All posts by Elizabeth Bradley

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

Allergan Is Trying to Find Women With Recalled Breast Implants

Allergan Is Trying to Find Women With Recalled Breast Implants

Allergan is trying to find 52,000 women with Biocell® breast implants that were recalled in July 2019 due to an increased risk of cancer.

/ June 3, 2020
OxyCide Lawsuit Filed by Hospital Housekeeper in California

OxyCide Lawsuit Filed by Hospital Housekeeper in California

A hospital housekeeper who developed severe coughing and nose bleeds after using OxyCide disinfectant cleaner has filed a lawsuit accusing Ecolab of hiding the product's health risks.

/ May 15, 2020
Nursing Homes Push For COVID-19 Lawsuit Immunity As Deaths Top 20,000

Nursing Homes Push For COVID-19 Lawsuit Immunity As Deaths Top 20,000

Faced with 20,000 deaths and counting, nursing homes are pushing states to give them immunity from a potential flood of lawsuits.

/ May 5, 2020
Hospital Workers Files OxyCide Class Action Lawsuit

Hospital Workers File OxyCide Class Action Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by hospital workers who developed severe health problems after using OxyCide, a powerful disinfectant chemical that linked to serious breathing problems, skin burns, and unknown long-term side effects.

/ May 4, 2020
Essure Birth Control Linked to 15,000 Adverse Events Last Year

Essure Birth Control Linked to 15,000 Adverse Events Last Year

Bayer's controversial sterilization implant Essure was linked to over 15,000 adverse event reports in 2019. The most common reports involved surgery to remove Essure, chronic pain, and menstrual irregularities.

/ April 30, 2020
Fast-Food Box Lawsuit Claims Toxic Chemicals Can Make You Sick

Fast-Food Box Lawsuit Claims Toxic Chemicals Can Make You Sick

A woman from Florida filed lawsuits against 5 popular fast-food chains claiming she got sick from toxic chemicals in polystyrene food boxes.

/ April 9, 2020
Zantac Lawsuit

FDA Pulls All Remaining Zantac Due to Cancer-Causing Chemical

The FDA ordered manufacturers to pull all remaining Zantac (ranitidine) heartburn pills off store shelves due to unacceptable levels of a cancer-causing impurity.

/ April 1, 2020
FDA Bans Electric-Shock Devices Used on Kids at Controversial School

FDA Bans Electric-Shock Devices Used on Kids at Controversial School

The FDA has banned electric-shock devices that are used on disabled children at a controversial school in Massachusetts.

/ March 5, 2020
Home Depot and Safavieh Recall Dressers for Tip-Over Hazard

Home Depot and Safavieh Recall Dressers for Tip-Over Hazard

A pair of recalls were issued by Home Depot and Safavieh for dressers that failed stability tests and pose a tip-over hazard.

/ February 27, 2020
Crock-Pot Express Pressure Cooker Lawsuit

Crock-Pot Express Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed in Florida

A woman who was severely burned by an exploding Crock-Pot Express Pressure Cooker has filed a class action lawsuit in Florida.

/ January 15, 2020