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  • Acne Medications Known to Cause Birth Defects and Injury

    The FDA Names Accutane a “Category X” Drug, Blames it for Severe Birth Defects Accutane is an acne medication that has been on the market since the early 1980s. It is primarily used for recalcitrant nodular acne and cystic acne, which are severe and often unaffected by other treatments and medications. Though effective in treating the skin disorder, Accutane has been known to cause a number of ...
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  • Drugs Pregnant Mothers Should Avoid

    Most prescription medications come with a warning, saying that pregnant women should not use that drug or that they should consult a doctor first. However, there are some that pose unique, heightened risk for expecting mothers and their children and can even cause serious birth defects. Medications for Seizures and Depression Have Been Known to Cause Serious Birth Defects Prescription drugs used ...
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  • Who Is Responsible for Injuries Caused by Gun Malfunctions

    Defective Firearms Can Cause Serious Bodily Harm & Create Major Financial Losses There are a number of things that can go wrong in the process of designing, creating, shipping, selling, and using a firearm. While none of these may be your fault, they could all result in serious bodily injury, even to the point of causing permanent disability or death. Here’s what you need to know. Common Gun ...
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  • Car Accidents Caused by Vehicle Malfunctions

    Car accidents aren’t always the fault of a single driver, nor are they always the fault of any driver. In some cases, preexisting problems with a car can cause accidents, injuries, and even death—and that raises the question of fault. Who is to blame for a defect-related car accident, and who should be held responsible for its financial implications? What to Do if a Malfunction, Faulty Part, or ...
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  • EpiPen Recall

    The FDA released an announcement earlier in March alerting consumers to a recall of Mylan’s EpiPen and EpiPen Jr products. The manufacturer of the epinephrine injection devices voluntarily recalled 13 lots of these auto-injectors. The device was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies and distributed by Mylan Speciality. EpiPen products are auto-injectors used for emergency treatment of ...
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  • Liability and 3D Printing Medical Devices

    Three-dimensional (3D) printing involves building solid, 3D objects from digital models using an additive process in which successive layers of material are assembled on top of one another to create the desired device. Materials involved in printing include plastic, metal, medication, and even human tissue. Currently, these devices are particularly expensive. However, as 3D printing becomes more ...
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  • Laceration Hazard Leads to 8 Million Unit Cuisinart Recall

    Planning on cooking up a huge holiday meal for your family and friends? Before you get too far into the recipe, check the model number on your food processor right now. Conair has announced that 8 million Cuisinart food processors have been recalled due to defective blades that can crack and leave metal shards in finished food products. Roughly 30 people have reported mouth lacerations and cracked ...
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