Dangerous and Defective Triad Alcohol Swab Lawyer
Philadelphia Product Liability Attorney
Eight reported deaths, 11 serious infections and 250 other cases of adverse health effects have been reported in connection with the use of Triad alcohol swabs, pads and swabsticks. These useful medical products were used to clean the skin prior to an injection, but studies have shown that several lots of the medical products have been contaminated with a deadly bacteria Bacillus cereus.
If you believe that you or your loved one was harmed by this dangerous product, contact our Philadelphia law firm of Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman, P.C. Our firm is known throughout the area as MyPhillyLawyer. We have a strong reputation and years of experience fighting for the rights of injured victims.
Triad Group Issues Recall Potentially Dangerous Products in U.S., Canada and Europe
While Triad Group recalled thousands of the alcohol pads earlier in 2011, many of these medical products remain in consumers' medicine cabinets. These products were sold at drug stores throughout the country under a variety of names, including:
- Cardinal Health
- PSS Select
- Moore Medical
Consumers with additional questions about the recalled products should check the Food and Drug Administration website at http://www.fda.gov/. The list above is not comprehensive of the packaging names of the Triad pads. The FDA site, however, includes additional information about the Triad Group recall.
The Triad pads and swabs were also used at hospitals throughout the country. Several people, including a 5-year-old Houston boy, died after contracting the fatal bacteria in hospitals throughout the U.S.
Contact a Product Liability and Toxic Tort Attorney
At Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman, our knowledgeable product liability attorneys will assist individuals and families who have been harmed by these dangerous products. Lawsuits have already been filed throughout the country alleging damages of up to $30 million.
If you believe that you or a loved one contracted a life-threatening infection that caused serious harm, you need to speak to an attorney at our law firm. We will begin investigating your claim and start the legal process to protect your rights and seek compensation for your injuries. Contact us or call our law firm at 866-920-0352 to schedule your free, initial consultation today.