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December 20, 2018. FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, issued a statement on the new steps the FDA will take to strengthen the long-term safety oversight of Essure. In his statement, Gottlieb said the FDA will continue to evaluate the product’s long-term safety profile even after it has been discontinued in the US market.
We are proud to say that our team is involved in the community and charitable activities, working to improve its well-being. The Nash & Franciskato Law Firm would like to recognize Brian S. Franciskato for his contributions.
November 27, 2018. An NBC News investigation focused on medical device dangers, specifically the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implants, came out this week asking the question, “how can a medical device deemed unsafe in another country still be sold in the US?”
“Forty-two years ago, Congress passed the law establishing the framework for evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medical devices.”
On Monday, November 26, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it plans to modernize its current process, the 510(k) clearance pathway, which is how a majority of the medical devices are reviewed and approved by the FDA today.
November 23, 2018. Recent news about Biomet’s Magnum hip replacement: three California residents filed a lawsuit against Biomet Orthopaedics claiming:
The holidays are a busy time. We travel for family get-togethers, we gather for office or work celebrations, we go from store to store shopping for gifts. The down side is that parking can be a hassle and it can get expensive at places like the airport or event centers like stadiums. How can you enjoy the holidays yet keep driving frustrations on the down low?
Unfortunately, as the light fades, driving at night gets more dangerous. Road fatalities triple during the night. Obstacles and risks arise you do not have to deal with during the day. Some drivers have vision problem such as night blindness and reduced vision. We hope these road safety tips will help you navigate the dangers of night driving more safely.
Many communities are becoming more “walkable,” adding paths and traffic-calming measures to keep pedestrians safe; however, there are still many hazards for walkers to be aware of, such as blind intersections and high traffic areas. But are you familiar with distracted walking?
We hear a lot about the hazards of distracted driving – texting, emailing, talking and doing other things that take your hands off the wheel, eyes off the road and mind off driving. Distractions also can take a pedestrian’s attention away from his or her surroundings, leading to serious injuries from a fall or stepping into traffic.