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January Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lawsuit News, Updates, and Safety Tips

EPA to Require Reporting on Waste Management of Four PFAS Chemicals To better protect people and the environment from the risks of PFAS – chemicals found in most Americans’ drinking water – the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will require reporting on waste management tactics regarding the dangerous chemicals. The news comes following last November’s EPA discovery that PFAS...

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Tesla Recalls Nearly 500,000 Vehicles Following Multiple Safety Issues

Tesla recalled over 475,000 vehicles following the discovery of both a faulty front trunk latch and a worn-down cable that can lead to an inaccessible rear-view camera feed, according to the U.S. road safety regulator. The Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model S cars are affected by the December 2021 recall. More than 350,000 Tesla Model 3 cars, manufactured...

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Exploding Pressure Cookers Lead to Nationwide Recalls, Lawsuits

Pressure cookers are a popular, easy-to-use cooking device found in many homes nationwide. But while useful in the kitchen, they have also proven extremely dangerous. Exploding electric multi-cookers cause severe burns and other types of severe injuries. Given most pressure cookers can reach up to 250 degrees Fahrenheit, these serious pressure cooker burns often require a trip to the...

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Cell Phones a Major Factor in Distracted Driving Car Wrecks Nationwide

Distracted driving has become more prevalent than ever in recent years. The main culprit in the disturbing trend is the device you are likely using right now – cell phones. About eight people in the United States are killed every day in motor vehicle accidents that involve at least one distracted driver (CDC). Per the CDC, distracted driving is considered...

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Traumatic Brain Injury Facts, Causes, and Symptoms – Do You Have a Legal Case?

Head injuries can often have severe, traumatic consequences, leading to the widely used term “traumatic brain injury”. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be among the most difficult diagnosis’ one can receive. Often, this type of injury can be life-altering, making previously simple tasks either much more difficult or impossible. Brain injuries are commonly a result of negligence, resulting in...

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Gas Fireplace Glass Fronts Causing Burn Injuries

Winter has arrived, which means any source of heat is beneficial and appreciated. One increasingly popular commodity to spread warmth is gas fireplaces. These fireplaces are a convenient, cozy place to gather with your loved ones, but they pose a dangerous threat, particularly fireplaces protected by a glass front. The glass can reach 1,300 degrees and can remain hot...

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P&G Removes Dry Shampoo and Conditioner Products From Shelves – Latest in String of Benzene-Related Recalls

Procter and Gamble announced a recall of aerosol shampoo and conditioner spray products from six brands – Pantene, Aussie, Herbal Essences, Waterless, and Old Spice (discontinued) and Hair Food (discontinued) – following the discovery of benzene in 32 total products. This marks the fifth Benzene-related aerosol product recall since the beginning of 2021. Benzene, considered a highly toxic human...

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Cory Watson Attorneys Announces New Shareholder Stephen Hunt

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Cory Watson Attorneys, a nationally-recognized personal injury law firm, is proud to announce Principal Attorney Stephen Hunt, Jr. as a firm shareholder. Stephen serves as co-chair of the Drug and Medical Device Litigation practice, where he focuses his practice on complex products liability, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, among others. His versatile knowledge base has been pivotal to...

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Paraquat Lawsuit Linking the Herbicide to Parkinson’s Disease Continues

Paraquat was developed in the 1960s and has continued to grow in popularity as weeds have become more resistant to other products. However, recent studies have shown that symptoms of Paraquat exposure can lead to increased risk of Parkinson’s disease. According to the National Institutes of Health, Paraquat users are up to 2.5 times more likely to develop Parkinson’s...

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The Boppy Company Recalls Over 3 Million Baby Loungers Following Eight Infant Deaths

Any parent knows that raising children is a special, rewarding adventure. But it’s also a monumental responsibility and at times can prove exhausting. The sleepless nights, learning your baby’s needs, and the list of dos and don’ts about how to raise a newborn can induce anxiety for anyone adding a little one to the household.  One thing all parents...

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