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July 16, 2015

Reports of FBI Investigation of Johnson & Johnson for Power Morcellation Device

Following the FDA's warning in April 2014 regarding the 1-in-350 risk of uterine fibroids being cancerous and the potential for the surgical device known as a power morcellator to spread that cancerous tissue during the removal process, key figures involved in the controversy over the safety of morcellation devices have stated that the FBI is investigating the devices’ largest manufacturer: Johnson & Johnson. A formal FBI investigation, however, has not been publicly announced.

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May 20, 2015

Massive Airbag Recall: Takata Declares More Than 33M Vehicles Defective

During a press conference on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) Administrator Mark Rosekind and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that Japan-based Takata Corp. has declared an estimated 33.8 million vehicles defective due to airbags that may explode with excessive force and potentially shoot metal shrapnel at passengers.

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