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Recall Round-Up: May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021

Recall Round-Up: May 18, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features major product recalls from Peloton, Kidde, Signature Hardware and homegoods retailer TJ Maxx.   Peloton+ Treadmill This month Peloton issued a recall of more than 125,000 Peloton+ Treadmill TR01 models due to a serious safety hazard. The manufacturer received 72 injury reports from adults,…

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100k Target Walmart Products Recalled for Child Safety Concerns

April 22, 2021

100k Target Walmart Products Recalled for Child Safety Concerns Recently, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of several products that were sold at Target and Walmart that posed a risk for child safety. In total, over 100k items will be removed from the market. Below you’ll find the items in detail and instructions…

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Consumer Reports Pushes for Standard Safety Features – Lance Cooper

April 1, 2021

Consumer Reports Pushes for Standard Safety Features by Lance Cooper Consumer Reports recently announced a program entitled, “Speaking Up for Fairness.”  This program highlights the role that Consumer Reports has played in making sure that automakers incorporate safety features standard in all their vehicles. I am sure many of you have heard of Consumer Reports. …

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Kia Recalls 380k Vehicles Over Fire Hazard

March 12, 2021

Kia Recalls 380k Vehicles Over Fire Hazard This week Kia announced a recall of nearly 380,000 newer model SUVs and sedans over a potential fire hazard. According to the manufacturers recall announcement with NHTSA, 2017-2021 Sportages and 2017-2019 Cadenzas that are not equipped with Smart Cruise control are experiencing an electrical shortage that can overheat…

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Why We Need Jury Trials – Lance Cooper

March 11, 2021

Why We Need Jury Trials by Lance Cooper Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton entered an order this week giving local courts discretion as to whether to resume jury trials.  Jury trials must resume as soon as possible.  It has been a year since the first order recommending the suspension of jury trials.  Georgians…

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Mercedes-Benz Recalls 1.3M Vehicles for Faulty Crash Locator

February 19, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 1.3M Vehicles for Faulty Crash Locator This week, Mercedes-Benz announced a recall of nearly 1.3 vehicles. According to the manufacturer, there is a software issue that could dispatch emergency vehicles to the wrong location should a crash occur. On February 14, Mercedes Benz, in conjunction with NHTSA, recalled 1.3 million vehicles in model…

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Recall Round-Up: January 8, 2021

January 8, 2021

Recall Round-Up: January 8, 2021 This edition of Recall Round-Up features recalls from major retail outlets Target and Home Depot. Be sure to regularly check out our blog for more recall information from around the web. Target Recalls 300k Cloud Island infant rompers Major retailer Target recalled nearly 300,000 Cloud Island infant rompers this past…

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Our final thoughts on 2020

December 22, 2020

Our thoughts as we say goodbye to 2020   All, This has been an unprecedented year for our world, for our country, for our businesses and for our friends and families. Never before have fear and uncertainty hit so many of us at the same time. Every one of us was forced to refocus this…

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Peloton Recalls Pedals on Thousands of Bikes

October 16, 2020

Peloton Recalls Pedals on Thousands of Bikes On Friday, Peloton announced it would recall certain clip-in pedals on nearly 27,000 of its stationary bikes. The recall applies to bikes sold between July 2013 and May 2016. According to the United States CPSC, there have been 120 reports of pedals breaking with 16 of those resulting…

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How Safe Is Your Used Vehicle?

September 25, 2020

How Safe Is Your Used Vehicle? A recent investigation by an Atlanta news station revealed disturbing information about the safety of your used vehicles. WSB-TV Atlanta followed the purchase path of a vehicle from Texas to Georgia and showed that each time it was sold with a dangerous defect that went unfixed and unreported. According…

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