Product Recall

Multiple Deaths Linked to GM Ignition Switch Flaw

In addition to the multiple recalls that have taken place in the automotive industry over the past year, more information is being released regarding the GM ignition switch flaw that is responsible for at least 19 deaths. GM engineers first knew of the ignition switch flaw a decade ago, but […]

September 17th, 2014|Car Safety, Product Recall|Comments Off on Multiple Deaths Linked to GM Ignition Switch Flaw

Over Half a Million Infant Tylenol Bottles Recalled

According to McNeil Consumer Healthcare, approximately 574,000 bottles of grape flavored liquid infant Tylenol, which were been distributed nationally, have been recalled.  The medicine is part of the Johnson & Johnson consumer health unit, which has been plagued by recent recalls.

The product recall has been made due to a problem […]

March 1st, 2012|Consumer Health and Safety, Defective Products, Product Recall, Public Health|Comments Off on Over Half a Million Infant Tylenol Bottles Recalled

Maserati, Toyota, and Honda Announce Recalls

Maserati informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it will be recalling almost 1,800 of its 2008-2010 Gran Turismo Coupes and convertibles due to a problem in the manufacture of their taillight assemblies.  According to the recall, some of the brake lights fail.

Maserati reported that it noticed the problem […]

February 27th, 2012|Personal Injury, Product Recall, Public Safety|Comments Off on Maserati, Toyota, and Honda Announce Recalls

Product Liability Alert: Around 90,000 Minis Recalled for Fire Hazard

Following an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it was determined that BMW must recall almost 89,000 of its turbocharged “Mini” models because it was possible that they could catch fire when the engine is turned off.

The report acknowledged that the hazard was caused by the auxiliary water […]

February 1st, 2012|Consumer Health and Safety, Dangerous Products, Defective Products, Product Recall, Public Safety|Comments Off on Product Liability Alert: Around 90,000 Minis Recalled for Fire Hazard

Ford Recalls SUV’s and minivans

According to the Boston Globe, Ford Motor Company has recalled approximately half a million vehicles due to mechanical issues.  The Ford recall includes minivans and SUV’s, most notably, the 2004 and 2005 Freestar, the Mercury Monterey Minivans, and the 2001 and 2002 Ford Escape.

The minivan recall was due to a […]

January 26th, 2012|Community News, Consumer Health and Safety, Dangerous Products, Defective Products, Product Recall, Public Safety|Comments Off on Ford Recalls SUV’s and minivans

Major Grocery Store Recalls Cheesecakes

Major grocery store chain, Price Choppers, announced that three varieties of their cheesecakes are being voluntarily recalled because they contain eggs, which are not listed on the ingredients label.  The Price Chopper recall applies to three kinds of their 24 ounce cheesecakes: the raspberry, blueberry, and strawberry.

The company announced that […]

January 11th, 2012|Community News, Consumer Health and Safety, Defective Products, Product Recall, Public Health|Comments Off on Major Grocery Store Recalls Cheesecakes

Product Liability: Top 5 major October Product Recalls

This October has seen a sharp rise in the number of major product recalls.  The first major recall involves over 290,000 Harper Truck dollies which are being recalled because of 19 reported tire explosions that have led to serious personal injuries.

A second major recall is of 27,000 Trek bicycles on […]

November 16th, 2011|Defective Products, Product Recall|Comments Off on Product Liability: Top 5 major October Product Recalls

Little Tikes Workshop and Tool Sets Recall

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Little Tikes, a popular toy manufacturer, have announced a product recall of Little Tikes Workshop and Tool Sets line. This particular line has previously been recalled twice because of children choking on the small plastic nails that come in the set. […]

October 3rd, 2011|Personal Injury, Product Recall, Public Safety|Comments Off on Little Tikes Workshop and Tool Sets Recall

Ford Recalls 1.1 Million Pickup Trucks

On Monday August 1st Ford Motor Company announced that it’s recalling more than 1 million F-150, F-250, and Lincoln Blackwood pickup trucks. Several claims have been made that the gas tanks have fallen off, potentially leading to fires. This problem is heightened in trucks operated in cold weather states like […]

August 10th, 2011|Driving Safety, Product Recall, Public Safety|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 1.1 Million Pickup Trucks

Smartphone Apps Red Flag Product Recalls

Smartphone technology is extremely popular these days. Devices like iPhones, iPads and Blackberrys can be useful for keeping track of product recalls that can affect your whole family. With newly developed apps like this, you can keep track of product recalls and make sure that your rights are protected.

One of […]

July 8th, 2011|Product Recall, Public Safety|Comments Off on Smartphone Apps Red Flag Product Recalls

Is Salad Safe from E. coli?

E. coli is the most common food borne illness and has been linked in the past to many burgers, ready-made sauces, and steak; however, the new outbreak that started in Germany is a completely different story.  The current E. coli outbreak is a new killer strain that has left over […]

June 20th, 2011|Food Safety, Product Recall|Comments Off on Is Salad Safe from E. coli?