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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 he’s

Pharma Bayer hits Roundup settlement snag as judge ‘tentatively inclined’ to reject $1.25B deal2020-07-10T01:59:26-04:00

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 and

Thousands of Hammocks Recalled2018-07-08T17:40:47-04:00

Summer 2017: Unsafe Toys and Activities For Kids

Fidget Spinners, electric-shock drownings and recalled toys online are examples of some of the many 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 public about dangerous children’s

Summer 2017: Unsafe Toys and Activities For Kids2018-06-30T20:41:40-04:00

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 Year2018-06-30T20:33:12-04:00

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 Segways,

Hoverboard Fire and Injury Lawyers in Boston2018-06-30T19:54:03-04:00

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 Kids2018-06-30T19:35:54-04:00

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 Hazard2018-06-30T19:09:05-04:00

Catastrophic Brain Injury of Child Prompts Recall of Residential Elevators Due to Crushing Hazard

On March 19, 2015, the government announced a recall of Elmira Hydraulic residential hydraulic elevators, installed in homes with multiple floors. Despite the foreseeability of such elevators being used in environments with small children, these products were sold with a significant defect – the elevator

Catastrophic Brain Injury of Child Prompts Recall of Residential Elevators Due to Crushing Hazard2018-06-30T18:51:14-04:00

Wrongful Death Suit Filed Over Recalled Alcohol Prep Wipes

Every day, people use alcohol prep pads to protect themselves and their loved ones from invasive bacteria and infection. Last year, however, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of several Triad products that involved alcohol preparation, due to contamination with Bacillus Cereus

Wrongful Death Suit Filed Over Recalled Alcohol Prep Wipes2018-07-24T06:30:43-04:00

Vaginal Mesh Causes More Harm Than Good

Transvaginal mesh surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) may cause more harm than good. The vaginal mesh used in this surgery presents the risk of serious complications, leading the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to warn that it provides no greater benefits over other methods

Vaginal Mesh Causes More Harm Than Good2018-06-30T18:17:52-04:00

Women’s Dresses Recalled Due To Violation of Flammability Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of women’s dresses by Topson Downs, sold exclusively at Macy’s stores nationwide. The dress brand is Bar III, lined with a sheer rayon outer layer, with a “Mint Chili Combo” checkered, multi-colored, and black pattern. These dresses

Women’s Dresses Recalled Due To Violation of Flammability Standard2018-06-29T21:29:31-04:00

American Girl Crafts Jewelry Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall by EKSuccess Brands and American Girl Crafts Pearly Beads & Ribbons Bracelets kits. These jewelry kits contain beads that have a surface coating with excessive levels of lead, which is prohibited under federal law. 75,000 of these

American Girl Crafts Jewelry Recalled2018-06-30T18:02:18-04:00