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Jamie Sheller

Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Hip Implant Recall

On September 27, 2016, Australian health authorities issued a “Hazard Alert” over the risk of injuries relating to the Stryker LFIT V40 femoral head hip implant components citing the same dangers and warning consumers and health professionals about the higher […]

Jamie Sheller

Do I You Have a Hernia Mesh Lawsuit?

Hernias are routinely repaired through the use of a laparoscopic procedure to implant a mesh to reinforce or strengthen the affected area.  Ethicon Physiomesh product and Atrium C-Qur have a higher rate of recurrence/reoperation compared to the average rates of […]

Jamie Sheller

MTD Snow Thrower Tire Injury

As the temperatures start to drop, engaging in routine maintenance of snow blower tires could be like playing with a live grenade in your garage. In 2006, MTD Products, Inc. recalled a series of 130,000 snow blowers with wheel rims […]

Jamie Sheller

Recalled MTD Snow Thrower Tire Explosion Injuries

Consumers beware: When the temperature dips low, and it is time to clear the dust from your snowblower and service flat tires, the tire rims could act like a grenade. In 2006, MTD Product Inc. recalled a series of 130,000 […]

Jamie Sheller

MTDs recalled exploding tire still causing injuries

As winter temperatures drop, many people bring out the snow blower and snow throwers for seasonal maintenance. But beware before pumping up flat tires: Defective wheel-rims may explode and turn routine maintenance into a trip to the emergency room for […]

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Jury Rules Nursing Home Negligence in Pennsylvania Lawsuit

The Nursing Home Reform Act was passed by Congress in 1987 and states that a “nursing facility must provide services and activities to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident” without providing specific […]

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Jury Sides With Railroad Whistleblower In BNSF Case

A former railroad conductor was awarded a $1.66 million in a whistleblower case against BNSF Railway. In February 2010, Curtis Rookaird, was working as a BNSF conductor in Custer, when he received a call to move 42 rail cars parked on […]

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Hyatt Sued for Unpaid Overtime and Gratuities

Sheller, P.C. and Donovan Axler, LLC recently filed a class and collective action against Hyatt Hotels for failure to pay its employees gratuities and overtime wages.  The case was brought on behalf of current and former employees of Hyatt branded […]

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Health Canada to Review Safety of Invokana

The prescription drugs dapagliflozin (Forxiga) and canagliflozin (Invokana), used to treat diabetes, are being reviewed by Health Canada in connection with the risk of ketoacidosis, a serious diabetes complication that leads to high levels of blood acids (ketones.) These drugs […]

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What Does Negligence Mean?

Negligence refers to failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under like circumstances. Usually, the behavior consists of actions but can also include omissions where there is some duty to act. […]