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Chrissie Cole

Recall – Children's Fork And Spoon Sets

Fork and Spoon Sets are being recalled by Peachtree Playthings because prongs on the plastic fork can detach, posing a choking hazard.
The company has received one report of a middle prong…

Paul N. Ford

Salmonella Tainted Peanut Butter and Trial Lawyers

The New York Times published an interesting article today about the Peanut Butter plant in Georgia responsible for the salmonella outbreak resulting in hundreds of people being sick and 7 deaths. No…

Jeanie Oliver

Tumble Tower Infant Rattles Recalled

When a post is about a defective product recall, I find that a picture would be worth a 1000 words. For most of us, hearing or reading that a certain baby rattle can cause choking leaves a blank…

Frank Bailey

Is The Federal Government Supporting Negligent Corporations?

The Bush administration’s effort to limit consumer’s access to courts and protect negligent corporations has reached new heights. It is rewriting the bureaucratic rulebook.
Jon Haber, AAJ’s chief…

Jeanie Oliver

Botox Linked to Deaths

Botox is associated with anti-aging and continuing that youthful look. Most people don’t realize that a death warning should come with the use of the drug. Botox is classified as a drug and is given for a variety of conditions. Unfortunately, it has become the latest subject of a FDA warning.On Friday, February 8, 2008, the FDA warning came 2 weeks after the consumer advocacy group Public…

Jeanie Oliver

Duragesic-Fentanyl Patches Cause Overdoses and Death

Medicine should relieve our pain or enable us to live better lives. In the case of Johnson and Johnson’s Duragesic pain patch, death and life-threatening conditions have been the unfortunate effect on patient’s lives. Before I talk about the details in these cases, let me put one fact out there: Duragesic generated $l.29 billion in global sales last year.This makes it Johnson and Johnson’s 6th…

Jeanie Oliver

Red Toy Wagon Recalled by Tricam

Jeanie Oliver

Polaris Recalls Ranger Utility Vehicles

Faulty fuel tanks that can leak gas and cause fire hazards are the reason for the recall issued by Polaris. The company’s popular utility vehicle, the 2008 Polaris Ranger RZR 800EFI model, has been proven to pose a danger to consumers.Anyone with one of these rangers should stop using it immediately and contact their local dealership. The danger of burns or even death could be the result of…

Sach D. Oliver

Toy Beads, Aqua Dots, Endanger Children

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued another recall on a toy for children. The Spin Master Aqua Dots are covered by a toxic chemical coating, the government said last week. One of the first original cases that spurred panic and the recall of this toy involved 20-month old Jack Esses of Arkansas.The recall covers 4.2 million of the Aqua Dots Toys which consist of colored beads that…