Category Archives: product-liability-attorneys-jacksonville-fl

Local children fall ill from swallowing desk toy pieces that are the center of a legal battle

The Florida Times Union Reports on a dangerous toy that is plaguing local families.  Two local children fell critically ill last week from swallowing pieces of a popular magnetic desk toy, according to Wolfson Children’s Hospital, prompting warnings to Jacksonville parents about the product’s potential health hazards.  The toys ” sets of high-powered ball bearing […]

GranuFlo, NaturaLyte Recall – Lawsuits are mounting up

GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, both Fresenius Medical dialysis concentrates,  have been classified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as Class I recall products, placing them in the agency’s most serious medical device recall category. The company, Fresenius Medical Care, treats more than a third of the estimated 400,000 Americans receiving dialysis. It also is […]

Major Risks for older men taking testosterone

Many men, young, middle age and old, are pumping up their low T (Testosterone) levels by using one of the popular Testosterone treatments. Simply by using a Testosterone gel, cream or patch, they can pump up their muscles, their strength, their mood and their sex drive.   But by pumping up their Testosterone levels, they may […]

Lawsuits alleging fraud – Truvia is not a "natural sweetener" are heating up!

Have you googled Truvia lately?  I have – wow, tons of articles about it.  Most of the articles have to do with Truvia being marketed fraudulently as a natural sweetner.   I did not know that Truvia was not a natural sweetner.   I guess that I too was fooled.  Well, some people have gone to the courts to make […]

3.7 million Graco car seats recalled

CNN reports on one of the biggest recall ever for child car seats.  3.7 million child car seats are being recalled by Graco, even though the government wanted Graco to recall nearly 1.8 million more — over a buckling issue.  NHTSA announced that Graco  is voluntarily recalling 11 of 18 model seats that needed to be […]

Shopping Cart Injuries Remain a Common Occurrence

Nicholas Bakalar of the New York Times recently blogged on an issue that  I worry about every time I put one of my children in a shopping cart – injury from them falling out or the cart tipping over.  After reading this article, I guess I am justified in (some) of my worry. Mr. Bakalar […]

FDA issues new warnings about acetaminophen

The Food and Drug Administration is asking doctors to stop prescribing combination medications that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per pill, because of concerns about liver damage. The agency says it soon will withdraw approval for any of those medications containing more than 325 mg of acetaminophen. It also said that it is […]

U.S. Marshals seize more than $2 million in dietary supplements containing hazardous DMAA

At the request of the U.S. FDA, U.S. Marshals seized dietary supplements manufactured and held by Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., located in Norcross, Ga., after FDA investigators found the products contained 1, 3-Dimethylamylamine HCl (DMAA) or its chemical equivalent. The retail value of the seized products is more than $2 million. A complaint filed in the […]

Antibacterial soup no better than regular soap?

Approximately 75% of the anti-bacterial liquid soaps and body washes sold here in the U.S. contain triclosan, a germ-killing ingredient. The only problem is the FDA has no idea whether it actually works ” and there’s some evidence it may pose health risks. Data suggests that long-term exposure to certain active ingredients used in antibacterial […]

Risperdal is a controversial medication on many different fronts

Risperdal being marketed fraudulently: On November 4, 2013, Janssen Phamaceuticals (JPI) entered a guilty plea for introducing a misbranded drug, Risperdal. Part of the plea was for Janssen to pay a $400 million criminal fine. Jansen is a Johnson & Johnson Company subsidiary and the parent company agreed to pay $1.25 billion under a separate […]