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Reebok to pay $1 million for recalled lead bracelets which caused the defective product related death of a child in 2006

by fpw | March 19th, 2008

March 20, 2008 USA Today reported that Reebok will pay a $1 million fine for recalled bracelets that contained toxic levels of lead which caused the death of a 4-year-old child. Reebok imported and distributed lead charm bracelets, giving them away with children’s shoes purchases. A heart-shaped charm from the defective product caused a fatal

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Supreme Court ruling could have serious consequences for injured victims

by fpw | March 7th, 2008

The Supreme Court recently handed down a ruling regarding defective medical devices that may have serious ramification for the victims of Texas defective medical product injuries. A Texas defective medical device injury can be life-altering and extremely painful; injuries suffered from devices that were negligently manufactured—such as an artificial hip implant laden with bacteria or

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Heparin-filled syringes recalled due to serious health risk

by fpw | January 28th, 2008

A North Carolina company has issued a nationwide recall of heparin and saline pre-filled syringes because people in several states have become seriously ill due to a bacterial infection found in the syringes. The syringes are used for a variety of home medical uses, such as cleaning out catheter tubes. The bacterial contaminant is known

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