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The American public relies on manufacturers and governmental agencies to ensure that products sold in the U.S. are safe when used as directed. We have information about some of the latest safety issues involving drugs, medical devices, food, and other products.
Prescription and over-the-counter medications may pose a serious threat to the American public. Find out more about some of the most popular medications on the market and how they could be endangering your health and the health of loved ones.
FDA-approved medical devices may be putting you or your loved ones at risk of serious injury or even, death.
Food contamination events from Salmonella in large chain restaurants to Listeria and E. coli in industrial food manufacturing facilities can pose a risk of serious illness which may be debilitating or life-threatening.
Thousands of people are injured every year because of dangerous drugs that were given to patients by their health care providers and used according to instructions but still caused serious harm.
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are medications work to decrease stomach acid Production.
Takeda, a manufacturer of gout medicine, Uloric, may be facing multiple lawsuits for life-threatening complications.
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics are used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, but they have also been linked to complications.
Testosterone therapy is commonly prescribed to men, especially as they grow older.
Opioids are a class of drugs that work to relieve pain by interacting with certain types of receptors.
Zantac (Ranitidine) may be contaminated with a carcinogen known as NMDA.
Lawmakers have created specific laws to address environmental issues. These laws are in place to protect the environment from the activities of individuals, businesses, and government entities, and if they are violated there are penalties.
Violation of these laws affect people and the natural environment in a negative manner. When a person or resource is affected by unlawful activity, a lawsuit can be filed against the perpetrator to stop the behavior and/or collect compensation for damages caused by the actions.
Every year, 48 million people get food poisoning. That’s 1 in 6 people. Of those 48 million, there are 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths each year – from food poisoning.
These are preventable deaths. If you or a loved one has been a victim, speak out. Help our nation create higher standards for its food supply chain.
Even though the American food supply is generally considered to be safe, 48 million people still get sick from food poisoning every year. When food poisoning is held to be the fault of a commercial establishment like a restaurant or a food processing company, victims may be eligible for compensation.
Workplace issues are often related to discrimination or harassment. For instance, a co-worker or supervisor might harass you by demanding you perform tasks outside of your job description in exchange for preferential treatment at work. Or you might be treated differently based on something other than your job performance, such as sexual orientation, race, or age.
These are examples of problems that can occur in the workplace that might warrant legal action.
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A recent study shows that the number of deaths due to malfunctioning medical devices
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Consumer Safety Guide is here to help inform the public of consumer product safety information involving products, drugs, and devices that are currently on the market.
As an online resource sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP, Consumer Safety Guide strives to provide accurate, relevant consumer safety information all in one place. Under the unfortunate circumstance that you or a loved one has been injured by a faulty product or device, the attorneys of Seeger Weiss may be able to help.