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Product Liability Archives

Massive Baby Wipes Recall

The product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin would like to help spread the word about a recent recall of baby wipes. Nutek Disposables of Pennsylvania has issued a voluntary recall for its baby wipes because some packages may contain a bacteria that's often resistant to common antibiotics.

Chrysler Recalls over 500,000 Vehicles

The product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin have just learned that the Chrysler Group is recalling Jeep and Dodge SUVs globally because their stability controls might not work, as well as their heavy-duty and commercial vehicles because their diesel-fuel heaters might get too hot. 

FDA's recent order, communication on hip implants: Part II

Please see our immediately preceding products liability blog post of this past Tuesday for relevant background information regarding the FDA's recent issuance of a proposed order aimed at manufacturers of metal-on-metal (MOM) hip implants. The instant post serves as a tandem communication on that subject and provides readers with additional information on the order and the history leading up to it.

FDA issues proposed order on metal-on-metal hip implants

The following information concerning hip implants will be supplemented later this week in a follow-up products liability post that allows for necessary amplification of the subject matter.

Labeling error: Second recall of thyroid-hormone therapy drug

New Jersey and other users nationwide of the pharmaceutical drug Synthroid might want to pay close attention to drug company AbbVie Inc.'s recent voluntary recall of the thyroid-hormone replacement therapy.

N.J. couple's Zoloft complaint added to multidistrict litigation

The anti-depressant drug Zoloft has been a prime cash generator for the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer since it first received approval from the FDA for use in the United States in 1991.

Infant recliners deemed dangerous, recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the independent agency of the United States government tasked with regulating the sale and manufacture of consumer products and banning those that are dangerous to public health, is mincing no words regarding the recall this week of several models of a baby recliner.

New Jersey students fall ill after consuming 'relaxation drinks'

New Jersey residents may be aware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is actively investigating the possible dangers of energy drinks. This news comes after a wrongful death lawsuit was filed by the parents of a 14-year-old girl who died after drinking two cans of Monster Energy, and several deaths and illnesses have been linked to 5-Hour Energy.

Glaxo's product liability woes: latest Avandia settlement announced

It's good that London-based GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK), one of the world's largest pharmaceutical manufacturers, is awash in money, because the company is certainly spending it to settle criminal and civil investigations into illegal marketing and product liability matters.