Product Safety

Peloton recalling all treadmills after reports of injuries, one death

Peloton announced Wednesday voluntary recalls of both its treadmill machines over safety concerns. The announcement marked a major reversal of Peloton’s initial reaction, and comes after weeks of discussions with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. In a statement, Peloton apologized

Peloton recalling all treadmills after reports of injuries, one death2021-05-06T00:43:01-04:00

Pharma Bayer hits Roundup settlement snag as judge ‘tentatively inclined’ to reject $1.25B deal

Looks like Bayer’s Roundup litigation headache may not be over after all, even after the company committed nearly $11 billion to a settlement.   U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria, who oversees the class action lawsuit, said in a court filing (PDF) Monday that

Pharma Bayer hits Roundup settlement snag as judge ‘tentatively inclined’ to reject $1.25B deal2021-04-15T14:11:03-04:00

Thousands of Hammocks Recalled

On December 8 , 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of about 24,000 Amby Baby Motion Beds manufactured by Amby Baby USA, of Minneapolis, Minnesota.   The bed, which looks much like a mini hammock, consists of a steel frame

Thousands of Hammocks Recalled2021-04-15T15:00:55-04:00

Summer 2017: Unsafe Toys and Activities For Kids

Fidget Spinners, electric-shock drownings, and recalled toys online are examples of some of the many Unsafe Toys and hazards to watch out for so children can have a safer summer.   World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the

Summer 2017: Unsafe Toys and Activities For Kids2021-12-23T08:19:53-04:00

Baby Carriers, Cribs, Strollers Linked to Thousands of Injuries Every Year

According to a research project conducted at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, a child under the age of three is injured in an accident involving baby products every eight minutes. That adds up to about 66,000 injuries a year, and this number has been rising over the

Baby Carriers, Cribs, Strollers Linked to Thousands of Injuries Every Year2021-04-15T15:18:10-04:00

Hoverboard Fire and Injury Lawyers in Boston

Years after Marty McFly raced away on a futuristic hoverboard in the popular Back to the Future movie, wheeled versions of these other-worldly playthings and modes of transportation have been a sought-after commodity. Hoverboards are self-balancing skateboards that are electronically powered. They are similar to

Hoverboard Fire and Injury Lawyers in Boston2022-02-08T08:16:24-04:00

Parents Beware of Buying Unsafe Toys for Your Kids

Safety of children should be the primary concern of every parent when buying toys. World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc, (W.A.T.C.H) recently revealed a list of ten toys representative of playthings that should not be in the hands of any child. Government surveys showed that

Parents Beware of Buying Unsafe Toys for Your Kids2021-04-15T12:57:47-04:00

Toys ‘R’ Us Will Stop Selling Toy Truck Due to Fire Hazard

Toys “R” Us has announced that it will stop selling certain Tonka Trucks due to a Bellingham, Washington family’s experience. According to the Harden family, the Tonka truck, which was a Christmas gift for their grandson, caught on fire. The family stated that they had

Toys ‘R’ Us Will Stop Selling Toy Truck Due to Fire Hazard2021-04-15T12:19:46-04:00
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