Category: Political News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits
California has extended the statute of limitations for adults to file child sexual abuse lawsuits, opening a one-year window for previously time-barred lawsuits to be filed against individuals and organizations.
Texas Extends Sex Abuse Lawsuit Time-Limit to 30 Years
Lawmakers in Texas have doubled the statute-of-limitations for sex abuse lawsuits to 30 years after the survivor turns 18 years old.