EzriCare Eye Drops Lawsuit [2023] | EzriCare Artificial Tears Linked to Infections, Vision Loss and Death

Suffer vision loss or infection after using EzriCare Artificial Tears? Contact TorHoerman Law for a free consultation.

EzriCare Eye Drops Lawsuit Overview

EzriCare Artificial Tears, produced by Global Pharma Healthcare, have been recalled and are under investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning, urging consumers not to use EzriCare Artificial Tears due to a potential bacterial contamination.

The recalled eye drops have been linked to over 50 infections across the country, with at least one person dying as a result.

EzriCare Eye Drops Lawsuit

If you or a loved one used EzriCare Artificial Tears and subsequently suffered permanent vision loss, were diagnosed with an infection, or had vision problems, you may be eligible to file an EzriCare Eye Drops Lawsuit Claim.

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Frequently Asked Questions

EzriCare Artificial Tears are recalled due to contamination, potentially in the manufacturing or transportation process of the product. The bacterial infections were caused by Drug-Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa (CRPA).

The source of the bacterial contamination has not yet been identified. The CDC is investigating both opened and unopened bottles of eye drops to determine whether the contaminated eye drops were tainted during the manufacturing process.

Global Pharma Healthcare is recalling all lots of Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops, distributed by EzriCare, LLC- and Delsam Pharma.

Health problems associated with CRPA infections/bacterial infections from contaminated eye drops may include:

  • Eye infections
  • Blood infection
  • Permanent vision loss
  • Partial vision loss
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Respiratory infections

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Outbreak of Bacteria Resistant Infections Linked to EzriCare Artificial Tears Eye Drops

National and local health departments are urging consumers to stop using EzriCare Artificial Tears immediately. Global Pharma Healthcare has issued a voluntary recall on their products and the national media has begun reporting on the dangers of using EzriCare Artificial Tears.

Carbapenem Resistant Pseudomonas Aeruginosa (CRPA) can cause severe infections, and its presence in EzriCare Artificial Tears Eye Drops is especially concerning. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa often resist antibiotics.

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria, when transmitted through eye drops, can lead to severe eye infections, blood infections, and other serious health problems, potentially leading to death.

EzriCare Artificial Tears Linked to Eye Infection, Vision Loss, Death

Severe bacterial infections have been reported in: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.

CDC Investigates Multi-State Outbreak of Eye Infections

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warning states that the agency is looking into the source of the contamination and following-up with individuals who’ve been effected.

The CDC is investigating the outbreak of an “…extensively drug-resistant strain of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-β-lactamase (VIM) and Guiana-Extended Spectrum-β-Lactamase (GES)-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (VIM-GES-CRPA) in 12 states.”

The CDC also says that although most patients used several different brands of artificial tears, EzriCare Artificial Tears were commonly mentioned by those suffering from an ocular infection.

The CDC urges patients immediately discontinue the use of EzriCare Artificial Tears eye drops.

About Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections

Pseudomonas infections are caused by Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria. Typically, these infections can affect a variety of body sites, including the skin, lungs, urinary tract, and bloodstream, and can cause symptoms such as fever, redness, and pus.

Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) is a type of P. aeruginosa that has developed resistance to carbapenems, a class of antibiotics often used to treat severe bacterial infections.

Pseudomonas infections are especially dangerous for people with weakened immune systems. In some cases, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa infections have resulted in the death of patients.

Symptoms of CRPA Eye Infections

The symptoms of Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CRPA) eye infections can include:

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Pain or discomfort
  • Drainage or discharge from the eye
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased sensitivity to light
  • Eyelid swelling or tenderness
  • Itching or burning sensation
  • Pink eye
  • Infected tissue
  • Fever
  • Headache

If you have used EzriCare Artificial Tears and are experiencing any of the about symptoms, seek medical attention immediately.

EzriCare Eye Drops Lawsuits: Do You Qualify?

Our attorneys are investigating EzriCare Artificial Tears Lawsuits and are speaking to potential clients about filing claims against Global Pharma and any other responsible parties.

TorHoerman Law works on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge for legal representation unless your case wins compensation.

Contact us today to discuss your options and the legal process for EzriCare Infection Lawsuits.

Do you qualify for the EzriCare Eye Drops Lawsuit

Our product liability team can assist you with some important steps in filing an EzriCare Lawsuit, including gathering evidence, assessing damages, and determining liability.

Gathering Evidence for the Potential EzriCare Eye Drops Lawsuit

Evidence for an EzriCare Artificial Tears Lawsuit may include:

  • Medical records
  • Receipts of purchase for EzriCare Artificial Tears brand eye drops
  • Proof of eye infection or other bacterial infection
  • Any other proof linking vision loss or infection to the use of EzriCare drops

Assessing Damages for a Potential EzriCare Lawsuit

Damages are the total amount of losses, economic and non-economic, resulting from your injuries.

Damages in an EzriCare Lawsuit may include:

  • Bills for medical treatment
  • Lost wages
  • Permanent disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional damages
  • Other compensatory and punitive damages.

The amount in damages an individual is allowed to claim will be dependent on their evidence and the strength of their individual case.

TorHoerman Law: Investigating EzriCare Eye Drops Lawsuit Claims

TorHoerman Law is currently investigating EzriCare Artificial Tears Lawsuit.

Global Pharma Healthcare’s recalled Ezricare Artificial Tears have been linked to eye infection, bacterial infection, bloodstream infection, and potentially other complications.

If you or a loved one used EzriCare Artificial Tears, eye drops, or other EzriCare products, and subsequently developed eye infections, bacterial infections, or other complications, you may be eligible to file a claim.

Contact TorHoerman Law for a free consultation.

You can also use the chatbot on this page to see if you qualify to file a claim instantly. 

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