Elizabeth Bradley

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

Low-calorie diet sodas may not be as healthy as you think. Experts are concerned a growing number of studies linking diet soda with diabetes, heart attacks, dental decay, and other health problems.

The Evidence Against Diet Soda

Low-calorie diet sodas may not be as healthy as you think. Experts are concerned a growing number of studies linking diet soda with diabetes, heart attacks, dental decay, and other health problems.

/ May 26, 2017
A shocking new study found that cholesterol-lowering statins increase the risk of death and do not prevent heart attack

Statins Boost Death Risk in Healthy Seniors, Study Finds

A shocking new study has found that cholesterol-lowering statins increase the risk of death and do not prevent heart attacks in adults over 65 years old without heart disease.

/ May 25, 2017
Safety Tips for Grilling Memorial Day Weekend

Safety Tips for Grilling Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the summer grilling season in America. Here are a few tips to help you avoid dangerous food poisoning or ending up in the hospital from eating a grill-brush bristle.

/ May 25, 2017
A jury in Florida ordered Starbucks to pay $100,000 to a mom who was severely burned by a hot coffee spill at the drive-thru window.

Woman Wins $100,000 in Starbucks Hot Coffee Lawsuit

A jury in Florida ordered Starbucks to pay $100,000 to a mom who was severely burned by a hot coffee spill at the drive-thru window.

/ May 24, 2017
Graco 'My Ride 65' Car Seats Recalled for Failing Crash Tests

Graco ‘My Ride 65’ Car Seats Recalled for Failing Crash Tests

Graco recalled over 25,000 "My Ride 65" car seats because the harness webbing can break and fail to protect a child in a crash.

/ May 24, 2017
A mechanic who developed leukemia after decades of exposure to benzene on the job was awarded a settlement mid-way through a trial in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas.

Mechanic Wins Settlement in Philadelphia Benzene Lawsuit

A mechanic who developed leukemia after decades of exposure to benzene on the job was awarded a settlement mid-way through a trial in Philadelphia.

/ May 22, 2017
Up to 400 milligrams (mg) of caffeine a day is safe

Drinking Too Much Caffeine Can Be Deadly

The recent death of a teenager in South Carolina has focused national attention on the risk of heart problems from caffeine — but how much is too much?

/ May 18, 2017
Airbag Class Action Settlemnet

Four Auto-Makers Pay $553 Million Airbag Lawsuit Settlement

Toyota, Subaru, Mazda, and BMW will pay a $553 million class action lawsuit settlement to compensate consumers for out-of-pocket expenses and loaner vehicle costs due to Takata airbag recalls.

/ May 18, 2017
Lawsuit for Textured Breast Implant Cancer Risk

Breast Cancer Survivor Develops Lymphoma From Implants

A breast cancer survivor from Missouri who had a double mastectomy was recently re-diagnosed with cancer as a result of the silicone breast implants that were used in her reconstructive surgery.

/ May 16, 2017
Tattoo Ink Infection Lawyer

Bad Ink? You Might Want to Rethink That Tattoo

Federal safety officials are updating consumers on the risks of getting a tattoo after hundreds of infections, allergic reactions, and other injuries were reported. Some side effects may not appear for years.

/ May 11, 2017