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Monthly Archives: July 2022

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Woman Sues After Pedicure Device Leaks Battery Acid

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A woman has filed a lawsuit against the makers of an electric pedicure device. She claims she purchased the device at Walmart and less than six months after the purchase, it stopped working. Figuring that the matter was related to the battery, the woman opened the device. At that point, she realized that the… Read More »

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Lawsuits Against Facebook, Meta, Instagram Allege Platforms Harm Children

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Lawsuits against social media companies are gaining traction in the courts after several highly-publicized suicides were linked to the platforms. Parents of social-media-addicted children claim that their children were unable to put their phones down, had to go into therapy, and stayed up all night on their phones obsessing about their image. It resulted… Read More »

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The Just For Men Lawsuits

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The makers of a popular hair dye have been sued by numerous customers claiming the product resulted in severe skin irritation and allergic responses. The suit claims that African-American men are more susceptible to allergic reactions to the hair product than their white counterparts. The suits claim that some men experienced serious burning, itching,… Read More »

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Jif Peanut Butter Plant In Kentucky

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Jif Peanut Butter was forced to initiate a large recall of their product after the FDA traced a salmonella outbreak to their Kentucky plant. The FDA advised the company to initiate a recall and Jif formally announced the recall a few days later. The recall covered several different Jif products that contained contaminated peanut… Read More »

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Woman Sues Disney After Hotel Outlet Electrocution

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A woman has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Disney after she says the outlet in her hotel room malfunctioned causing an electrocution injury. The woman reported that the outlet didn’t look right to hotel staff and then left to enjoy the theme park for the day. Upon returning, she figured the matter had… Read More »

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Lawsuit Against Baby Food Manufacturers Moves Ahead

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

Several baby food manufacturers have been cited for allowing toxic amounts of lead and other heavy metals in their food—far in excess of federal regulations and safe levels. This has resulted in a number of litigants claiming that their children have developed autism-spectrum disorders and ADHD as a result of early exposure to heavy… Read More »

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Settlement Reach After Man Killed By Downed Power Line

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

A utility company was fined $1.2 million nearly four years after their local man came into contact with a downed powerline and was electrocuted. As a result of the lawsuit, the power company responsible for the powerline must revisit and prevent the series of failures that led to the preventable death of a local… Read More »

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Manufacturer Sued After Teen Loses Arm In ATV Wreck

By Halpern Santos & Pinkert |

The manufacturer of a popular ATV is being sued after a teen had to have his arm amputated after a terrible crash. According to the complaint, the teen was using the ATV when it flipped over. His arm did not stay in the cabin of the ATV and instead was crushed when the vehicle… Read More »

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