Attorney David Szerlag
$1 Billion J&J DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit

Note from Attorney David Szerlag Our law firm is pleased to report that a jury in Texas has once again found in favor of patients severely injured by DePuy Pinnacle hips manufactured by DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson (J&J) company.…

Bacteria
Heater-Cooler Use and Mycobacterium

The FDA has warned healthcare professionals, including cardiothoracic surgeons, of the risk of Mycobacterium chimaera infections associated with LivaNova PLC (formerly Sorin Group Deutschland GmbH) Stӧckert 3T Heater-Cooler Systems (3T), used during open-heart surgery (FDA Safety Communication). In response to…

IMUSA Espresso Makers Recalled for Burn Hazard

IMUSA espresso makers are being recalled for burn hazard. The filler cap at the top can crack allowing steam to escape and burn the user, or blow off the unit from pressure buildup and injure the user. Forty-three incidents have…

Kidde Smoke/CO Alarms Recalled for Alarm Failure

Kidde brand NightHawk combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms are being recalled for alarm failure. The recalled alarms have the model number KN-COSM-IB and manufacture dates between June 1, 2004 and December 31, 2010. Consumers who have purchased these products should contact…

Pritzker Hageman Law Firm
St. Jude Defibrillator Recall

This month, St. Jude Medical issued a recall of certain cardiac defibrillators (see list below) because of “reports of rapid battery failure caused by deposits of lithium (known as ‘lithium clusters’), forming within the battery, and causing a short circuit,”…

Mother and Baby
10 Baby Deaths Associated with Teething Tablets, Says FDA

10 baby deaths are associated with the use of homeopathic teething tablets, according to an FDA statement on the adverse events sent via email: “We are also aware of reports of 10 deaths during that time period [the last 6…

Samsung Halts Sales of Galaxy Note 7, Warns Customers to Stop Using Them

Samsung Electronics Co. is halting sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7 after fires and explosions from overheating batteries persist in the revamped version of the phone produced as the replacement for those recalled in September for fires and explosions.…

Report: Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes During Boarding of Southwest Airlines Flight

A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone, issued as a replacement for the recalled version of the device, exploded this morning during boarding of Southwest Airlines Flight 994 in Louisville, according to a local media report.  No injuries were reported, but…

Stryker Recall: LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 Femoral Head

On August 29, 2016, Stryker Orthopaedics sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification to orthopedic surgeons. The recall involves certain sizes of LFIT™ Anatomic CoCr V40™ Femoral Heads manufactured prior to 2011. If you had a recalled LFIT Femoral Head implanted during…

Attorney David Szerlag
Stryker LFit Femoral Head Lawsuit for Hip Replacement Failure

Stryker LFit V40 Femoral Head Lawsuit Update: Pretrial proceedings for lawsuits around the United States have been centralized in the District of Massachusetts under  28 U.S.C. § 1407. This means that each person alleging harm from this product maintains an individual…

Brendan Flaherty Holds His Newborn Baby
Reports of Seizures Prompt FDA Warning About Homeopathic Teething Tablets, Gels

Attorneys Fred Pritzker and Brendan Flaherty can be contacted for a free lawsuit evaluation. Find out if you can sue on behalf of your child for seizures from teething tablets or gels. Reports of seizures in infants and toddlers have…

Dietary Supplements Recalled for Lead Levels
Life Rising Dietary Supplement Recalled for Elevated Lead Levels

The FDA is advising consumers to avoid purchase and consumption of recalled Life Rising dietary supplement called DHZC-2. The FDA and Cook County Health Department have been investigating dietary supplements from Ton Shen Health/Life Rising company for elevated lead levels. Exposure to…