Month: August 2019

Vaping Linked to Nearly 100 Reports of Severe Lung Disease

Vaping Linked to Nearly 100 Reports of Severe Lung Disease

The CDC is investigating nearly 100 reports of severe lung disease in young people who use e-cigarettes or vapes.

/ August 20, 2019
Chef Toby Pig Ear Dog Treats Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Chef Toby Pig Ear Dog Treats Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Another brand of pig ear dog treats were recalled due to a risk of contamination with Salmonella amid a nationwide outbreak that has sickened at least 127 people in 33 states, according to the CDC.

/ August 19, 2019
Breast Implant Recall

Class Action Filed for Allergan Biocell® Breast Implants Linked to Cancer

Two women have filed a class action lawsuit accusing Allergan of selling dangerous textured breast implants that can cause cancer.

/ August 16, 2019
Child Sex Abuse Lawsuit in New York

Look-Back Law Sparks 400+ Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits in New York

Over 400 child sex abuse lawsuits were filed in New York as part of a new law that gives adult victims 1 year to file civil lawsuits against their abusers and the institutions that enabled abuse.

/ August 15, 2019
2017-2020 Toyota Sienna Recalled for Loss of Steering Risk

2017-2020 Toyota Sienna Recalled for Loss of Steering Risk

A recall has been issued for certain model year 2017-2020 Toyota Sienna vans because the steering shaft extensions can break and cause a sudden loss of steering control, which could lead to a crash.

/ August 14, 2019
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Millions of Dangerous Infant Sleepers Recalled, Yet Risk of Death Remains – Who’s Responsible?

Earlier this month, the Massachusetts-based firm Dorell Juvenile USA became the latest company to issue a nationwide recall for inclined infant sleepers designed similar to a product that has been linked to the deaths of 32 babies, according to the...

/ August 13, 2019
Costco SunSetter Awnings Recalled After Death Reported

Costco SunSetter Awnings Recalled After Death Reported

SunSetter recalled the covers on its motorized awnings after a 73 year-old man died when the awning opened unexpectedly and hit him.

/ August 13, 2019
Dole Baby Spinach Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Dole Baby Spinach Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Dole recalled a limited amount of fresh baby spinach in bags and plastic clamshell containers after a product tested positive for Salmonella in Michigan.

/ August 12, 2019
Pre-Tattoo Numbing Gel Recalled for Tattoo Infection Risk

Pre-Tattoo Numbing Gel Recalled for Tattoo Infection Risk

Pre-tattoo numbing gel and cream products were recalled because they are contaminated with bacteria, which could increase the risk of an infection if the product is applied before a person gets a tattoo.

/ August 9, 2019
TVT-O Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

TVT-O Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Filed in Dallas, Texas

A lawsuit has been filed by a Texas woman who was injured when a doctor left behind pieces of a vaginal mesh implant in her body.

/ August 8, 2019