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FDA Issues Safety Alert After 6 People Are Infected With Pathogenic E.coli From Fecal Transplant

The FDA issued a safety alert about the transmission of pathogenic E.coli in patients who received fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) from a stool bank company based in the U.S. Two additional patients, who had chronic medical conditions, died. All of…

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Lawyers Call for Hospitals to Improve Protocols for Deadly Staph Infections

When you or someone you love has been admitted to the hospital for a surgical procedure, you expect to leave healthier. Sadly, some patients develop a healthcare-associated infection (HAI) that leaves them sicker than when they arrived. Bloodstream staph infections…

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Dangerous Stem Cell Shots Linked to Bacterial Infection Outbreak, 12 Hospitalized

A bacterial infection outbreak linked to stem cell shots derived from umbilical cord blood hospitalized 12 people in 3 states. Patients from Arizona, Florida and Texas became infected after getting contaminated injections for problems like joint and back pain. Our…

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Highland Springs Senior Living Resident Diagnosed with Legionnaires’ Disease

A resident of Highland Springs Senior Living in Dallas, Texas, contracted Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia that is caused by breathing in water particles contaminated with Legionella bacteria. The Collin County Department of Health informed Highland Springs Senior…

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Legionnaires’ Disease in Florida: IslandWalk Pool, Spa Implicated

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Florida has been connected to a pool and spa at IslandWalk at the West Villages in North Port, Florida. IslandWalk is a new residential community with two outdoor pools, a “tropical resort pool” and a…

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Eye Infection Lawsuit and Recall Information

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…

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Legionellosis Returns to Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas; Outbreak Declared

A  third staff member who works in Building 15 at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas has been diagnosed as being infected with Legionella pneumonia bacteria. Two other civilian staffers who worked in this building, a medical clinic,…

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Wellspan York Hospital Mycobacterium Chimaera Outbreak

CDC Study Looked at Mycobacterium Chimaera Outbreak at Wellspan York Hospital A new study from the CDC found a link between an outbreak of  Mycobacterium chimaera and 3 heater-cooler devices used for cardiac surgery at Wellspan York Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. Laboratory…

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NTM Infection Information

If there is evidence linking your nontuberculous-Mycobacterium (NTM) to a medical product, you can sue for compensation. Mycobacterium chimaera infections can cause the following health problems: pneumonia (lung infection); endocarditis (heart lining and valve infection) surgical site infection; abscess (confined pocket…

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The Legionnaires’ Disease Threat From Public Hot Tubs

A new scientific study by Japanese researchers lends force to the increasing realization by state health departments that building owners must be proactive and vigilant in testing water features like hot tubs, baths, and showers for Legionella pneumonia bacteria. The…

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PENTAX ED-3490K Duodenoscope May Cause Infection if Not Adequately Cleaned

PENTAX has acknowledged a potential risk of infection associated with the design and manufacturing of the PENTAX ED-3490K duodenoscope, the FDA said today, January 17, 2017. According to the FDA, PENTAX has stated that silicone applied during manufacturing of ED-3490TK duodenoscopes can,…

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Mycobacterium (NTM) Investigation in Minnesota

Facilities in Minnesota are investigating Mycobacterium chimaera infections that may be associated with medical products. Our Minneapolis law firm is accepting cases throughout the U.S. and is currently representing clients who want compensation and justice. Nationally, the median time from surgery…