Category: Political News

President Seeks Health Benefits for Veterans With Burn Pit Injuries

President Seeks Health Benefits for Veterans With Burn Pit Injuries

President Joe Biden traveled to Texas to advocate for expanded medical care for thousands of U.S. veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.

/ March 9, 2022
Social Media

U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Bill Targeting Social Media Addiction

U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill that would study how to fight the problem of social media addiction and misinformation.

/ February 11, 2022
Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper

97 Babies Died in the Rock ‘n Play and Fisher-Price Lied About It

In shocking testimony to lawmakers, the Senior VP of Fisher-Price admitted that 97 babies died in the now-recalled Rock 'n Play Sleeper.

/ June 16, 2021
41 Deaths Linked to E-Scooters and Micro-Mobility Products Since 2017

41 Deaths Linked to E-Scooters and Micro-Mobility Products Since 2017

At least 41 people died from accidents on e-scooters and micro-mobility products since 2017, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

/ September 21, 2020
Crock Pot Pressure Cooker Lawsuit

CrockPot Pressure Cooker Lawsuits Filed by 6 Burn Victims

Six people who were burned by CrockPot Pressure Cookers that exploded when they opened the lid filed lawsuits against Sunbeam Products and Newell Brands.

/ August 18, 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
Business Owners Ask Courts to Centralize COVID-19 Insurance Lawsuits in MDL

Business Owners Ask Courts to Centralize COVID-19 Insurance Lawsuits in MDL

Plaintiffs are asking judges to centralize lawsuits against insurance companies for rejecting COVID-19 business interruption claims.

/ April 23, 2020
Lawmakers Ask Graco and Chicco to Recall More Inclined Sleepers

Lawmakers Ask Graco and Chicco to Recall More Inclined Sleepers

Inclined sleeper accessories for Chicco's Lullaby Playards and Graco’s Care Station Playards may pose a suffocation hazard.

/ March 9, 2020
Another University of Michigan Doctor Accused of Sexually Abusing Students

University of Michigan Doctor Accused of Sexually Abusing Students

Dr. Robert E. Anderson, a now-deceased doctor at the University of Michigan, is accused of sexually abusing over 100 male students and athletes from the 1960s to the 1990s.

/ March 2, 2020
Major Retailers End Sales of Inclined Baby Sleepers

Major Retailers End Sales of Inclined Baby Sleepers

Amazon, Walmart, eBay and Buy Buy Baby are ending sales of inclined sleepers after the products were linked to at least 73 deaths.

/ December 16, 2019