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Urgent Re-Announcement of Blair Recall of Women’s Chenille Robes Prompted by Six Reported Deaths Caused by Flammable Robes

On June 11, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Blair LLC, of Warren, Pa., re-announced the recall by Blair of 162,000 women's full length Chenille Robes. Since the recall was originally announced in April 2009, the manufacturer received reports of six deaths

By |2018-07-09T00:48:38+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs

On November 24, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs, including about 147,000 Stork Craft drop-side cribs with the Fisher-Price logo. The recall involves approximately 1,213,000 units distributed in the United States

By |2018-07-09T15:19:46+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

Toyota Owners Advised of Two Separate Recalls Involving Pedal Defects – At Least Five Deaths Reported

On February 1, 2010 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) informed owners of certain Toyota, Lexus and Pontiac Vibe vehicles about situations wherein the accelerator can get stuck or is slow to return under certain conditions. This was in response to reports of consumer

By |2018-07-09T15:25:11+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Product Recall|0 Comments

MGH Suspends Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program After Serious Complications due to Errors

As of April 17th, 2009, Massachusetts General Hospital (“MGH”) reportedly suspended its pediatric cardiac surgery program after two babies suffered serious complications following errors made during open-heart surgery. State public health officials were investigating after receiving notification from the hospital that it was no longer

By |2018-07-09T01:39:59+00:00May 29th, 2018|Consumer Advice, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments