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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Feb
20

KIDS PRODUCTS GETTING SAFER OVERALL, BUT SOME UNSAFE ITEMS REMAIN

When it comes to the safety of children’s products, there is good news to report and there is bad news. In 2011, the number of children’s items designated as dangerous products and subsequently recalled, dropped an astonishing 24 percent from the previous year. However, there…

Feb
6

YASMIN BIRTH-CONTROL LAWSUITS SETTLE FOR $110 MILLION

In the first resolution over cases involving Yasmin birth-control pills, Bayer, Germany’s largest drug manufacturer will pay at least $110 million to settle over 500 product liability lawsuits alleging that the drug caused blood clots and wrongful death. This amounts to approximately $220,000 per case…

Feb
3

New Technology Could Prevent Car Accidents Caused by Texting

Just a few years ago, drivers did not have to worry about distracted people behind the wheel, texting and driving at the same time. However with the advancement of technology, more and more drivers are getting into car accidents because they were too…