Chad McLain on Good Day Tulsa

On Thursday, December 12th, Attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain appeared on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa program to talk about how to select safe, age-appropriate holiday gifts for children, and what dangerous toys to look out for. Watch the segment: It gets more difficult each holiday season to determine which toys would be great gifts…

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x-ray of a hip implant

When a company learns that there is a problem with one of its medical devices, it has a responsibility to alert consumers. The company will propose a correction or removal depending upon the situation. When the manufacturer does so, the FDA refers to this action as a “recall.” Medical devices are recalled when they are a…

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various energy drinks

A recent study published by the Journal of the American Heart Association warns that high levels of caffeine and other stimulants commonly found in popular energy drinks could have unintended health risks. A detailed article on the study and its findings is available here. The Study’s Findings The study suggests the use of caffeinated energy…

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Person spraying pesticide

A federal jury has ordered herbicide manufacturer Monsanto to pay $80 million to a man diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after more than two decades of exposure to Roundup weed killer. A detailed article on the case and the verdict is available here. The Verdict Jurors in San Francisco awarded a 70-year-old California man over $80…

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close up of Hip Implant

In our previous blog, we examined a report from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which indicates faulty medical devices have played a role in 83,000 deaths and 1.7 million injuries worldwide in the last 10 years. In that piece, we also looked at promises from the FDA to revise and improve the…

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FDA approval stamp

According to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a new report indicates that faulty medical devices have led to 1.7 million injuries and more than 83,000 deaths throughout the world within the last decade. Details on the report and its findings are available here. Devices in Question Advances in medical-device technology hold tremendous…

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baby powder spilled out on blue background

A recent report issued by Reuters suggests executives and other officials within Johnson & Johnson (J&J) have known for decades that the talcum used to create the company’s signature baby powder products contained asbestos, and failed to notify federal regulators. An article summarizing the findings is available here. A History of Suppression After examining trial…

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