Category: Defective Products

Product Recalls for November

Yorgo Foods Inc. Recalls Flavors of Hummus Due To Health Risk Yorgo Foods Inc. of Manchester NH recently recalled specific varieties of Hummus and Baba Ghannouj due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. This organism may cause serious, potentially fatal, infections in small children, the sick or elderly citizens, and anyone with a compromised immune… read more

GM Recalls Around 5 Million More Vehicles

Earlier this year, General Motors (GM) announced it was recalling 2.6 million vehicles due to the presence of a faulty ignition switch. This specific defect could cut off the engine while driving, thereby preventing the deployment of the airbags in the event of a crash. This defect has been associated with 31 crashes and 13… read more

New Ignition-Related Recall for GM

Earlier this year, GM issued recalls for ignition switch and airbag defects. The car manufacturer has been under scrutiny ever since. There have been at least 13 fatalities and 32 crashes caused by the faulty ignition switches. At the same time, evidence has emerged that the company knew about the defects in 2012, long before… read more

GM Ignition Switch Recall Update – It Could Be Criminal

There were 13 deaths in 31 accidents that experts believe are linked to a defective ignition switch since 2004, according to media reports. This sad fact comes from the ongoing investigation of several GM models that may contain a faulty ignition component. If a vehicle defect – whether related to a faulty ignition switch or… read more

Handling the Recent Toyota Prius Recall

February 12, 2014 – Toyota announced a global recall of all 2010 to 2014 Prius models due to a potentially dangerous software glitch. The problem lies with the motor/generator control ECU and hybrid control ECU software in the Prius models. Software glitches could cause overheating, which in turn can cause the car to enter failsafe… read more

Dangerous Toys Lead to Many Child Injuries

There are many dangers facing children each day. Not only do they have to learn how the whole world operates, but also continually fend off life-threatening illness and traumatic experiences. One of the greatest risks facing your child is dangerous toys. More than 200,000 children are hurt each year in the U.S. while playing with… read more

Importance of Child Safety Restraint Laws

The death of a Florida toddler that took place near the intersection of Fowler Street and Market Street serves as a harsh reminder of the importance of abiding by child safety restraint laws in Florida and throughout this nation. As we reported on this fatal Fort Myers car crash in our news section, we would… read more