Category: Product Liability

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Starbucks Coffee Press Recall Lawsuit

May 6, 2019 - The Starbucks Corporation is recalling about 230,000 of its Bodum recycled coffee presses amid reports that a defective component may fall off during use, exposing a metal rod that could pose a laceration hazard.

California City Latest to Ban Roundup, Glyphosate Over Lymphoma Concerns

May 6, 2019 - Watsonville, California, joins a growing list of cities across the U.S. that have banned the use of Roundup weed killer and its active ingredient glyphosate, a chemical contained in dozens of widely-used herbicides, over concerns that...

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EPA Says Roundup Chemical Not Linked to Cancer: Truth or Trump Policy Trend?

May 3, 2019 - Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have gone public denying reports that Roundup weed killer can increase the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma; is the claim science-based or just another example of Trump’s pro-business agenda at...

E-Scooters

CDC Study Identifies Crash Risk with Electric Scooters

May 3, 2019 - A recent study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Health and Transportation in Austin, Texas, found the crash risk associated with the trendy electric scooters found in many...

Kids II Sleeper Recall

Kids Rocking Sleeper Recall Lawsuit

May 1, 2019 - Atlanta, GA.-based Kids II, Inc., is recalling nearly 700,000 rocking sleepers from retailers nationwide after at least 5 children died when the cribs turned over while sleeping, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on...

Talcum powder

Talcum Powder Linked to Increased Risk for Ovarian Cancer: Meta-Analysis

April 24, 2019 - An analysis of nearly 40 peer-reviewed medical studies has found that women who use talcum powder have a 20 to 30% increased risk of developing the most common form of ovarian cancer, a researcher told lawmakers...

Judge Orders Bayer to Begin Settlement Negotiations with Plaintiffs in Roundup Lawsuits

April 18, 2019 - The judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation (MDL 2741) created to handle lawsuits alleging cancer from Roundup weed killer has instructed Bayer AG to pursue mediation with plaintiffs, asking the company to settle as many of the...

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Exposure to Roundup “Most Significant Contributing Factor” in Plaintiffs’ Cancer: Pathologist

April 9, 2019 - A pathologist from the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, who claims to have poured over more than 2,000 pages of medical records for the plaintiffs in the next Roundup cancer trial concluded...

Fisher-Price Rock n Play Sleeper

Fisher-Price Rock n Play Lawsuit

April 9, 2019 - The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning on Friday urging customers to stop using the Fisher-Price Rock n Play Sleeper if their children are able to roll over, after the agency received at...