Euthanasia Drug Found in Popular Dog Food

Our pets are our friends and members of our family. They wake us up in the morning and greet us when we come home at night. From the tips of their cold noses to the ends of their tails our animal family members are important to the health and emotional balance of our homes. We trust pet food manufacturers to make their products using ingredients that are nutrient rich to promote a healthy, active life for our animals. What we don’t expect, is for those producers to be negligent about the ingredients that go inside of them. Continue reading “Euthanasia Drug Found in Popular Dog Food”

Could A Stapler Be Harmful For Your Health

Atlanta GA Medical Malpractice LawyersIn 2015, Medtronic, a medical equipment supplier, recalled a line of their surgical staplers for failing to fire or firing incompletely.

The supplier did it’s due diligence in recalling a product with a defect before it could cause any injury or fatality. But they gave the surgeons and facilities an out: to quarantine the staplers.  Technically, this was supposed to be a step taken before returning the equipment, but as we all know, human error can always happen.
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FDA Warns Public of the Dangers of Injectable Silicone Fillers

Atlanta GA Personal Injury LawyersMost people set New Year’s resolutions to improve their appearance. For some, this means eating healthier or exercising more. But others are interested in saving up for quicker fixes such as body augmentation.

Body augmentation is nothing new, but there are new techniques constantly emerging on the market. One of the methods for filling out areas on the body to create a desired shape is injecting silicone oil.

Some practitioners have provided injectable silicone treatment while claiming that it is an FDA-approved product. In fact, the FDA has not approved any injectable silicone product for augmenting the body, as a November 14, 2017 Safety Communication states. Continue reading “FDA Warns Public of the Dangers of Injectable Silicone Fillers”

What if You Have Been Misdiagnosed?

Atlanta GA Lawyers for Medical MisdiagnosisYou’ve visited your doctor feeling lethargic and weak. You’re diagnosed with depression, but you only find out much later that you actually have a thyroid disease.

Or perhaps what you were told was acid reflux turns out to be a serious case of throat cancer.

In both of these cases, starting the necessary treatment could have lessened or even prevented a much more serious problem – if you only found out in time. Continue reading “What if You Have Been Misdiagnosed?”

FDA Issues Warning on Infant Sleep Positioners

Atlanta GA Personal Injury LawyersThe FDA has issued an official warning on the use of sleep positioners meant to keep infants under the age of six months from rolling over.

Such devices are often marketed as reducing the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). However, the FDA states that it has never approved any item for such use. There is no evidence that any product claiming to prevent SIDS can actually do so.

Baby sleep positioners may be labeled as “nests” or “anti-roll” supports or devices. Continue reading “FDA Issues Warning on Infant Sleep Positioners”

Medtronic Diabetes Infusion Sets Recalled, FDA Reports

Atlanta GA Lawyers for Defective Drug and Medical Device InjuriesFaulty insulin infusion sets have been identified due to an error in which a vent membrane gets blocked with fluid. The membrane is intended to release pressure inside the pump. But when it blocked, it resulted in excessive doses of insulin.

The risk of getting a high insulin dose is greatest when the infusion set is changed out.

Fortunately, this flaw hasn’t resulted in any fatalities. Affected individuals noticed that their blood sugar was way too low and took action to counter it. Continue reading “Medtronic Diabetes Infusion Sets Recalled, FDA Reports”

Think You Might be a Victim of Credit Card Fraud? Here’s What to Do

Atlanta GA Lawyer for Credit Card FraudA Gwinnett County movie theater was the site for a credit card scam involving two employees may have compromised hundreds of bank and credit cards.

Eight people have already been confirmed to be affected by this scam.

Have you visited this theater complex any time from May through July of this year? You should seriously consider contacting your bank or credit card company to get new cards and numbers issued. Continue reading “Think You Might be a Victim of Credit Card Fraud? Here’s What to Do”