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“Dinah High Chairs” recalled by Dream On Me due to strangulation and fall hazards

Posted: July 24, 2014 Recalls

Dream On Me, a baby products manufacturer, has announced a recall of about 2,800 “Dream On Me Dinah High Chairs.” The chairs, which are cited for posing a strangulation and fall hazard to young children, have a leg/side opening that

Mislabeled ibuprofen, seizure drugs recalled

Posted: July 24, 2014 Recalls

American Health Packaging (AHP) is recalling packages of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen and the anti-seizure drug oxcarbazepine because the individual blister packs may be mislabeled and contain the wrong drug. Thus, patients prescribed oxcarbazepine may inadvertently take a dose of

Kia allegedly hid brake switch defect from consumers; class action filed in California

Posted: July 23, 2014 Product Liability

A putative class action has been filed in California federal court against Kia Motors America Inc. The lawsuit alleges the automaker failed to warn consumers that certain vehicles may feature a faulty brake switch that may potentially disable both the

California fruit company issues nationwide recall after finding Listeria contamination

Posted: July 23, 2014 Recalls

CUTLER, Calif. — A California fruit distributer has recalled several lots of nectarines, peaches, plums, and pluots sent out to retailers nationwide over fears that it could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

Permanently injured young man seeks justice after accident involving GM’s faulty ignition switch

Posted: July 15, 2014 Personal Injury

A defective ignition switch is responsible for yet another lawsuit against General Motors (GM), this time filed by a young man and his mother. The lawsuit was filed in Luzerne County Court in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. A GM dealership in Erie, Pa., was

Johnson and Johnson to pay Oregon $4 million for deceptively marketing metal hip implants

Posted: July 13, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Johnson & Johnson will pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit with the State of Oregon over claims that the company failed to warn doctors and patients that its artificial hip had a high failure rate. The settlement is being

HMI Industries pays $725,000 penalty after lying to CPSC about defective floor cleaning machines

Posted: July 10, 2014 Recalls

HMI Industries of Strongsville, Ohio, has agreed to pay a $725,000 civil penalty. This penalty has been enforced after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) discovered that the company knew its floor cleaner (Majestic 360 floor cleaner) was defective but

Medtronic recalls drainage and monitoring system due to potentially dangerous defect

Posted: July 8, 2014 Recalls

Medtronic is recalling its Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System, a device that externally drains and monitors cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and monitors intracranial pressure (ICP), because the patient tubing line may separate from the patient line connectors. This is more

Foster Farms chicken plant issues first recall in salmonella outbreak

Posted: July 7, 2014 Recalls

Foster Farms, the poultry processing plant that distributed chicken contaminated with salmonella that has sickened hundreds of people in the past 16 months, has issued its first recall of the products. Packages of Foster Farms chicken affected by the recall

Tire blowout likely cause of deadly N.J. van crash, investigators say

Posted: July 5, 2014 Product Liability

Police investigating the deadly June 3 crash of a passenger van transporting produce workers say that a tire blowout is likely to blame for the crash, which killed two people and left four others seriously injured.