If you have an eye infection that was caused by a contaminated eye wash product, you may have the right to sue for compensation. You can contact our law firm for a free eye infection lawsuit evaluation by calling 1-888-377-8900 (toll-free) or by submitting our free consultation form.
Eye infections can damage eyesight and cause permanent blindness. If you or a loved one has been harmed. The company responsible should be held accountable.
Recall Prompted by Eye Infection Risk
Kareway Products, Inc recalled 60,000 lots of Gericare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution that were packaged in 4 fluid ounce containers in February of 2018. The recall was issued because the product has been found to have potential microbial contamination which compromises sterility, according to an FDA safety alert.
“Use of the affected product could be calamitous for any population due to a probability of a potentially sight threatening eye infection or impairment.”FDA Safety Alert
The recalled product, GeriCare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution is used as an eyewash for daily use or emergency eye cleansing, in which case it is used to flush foreign material. It is packaged in 4 fluid ounce (118 ml) bottles. The affected Gericare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution lots include the following Lot#86041601 and expiration date of 09/2019. The product can be identified by UPC 3-57896-18604-3. The product was distributed throughout the United States.
Eye Irrigating Solution and Wash Recalled
United Exchange Corp. of Cerritos, CA, recalled Rugby-branded Eye Irrigating Solution and Major-branded Eye Wash because of possible microbial contamination in September of 2016. These products consist of a purified water solution.
The Eye Wash/Eye Irrigating Solution was packaged in 4 oz (118mL) bottles. The Rugby-branded Eye Irrigating Solution and Major-branded Eye Wash were distributed nationwide to retailers, hospitals and pharmacies. The company learned of the potential issue through the receipt of a product complaint regarding this product.
Eye Infection Lawsuit for Blindness or Partial Vision Loss
Recall lawsuit cases can involve large pharmaceutical companies. These companies have teams of lawyers, and you need a lawyer who has won money in lawsuits like yours. Our lawyers have that experience. Attorney Fred Pritzker obtained over $45 million on behalf of clients injured by other medical products made by a company not mentioned above.
Permanent blindness or partial vision loss affects a person’s ability to earn a living and fully enjoy life. Our eye injury lawyers know how much money these cases are worth, and we know how to get large settlements. Contact our law firm for help at 1-888-377-8900.