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Amazon Hit With Product Liability Lawsuit After Woman Loses Eye To Decorative Decal Sticker

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Amazon is facing a product liability lawsuit filed on behalf of a California woman. According to the lawsuit, Amazon sold a steering wheel emblem decal sticker that somehow caused a woman to lose her eye. The lawsuit was filed in the Superior Court of California for the County of Santa Cruz. In this case,… Read More »

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Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses Family Dollar Of Storing Products At Unsafe Temperatures

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Family Dollar is facing a class-action lawsuit alleging that the retailer sold over-the-counter drugs, medical devices, and other consumer products that were made unsafe for human use after the retail chain stored them at excessive temperatures. The plaintiffs claim that Family Dollar stored certain products at extreme temperatures that failed to meet the labeled… Read More »

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CableMod GPU Angled Adapters Recalled After Causing $74,000 In Property Damage

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CableMod has had problems with its angled adapters melting and issued a voluntary recall for its angled 12VHPWR adapters. However, a new report from the Consumer Product Safety Commission indicates the problem may be even more extensive than originally believed. The CPSC issued a recall in February over CableMod’s V1.0 and V1.1 angled adapters… Read More »

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Camping Cooking Pots Recalled Due To Scald Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission recently announced the recall of 60,655 Cascade Design cooking pots due to a burn and scald hazard. These pots were sold at outdoor cooking stores across the U.S. between January 2008 and October 2023. They were priced between $40 and $290. Cascade Designs is recalling the cooking… Read More »

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The Boston Scientific Recalls Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD)

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In June 2023, Boston Scientific announced the recall of its Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD). According to Boston Scientific, there is an issue with the device which can cause it to become disabled for a 24-hour period. Boston Scientific launched a software update to address a “rare, transient, sensing behavior” that could cause… Read More »

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Foreign Tire Issues A Recall For Some Otani Tires Due To Risk Of Tread Separation

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Foreign Tires has announced the recall of some Otani OH-306 425/65R-22.5 commercial truck tires with a DOT code 0320 according to the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA). According to the NHTSA, a manufacturing defect can cause a crack in the tread leading to tread separation and a sudden loss of air pressure which could… Read More »

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Walmart Sued Over Dangerous, “Exploding” Candles

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Walmart is facing a class-action lawsuit filed by a plaintiff who claims she was injured due to Walmart’s Mainstays brand candles. According to the lawsuit, the wax in the candles is capable of getting too hot, catching fire, and even exploding. Attorneys for the plaintiff are reaching out to other customers who purchased the… Read More »

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Jool Baby Recalls Nova Infant Baby Swings Due To Suffocation Hazard

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced the recall of Jool Baby’s Nova Infant Baby Swings. According to the CPSC, the swings pose a suffocation risk because they were marketed and intended for babies to sleep in. The infant swings have an incline angle that is greater than 10 degrees in violation of… Read More »

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Folding Step Stools Sold On Amazon Recalled Due To Fall And Injury Hazards

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recently issued an urgent recall to consumers regarding Topfun Folding 2-Step Stools. According to the CPSC, the stools can collapse in use creating a fall and injury hazard to those who use it. The manufacturer, FuTai Household Supplies has yet to respond to the CPSC’s request to… Read More »

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Royal Caribbean Employee Accused Of Hiding Cameras To Spy On Guests

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Arvin Joseph Mirasol, a 34-year-old man from the Philippines, was arrested in April on charges of hiding cameras inside the bathrooms of passenger cabins to spy on guests, including underage girls. The 34-year-old was arrested on federal charges of production and possession of child sex abuse material. The alleged conduct happened aboard The Symphony… Read More »

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