Category: Breaking News

Cuisinart Recalls 8 Million Food Processors Amid Reports of Tooth Injuries, Mouth Laceration

Conair has issued a massive recall for 22 models of Cuisinart food processors after receiving at least 69 reports of consumers finding broken pieces of the blade in their processed food, including 30 reports of mouth laceration and tooth injuries.

/ December 14, 2016
Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuit

[BREAKING] $1 Billion Awarded in Metal Hip Implant Trial

Six people who were injured by a metal-on-metal hip implant made by Johnson & Johnson were awarded over $1 billion by a federal jury in Dallas, Texas.

/ December 1, 2016

Massive Earthquake Off Coast of Japan Sparks Fukushima Fears

A tsunami warning was in effect Tuesday for Japan's Fukushima and Miyagi Prefectures after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Honshu, threatening regions devastated in the 2011 mega-disaster that killed 20,000 people.

/ November 22, 2016

J&J Settles Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit Before Trial

Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging that its antipsychotic drug Risperdal caused a young man to grow excessive breast tissue in order to avoid a trial that was set to begin Monday in Pennsylvania...

/ November 3, 2016
Dehumidifier Fire Recall

Dehumidifiers Recalled After Causing $4.8M in Fire Damage

Own a dehumidifier? It could burn your house down. Over 7 million have been recalled because they can catch on fire. The most recent house fire was on Halloween.

/ November 2, 2016

$12M Breg Cold Therapy Lawsuit Verdict Overturned on Appeal

A California appeals court has overturned a $12.6 million lawsuit verdict awarded to a woman who was severely injured after using a Breg Polar Care Cold Therapy unit to recover from knee surgery.

/ November 2, 2016

Tennessee Family Sues Amazon for $30M After Hoverboard Fire Destroys Home

A family from Nashville whose $1 million home was destroyed in a fire caused by an exploding hoverboard has filed a products liability lawsuit against Amazon.

/ October 31, 2016
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Defective Takata Airbags Linked to 11 Deaths

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has confirmed that the car crash death of a 50-year-old woman in Riverside, California, was linked to a Takata airbag rupture.

/ October 27, 2016
Heater-Cooler Infection FDA Warning

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease at UW Medical Center Linked to Heater-Cooler Devices

Amid an investigation into a recent outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has infected at least five patients -- including two who died -- at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), the hospital has announced that all heater-cooler devices used...

/ October 26, 2016

Feds Wants FLDS Police Force Disbanded

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will ask a federal judge this week to break up a law enforcement agency overseeing two cities on the Arizona-Utah border due to its “lengthy entanglement” with the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS).

/ October 25, 2016