Articles Posted in Drug Recalls

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The vaccination injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center remain committed to representing our clients who have been harmed by vaccines to ensure they receive financial compensation.

What are Vaccines?

Vaccines RecallsVaccinations are biologically prepared materials that provide acquired immunity to prevent the spread of life-threatening diseases that serve the public good at providing an effective and safe way to combat contagions. However, they are not without their controversy. While vaccines provide a safety net to the health and well-being of the population, some individuals develop severe adverse reactions when the vaccine is given orally, through an injection, or by aerosol. In an effort to ensure public safety, the U.S. government developed the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program to provide financial recompense to those who suffered serious harm after receiving a vaccine.

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The infection injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are reviewing and accepting cases from clients who suffered injuries caused by preventable superbugs.

What are Superbugs?

SuperbugSuperbug is a term that describes hearty strains of bacteria that are highly resistant to most antibiotics available today. Doctors typically referred to the resilient strains as “multi-drug-resistant bacteria.” That is because the bacterium is not resistant to every strain of antibiotic but one that usually requires two or more less-commonly used antibiotics to kill. The development of superbugs is thought to have occurred because of the overuse of antibiotics, especially in the United States.

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The gastrointestinal injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently evaluating potential Reglan compensation claims for metoclopramide medication users suffering from Tardive Dystonia, Tardive Dyskinesia, or another associated condition.

What is Reglan?

Reglan (metoclopramide) RecallsReglan (metoclopramide) is a gut motility stimulating medication prescribed by doctors to treat GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and gastroparesis in individuals suffering from diabetes mellitus. The medication is designed to increase upper digestive tract muscle contractions to empty the stomach into the intestines at the proper rate. Some doctors prescribe Reglan is a short-term solution for treating GERD-associated heartburn in individuals who have found no relief of their symptoms after using other drugs.

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The antidepressant medication attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently accepting cases involving patients who suffered harm after taking the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drug.

What is Paxil?

Paxil (paroxetine) RecallsPaxil (paroxetine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) prescribed by doctors for the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The FDA first approved the psychotropic medication in 1992 is administered orally in numerous dosage strengths. Some doctors prescribed Paxil (paroxetine) to enhance high levels of neuroticism, the negative emotions associated with self-consciousness, impulsivity, hostility, anxiety, and stress.

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The testosterone replacement therapy injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently investigating and evaluating potential suits on behalf of clients who have suffered serious side effects after using “Low T” products.

What Is Testosterone Replacement Therapy?

Testosterone Drug RecallMany doctors prescribed Testosterone Replacement (Low T) Therapy to aging men to counteract a medical condition hypogonadism, which is an extreme, but common, warning of the naturally produced male hormone testosterone. Men often experience a decline in the naturally produce testosterone levels as they age.

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The mycobacteria infection attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently reviewing and evaluating cases involving clients who have developed life-threatening infections after a procedure that used the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System.

Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler infections

Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Systems RecallSuccessful outcomes of complicated heart and lung surgeries requiring an open chest cavity (cardiothoracic) would be greatly compromised without the use of a heater-cooler device. These units regulate blood and body temperature during open chest cavity surgeries, including the more than 150,000 coronary artery bypass surgical procedures performed in the United States every year.

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The pacemaker and defibrillator injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are now investigating cases involving injuries caused by implantable cardioverter defibrillators.

What is a Medical Defibrillator?

St. Jude Medical Defibrillators RecallsThe St. Jude medical defibrillator is a cardioverter device that surgeons implant in the abdomen or chest to treat arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). Then wires connect the heart muscle to the defibrillator that can deliver electrical shocks to restore an irregular heartbeat to normal. The implantable cardioverter device is implanted in individuals suffering from tachycardia (rapid heartbeat), bradycardia (slow heartbeat), or other heart rhythm disorder. The sent electrical current remedies the rhythmic disturbance to allow the heart to be normally.

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The personal injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently investigating cases where our clients have suffered serious injuries after a Smith & Nephew Hip Replacement surgery.

What is a Smith & Nephew Hip Replacement?

Smith & Nephew Hip Replacement RecallsMany patients who suffer from joint pain that cannot be relief through nonsurgical treatments elect to have a hip replacement device that makes the joint more stable, strong, and flexible. More than 300,000 individuals undergo hip replacement surgery in America each year. Approximately nine out of every ten of them enjoy the relief of painful symptoms and can return to normal activities just weeks or months after the procedure.

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The medical device injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are now accepting cases involving defective innovative tissue regrowth stimulant silk netting products that cause injury.

What is Seri Surgical Scaffold Mesh?

Seri Surgical Scaffold Mesh RecallsIn recent years, Seri Surgical Scaffold Mesh devices have become highly popular among surgeons performing breast reconstruction and contouring plastic surgery procedures. The innovative silk netting material is designed to stimulate the regenerating growth of missing tissue. Doctors implant the surgical scaffold mesh device as a base for the regenerating tissue to provide strength to skin that has weakened and stretched.

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The chemical exposure injury attorneys at the Drug Law Center are currently accepting cases related to Roundup, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other diseases caused by carcinogenic chemicals in weed killing products.

What is Roundup?

Roundup RecallsRoundup is the most widely used weed killing product in the U.S. The broad-spectrum herbicide is chemically formulated to kill unwanted plants that threaten the growth of healthy crops. The weed killer contains the dangerous chemical glyphosate to block access to an enzyme that plants need to live. The product’s label reveals that the product is formulated with 41 percent glyphosate and 59 percent other active and inert ingredients that the labeling fails to identify.