All posts by Elizabeth Bradley

Lifelong consumer advocate. Pop culture nerd. Grammar evangelist. Wannabe organizer. Travel addict. Zombie fan.

GM Recalls 135,000 Tire Jacks for Injury Hazard

GM Recalls 135,000 Tire Jacks for Injury Hazard

GM has recalled over 135,000 emergency spare tire jacks for Buick Encore GX and Chevrolet Trailblazer SUVs due to an injury hazard.

/ June 18, 2021
Crop Duster Files Paraquat Parkinson's Lawsuit in Illinois

Crop Duster Files Paraquat Parkinson’s Lawsuit in Illinois

A former crop-duster who developed Parkinson's Disease after years of breathing the toxic weed-killer Paraquat has filed a lawsuit in Illinois.

/ February 8, 2021
Breathing Paraquat Gives It Direct Pathway to Brain, Study Finds

Breathing Paraquat Gives It Direct Pathway to Brain, Study Finds

Breathing the weed-killer Paraquat gives it a direct pathway to the brain, which may help explain its link to Parkinson's Disease, according to a new study.

/ February 4, 2021
Costco Massage Guns Recalled After $15,000 in Fire Damage

Costco Massage Guns Recalled After $15,000 in Fire Damage

Massimo Percussion Massage Guns were recalled after 3 reports of battery fires that caused $15,000 in damage.

/ January 6, 2021
Graco Recalls Pack 'n Play Sleepers for Deadly Risk of Suffocation

Graco Recalls Pack ‘n Play Sleepers for Deadly Risk of Suffocation

Graco recalled 51,000 inclined sleepers for Pack n' Play playards after reports of nearly 100 babies suffocating to death in similar products.

/ December 17, 2020
Another Umbilical Cord Powder Recalled for Deadly Infection Risk

Another Umbilical Cord Powder Recalled for Deadly Infection Risk

Another company has recalled goldenseal root powder due to a risk of deadly infections when it is used on an infant's umbilical cord stump.

/ December 7, 2020
$73 Million Settlement Reached in UCLA Gynecologist Sex Abuse Lawsuit

$73 Million Settlement Reached in UCLA Gynecologist Sex Abuse Lawsuit

The University of California system has agreed to pay $73 million to settle a class action lawsuit accusing a former UCLA gynecologist, Dr. James Heaps, of sexual abuse.

/ November 18, 2020
City Pays $28 Million After 'Widow Maker' Tree Kills Grandmother At Wedding

City Pays $28 Million After ‘Widow Maker’ Tree Kills Grandmother At Wedding

The city of Whittier, California will pay $28 million to the family of a 61-year-old grandmother who died when an 80-foot tree fell during her daughter's wedding party in Penn Park in 2016.

/ October 28, 2020
Meijer Recalls Cantaloupes and Fruit Trays for Salmonella Risk

Meijer Recalls Cantaloupe and Fruit Trays for Salmonella Risk

Meijer and Eagle Produce have recalled whole cantaloupes and a variety of fruit trays due to a risk of Salmonella.

/ October 8, 2020
Cannondale Recalls Front Racks on Treadwell Bicycles

Cannondale Recalls Front Racks on Treadwell Bicycles

Cannondale is recalling the front racks on some Treadwell bicycles because the rack can fall off and cause the front wheel to stop suddenly.

/ September 10, 2020