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- Potential Steering Problem Triggers Mazda SUV Recall
A safety defect in the steering for Mazda vehicles has led to a recall from 2006 to 2012.
- Thousands of Talcum Powder Lawsuits Filed Against Johnson & Johnson by Ovarian, Uterine Cancer Victims
Johnson & Johnson faces thousands of lawsuits filed on behalf of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer or uterine cancer after using the company's talcum baby powder products. Earlier this year, two juries in St. Louis, Missouri awarded damages of $72 million and $55 million in a pair of lawsuits filed on behalf of women who were diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using Johnson's Baby Powder, Shower to Shower, or other talcum powder products sold by Johnson & Johnson.
- Bair Hugger Warming Blankets Lawsuits Heating Up
More cases of victims of deep joint infections are claiming that it was caused by the Bair Hugger Warming Blanket system used by the hospital.
- Jaguar Land Rover Adds More than 50,000 to Takata Airbag Recall
Previously unaffected by the Takata Airbag recall, Jaguar Land Rover has announced that thousands of SUVs and Sedans will be recalled.
- New Auto Defect Whistleblower Proposal Receives Early Support
There is a new piece of federal legislation being proposed that would give financial incentives to whistleblowers who expose safety defects in autos. The legislation is in response to the recent wave of auto defects, some of which were concealed by automakers for up to ten years. It would allow any whistleblower to share in the penalty payments that an auto company may be forced to make as a result of failing to disclose a known defect.
- Electronic Cigarette Lawsuits Rapidly Increasing
E-cigarette lawsuits are on the rise as more reports of the batteries of the device are now exploding.
- Approximately 1,500 New IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court
These new IVC Filter lawsuits also claim that the manufacturers failed to warn patients about serious life threatening side effects.
- Texas Wrongful Death Lawsuits Decoded
If one of your family members has died in an accident, you may be able to recover damages on a wrongful death claim. However, there are specific elements that must be proven in order to prevail on a wrongful death claim, and deadlines that must be met. Additionally, only certain "loved ones" will legally qualify as a proper plaintiff in a wrongful death matter.
- Ashley Furnitureís Safety Violations
Accidents at work can happen anywhere. Ashley Furniture, the nationís largest furniture manufacturer, recently settled claims of safety violations brought by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for $1.75 million. OSHA found numerous safety violations in the companyís manufacturing plants which it alleged caused over 1,000 worker injuries, including amputations.
- IKEA Recalls 29 Million Pieces of Furniture Due To Tipping Concern
Due to the accidental deaths of several children, IKEA has recalled millions of dressers and chests for the safety of the general public.