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March 10, 2009. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Lawsuit Filed Over Another Defective Medical Device ]
Omaha, NB Another lawsuit has been filed against Mentor Corp., alleging the company's medical device, the ObTape vaginal sling, was defective and caused serious injury. Women who were implanted with the ObTape vaginal sling say they have been permanently scarred by the device, which was supposed to help them fight urinary stress incontinence. Now, Mentor faces many lawsuits that claim the company not only failed to adequately warn about the risks associated with sling but also misled the FDA on its application for approval.
January 15, 2008. By Paul Halpern.
Bathurst, NB: The passenger van involved in a tragic accident in Bathurst, New Brunswick has long been banned from transportation of public school students in most of the United States and some Canadian provinces. The design of the 15-seat Ford Club Wagon made it dangerously susceptible to personal injury for passengers and drivers.Read [ Personal Injury: Van in New Brunswick Crash is Banned in 40 States ]
January 12, 2008. By Anita Black.
Bathurst, NB: Every parent's worst nightmare just came true for seven families in New Brunswick. While traveling in a Bathurst High School van on their way home from a basketball game, seven players were killed, along with one adult (the wife of the van driver) when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tractor-trailer.Read [ Tragic School Van Crash Kills Eight ]
December 21, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Topps Tainted Beef: Recall Could Have Happened Sooner ]
Lexington, NB In the aftermath of the Topps beef recall, one of the largest beef recalls in US history, a number of problems have been identified that may, ideally, serve to improve safeguards and prevent illness and similar recalls from happening again.