Recall alerts for Ford, IKEA, RH, Whalen, Safavieh and Home Depot
Posted in Product Liability, Product Recall on March 26, 2020
Ford, IKEA, RH, Whalen, Safavieh and Home Depot announced product recalls. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSD) issued an important recall remedy notice: Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of the remedies identified in recall press releases may not be available at this time. Consumers should check with recalling firms...
Government Shutdown Puts Consumers at Risk
Posted in Firm News, Health & Wellness on October 10, 2013
As the battle over The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and the debt ceiling stalls in congress, furloughs of more than 800,000 government employees continue and some public safety services have literally gone “offline.” Salmonella outbreak In an effort to research the massive salmonella outbreak that has sickened nearly 300 people, we...
Children’s Medical Devices May Pose Safety Issues
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice on July 29, 2013
When it comes to medical devices, one size does not fit all. Parents and other caregivers who experience problems with pediatric medical devices are being encouraged to report any issues with the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA wants this information to help them assess any safety issues and conduct any needed follow-up investigations....
Arthur Elk: More must be done to protect people from dangerous products
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on February 15, 2013
By Arthur Elk As a personal injury attorney, I have seen far too many cases of dangerous products injuring or even killing innocent people. Whether it is a vehicle with a dangerous malfunction or a child’s toy that proves to be a strangulation risk or food contaminated by salmonella, there are hundreds of products...
Arthur Elk: Being aware of recalls helps protect you and your family
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on December 13, 2012
By Arthur Elk Too often, companies sell consumers products that are dangerous to their health. Whether it is tainted food or a car with faulty brakes or a toy with small parts that a young child might swallow, these products pose serious risks to innocent victims. Luckily, there are several government agencies and watchdog...