Military members who served in Afghanistan and Iran between 2003 and 2015 are more likely to experience hearing loss from the use of 3M Combat Arms™ earplugs. Due to a growing number of complaints, military members and veterans filed suit against 3M, alleging the company and subsidiary Aearo Technologies knowingly provided a defective product.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently investigating certain powdered infant formulas produced by Abbott Nutrition after reported bacterial infections and one death. The company initiated a voluntary recall of potentially affected products manufactured at their Sturgis, Michigan facility, including Similac, Alimentum and EleCare powdered formulas.
Since the 1950s, doctors have recommended the use of mesh to support damaged tissue as a hernia heals. Yet based on claims against manufacturers, a number of patients experience complications after hernia mesh surgery, including adhesions, bowel obstruction, chronic pain and infection.
A hernia occurs when the intestines or another abdominal organ gets pushed out of its normal position. Over the past few decades, surgeons have recommended a piece of mesh to repair these injuries.
In recent years, major cities across the United States have seen an influx of electric scooters, also known as E-scooters. Building off the momentum of bike share and rental services, electric scooters have been presented as a new convenient way to travel, without having to rely on public transportation. Yet from the get-go, these scooters caused problems and soon became a public safety hazard.