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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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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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Georgia Judge Refuses to Throw Out Defective Paragard IUD Claims

A Georgia federal judge has decided not to throw out claims made by nearly 500 plaintiffs alleging defective Paragard birth control devices broke inside their bodies. In September, Teva Pharmaceuticals and The Cooper Companies – makers of the Paragard intrauterine birth control devices (IUDs) – asked U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May in the Northern District of Georgia to...

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Initial 3M Earplugs Verdict: $7.1 Million Awarded

After a five-week trial, a Pensacola jury awarded three former service members a total of $7.1 million in damages in the first bellwether trial of the far-reaching 3M defective military earplugs lawsuit. More than 200,000 active and former service members who used the dual-ended 3M Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2) could receive significant recoveries for the hearing loss-related...

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Paragard IUD Injuries & Lawsuits

Cory Watson Attorneys are investigating potential lawsuits for women who have been injured by the Paragard IUD birth control device. Several thousand reports of Paragard IUD breakage have been filed with the FDA since 2013. Of those cases, over a hundred have reportedly resulted in hospitalization or life-threatening complications. Broken Paragard IUDs can lead to complications, infections, and surgeries....

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Universal Security Instruments Recalls 180,000 Smoke Detectors

Universal Security Instruments has recalled 180,000 smoke detectors and alarms. The company has received more than 130 reports of the alarms not working properly when tested after installation, according to the recall notice issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The sole purpose of smoke detectors (also called smoke alarms) is to save lives. We all have these devices...

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More Trouble for Fisher-Price with Recall of Another Inclined Infant Sleeper

Fisher-Price has recalled 71,000 infant play yards with inclined-sleeper attachments, despite no death or injuries associated with the product – and no apparent product defects. Fisher-Price’s decision to yank its Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard with an inclined sleeper off the market marks the company’s full retreat from product safety concerns, grieving parents and regulators. The move comes...

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Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Ban Inclined Sleepers like the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play

Earlier this year, the U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) and multiple manufacturers announced recalls on Fisher-Price sleepers due to concerns about the product’s safety and the distressing fact that over 30 infant fatalities had occurred in them. Now, lawmakers are working to pass legislation to ban these companies from selling such dangerous products. This week, California Congressman Tony...

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New York Times: It’s Time for a Reckoning on Medical Devices

The New York Times recently published a comprehensive look at how patients suffer when companies and regulators fail to effectively screen or monitor defective medical devices on the market. In the past decade, nearly two million injuries and more than 80,000 deaths have been linked to faulty medical devices, many approved with little to no clinical testing, according to a global...

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