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The decision to recall a product has profound effects on a company’s image and its bottom line. Medical device companies regularly monitor product performance such as failure rates, time on the market, and safety and health impact to the patient. When complaints from physicians and/or patients about a medical device are received, they alert the » Read More The post Medical Device Recall Decisions appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg, Defective Medical Products.
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is charged with creating and maintaining the regulations and federal rules to protect our air, soil, and water. Further, they provide guidance under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for the handling of hazardous materials. This means that while the TSCA is the law, the agency that oversees the law » Read More The post Trump Administration Changes to Asbestos Policy appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg.
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Each year, advocates for patients with mesothelioma raise awareness of the disease on September 26th. Mesothelioma Awareness Day was established in 2004 by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. There are activities both on September 26 and other surrounding dates to help educate and raise money for research to benefit current mesothelioma patients, and to remember » Read More The post Mesothelioma Awareness Day appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg.
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Radiation can be used as one of many regimens involved in treatment for mesothelioma. Radiation can be used to stop growth of tumors, or it can be used to relieve pain for people in the palliative stage with pleural mesothelioma. Radiation works by applying ionizing radiation to damage the DNA which can cause growth and » Read More The post Radiation as Treatment for Mesothelioma appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg.
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When it comes to medical devices, packaging is second only to the product’s design. Poor packaging, which may impact a device’s sterility and safety, can cause harm and even death to a patient. Medical device packaging issues triggered the highest number of FDA recalls in the decade between 2007 and 2017, with the exception of » Read More The post Device Packaging Issues appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg, Defective Medical Products.
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In Washington state, a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) oncologist and researchers are launching a new study, which will be conducted in locations throughout the country. The purpose is to take a more focused, curative approach to mesothelioma treatment. The trial will be more involved and longer than most other medical studies, and there will be » Read More The post New Curative Approach to Mesothelioma appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg.
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Consumers who are unaware of major health-related product recalls may experience serious complications from using them. There have been claims that they may cause cancer, severe allergic reactions, metal poisoning, and other serious health problems. One company that has been involved in countless recalls and lawsuits is Johnson & Johnson. Johnson & Johnson and its » Read More The post Johnson & Johnson Recalls/Lawsuits appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg, Defective Medical Products.
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Researchers have discovered a new way to enhance chemotherapy treatment of pleural mesothelioma. Currently, the standard of care for malignant pleural mesothelioma is to treat it with a combination of chemotherapy drugs called pemetrexed (Alimta) and cisplatin. Although this is the standard, the illness rarely responds well to these treatments, as it is effective in » Read More The post New Compound Used to Enhance Mesothelioma Treatment appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg.
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The legal team at Brookman, Rosenberg, Brown & Sandler is pleased to announce that Partner Laurence H. Brown will speak at the upcoming National Asbestos Litigation Conference presented by Perrin Conferences. The conference will take place at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco from October 1 to 3. Mr. Brown will serve as a featured » Read More The post Laurence Brown to Speak at National Asbestos Litigation Conference appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg.
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The controversial Essure birth control device will no longer be marketed in the United States. Pharmaceutical giant Bayer recently announced it will no longer sell the device, as of December 31, 2018. This effectively ends all sales, since Essure is no longer available in other countries. The device, made from flexible coils, is designed to » Read More The post Essure Birth Control Sales End appeared first on Brookman Rosenberg, Defective Medical Products.
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