Propoxyphene, Darvocet & Darvon Safety Communication Issued By The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”)

Recalls & Recalled Products

The Food & Drug Administration FDA Issues Drug Safety Communication Recommending Against Prescription of Pain Reliever Propoxyphene, Darvocet & Darvon. The FDA has issued a drug safety communication recommending against the prescription of the pain reliever propoxyphene, Darvocet and Darvon reportedly because new data shows that the drug, even when used at therapeutic doses, can [...]

Medtronic Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer Class I Recall Issued By Medtronic Over Potential Fragments & Heart Tissue Damage

Recalls & Recalled Products

Medtronic Recalls Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer Over Potential Fracturing of Surgical Device Component That Could Potentially Cause Heart Tissue Damage. A class I surgical device recall has been issued by Medtronic, Inc. (Medtronic”) recalling approximately 571 Medtronic Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizers distributed to healthcare facilities reportedly because a component of the Medtronic Octopus Nuvo Tissue [...]

Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Leads Recall Settlement Of Personal Injury Lawsuits

Recall Settlements

Medtronic Agrees To Pay $268 Million To Settle Personal Injury Recall Lawsuit Claims Against Medtronic Over Recalled Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Leads. A settlement has been reached in a mass tort personal injury recall lawsuit against Medtronic, Inc. (“Medtronic” or “Defendant”), alleging among other things that the recalled Medtronic Sprint Fidelis leads (i.e., wires or cables [...]