Author Archives: Andrew Kirkendall

Hepatitis Drug Determined to be Safe and Effective

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are 17,000 new cases of hepatitis in the United States each year.  Moreover, approximately 3.2 million individuals in the U.S. are living with chronic hepatitis.  It is spread primarily … Continue reading

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Be Inspired: FDA Warning Issued

On October 9 and October10, 2013, the FDA issued several warnings related to weight loss products containing sibutramine.  One such product is marketed under the name Be Inspired.  Under the FDA advisory, consumers have been instructed not to purchase or … Continue reading

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Bella Vi Insane Amp’d And Bella Vi Amp’d Up Weight Loss Drug Warning

In another example of apparently unsafe weight loss compounds being marketed in the U.S, the FDA warned consumers not to purchase or use Bella Vi Insane Amp’d or Bella Vi Amp’d Up. The warning was issues after FDA laboratory analyses … Continue reading

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Dr. Mao Slimming Capsules Recalled

Weight loss drugs have been the subject of many FDA warnings and recalls.  Recently, the FDA issued a warning, advising consumers to avoid Dr. Mao Slimming Capsules.  Various websites promoted Dr. Mao Slimming Capsules on the basis that they offered … Continue reading

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CareFusion Updates Voluntary Recall of AVEA Ventilators

On September 3, 2013, CareFusion voluntarily recalled its AVEA ventilators, and has recently issued an updated to its previously announced voluntary recall.  The AVEA ventilator is designed to provide comprehensive critical care ventilation for patients ranging from small children to … Continue reading

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Baxter Dual Luer Lock Caps Recall

After the discovery of the loose particulate matter within packaging, Baxter International Inc. announced it has initiated a voluntary recall of two lots of its Dual Luer Lock Caps (Product Code 2C6250, Lots 10043 and 10044). Baxter’s Dual Luer Lock … Continue reading

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Motorcycles and Cars: Suing for Damages

  If you’re out on the roadways on a motorcycle, you have the exact same rights as any other vehicle on the road, but you’re at a much greater risk of getting hurt. There’s nothing inherently dangerous about motorcycles, but … Continue reading

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How Does Product Liability Law Work?

  Product liability law provides protection for consumers in the event that a product is advertised defectively, manufactured defectively or designed defectively. It can be a complex area of the law and, because it covers such a wide range of … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Lawsuit

Sometimes, to determine what makes a good lawsuit, it’s instructive to look at frivolous lawsuits. Frivolous lawsuits sometimes illustrate instances that represent common misconceptions about what negligence is and what a defendant might be responsible for. Frivolous?   Some media … Continue reading

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Creafuse Powder Recalled

The use of dietary supplements and weight loss formulations is, of course, widespread.   A recent FDA warning should give pause to those who are in possession of a particular dietary supplement known as Creafuse Powder. Creafuse Powder, a dietary weight … Continue reading

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