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Caitlin Hoff

Consumer Advocate

About Caitlin Hoff

Caitlin Hoff aims to educate families and individuals about important consumer topics that impact the general public’s health and safety. Working with ConsumerSafety.org, Caitlin focuses a large part of her research and educational efforts on lawsuits and recalls associated with common drugs, medical devices, and retail products that endanger the lives of consumers. Caitlin holds a BS in Industrial Design from the University of Cincinnati, and she has received certification in CDC Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals.

Stories by Caitlin Hoff

Medical Devices
Device Disasters: How Grandfathered Medical Devices Rigged the System
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s oversight of medical devices has come under scrutiny numerous times since the agency began actively regulating devices […]
July 19, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
Legal Look: Bayer’s Legal Addition, FDA Approves “Pink Viagra” & Million Dollar Awards
This issue of Legal Look explores the future of Bayer’s glyphosate litigation, reviews the newest controversial drug to gain FDA approval, and takes a […]
July 2, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
Fourth Probable Carcinogen Found in Valsartan Medication
Last week brought a shocking new discovery to the year-long saga of generic blood pressure medication recalls. The online pharmaceutical retailer Valisure reportedly found […]
June 21, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
$1 Billion DePuy Hip Implant Settlement Covers 6,000 Pending Lawsuits
In a DePuy Pinnacle lawsuit update, Johnson & Johnson agreed to settle nearly 6,000 hip replacement cases against their subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics last month. […]
June 12, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Personal Injury
What to Do if You’re Injured at Work
Workplace injuries, even those that are preventable are incredibly common. According to the National Safety Council, a worker is injured every seven seconds. Understanding […]
June 6, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
Takeda Pharmaceutical: Lawsuits To Know
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd is a Japanese company originally founded in 1781. While the company’s roots lie in traditional Eastern herbal medicines, today Takeda […]
May 28, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
2nd Roundup Verdict Goes Against Monsanto
UPDATE 3/28/19: A unanimous jury awarded $80 million to the plaintiff, finding that Monsanto had a duty to warn Hardeman and other consumers about […]
March 21, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
Sartan Blood Pressure Drug Lawsuits Gaining Traction
Valsartan is not the only sartan-based blood pressure medication to raise concerns in recent months. Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started […]
March 5, 2019
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Safety
The FDA Releases Plans to Combat Teen Vaping
On November 15, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement in response to the spike in teen e-cigarette use. In an […]
November 29, 2018
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Products
E-Cigarette Ingredients Pose Health Risks For Teens
It is no secret that smoking is a habit that can lead to a plethora of health concerns. The makers of e-cigarettes hoped to […]
November 16, 2018
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Children
Juul Lawsuits Could Change e-Cigarette Marketing
Many of us grew up hearing that smoking cigarettes is bad for your health. They cause 80% to 90% of lung cancer cases, raise […]
July 27, 2018
Author Caitlin Hoff
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