Work Zone Safety for Motorists and Workers

Work Zone Safety for Motorists and Workers

The arrival of warmer weather means construction work zones will be popping up on our highways and roadways. Work zones help maintain, repair and upgrade them. However, they entail dangers and hazards for those driving through them such as changes in traffic patterns, narrowed rights-of-way, navigating around barrels, heavy equipment and trucks, flaggers and more. For workers doing the building, repairing and maintenance, there are just as many hazards and dangers to be aware of that can lead to personal injuries.

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FDA Order to Philips: Improve Communications on Product Recall

FDA Order to Philips: Improve Communications on Product Recall

On March 10, 2022, the FDA issued a notification order to Philips Respironics requiring the company to notify patients and others of the company’s June 2021 product recall and the health risks posed by the foam used in the recalled products.

Products in this recall include:

  • Continuous positive airway pressure machines (CPAP)
  • Bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machines
  • Mechanical ventilators
  • Listing of Devices Recalled

Read the FDA Notification Order

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Recalled Connexion GXL Hip Liner Implant Lawsuit

Recalled Connexion GXL Hip Liner Implant Lawsuit

Exactech Lawsuit: Nash & Franciskato along with co-counsel firms Cohen & Malad, LLP, and Maglio Christopher & Toale Law Firm has filed a lawsuit against Exactech, Inc., the maker of the Connexion GXL hip liner implant used in Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) or hip replacement surgery.

Read the Press Release: Exactech Connexion GXL Hip Liner Implant Lawsuit

Nash & Franciskato has been talking with patients throughout the country who have received the Exactech Connexion GXL implants and suffered injuries associated with excessive wear to the plastic liner insert leading to early device failure.

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Exactech’s Defective Polyethylene Plastic Insert

Exactech’s Defective Polyethylene Plastic Insert

Exactech recalled polyethylene insert due to the possibility of premature wear and degradation, expanding the initial recall of its knee and ankle replacement systems.

In August 2021, Exactech first issued a recall of its knee arthroplasty polyethylene insert packaged in non-conforming bags limiting it to only those products with a remaining shelf life of five years or greater as of August 31, 2022. However, as of February 7, 2022, that recall has been expanded to include ALL knee and ankle polyethylene inserts packaged in non-conforming bags regardless of label or shelf life. 

 Read: Exactech Knee & Ankle Replacement Recall

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Paraquat Litigation Update

Paraquat Litigation Update

Chief U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel, a federal judge in southern Illinois and the one who is handling the Paraquat multidistrict litigation, ruled that claims against Syngenta Corp. and Chevron USA can move forward.

  • Rosenstengel denied motions by Syngenta and Chevron to dismiss claims for strict product liability, negligence, breach of implied warranty and violation of several states’ consumer protection laws.
  • On the flip side, she dismissed the plaintiffs’ public nuisance count.

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Philips Expands Recall, Now Includes Certain Trilogy Evo Models

Philips Expands Recall, Now Includes Certain Trilogy Evo Models

Philips Respironics has now expanded its recall of breathing devices to include certain Trilogy Evo ventilators. In summary,

  • The expanded recall covers 215 Trilogy Evo ventilators and 51 Trilogy Evo repair kits in the U.S.
  • The expansion followed the discovery that the PE-PUR foam used in devices in the original recall was also used to make some Trilogy Evo ventilators.
  • The FDA has categorized this expanded recall as a Class 1, the most serious type of recall.

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What is pain & suffering?

What is pain & suffering?

After a serious accident, you could suffer from a number of physical and/or mental injuries that need medical care, rehabilitation or other forms of care, not just in the short-term, but long-term as well.

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Signs of Exposure to Paraquat

Signs of Exposure to Paraquat

Paraquat dichloride, commonly known as “paraquat”, is a popular, fast-acting, non-selective herbicide agent used in the United States. Paraquat is known to be a toxic weed killer that is lethal at low doses, and exposure has been linked to adverse health effects, such as Parkinson’s disease.

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Premature Failure of Exactech Connexion GXL Hip Implant Liner

Premature Failure of Exactech Connexion GXL Hip Implant Liner

The Exactech hip implant liner (the Connexion GXL) is prone to premature failure, which puts some patients at a higher risk of complications and revision surgery. Exactech’s Connexion GXL hip implant liner was approved for use in primary and revision hip replacement surgeries.

HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED PREMATURE FAILURE OF YOUR DEVICE?

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Five Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

Five Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

What is a personal injury? This is a legal term that defines cases where one person has been harmed by another. This type of claim is generally based on negligence, where the defendant was careless or had no regard for the safety of others.

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