Understanding Drug Recalls

Every year hundreds of drugs are discovered to have dangerous properties that can cause injuries and illness to consumers. Sometimes drugs have been improperly designed, or there was an error in the manufacturing. If drugs are harmful and dangerous, consumers must be protected with a drug recall. Read more

FDA Lays Out Plan to Improve Medical Device Oversight

Thousands of people across the country rely on medical devices to keep them healthy. Medical devices such as implants, heart pacemakers, prosthetics, and birth control devices, have revolutionized health care. However, when these devices are defective in some way they can cause serious injuries to patients. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for ensuring that medical devices on the market are safe for patients. Read more

Dangerous Toys

Chances are your child received some new toys this holiday season. We take for granted that toys being sold in stores are safe, but this is not always true. Defective and dangerous toys make their way into retail stores every year. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) maintains a database of recalled products and every year hundreds of toys are recalled because of defective design, manufacturing, or inadequate warning labels. Read more

Are You at Risk from Dangerous Products in Your Home?

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), hundreds of products are recalled every year due to defects. Many of these items are household products that we use every day. When it comes to design, materials, and safe assembly, product manufacturers must meet the standard of being reasonably safe. This standard is even more important when it comes to products that consumers use in their homes. Manufacturers should make sure that products are safely designed, properly manufactured, and contain adequate warnings. Failure to do so can result in serious injuries. Read more