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How Could Cerebral Palsy Affect My Child?

If you read last week’s blog, then you know that cerebral palsy refers to a group of neurological disorders that may be caused by a brain injury or malformation while the brain is still developing. You would also know that medical mistakes before, during and shortly after birth can lead to the development of this disorder. Cerebral palsy is a condition with considerable variation. The types of symptoms and severity…
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Why Are IVC Lawsuits Being Filed?

Inferior vena cava filters (IVC filters) are implantable medical devices that are used to prevent pulmonary embolisms. These are blood clots that can travel from the lower body to the arteries in the lungs. IVC filters are spider-like medical devices are placed in the inferior vena cava to break up blood clots before they can travel to any vital organs. The inferior vena cava is the largest vein in the…
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Did Malfunctioning EpiPens Cause Seven Deaths and 35 Hospitalizations?

EpiPens are pocket-sized medical devices that can treat symptoms of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. Anaphylaxis can be triggered in individuals with allergies to certain foods, insect stings, medications and materials. An individual experiencing anaphylaxis only has moments to use an EpiPen to inject epinephrine (adrenaline). In some cases, bystanders or family members may need to administer the injection. According to a new article published by Bloomberg, the FDA has…
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Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. Ranked in Best Law Firms 2018 Edition

  We are proud to announce that Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. was ranked in the 2018 edition of Best Law Firms. This list is published annually by Best Lawyers, a peer-reviewed publication for the legal profession. We were named as a Tier 1 law firm for Philadelphia for the following practice areas: Medical malpractice law: Plaintiffs Personal injury litigation: Plaintiffs Product liability litigation: Plaintiffs Our law firm…
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Report Suggests IKEA’s Dresser Recall Has Fallen Short

IKEA dressers linked to the deaths of eight children can still be found in homes across the country. In 2016, IKEA recalled 29 million of these dressers. It turns out many homes in the US still contain these deadly pieces of furniture. According to the Consumer Federation of America, only 3 percent of the 29 million recalled dressers have been returned or repaired. IKEA’s dressers, including eight million from its…
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What are the Possible Side Effects of Invokana?

In 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new class of drugs to treat patients with Type 2 diabetes. Invokana (also called canagliflozin) is a subtype 2 sodium-glucose transport inhibitor (SGLT2 inhibitor) that is used to treat this common condition. Other names for the drug include Invokamet and Invokamet XR. SGLT2 inhibitors are designed to help the kidneys reduce the level of sugar in the bloodstream. However,…
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Should SEPTA Monitor Train Operators?

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a recommendation to SEPTA and the Federal Railroad Administration that calls for the installation of cameras on all rail-transit vehicles. According to the NTSB, inward and outward-facing cameras could help determine what crewmembers were doing in the moments before a train crash. The cameras recommended by the NTSB would be crash-resistant and able to record audio. Several train crashes have occurred over…
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NHTSA Expands Investigation into Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Leaks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has expanded its investigation into 2011-2017 Ford Explorer SUVs after receiving new reports of carbon monoxide leaking into vehicle compartments. According to NHTSA, it is aware of three crashes and 41 injuries that might be linked to the possible defect. NHTSA claims it is aware of 2,700 complaints about the leaks. The Ford Explorer models affected by carbon monoxide leaks may include both…
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Ford Issues Recall for 116,796 Trucks and SUVs for Seat Defects

Ford has issued a recall for 116,796 trucks and SUVs because the bolts in the seat, seatbelt or seatbelt buckles may fracture. According to Ford, bolt fractures can harm the structural integrity of the seat or the seatbelt’s performance during a crash or sudden stop. The following vehicle models are affected by the Ford seatbelt recall: 2014 F-Series pickup 2014 E-Series van 2014-2015 Ford Escape 2015 Lincoln MKC SUV More…
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Honda Recalls 1.15 Million 2013-2016 Accord Vehicles in the U.S. for Fire Risk

A Honda recall has been issued for 1.15 million Accord vehicles sold in the United States. According to Honda, the 12-volt battery sensors used in 2013-2016 Honda Accords may cause engine fires. Honda claims the sensors are not sufficiently sealed against moisture. Over time, this moisture can attract conductive and corrosive substances like road salt. Once these substances enter the battery sensor, they can cause corrosion and electrical shorts that…
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