Hoverboard Fire Kills Toddler

A home fire triggered by a hoverboard that was charging killed 3-year-old Ashanti Hughes. The tragic incident occurred in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania when a hoverboard caught fire while it was plugged into an electric socket on the first floor of the Hughes’ 3 story home. Family members heard “sizzling and crackling” sounds before the hoverboard exploded…

Study Shows a Surge in Nursery Product Injuries

A news report published by USA Today shows that there is a marked increase in the number of injuries caused by defective nursery products all over the country. At present, over 66,000 kids under the age of 3 are taken to emergency rooms every year due to accidents that involve nursery products. One research conducted…

Minimum Wage Class Action Lawsuit For CorePower Settles

Reports have surfaced that CorePower Yoga LLC and students who filed a class action suit against the company have agreed to a preliminary $1.65 million settlement. A hearing is scheduled for June of 2017 to determine if final approval for the agreement will be necessary. William Walsh filed the class action lawsuit in October 2016, at…

Thousands of Women Allege Ovarian Cancer Link to Talcum Powder

Is there a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer? Johnson & Johnson, the maker of the bestselling Johnson’s Baby Powder, certainly doesn’t think so and it has provided a “fact” page on its website maintaining that their baby powder doesn’t cause ovarian cancer. However, many women with ovarian cancer disagree. They insist that there…

Airbag Defects Lead to Recall of Nissan Vehicles

More than 54,000 2012 Nissan Versa units have been recalled by Nissan due to defective airbags. According to a CBS report, these vehicles have airbags that may unexpectedly deploy when the door is shut forcefully. Nissan North America points to the degradation of the connector pins side impact sensors. The unexpected deployment of the seat-mounted…

Court Finds Target Liable for Trip and Fall Accident

If you happen to accidentally trip and fall in a retail store, you may want to consult a personal injury lawyer particularly if it resulted to serious injuries. An 83-year-old woman was shopping in a Target store in Escondido, California, in 2014. She was walking down an aisle when she tripped over a stepladder that a…

Chrysler Cars Recalled for Loose Bolts

Just recently, Fiat Chrysler has issued a recall notice for certain models of their AWD cars. The affected cars include the Dodge Charger and the AWD Chrysler 300 from 2014 to 2017. The recall affects over 69,000 vehicles. A notice at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has revealed that there’s a high chance…

Craftsman Table Saws Sold By Sears Recalled for Injury Risks

According to USA Today, a 10-inch Craftsman table saw (model number 137.415030) sold exclusively by Sears has been recalled for being an injury hazard. The portable saw comes with a foldable black metal stand which has the tendency to collapse unpredictably, posing an impact injury hazard to the user. About 46,000 of these units have…

Restaurant Manager Hit and Suffers Brain Injuries

A 33-year-old restaurant manager of a pizza restaurant in Orange County suffered traumatic injuries to his brain after he was brutally assaulted by two men. Garret Petersen who manages Thunder Burgrz Pizza, on Main Street in Huntington Beach, refused to give the suspects free pizza. They then jumped on Petersen and beat him until he was…