Calling Hyland’s Teething Tablets a “Serious Health Risk," FDA Finally Drops Hammer

A stunning FDA recall letter dated April 7, 2017 to Jay Borneman, CEO of Hyland’s, lays out shockingly strong warnings and statements about Hyland’s dangerous teething products. The FDA stated a recall was necessary because "there is a reasonable probability that the use [of teething tablets]...will cause serious adverse event health consequences or death." Read more

Calling Hyland’s Teething Tablets a “Serious Health Risk," FDA Finally Drops Hammer

 

A stunning FDA recall letter dated April 7, 2017 to Jay Borneman, CEO of Hyland’s, lays out shockingly strong warnings and statements about Hyland’s dangerous teething products. The FDA stated a recall was necessary because "there is a reasonable probability that the use [of teething tablets]...will cause serious adverse event health consequences or death." Read more »

FDA Raises Concern About Breast Implants and Cancer

 

As of February 1st, 2017, the FDA has received 359 reports of a rare type of breast cancer linked to breast implants. The FDA has confirmed that a malignancy of the immune system associated with breast implants has resulted in 9 deaths. Read more »

Hyland's Homeopathic Teething Tablets Ingredient Toxic Belladonna Puts Your Child at an Unnecessary Risk Of Injury/Death - CEO Doesn't Care

 

Standard Homeopathic has made millions selling Hylands Homeopathic Teething product that has been linked to infant deaths. Hyland’s sells teething tablets and gels which contain the active ingredient belladonna.  Teething lawsuits are being filed now. Read more »

FDA Warns Doctors About “Absorb” Dissolving Heart Stent

 

Absorb is a stent made of plastic that is designed to dissolve completely over a three-year period. Recent data from two-year clinical trials reveal a much higher rate of heart problems than initially expected once the stent begins to fully dissipate. 
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Deregulation and Budget Cuts Likely to Lead to Increased Adverse Event Reporting in Pharmaceutical Industry

 

With deregulation of FDA oversight, cuts in funding to institutions conducting government research and overview, and the potential for essentially the privatization of the FDA because of increased industry funding, it is likely we will see an increase in injuries and thus adverse event reports  Read more »

Should I Report A Drug Injury or Drug Side Effect?

 

it is imperative that consumers understand that the need to report drug injuries or side effects is great. Reports are a critical way the FDA can detect injuries or side effects early and prevent it from unnecessarily happening to others Read more »

The Myth of Tort Reform - Stripping Away Civil Rights in Favor of Corporate Profit

 

In an effort to take advantage of a Republican-controlled Congress and a country divided and distracted, big business interests are once again pushing for legislation to increase profits and increase federal regulation (but not of their own industries), and in so doing, strip away the Seventh Amendment rights of many victims. In a Valentine’s… Read more »

Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017: The Corporate Sweetheart Deal

 

Recently, the House Judiciary Committee passed a new bill (HR 985) called the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017.” Introduced a day before Valentine’s Day the bill should have been called “The Corporate Sweetheart Deal.” This is 1 of 6 Federal bills being presented this month that rig the courts and strip… Read more »

TorHoerman Law Helps Edwardsville Community Show Just How “Tank Full” They Are for Main Street Community Center as Trivia Night Raises Unprecedented Funding

 

The Main Street Community Center (MSSC) has been a centerpiece for the Edwardsville community by providing residents of all ages with a range of group and individual services since 1974. On Saturday February 25th residents provided the center with a resounding “Thank you!” by raising $14,166 during the annual “Tank Full” trivia… Read more »

FDA Confirms Toxic Belladonna Plant In Homeopathic Teething Product

 

The Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) is now advising parents to not use Hyland's homeopathic teething products containing belladonna. According to a news release on January 27, 2017 the FDA stated that recent laboratory analyses “found inconsistent amounts of belladonna, a toxic substance, in certain homeopathic teething tablets,… Read more »

FDA Warns Parents Not To Use Popular Teething Tablets and Gels

 

Popular homeopathic teething tablets and gels have been linked to the deaths of 10 children and 400 adverse reports. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to caregivers to stop using the products. The deaths and adverse events, which included fever, lethargy, vomiting, sleepiness, tremors, shortness of breath, irritability, and agitation, occurred over the past six years. Read more »

TorHoerman Law is "Tank Full" for the Main Street Community Center

 

TorHoerman Law is once again proud to sponsor the Main Street Community Center (MSCC) "Tank Full" Trivia event happening on Saturday February 25th at the Edwardsville IL Moose Lodge. All proceeds for this event benefit a door-to-door transportation program for seniors and the disabled in the community such as Bea, and 86… Read more »

Popcorn Lung in Animal Food Manufacturing - Who is at Risk?

 

Second in our series on workers diagnosed with popcorn lung after exposure to dangerous chemicals in the workplace.   This article talks about workers exposed to diacetly through feed and feed additives for the pet food industry.   Read more »

Is Coffee Lung the New Popcorn Lung?

 

Has our obsession with a great cup of coffee put coffee roasting plant workers at risk for a severe lung disease? According to the CDC, diacetyl is released during the roasting and grinding of coffee. Originally thought to be isolated to flavored coffees, it now appears that even the grinding and packaging of unflavored coffee puts workers at risk… Read more »

 

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