Study: Black Beauty Products More Likely to Contain Dangerous Chemicals

A recent study conducted by the Environmental Working Group, a not-for-profit think tank, revealed cosmetics marketed to black women are more likely to contain possibly harmful ingredients, as compared to those marketed to the general public. The analysis explored the listed ingredients in some 1,180… read more

Best Buy to Pay $4M Penalty For Knowingly Selling Recalled Products

Over the course of five years, electronics retail giant Best Buy sold hundreds of recalled products to customers off store shelves and online – a violation of federal law, as well as a serious risk to unwitting customers.  Now, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has… read more

Report: Xarelto Maker, Suppliers Facing 9,000+ Lawsuits

The manufacturer and distributors of blood-thinning drug Xarelto are, as of this juncture, facing more than 9,000 personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits – and more are continuing to pile up.  Defendants Bayer AG (a German company) and distributor Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a U.S. company that… read more

Hoverboard Injuries Prompt Nearly a Dozen Manufacturer Recalls

Product liability lawsuits may be on the horizon for hoverboard manufactures, as the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports at least 10 companies have recalled the devices.  There are two main dangers with the devices: Lithium-ion battery backs that pose a risk of overheating, smoking,… read more

Federal Food Poisoning Lawsuit Alleges Chipotle Execs Failed on Quality Control

A federal lawsuit filed against Mexican fast-food chain Chipotle by its shareholders alleges that company leaders failed in their response to a series of food-borne illness outbreaks that sickened customers across the country. This lawsuit was filed by shareholders who accuse the top company brass… read more

Robot Surgery Defect Trial Seeks Accountability of Manufacturer

Robotic surgery has become increasingly commonplace in recent years, with robotic surgery centers in Miami, Coconut Creek, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and more.  Robotically-assisted surgery has been around since the 1980s, with manufacturers insisting such procedures can be carried out with greater precision and control. The… read more

Rote v. Zel Custom Manufacturing – Overseas Gun Maker Can be Sued

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled a gun manufacturer operating as an instrumentality of the Republic of Argentina is not immune from product liability litigation under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA). The statute protects foreign governments (and by proxy,… read more

Feds Issue Warning to Hoverboard Manufacturers, Distributors

Reports of hoverboard injuries and fires continue to amass. New York and Boston have banned the devices from subways, buses, trains and stations. They are also banned on airlines. Recently, two children in Nashville almost died and their home burned to the ground in January… read more

Toy darts recalled after choking deaths; Florida children at risk of injury from defective products

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of 1.8 million toy dart sets sold by Family Dollar Stores. Two children have died as a result of choking accidents involving the toys. Gregg Hollander has built a reputation as one of the state’s leading… read more