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50+ Medical Devices Were Recalled in 2019

by Staff Blogger | July 14th, 2020

Medical devices are supposed to ease symptoms and make life easier for people who suffer from certain illnesses and health problems. But as our attorneys know all too well, many medical devices are either ineffective or even dangerous due to manufacturing flaws, cut-rate components, or improper installation and usage. Thankfully, the U.S. Food and Drug

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What Should You Do if Your Medical Implant Gets Recalled?

by Staff Blogger | June 30th, 2020

People who take prescription and over-the-counter medications are at risk when those drugs are revealed to be dangerous. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the manufacturers can coordinate recalls, which removes the affected products from pharmacy shelves and alerts patients to stop taking the potentially harmful medications. But what happens to people

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Defective Surgical Implants Can Be Serious and Even Deadly

by Staff Blogger | November 19th, 2019

At Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, we help people who have been injured by defective products, including medical devices. Of all medical devices, those that are surgically implanted inside patients’ bodies have the greatest potential for causing serious injuries. Surgery always carries risks, as does implanting foreign objects inside the body—and when those objects are defective,

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FDA May Add New Warnings to Breast Implant Products

by Staff Blogger | October 29th, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it is considering new labeling recommendations for breast implants that will help patients better understand the risks of the product and the surgical procedures involved. In a press release, the agency indicated that it has heard from many women who said they weren’t fully informed

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