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IVC Filter Lawsuit Plaintiffs Note Possibility of Settlement While Awaiting September 2016 Trial Date

TheProductLawyers.com reports on the use of IVC filters to prevent pulmonary embolism and the allegations made by hundreds of plaintiffs about the possible risks associated with using the devices.

Chrissie Cole

Chikungunya Virus: Symptoms & Prevention

Mosquitos have long been an annoyance, but now they pose increasing danger to people. West Nile Virus, spread by mosquitoes, has been a threat for several years but this year there is a new mosquito-borne threat called chikungunya, according to […]

Chrissie Cole

Yet Another Lawsuit Filed Against General Motors

A new lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court this week, against General Motors, on behalf of more than 650 people that have been allegedly injured or killed in accidents that involved vehicles recalled this year for faulty ignition switches. […]

Chrissie Cole

Mayborn Recalls Baby Monitors For Repair

Mayborn USA voluntarily issued a recall of baby monitors in the U.S. and Canada due to a strangulation hazard posed by the sensor pad wire that can become wrapped around the child’s neck. To this date there have been no […]

Chrissie Cole

Power Adaptor/Chargers Recalled By Gemini

Gemini Manufacturing, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of power adaptor/chargers due to a burn hazard risks if the device overheats. To date, the company has received one injury report in which […]

Chrissie Cole

Sony Recalls VAIO Flip PC Laptops

Sony is recalling Personal computers because the lithium-ion batteries have the potential to overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard. The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the CPSC. To this date, the company has been informed of four […]

Chrissie Cole

Coravin Wine Access System Recalled For Repair

Summer is in full swing in most places and with that usually comes more barbeques and parties and outings. If wine is  on the menu, be sure to read this recall warning about the Coravin,  Wine Access System. The units are being […]

Chrissie Cole

Recall: Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Transmitters

A voluntary recall of Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Transmitters was issued because the batteries can fail to emit a low battery warning which can lead to transmitter not properly generating a warning. This is a secondary recall to an […]

Chrissie Cole

Ottomans Recalled By Big Lots Due to Fall Hazard

Big Lots issued a voluntary recall of ottomans, sold exclusively at their stores, because they have the potential to collapse during use, posing a fall hazard to consumers. To this date, the company has received 19 reports of consumers falling […]

Chrissie Cole

Nest Labs Recalls to Repair Nest Protect Smoke + CO Alarms

Carbon Monoxide (CO) and smoke detectors have been recalled by Nest Labs for repair due to failure to sound alert. According to the CPSC, activity near the device during a fire can prevent the alarm from immediately sounding when the […]