The FDA has issued an official warning on the use of sleep positioners meant to keep infants under the age of six months from rolling over.
Such devices are often marketed as reducing the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). However, the FDA states that it has never approved any item for such use. There is no evidence that any product claiming to prevent SIDS can actually do so.
Baby sleep positioners may be labeled as “nests” or “anti-roll” supports or devices. Continue reading “FDA Issues Warning on Infant Sleep Positioners”
Talcum powder has been found to cause ovarian cancer. Talcum powder, or Talc, is used by millions of women for personal hygiene. If you or someone you know developed ovarian cancer after using talc products, contact Harman Law LLC online or at (404) 554-0777 for a free consultation. Continue reading “Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Risk”
Common over-the-counter (OTC) heartburn medications like Prilosec, Prevacid, and Nexium are linked to increasing the risk of chronic kidney disease. These drugs are known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI). The OTC heartburn medicine is used to tame heartburn and reduce acid reflux. Continue reading “Heartburn Medications Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid Linked to Kidney Disease”
Roundup, a popular weed killer, manufactured by Monsanto has had attention drawn to the company and product recently. Medical studies conclude that the chemical is linked to inhaled and skin exposure injuries in combination with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Other injuries have also been reported. Continue reading “Roundup Herbicide May Cause Cancer or Serious Injury”
Talcum powder, used by millions of women for personal hygiene, caused the death of Jacqueline Fox. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She used Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder and Shower to Shower for some 35 years. The lawsuit came about when it was found that the manufacturer knew of the cancer risk associated with their product and failed to disclose the risk. Continue reading “$72 Million Verdict Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Cancer Death Lawsuit”
Metra, a major transportation system in Chicago, Illinois has banned the use of hoverboards on all of its modes of public trains. These electronic scooters are shown in several stories, and in video evidence, to catch fire while charging or spontaneously. Continue reading “Consumer Product Danger: Hoverboards are a Fire Risk”
Jeep Cherokee and Dodge Durango models in recall for defective wiring and potential fire risk
After an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Chrysler has been forced to recall almost 895,000 sport utility vehicles. The recall covers Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango models manufactured between 2011 and 2014. The affected models include about 651,000 vehicles in the United States, 45,700 in Canada, 23,000 in Mexico, and 175,000 outside North America. Continue reading “Recall: Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango Vanity Mirror Lights Defective Wiring, Fire Risk”
Researchers Issue New Warnings
About 500 sunscreen products on the market this year that contain sunscreen have been found to either not work as well as advertised, or may contain ingredients that could be toxic according to a recent article in The Columbus Dispatch newspaper.
Researchers at the Environmental Working Group said many of the sunscreen products available today aren’t protecting your skin and may actually be harming your health. Researchers for the group – a consumer-action organization based in Washington, D.C. – analyzed over 700 sunscreen products sold in the United States, and they approved less than one-third of them as both safe and effective. Continue reading “Is Your Sunscreen Safe?”
Choose a Law Firm with a Track Record of Successfully Fighting for the Rights of Their Clients
Know your rights by navigating the court system by choosing a firm who knows the ins and outs of presenting your case to judge and jury. You’d be surprised how many injury and accident lawyers are willing to settle without exploring whether having your day in court would be a better option to get the justice you deserve. It’s easier to settle and not fully research your case and options for justice, when a trial may be best choice for getting the compensation you deserve.
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Worldwide reports of children injured and dying after becoming entangled in a window blind are on the rise. Since 1996, nearly 300 children have been strangled or seriously injured by the blinds according to an article in USA Today.
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