13
Dec

$25 Million – Little valley fire jury found NDF grossly negligent

On Aug. 17, 2018 A Washoe County jury on Friday found the Nevada Division of Forestry guilty of gross negligence in the Little Valley Fire that burned down 23 homes in 2016 in the prescribed burn that exploded out of control on Oct. 14, 2016. “Vindicated, vindicated,” said a tearful Debbie Sheltra when asked how… Read more »

01
Feb

Draeger medical recalls breathing circuits and anesthesia sets

https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ListofRecalls/ucm629799.htm The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death Recalled Product: Draeger Medical, Inc. VentStar and ID Breathing Circuits and Anesthesia Sets · Model/Item Numbers: · MP00349, MP00350, MP00351, MP00352, MP00361, MP00374 (VentStar Circuits and Anesthesia Sets) ·… Read more »

01
Feb

ZIMMER BIOMET, INC. RECALLS SPINAL FUSION AND LONG BONE STIMULATORS DUE TO LACK OF ADEQUATE VALIDATION AND CONTROLS TO ENSURE PRODUCT CLEANLINESS T

https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ListofRecalls/ucm626704.htm The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Products: Osteogen Implantable Bone Growth Stimulator, SpF PLUS-Mini Implantable Fusion Stimulator, and the SpF-XL Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulator · Serial numbers: All serial numbers expiring prior to March… Read more »

28
Dec

DEFECTIVE CHINESE TIRES CAUSING INJURY AND DEATH, BUT NO RECALL

Defective tires made in China are the subject of numerous defective product lawsuits, filed by people who allege that, having purchased the tires, they are unsafe and have resulted in personal injury and wrongful death. Numerous brands of tires made in China have either been the subject of recalls or investigations. Brands that have been… Read more »

14
Dec

CUISINART RECALLS 8 MILLION FOOD PROCESSORS DUE TO RISK OF INJURY

Santa Clara, CA: Cuisinart is recalling about 8 million (in addition, about 300,000 were sold in Canada) food processors following reports of injury. The food processor’s riveted blade can crack over time and small, metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers. Conair has received 69 reports… Read more »

22
Sep

DEATHS LINKED TO VASCU-GUARD PATCH

BAXTER VASCU-GUARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR PATCH LINKED TO DEATHS AND SURGICAL ADVERSE EVENTS Washington, DC: The FDA has issued a warning regarding Baxter International Inc.’s Vascu-Guard Peripheral Vascular Patch (also referred to as the Vascu-Guard patch). The agency has recently received multiple adverse event reports associated with carotid endarterectomy (CEA) surgery. Click here to read more about this… Read more »

22
Feb

SKI AND SNOWBOARD HELMETS RECALL

Head USA Recalls Ski and Snowboard Helmets Due to Head Injury Hazard. Click here to read more information regarding this important recall.http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Head-USA-Recalls-Ski-and-Snowboard-Helmets/#.VsY2aFeUnsE.email

11
Feb

DÉCOR WOOD HIGHCHAIR SAFETY RECALL

Consumer Product Safety Commission reports on Safety 1st recall on Décor Wood Highchair due to fall hazard. Follow this link to find details.

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