Category: Leisure

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

Children’s Plush Toys Recalled Over Choking Hazard

Douglas Company Inc. is recalling about 25,000 children’s plush toys over concerns that the plastic eyes can detach, which poses a choking hazard.

/ May 19, 2017
2017 1X Trimlite Recall

Cabrinha Kiteboard Control Systems Recalled

Cabrinha Kites has recalled about 2,900 of the 2017 Cabrinha 1X kiteboard control systems because a metal bracket can break and cause loss of kite control, posing injury and fall hazards.

/ May 17, 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
Star Wars AT-AT Walker Recalled for Cold Weather Failure

Star Wars AT-AT Walker Recalled for Tip-Over Hazard

May the fourth be with you. Transport Canada is celebrating May 4th, Star Wars Day, with a spoof recall for the Imperial AT-AT Walker. No word yet on R2 Units with bad Motivators or Death Stars with vulnerable exhaust ports.

/ May 4, 2017
Taxotere Baldness Lawsuit Numbers Hit 800

France Reports Taxotere Deaths as Hair Loss Lawsuits Hit 800

The top health agency in France is investigating the chemotherapy drug Taxotere (docetaxel) after five people died of neutropenic enterocolitis, or severe inflammation of the intestine and colon.

/ April 7, 2017

Sex Toy Maker to Pay $10K Each to Customers Over Privacy Violation

Standard Innovation has agreed to settle a lawsuit accusing the company of collecting "highly intimate and sensitive data" from its We-Vibe vibrators without their owners' knowledge.

/ March 14, 2017
Cook Celect IVC Filter Lawsuit in Florida

Cook Medical Hit With Vein Filter Injury Lawsuit

Lawsuits have been filed by hundreds of people who were injured by Cook Medical's blood clot-catching Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters. Many studies have found high rates of vein perforation, with the risk increasing over time.

/ January 31, 2017
Insulin Price Fixing Lawsuit

Insulin Class Action Blames 1000% Cost Increase on Price-Fixing

A class action lawsuit accuses drug-makers of illegally jacking up the price of insulin so they could profit off diabetics who need it to survive.

/ January 30, 2017

Facts More Shocking than President Donald Trump

The 2016 presidential campaign exposed deep divisions among Americans, but "We the People" are united by one thing — shock and awe. Here's a few more shocking facts as our Stars & Stripes fly on #45.

/ January 20, 2017