FDA MedWatch: Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Products
FDA notified consumers to discontinue use of three Zicam Nasal Gel/Nasal Swab products sold over-the-counter as cold remedies because they are associated with the loss of sense of smell that may be long-lasting or permanent.
FDA Alert: Malfunctioning Medtronic Pacemakers
Medtronic and FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients of a Class I recall of Medtronic Kappa Series 600/700/900 and Sigma Series 100/200/300 pacemakers due to a failure of the devices to pace the heart.
FDA Alert: Propylthiouracil-Induced Liver Failure
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying healthcare professionals of the risk of serious liver injury, including liver failure and death, with the use of propylthiouracil in adult and pediatric patients.
The Dangers of Airframe Icing
The issues related to airframe icing are complex and typically involve questions about piloting procedures, aircraft characteristics, weather and pilot training.
Slack Davis Sanger: Wyeth v. Levine Decision a Win for Consumers
The Supreme Court today issued a decision in the case, Wyeth v. Levine, 06-1249. By a vote of 6 to…
Hospital Held Liable for Hiring Incompetent Contractor
The Court of Appeals of the State of New Mexico affirms verdict in Talbott v. Roswell Hospital Corporation. Slack Davis…
Governor Perry Appoints Mike Slack to Newly Formed Judicial Compensation Commission
Governor Rick Perry named Betsy Whitaker of Dallas chair of the Judicial Compensation Commission. He also appointed eight members –…
Slack Davis Sanger Speaks Out About Cessna Caravan Air Crash
Slack Davis Sanger attorney and Cessna Caravan expert Ladd Sanger was quoted in two Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) reports pertaining to a December 5, 2007, Cessna Caravan air crash.