Recall Round-Up: 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,…Read More
Cobalt Cover-Up by Lance A. Cooper
Cobalt Cover-Up by Lance A. Cooper In 2010, Ken and Beth Melton lost their daughter Brooke in a deadly accident when she inexplicably lost control of her Chevy Cobalt. Georgia lawyer Lance Cooper agreed to investigate the cause of the crash which appeared to be Brooke’s fault. He was shocked to uncover evidence of a…Read More
Featured Case: Assisted Living Negligent in Wrongful Death Case
Featured Case: Assisted Living Charged with Negligence in Wrongful Death Case Sixty-four year old Mario Albizures suffered from a variety of mental and physical disabilities. He was a full-time resident of Life Well Lived Services, Inc. (LWLS) in Woodstock, Georgia and was completely dependent on their care. On June 26, 2014, Mario was the back…Read More
17 People Dead after Popular Duck Tour Boat Capsizes
17 People Dead after Popular Duck Tour Boat Capsizes Tragedy struck on a lake in Missouri Thursday July 19th. A popular duck boat attraction ‘Ride the Ducks’ was conducting a tour for 31 passengers when a rapidly developing storm capsized the boat killing 17 people, one passenger was only 1 year old. Ripley Entertainment owns…Read More
Recall Round-Up: March 23, 2018
Recall Round-Up: March 23, 2018 Every week we scour the internet and bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up. This week we provide you the details on 3 major product recalls and an update on a tragic wrongful death case against Fiat Chrysler. Kidde Smoke Alarms Kidde…Read More
Uber Suspends Autonomous Driving After Pedestrian Fatality
Uber Suspends Autonomous Driving After Pedestrian Fatality An Arizona pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday evening by an Uber vehicle operating in its self-driving mode. As a result, Uber has announced the suspension of autonomous driving vehicles in all test locations: Tempe, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Toronto. Although there was a safety driver in the…Read More
Litigation Pushes Ski Boat Manufacturers to Safer Designs – Safety Research & Strategies Inc.
Litigation Pushes Ski Boat Manufacturers to Safer Designs By Sean Kane, Safety Research & Strategies Inc. 3 years ago a young boy lost his life while enjoying a day on the lake with his family. 7-year-old Ryan Batchelder, along with 5 other members of his family were out on Lake Rabun when their boat, a…Read More
How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall?
How Do I Know If My Car Has A Recall? There’s a handful of ways to know if your car has a recall. The first, and really the most important, way that you need to know, is you can look at a government website called safercar.gov and they will tell you clearly if there is…Read More
What does Product Liability mean?
What does Product Liability Mean? Product liability means you prove that a product is defective and that a defect has caused an injury or a death. It’s different than an ordinary case because you need experts, engineers, and especially reconstruction experts. You need all of these technical experts to be able to tell you: “Yes,…Read More
What new safety features help prevent auto accidents?
What New Safety Features Help Prevent Auto Accidents? Car companies over the last twenty years have focused on safety features and technologies that can help prevent accidents. For example, there’s electronic stability control in cars. So, when someone begins to lose control of their car, the technology in the car keeps them under control. There’s…Read More