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Graco Issues Two Separate Recalls Due to Missing Warning Statement

Graco has issued two separate recalls involving four models of their child restraint systems due to the car seats not meeting Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 213 regarding the fixed label on the car seat. The first recall affects 31,838 Graco Classic Ride, ComfortSport, and Ready Ride car seats.  These car seats were manufactured [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Car Seat Defects|Comments Off on Graco Issues Two Separate Recalls Due to Missing Warning Statement

Britax to Recall 71,000 Infant Car Seats Due to Carry Handle Defect

Britax will recall approximately 71,000 Britax B-Safe 35 and B- Safe 35 Elite infant car seat and travel systems due to a carry handle defect.  The reason for the recall is that Britax has received 74 reports of handles that have cracked and fractured while being carried by the handle.  Britax notes that the infant [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Automobile Defects, Car Seat Defects|Comments Off on Britax to Recall 71,000 Infant Car Seats Due to Carry Handle Defect

Court Rejects Sealing Settlement for Discharged Employees Who Claimed They Were Fired for Joining Earlier Suit

It is all too common when a corporate defendant settles a case a great deal of effort is made to preclude the public from knowing what happened. In some instances valid concerns about trade secrets or competitive advantages justify sealing settlements.  However, all too often large corporations seek to conceal their misconduct that leads to [...]

By | January 7th, 2016|Hershey Retaliation Lawsuit, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Court Rejects Sealing Settlement for Discharged Employees Who Claimed They Were Fired for Joining Earlier Suit

FDA Issues Class I Recall to Boston Scientific’s RotaWire Elite Guidewire and wireClip Torquer Guidewire

Last month, the FDA issued a Class I recall to Boston Scientific’s RotaWire Elite Guidewire and wireClip Torquer Guidewire because the core wires may crack and separate from the rest of the Rotablator Rotational Atherectomy System.  This device is used to open narrowed arteries and improve blood flow to the heart, when patients undergo atherectomy [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Drug and Medical Device Litigation|Comments Off on FDA Issues Class I Recall to Boston Scientific’s RotaWire Elite Guidewire and wireClip Torquer Guidewire

Ford Recalls 451,865 Vehicles Due to Defective Fuel Tanks

2011 Ford Fusion Ford will recall 451,865 Ford Fusions and Mercury Milans in North America due to a defective canister purge valve in the fuel tank.  This recall affects the 2010 and 2011 models of the above referenced vehicles.  Of the affected vehicles, approximately 411,205 vehicles are in the United States.  The vehicles [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 451,865 Vehicles Due to Defective Fuel Tanks

History Repeats Itself: Volkswagen was Sued by the EPA for Cheating on Emissions in 1974

In 1974, Volkswagen was sued by the U.S. EPA for violating the Clean Air Act by utilizing emissions defeat devices on their vehicles.  VW settled the lawsuit for $120,000 and the promise to comply with the Clean Air Act in the future.  This past violation is virtually identical to the current VW “clean diesel” fraud. [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on History Repeats Itself: Volkswagen was Sued by the EPA for Cheating on Emissions in 1974

13 Bicycle Manufacturers Recall Nearly 1.3 Million Bicycles in the United States due to Front Disc Brake Defect

Thirteen bicycle manufacturers have recalled nearly 1.3 million bicycles equipped with front disc brakes and quick-release levers on the front wheel hub in the U.S.  These bicycles were manufactured from 1998 to 2015.  Below is a list of the manufacturers, brand and the affected years of the bicycles being recalled: Company  Brand  Model Year(s)   Web [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Bicycle Defects|Comments Off on 13 Bicycle Manufacturers Recall Nearly 1.3 Million Bicycles in the United States due to Front Disc Brake Defect

Volkswagen Cheated to Steal Money from Consumers While Damaging the Environment

On September 24, 2015, The Brandi Law Firm filed a proposed class action suit against Volkswagen U.S. for allegedly using software to cheat emissions tests.  (Goodrich et al v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. and Volkswagen AG, United States District Court Northern District No. 3:15-cv-04397 EDL) In the complaint, The Brandi Law Firm alleges; “In [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Volkswagen Cheated to Steal Money from Consumers While Damaging the Environment

Volkswagen Caught Defrauding Regulators – Potentially 11 Million Vehicles Affected

If you are driving a Volkswagen car is there anything else you can’t trust? Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million of its vehicles were equipped with a Type EA 189 2-liter diesel engine that were manufactured with software that was used to cheat on emission tests.  Previously, Volkswagen had acknowledged that the problem affected only [...]

By | September 22nd, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Volkswagen Caught Defrauding Regulators – Potentially 11 Million Vehicles Affected

FDA Announces recall on OmniPod Insulin Management System Units

The FDA announced on August 27 that the Insulet Corporation initiated a voluntary recall of some of its OmniPod Insulin Management System units.  This is due to the possibility that certain lots of the OmniPod may have a higher rate of failure.  This can happen when a cannula completely retracts or fails to fully deploy, [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|Drug and Medical Device Litigation, OmniPod|Comments Off on FDA Announces recall on OmniPod Insulin Management System Units