2016-10-06T14:15:39+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Brainlab Cranial Navigation Systems Recall

Brainlab Cranial IGS System is a medical device that shows the area of interest and the position of an instrument relative to the patient’s anatomy to enable minimally invasive surgical procedures, for example, interventional radiology to remove a brain tumor. …

2016-10-06T14:16:40+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Bard Blood Clot Filter Investigation and Lawsuit

NBC News spent two years investigating Bard G2® and Bard Recovery® inferior vena cava (IVC filters), spider-like devices implanted in the inferior vena cava (the largest vein in the body) to trap blood clots and prevent them from traveling to…

2017-06-22T20:10:32+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Takata Air Bag Recall Expansion Time Line

On May 19, 2015, at the insistence of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Takata admitted that a defect exists in some of its air bag inflators and agreed to an expansion of a national recall of certain types of frontal…

2015-12-17T09:46:14+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Boston Scientific Recall of Guidewire Products Used for Atherectomy

Boston Scientific Corp issued a 2015 recall of RotaWire ‘Elite’ core wires used for atheroctomy, which is a procedure that uses a guidewire to remove plaque from a blood vessel. The recalled Boston Scientific guidewires may crack and separate from…

2015-12-08T13:44:53+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Recall of Endoscope Reprocessors Made by Custom Ultrasonics

Today, November 13, 2015, the FDA ordered Custom Ultrasonics to recall all of its automated endoscope reprocessors (AERs), about 2,800 in hospitals and outpatient clinics in the U.S. The FDA’s recall order applies to all Custom Ultrasonics AERs, including the…

2015-11-04T12:40:01+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Brendan Flaherty
PROFEMUR Hip Implant Recall and Lawsuit

The FDA has announced a recall of the PROFEMUR Long Cobalt Chrome 8 Degree Varus/Valgus Modular Neck, Part 1254 (PRFEMUR). All lots are affected; Manufactured from: June 15, 2009 to July 22, 2015; Distributed from: June 15, 2009 to July…

2017-08-31T14:43:13+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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FDA Safety Communication Regarding Heater Devices

The FDA issued a Safety Communication regarding heater-cooler devices associated with nontuberculous mycobacteria infections. These devices use water to heat or cool a patient’s body during surgery. Mycobacteria are germs that can cause serious illness. There are many kinds, including…

2016-10-13T08:49:40+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Hip & Knee Joint Infection Lawsuit | Bair Hugger

Lawsuits have been filed against Arizant Healthcare, a subsidiary of 3M, over the Bair Hugger device. The lawsuits state that use of the Bair Hugger during surgery drastically increases the patient’s risk of developing a serious periprosthetic joint infection because…

2017-06-22T20:14:58+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Medistat RX Drug Recall Due to Possible Contamination

Medistat RX, LLC, a Foley, Alabama, compounding pharmacy business, issued a recall of all non-expired drug products produced for sterile use due to possible contamination. The recalled products were distributed nationwide between November 1, 2014, and September 3, 2015. These…

2017-06-22T20:18:13+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Minneapolis, MN, 55402
U.S.A
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Brendan Flaherty
Attorney Helping Zimmer Persona Knee Patients

Attorney Brendan Flaherty is helping people with product liability claims involving the Zimmer Persona® knee replacement system. “People get knee replacements with the hope of regaining a full active life.  This device dashes those hopes and leaves patients with pain,…

2016-10-13T09:06:17+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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Minneapolis, MN, 55402
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Fred Pritzker
LG Gets $1.825 Million Penalty for Failure to Report Defective Dehumidifiers

LG Electronics Tianjin Appliance Co., Ltd., and LG Electronics USA Inc. (LG), agreed to pay a maximum $1,825,000 civil penalty, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The civil penalty agreement settles CPSC staff’s charges that LG knowingly failed…

2017-08-25T14:35:08+00:00Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
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2 Child Deaths Prompt IKEA to offer Free Wall Anchoring Kit

UPDATE: 4 other children have died after having an IKEA MALM chest of drawers fall on them. IKEA received 2 reports of a child being killed by a MALM chest that tipped over: In February, 2014, a 2-year-old boy from West…