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Winter storms are sweeping the United States from coast to coast, and many people are purchasing and using snowblowers for the first time. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging people to check the make and model of their machines, as they recently posted an announcement for a nationwide recall of certain Toro snowblowers…

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Suffering an injury because you used a prescribed medication or over-the-counter drug can be debilitating. There are policies and procedures in place to ensure these drugs are safe before they enter the market. However, there are instances where drugs hit the shelves and wind up causing more harm than good for the patients taking them.…

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Juul, like other e-cigarette manufacturers, is under scrutiny by FDA with regard to its unsafe products. Multiple lawsuits have been filed, claiming that vaping can cause serious lung injuries, seizures, strokes, and other medical problems. The lawsuits also claim that Juul’s nicotine levels can lead to addiction. Time is reporting that one of those lawsuits…

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In May, a California jury heard a case about a couple, Alva and Alberta Pilliod, who had used Roundup for decades and both developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. That same jury awarded the couple more than $2 billion in damages. In July, that award was slashed to $86.7 million. It was the third time that a jury…

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The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is a government organization that is tasked with protecting consumers by promoting the safety of products that hit the market. In order to protect the public from unsafe and defective products, the agency addresses unreasonable risks of injury, studying illnesses and injuries caused by products and creating…

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Britax Child Safety, the leading manufacturer of child safety products, allegedly failed to meet is deadline to notify consumers and resellers of a dangerous defect in its BOB jogging stroller. According to The Washington Post, Britax reached an agreement with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to educate the public about a dangerous problem…

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Electronic scooters, or e-scooters, have taken a lot of U.S. cities by storm. According to CNN, the leading makers of electronic scooters are Bird Rides, Inc., a rideshare company based in California; and Lime, which is already selling its scooters in 70 cities. The scooters are popular across America and the leading cities of Europe.…

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Polaris Industries, manufacturer of recreational off-road vehicles (ROVs), agreed to pay a $27.25 million penalty because it failed to notify federal officials about the fire hazards its vehicles pose to riders. Federal regulators have linked one death and more than 180 fires to the dangerous off-road vehicles according to a story in the Tucson Sentinel.…

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