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October 29, 2019

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October 29, 2019

Have you recently been involved in an accident in which the other person has blamed 'hydroplaning' for losing control of their vehicle?

Hydroplaning is a term describing the sliding of tires across a wet surface. These incidents often cause a chain reaction crash, often...

July 23, 2019

News broke a few days ago that Tennessee just experienced the deadliest year ever for drug deaths in 2018. According to new statistics from the Centers for Dis

April 22, 2019

A jury has awarded $24.5 million to the family of Lilia Torres, who died after giving birth to her child. Torres, who lived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with her husband, Rodolfo Vargas Chavez, and their three children, was 34 years of age when she died after delivering...

April 16, 2019

A jury awarded $12.25 million Friday to a man who underwent debilitating prostate cancer surgery when in fact, he didn't have cancer at all. How could such a mistake have been made? The jury agreed that a pathologist mixed up slides two patients and the resulting surge...

April 16, 2019

A lawsuit has been filed against the makers of iced tea brand, Arizona Tea, in federal court. The suit alleges that the company purposefully misled consumers as to the true ingredients of its Green Tea with Ginseng and Honey. In the complaint, the class claim plaintiff...

April 8, 2019

When is a bag of 'potato skins' worth $5 million? When it turns out they may not be potato skins after all.

A New York woman is suing TGI Fridays, claiming their potato skin snacks, sold in vending machines and grocery stores across the nation, aren't really potato skin...

April 8, 2019

After the reported deaths of 10 infants, the US Consumers Product Safety Commission and FIsher-Price have jointly issued a warning about the Rock ’n Play sleeper. The deaths, since 2015, apparently occurred after the infants rolled over while in the seat.

The company ad...

March 12, 2019

You may want to look at the flour in your pantry to be sure it's not one of the recalled items listed by the parent company of Pillsbury today. Hometown Food Company has decided to issue a voluntary recall of over 12,000 cases of five-pound bags of Pillsbury Unbleached...

February 14, 2019

Now lawsuits have been filed claiming that Monsanto knowingly sold Roundup and associated herbicide products, misleading consumers by stating the product was no

January 22, 2019

The drug company Prinstin Pharmaceuticals has announced that eight lots of Irbesatan blood pressure medication have been recalled after testing indicates the m

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