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Fentanyl Patches Recalled Due to Potentially Life-Threatening Labeling Error
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 ofRead More
Pain and Swelling After a Joint Replacement? It May Be Defective.
May 21st, 2019|
It’s common for joints in the body, including the hips and knees, to become less mobile and even fail due to certain diseases, side effects of medication, and the natural aging process. When that happens, many people turn to joint replacement surgeries to reduce their symptoms and improve their mobility. However, many joint replacements areRead More
Deaths, Serious Injuries Linked to Malfunctioning Surgical Staplers and Misapplied Staples
April 9th, 2019|
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a letter to healthcare providers warning about serious risks associated with the usage of surgical staplers and staples during and after surgical procedures. After reviewing more than 41,000 individual reports concerning the usage of the devices between Jan. 1, 2011, and March 31, 2018, the FDARead More
Why Do You Need a Lawyer After Being Harmed by a Defective Medical Product?
March 19th, 2019|
Medical devices and products are supposed to improve symptoms, decrease pain, and increase mobility for people who suffer from a variety of health problems and conditions. And while most medical devices are safe, some pose unnecessary risks to patients due to design flaws and low-quality components. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires that medicalRead More