Category: Pharmaceutical

Top 8 Reasons For Medical Device Recalls [infographic]

Published on July 11, 2016, by Matthew Sharp

Infographic, Pharmaceutical

The FDA is on pace to recall more defective medical devices in 2016 than in any previous year. Eight factors are driving the number of recalls to increase each year. (Article continues below Infographic) 1. Poor Information There are several layers between a medical device manufacturer and the patient. Without adequate information about the care and installation of the device, the manufacturer risks a lawsuit from a defective medical device lawyer in Reno, NV. The device must have clear instructions for cleaning and operation, as well as warning [...]
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Crib Recalls: What Every Parent Should Know

Published on June 28, 2016, by Matthew Sharp

Pharmaceutical, Press Release

When parents purchase a baby bed or crib, they expect that it is safe for use. However, many baby beds and cribs, even some of the most trusted brands, prove to be hazardous for infants and small children. Every year, thousands of cribs are recalled due to defects, but many are not recalled in time to prevent serious injuries and fatalities. Due to defective designs and components, cribs can cause a variety of injuries, and even fatalities. If a child is injured or killed by a defective crib, [...]
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Five Reasons Why Insurance Companies Reject Death Benefits

Published on June 2, 2016, by Matthew Sharp


Life insurance companies have very strict rules about when they pay out for death benefits and how they deny claims for families. When an insurance company tries to reject the payment of benefits or slow down payments to beneficiaries, a Reno bad faith insurance attorney like Matthew L. Sharp is a family’s best option to protect their rights and receive their benefits. What Is “Bad Faith”? Under US law, insurance companies are required to act in “good faith” for every interaction with the people they insure. This “good faith” implies [...]
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Nursing homes often administer antipsychotic drugs without consent

Published on June 30, 2015, by Matthew Sharp

Blog, Pharmaceutical

A recent, unprecedented settlement against a U.S. nursing home is raising questions nationwide about how many nursing home residents are overmedicated with antipsychotic drugs without proper consent. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Nevada is one of only two states in the nation where all 32 nursing homes were cited by state health inspectors for infractions relating to elder care in 2013. While alarming, these numbers also play a role in why patients, family members and a Reno personal injury attorney are increasingly concerned about how medication is [...]
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