Month: March 2017

SoyNut Butter Manufacturer Shut Down Over Filthy Conditions

SoyNut Butter was recalled on March 7 after an outbreak of E. coli. The current case count stands at 29 illnesses in twelve states, with 83% of the victims under 18 years old.

/ March 31, 2017
IVC Filter Surgery Side Effect Lawsuit

Lawsuit Filed Over IVC Filter Retrieval Complications

A man from Greece has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of a blood clot filter for downplaying side effects, especially the challenges of removing filters when complications occur. He required two retrieval procedures after the filter tilted and became...

/ March 31, 2017

Ford Recalls 570,000 Vehicles for Fire Risk, Door Latch Problems

Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly.

/ March 31, 2017

Baby Bathtubs Linked to 31 Deaths, Hundreds of Injuries

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is strengthening safety standards on baby bathtubs after 31 deaths and hundreds of injuries from drowning, allergic reactions to mold, burns, lacerations, and falls.

/ March 30, 2017
IV Filter Injury Lawsuit

Defective IV Filter Lawsuit Filed in Florida

A lawsuit was filed by a man who has a short-term IVC filter in his body forever because it tilted and became embedded in his vein. He suffered three unsuccessful retrieval procedures.

/ March 30, 2017

Toyota Recalling Nearly 3 Million Vehicles for Exploding Airbags Linked to 16 Deaths

Toyota Motor Co. announced Thursday that it is recalling 2.9 million Corolla Axio sedans and RAV4 SUV crossovers in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions over potentially defective Takata airbag inflators.

/ March 30, 2017

Is Roundup Safe? Over 700 Lawsuits Question Cancer Risk

Monsanto is facing over 700 Roundup lawsuits from people with lymphoma. Now a St. Louis-based ad agency is accused of helping Monsanto downplay the risk of cancer. Researchers are demanding a new safety assessment.

/ March 29, 2017
Weight Loss Surgery Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit

IVC Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Filed in New York

A lawsuit has been filed by a woman who was injured when her Option™ IVC filter tilted, embedded itself, and punctured her kidney vein. The hook broke off in her body when doctors tried to pull it out.

/ March 29, 2017
Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo to Pay $110 Million to Settle Fake Accounts Lawsuit

Wells Fargo will pay $110 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that the bank signed thousands of customers up for accounts and other services they didn’t consent to.

/ March 29, 2017
Pet Food Recalls for Thyroid Hormones

FDA: Thyroid Hormones in Dog Food Can Kill Your Pet

Some commercial pet foods are made with livestock gullets (throat meat) and dangerous thyroid hormones that can make your dog or cat very sick, hyperactive, or cause death.

/ March 28, 2017