hearing loss or ear-related problems, it may be due to defective earplugs. 3M Company manufactured and sold dual-ended Combat Arms earplugs to the U.S. government for combat and training purposes between 2003 and 2015. It was later revealed that

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California Couple Awarded $2 Billion for Roundup-Related Cancer Diagnosis

by Staff Blogger | May 28th, 2019

Bayer and its subsidiary Monsanto will be required to pay another substantial sum to cancer victims of their Roundup® weedkiller—this time $2 billion to a California couple who contracted non-Hodgkin lymphoma after using the product for decades. The Alameda County jury made the third ruling nationwide since mid-2018 against Bayer concerning the allegations that Roundup is

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