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Defective Products and Dangerous Drugs

Although the manufacturing and marketing of prescription drugs and other products are regulated, there are still some on the market that cause more harm than good, and sadly, the injuries caused by these drugs and products can be permanent, if not life-threatening. Suffering an injury as a result of faulty drugs and products should never happen–but it does.

At Richard Harris Personal Injury Law Firm, our Las Vegas defective product lawyers work hard to make sure our clients are treated fairly when they’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence.


Talcum Powder

Talcum powder is seemingly as innocuous a product as can be imagined. The product has been in households in one form or another, since before most of us were born. We may have been exposed to it as infants in baby powder, it’s most common form.

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IVC Filter

Since the introduction of the IVC filter in 2005, the FDA has received roughly one thousand reports about these filters. The reports show that the IVC filters fragment and embolize in the patient's body.

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Zantac, an over-the-counter or prescription medication used as treatment of heartburn by millions of Americans, was recalled.

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Allergan BIOCELL® Textured Breast Implant and Tissue Expander Recall

In the past two decades, some women have developed Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL), a rare form of cancer, from breast implants.

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Roundup Weed Killer Linked to Cancer

Roundup is the most widely used herbicide in homes and farms throughout the world. However, exposure to the weed killer's primary ingredient, glyphosate, has been linked to deadly forms of cancer, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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E-Cigarette – JUUL Products

JUUL Labs, the maker of the JUUL e-cigarette device, accounts for approximately 75% of e-cigarettes sold in the United States.

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Walk-in Bathtubs for the Elderly

A variety of whirlpool/Jacuzzi-style tub manufacturers aggressively market their expensive products to the elderly, citing increased safety and other health benefits. Unfortunately for older Americans and their adult children, scientific research fails to back up these claims. Instead, statistics show that more and more elderly people are suffering severe or fatal injuries after falling in poorly designed tubs they cannot escape from.

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Hernia Mesh

There are over 100,000 implantations of hernia mesh in the United States each year. It is a very common procedure, in which the mesh is used to cover the weakened muscle wall and to strengthen the surrounding tissue and hold the internal organs in place.

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Military Earplug Hearing Loss

The government issues earplugs to help protect military service members from hearing loss during combat and training. One particular model—known as the 3M Combat Arms earplug—is shown to be defective, which places service members at unnecessary risk of permanent hearing loss and/or tinnitus.

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Onglyza aids in the maintenance of type 2 diabetes. Patients often use Onglyza as a part of a complete treatment program including diet, exercise and weight management. Onglyza helps control high blood sugar and regulates the levels of insulin the body produces.

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During this first year period, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), a pharmaceutical industry watchdog organization, and publisher of the pharmaceutical industry review Quarterwatch, found 457 “serious adverse events” reported.

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Real Water

has been linked to liver illness and hospitalizations. Have you or a loved one been hospitalized due to liver illness or damage?

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PHILIPS CPAP and BiPAP Ventilator Devices

Philips sleep and respiratory care devices have been recalled after it was discovered that the sound abatement foam that is used in these products is linked to respiratory illness and lung injury.

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