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Manufacturers’ Secrecy and Refusal to Recall Deadly Products Results in Deaths and Injuries
Goodyear Goodyear’s G159 tire has been at the center of many lawsuits filed against the company. Between 1996 and 2003, these tires were sold and installed on motorhomes. Blaming the motorhome owners for improper upkeep and care, these tires have...
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Sunscreens May Not Be as Safe as Consumers Think
With summer approaching and pandemic-driven restrictions being lifted nationwide, more people will be enjoying the outdoors. Fun under the sun often requires protection in the form of sunscreens and after-sun lotions and sprays. For consumers who purchase and use these...
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Ikea Recalls Furniture
Many people love Ikea’s convenient and low-cost furniture items. However, some of those pieces could end up causing bodily harm or even death to children. Two of Ikea’s popular lines of drawers have been recalled because of the danger they...
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Revlon Sued for Cosmetics Leading to Mesothelioma
Few take the time to look at what is in their makeup, but it seems safe to assume that what is meant to go on your skin is not hazardous. In reality, many ingredients in cosmetics that may be harmful....
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The Continuing and Catastrophic Consequences of Talc-Based Products
Johnson & Johnson, specifically their famed Baby Powder, has been the target of the majority of 16,000 talc-related mesothelioma lawsuits that resulted in adverse, multi-million dollar verdicts. But, there are other manufacturers of talc-based products also facing lawsuits due to...
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Looking Back on Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits
To say that 2019 was not kind to Johnson & Johnson would be an understatement, even if their problems were largely self-inflicted. The company fended off countless lawsuits over their famed Baby Powder and other talc-based products bearing their brand....
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Veterans Suing After Hearing Loss Caused by 3M Combat Earplugs
U.S. Veterans have accused 3M of knowingly selling defective earplugs used for combat in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the United States. Soldiers who filed lawsuits claim that they now suffer from permanent hearing loss or tinnitus as a result of using...
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FDA Recalls Valsartan
The FDA has recalled some products that contain Valsartan due to levels of impurity over the past four years. Valsartan is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Not all products that contain Valsartan were recalled by the...
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Keep Your Family Safe This Holiday: Avoid Dangerous Toys and Products
With the holidays approaching, parents should be aware of some hidden dangers in products and toys marketed for kids. Slime Some slimes contain high levels of boron. Boron can cause repertory irritation, lung damage, pulmonary congestion, edema, and death. Toys...
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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, halts Essure Distribution
The FDA informed Bayer that the Essure birth control device will not be sold or distributed after this year. In April, the FDA took actions to restrict the sale of the device while they assessed the safety and effectiveness of...
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