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Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Conslutations: Dozens of patients suffer vision loss after cataract surgery at Texas surgery center.

Posted on April 29, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Dallas Morning News reports “dozens of patients have suffered vision loss” after undergoing cataract surgery at Key-Whitman Surgery Center this year, according to Dr. Jeffrey Whitman, the president and chief surgeon of Key-Whitman Eye Center. Whitman “said the injuries have been traced to a steroid antibiotic injection from Guardian Pharmacy Services, a Dallas compounding … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Conslutations: Dozens of patients suffer vision loss after cataract surgery at Texas surgery center.

Amarillo’s Top Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA has identified 359 women with rare cancer linked to breast implants

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

On its website, TODAY (4/19, Pawlowski, 1.85M) reports the Food and Drug Administration has identified 359 women with “breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma,” since a link was discovered between breast implants and the rare form of cancer in 2011. The article reports that nine of the women identified … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA has identified 359 women with rare cancer linked to breast implants

Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA announces recall of AFC Soybeans for Listeria concerns

Posted on March 19, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

According to the Food and Drug Administration, Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (AFC) is recalling its Edamame or Soybeans. The FDA said it has the potential to be contaminated with Listera monocytogenes and was discovered during random testing under AFC’s Quality Assurance Program. The recall is for the product dated between January 3, 2017 and … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA announces recall of AFC Soybeans for Listeria concerns

Top Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA Issues Warnings on Acid Reflux Drugs

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The FDA warned today that use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) — including popular brands such as Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid — may increase the risk of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea. The warning comes after a review of data from the agency’s Adverse Event Reporting System and the medical literature suggested such a link. A … Continue reading Top Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: FDA Issues Warnings on Acid Reflux Drugs

Hospital Medication Errors: New Allegations of ‘Serious Medication Errors’ and Wrongful Termination Against Medical Center Hospital

Posted on June 28, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

ODESSA – More than a dozen former Medical Center Hospital employees are individually alleging wrongful termination and taking legal action. They contacted NewsWest 9 following our report about Elisha Washington, 22, who was “unfairly” fired from her position as a Patient Access Representative in the hospital’s Registration Department. Washington, who was terminated on February 17 … Continue reading Hospital Medication Errors: New Allegations of ‘Serious Medication Errors’ and Wrongful Termination Against Medical Center Hospital

Product Liability: Trader Joe’s recalls raw cashews after FDA testing reveals potential salmonella threat.

Posted on January 20, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1/19, Garza) reports Trader Joe’s announced on its website a recall of its Raw Cashew Pieces because of potential salmonella contamination. Trader Joe’s removed the product from its shelves and suspended sales. ABC World News (1/18, story 9, 0:20, Muir) added that the Trader Joe’s recall expands over 30 states and … Continue reading Product Liability: Trader Joe’s recalls raw cashews after FDA testing reveals potential salmonella threat.

Public Health: Olympus to recall duodenoscopes after FDA approves re-design.

Posted on January 20, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Wall Street Journal (1/15, Hufford, Subscription Publication) reported that the Food and Drug Administration approved a modified version of Olympus Corp.’s duodenoscope. Duodenoscopes from Olympus have been linked to the spread of antibiotic-resistant superbug infections. The Washington Post (1/15, Dennis) reported in “To You Health” that as a result of the FDA’s approval of … Continue reading Public Health: Olympus to recall duodenoscopes after FDA approves re-design.

Texas Compounding Pharmacy Errors: Drug Compounding Mistakes Rarely Result in Harsh Punishment

Posted on July 13, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo Courtesy USA Today WASHINGTON — The legal landscape is littered with charges of negligence and misconduct by compounding pharmacies such as the one implicated in the nation’s ongoing meningitis outbreak, but they rarely result in tough punishments, an examination of legal records shows. In some cases, there’s almost no penalty for pharmacies that break … Continue reading Texas Compounding Pharmacy Errors: Drug Compounding Mistakes Rarely Result in Harsh Punishment

Product Liability: FDA Says it Received 5,000 Complaints of Adverse Effects From Implantable Birth Control Device.

Posted on June 25, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Amarillo, TX — The Wall Street Journal (6/25, Burton, Subscription Publication) reports that the FDA has received 5,000 adverse reaction complaints from women who have had a sterilization implant known as Essure. The agency said it has received reports of four deaths from women who had the device, in addition to five reports of fetal … Continue reading Product Liability: FDA Says it Received 5,000 Complaints of Adverse Effects From Implantable Birth Control Device.

FDA Warnings: Colorado Natural Grocery Recalls Macadamia Nuts Due to Salmonella Risk

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Food Safety News (5/28, 2K) reports that Colorado-based natural grocery chain Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc. “is recalling two lots of Natural Grocers brand macadamia nuts as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.” While the FDA found samples of the product that tested positive for Salmonella, the company has … Continue reading FDA Warnings: Colorado Natural Grocery Recalls Macadamia Nuts Due to Salmonella Risk