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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…

Higher One student loan settlement now underway for account holders

If you borrowed money for college using the Higher One loan service, you may be entitled to participate in a class action lawsuit settlement in the coming months. College students and others whose loans were processed by Higher One Holdings, Inc., can make a claim to receive part of a $15 million settlement fund. You…

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: Braun Medical’s Cefepime Injections May Contain Particulates

B. Braun Medical Inc. has voluntarily recalled one lot of 1g Cefepime for Injection USP and Dextrose Injection USP (Lot H3A744, catalog 3193-11). Some of these medicines may have made it to the consumer level. A reserve sample unit of 1g Cefepime for Injection USP and Dextrose Injection USP contained visible organic particulate matter when…

Hip implant lawyer: DePuy ASR trial set to start next week

A jury trial is scheduled to start next week in federal court over the defective and recalled DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant. Jury selection starts September 24 in U.S. District Court in Cleveland. The plaintiff is Ann McCracken, a single mother and business owner from Rochester, New York. McCracken’s physical mobility has been restricted due…

Jones Ward PLC to host event today for Congressman Braley

The law offices of Jones Ward PLC will host U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, at an event this afternoon to support Braley’s campaign for the U.S. Senate. Braley, a trial lawyer, is running for the soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat currently held by Tom Harkin. Braley (photo at right) currently represents Iowa’s First Congressional District. Today’s…

The Top 5 Ways to Ruin Your Hip Implant Lawsuit

If you have a defective or recalled hip implant, you may be entitled to compensation from the company that manufactured the device. The attorneys at Jones Ward PLC represent people all over the country who have been injured by metal-on-metal hip devices such as the DePuy ASR, the Zimmer Durom, the Biomet Magnum, and the…

Chrysler Expands Recall of Dodge Ram, Dakota, and SUVs

Chrysler is recalling nearly 300,000 Dodge Ram and Dakota pickup trucks and Dodge and Chrysler SUVs due to a problem with the rear axle that could cause it to lock up, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Reports indicate that the rear axle pinion nuts could work themselves loose and the omission of…

Stryker hip implant lawsuit: failure rate leads to Rejuvenate recall

Lawsuits are starting to pile up over the latest hip implant recall involving the Stryker Rejuvenate metal-on-metal hip implant. Unlike other hip implant lawsuits, involving brands such as the DePuy ASR, Zimmer Durom, or Biomet Magnum, the recall of the Stryker Rejuvenate involves the device’s stem, and not the ball and cup. For patients who…

Artelon CMC Spacer/SST Spacer: Thumb and Wrist Implant: Another Bad Product?

Jones Ward PLC’s defective implant litigation team is investigating cases against a thumb/wrist/hand joint impant manufactured by Artimplant AB, and distributed by Small Bone Innovations, Inc. Numerous individuals across the United States have received the Artelon CMC Spacer for early to mid stage arthritis of the hand. The Artelon CMC is a thumb joint implant,…