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A Simple Oral Procedure Leaves a Family in Mourning

In March, a simple tooth extraction procedure put 17-year-old Jennifer Olenicvk into cardiac arrest.  Allegations against the oral surgeon, Dr. Domenick Colleti, and anesthesiologist, Dr. Krista Mechelle Issacs, are based upon alleged negligence in addressing an apparent anesthesia error once … Continue reading

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Dangerous Drug Lawsuit in Massachusetts due to Serious Infection caused by Recalled Psoriasis Drug, Raptiva®

Drug manufacturer, Genentech, announced the recall of Raptiva® in April 2009. This drug was used to treat Psoriasis, and was linked to a life-threatening brain infection, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). Since Raptiva® was first introduced to the U.S. market, it … Continue reading

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Four Infant Deaths Linked To Recalled Graco Quattro™ and MetroLite™ Strollers

In October, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced a recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation. Reports surfaced that the manufacturer, Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., received four … Continue reading

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Trampolines Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

On October 7, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of about 160,000 Bravo Sports Trampolines, sold under the AirZone and Variflex brand names. The top rails and legs of the trampolines, marketed and sold by … Continue reading

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Baby Hammocks Recalled Due to Suffocation Hazard

On August 24, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced a recall of Infant and Toddler Hammocks manufactured in Malaysia and sold in the U.S. by MamaLittleHelper LLC, of Frisco, Texas. The hammocks in question were deemed defective … Continue reading

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