Category Archives: Defective Products

Recall lawyer: latest recalls include coffeepots, chairs, and winter coats

A coffeepot that spews boiling water, a winter coat that poses a strangulation risk, and a suffocating bean bag chair are among the latest recalls announced by the federal government. You can read more details about these and other recalls from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The attorneys at Jones Ward PLC represent consumers…

Recall Lawyer: defective drug and device recall process explained

Defective products are recalled almost every day in the United States. They include medical devices such as metal hip implants, as well as tainted prescription drugs, children’s toys, and fruits and vegetables. These recalls span a wide variety of industries and products, but they usually share one thing in common: regulatory oversight by the federal…

Stryker hip implant lawyer: rumors about July deadline are false

Stryker hip implant lawyers at Jones Ward PLC have been receiving calls in recent weeks from concerned patients with the recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II device implanted in their bodies. The source of their anxiety: a series of advertisements on television and the Internet that claim there is a deadline in July 2014 to file…

Recall lawyers to tackle drug and device cases at JPML

Dangerous drugs and medical devices including testosterone therapy and metal hips will be on the agenda at this week’s meeting of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, or JPML. The panel of seven federal judges will meet at 9:30 Thursday morning in Chicago to hear arguments about dozens of mass tort cases, including MDL 2545,…

Recall Lawyers File GM Ignition Recall Cases

The Recall Lawyers at Jones Ward PLC filed three new class action cases this week regarding the GM/Chevy recall regarding the ignition defects.  These class actions, filed in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, are on behalf of residents of each of those states and potentially nationally who owned or leased any of the recalled Chevy models.…

Bridgestone Recalls 1.2 Million Truck & Bus Tires

Bridgestone Corp. announced recently a voluntary recall of 1,204,707 Japanese-manufactured truck and bus tires for potential flaws in the recalled tires’ inner liners. The recall was made for safety reasons. According to Bridgestone, the flaws could lead to slow leaks and tire failures, presenting a significant safety issue for affected tires. Bridgestone said 2,600 of…

Angelcare Monitors Inc. Recalls Baby Movement Monitors After Two Deaths

Today the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall to repair Angelcare Monitors Inc. movement and sound baby monitors. CPSC has received reports that the cord strangled at least two infants to death, prompting the recall. The monitors include a cord that attaches the baby monitor sensor pad, which fits under the crib mattress,…

FDA Announces a Class I Recall of Medtronic Cardiac Stent Guidewires

Medtronic, Inc. announced last Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the company’s recent recall of cardiac stent guidewires as a Class I recall. The recall affects about 15,000 units. Medtronic recalled the guidewires the week of Oct. 21 because some have the potential to delaminate, where the surface coating sloughs…

Asbestos Victims Under Attack In U.S. Congress

The U.S. House of Representatives is voting on two bills that will have a negative impact on victims of asbestos exposure and their families. The House is voting on the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act [H.R. 982] – which would violate asbestos victims’ privacy and allow asbestos corporations to delay and deny justice until…