Defective Drugs

Does a Recall Protect a Company from Liability?

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Millions of medical devices, consumer products, vehicles, medications, and more are recalled yearly. Some of these are defective by design, poorly produced, or contaminated. Others are missing proper warning labels, contain faulty or incomplete instructions, or have become dangerous through other means. Regardless of the underlying cause, companies tend to issue recalls to protect people from injury …

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What Cancers Does Zantac Cause?

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Zantac been completely recalled from the market as of April 1, 2020. The FDA pulled the drug from shelves after research showed dangerous levels of the carcinogenic chemical N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is formed when the drug is stored long-term and when heated (such as may occur during storage or transportation). While our defective drug attorneys want …

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Why Was Zantac Taken Off the Market?

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Zantac has been pulled from store shelves by the FDA because of its link to a probable human carcinogen, known as N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). This requirement comes after investigations into the effect of long-term storage and hot temperatures on the medication: The levels of the chemical NDMA increase over time, and significantly when heated (such as …

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Invokana Amputation Claims

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In May 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that taking the type 2 diabetes drug Invokana (canagliflozin) increases your risk of foot and leg amputations. The safety alert was an update to a 2016 alert. Type 2 diabetes itself increases your risk of amputation. Taking medication to manage your blood sugar is …

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Use of Talcum Powder May Cause Ovarian Cancer: Know Your Rights

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Shaw Cowart’s personal injury lawyers are now reviewing potential ovarian cancer lawsuits for women who used talcum powder and developed ovarian or uterine cancer. If you, a member of your family or friend have been diagnosed with ovarian or uterine cancer and used talc contact us– you may have a claim. For more than four …

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