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Celebrity Tattoo Artist Arrested in Los Angeles DUI Crash That Killed YoutTuber

By Brian Chase on May 15, 2020 - No comments

Celebrity Tattoo Artist Arrested in Los Angeles DUI Crash That Killed YoutTuber

Celebrity Tattoo Artist Arrested in Los Angeles DUI Crash That Killed YoutTuber

Corey La Barrie, a 25-year-old YouTube star, was killed in a DUI crash after Daniel Silva, a celebrity tattoo artist, who police said was speeding in his sports car, lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a stop sign and a tree. According to a KTLA news report, Silva was traveling at a high rate of speed eastbound on Huston Street when the crash occurred near Carpenter Avenue in Valley Village the night of May 10. …Read the rest »

Posted in: DUI

Study Connects Concussions to Loss of Inhibition

By Brian Chase on May 11, 2020 - No comments

Study Connects Concussions to Loss of Inhibition

Study Connects Concussions to Loss of Inhibition

A study that conducted separate tests on Canadian university football players found that concussions or traumatic brain injuries suffered while playing the sport could lead to loss of inhibition. According to Medicalxpress.com, these findings open new doors to predicting the impact of these debilitating injuries and raise questions about the long-term impact of contact sports. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Brain Injury

Magnetic Ball Toys Recalled for Potentially Serious Injuries

By Brian Chase on May 11, 2020 - No comments

Magnetic Ball Toys Recalled for Potentially Serious Injuries

Magnetic Ball Toys Recalled for Potentially Serious Injuries

A children’s toy that uses dozens of tiny magnetic balls has been recalled because it has the potential to cause serious internal injuries if the balls are swallowed and then link together inside the body. According to an alert posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Mag Cube magnetic ball sets were sold under various names on Walmart.com from March 2018 through December 2019 for between $13 and $20. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Defective Products

Man Suffers Burn Injuries After E-Cigarette Explodes in the Pocket

By Brian Chase on May 11, 2020 - No comments

Man Suffers Burn Injuries After E-Cigarette Explodes in the Pocket

Man Suffers Burn Injuries After E-Cigarette Explodes in the Pocket

A man who suffered multiple burn injuries after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket has sued a retailer and a Chinese manufacturer of lithium batteries in a product liability lawsuit he has filed. According to a report in The Telegraph, the plaintiff, Joseph Tucker, has named Cloud 9 Vapor and CBD as well as Shenzhen IVPS Technology Co., which makes lithium batteries. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Defective Products

Businesses are Battling Insurers Over the Coronavirus Business Interruption

By Brian Chase on May 11, 2020 - No comments

Businesses are Battling Insurers Over the Coronavirus Business Interruption

Businesses are Battling Insurers Over the Coronavirus Business Interruption

There is currently a huge standoff between the nation’s leading insurers and businesses such as restaurants, gyms, movie theaters and hotels that have purchased insurance policies from these companies. According to a report in The Washington Post, this battle is spilling into the powerful corridors of the nation’s capital as both sides spar over what should be done over the enormous financial setback businesses have faced during this pandemic. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Employment Law

Volkswagen to Recall 370,000 Vehicles for Faulty Takata Airbags Over Five Years

By Brian Chase on May 8, 2020 - No comments

Volkswagen to Recall 370,000 Vehicles for Faulty Takata Airbags Over Five Years

Volkswagen to Recall 370,000 Vehicles for Faulty Takata Airbags Over Five Years

Volkswagen will recall about 370,000 of its vehicles because of a risk posed by faulty Takata airbags. According to a report in Car and Driver, the recall will eventually cover the 2012 to 2019 VW Beetle and Beetle convertible and the 2011 to 2014 Passat. The announcement came as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that 56 million of the Takata airbags don’t need to be recalled. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Defects

Prepac Recalls Four Drawer Chests Because They Can Tip Over

By Brian Chase on May 8, 2020 - No comments

Prepac Recalls Four Drawer Chests Because They Can Tip Over

Prepac Recalls Four Drawer Chests Because They Can Tip Over

Prepac has recalled a 4-drawer chest because of a tip-over hazard that could cause serious or even fatal injuries to young children. According to an alert posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the company recalled about 21,000 Prepac 4-drawer chests because they pose a safety hazard to children. The recall notice said that the chests are unstable and could tip over if they are not anchored to the wall. This poses tip-over and entrapment hazards that could result in injury or death to children. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Defective Products

Business Owners File Lawsuits Against Insurers for Denying Business Interruption Claims

By Brian Chase on May 6, 2020 - No comments

Business Owners File Lawsuits Against Insurers for Denying Business Interruption Claims

Business Owners File Lawsuits Against Insurers for Denying Business Interruption Claims

Lawsuits have been filed against several insurance companies around the country for denying policy claims the plaintiffs had made to protect against business interruption losses due to COVID-19. According to news reports, these are claims specifically pertaining to the business closures that were mandated in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Class Action

Hospital Workers Report Side Effects from Using OxyCide Cleaner

By Brian Chase on May 6, 2020 - No comments

Hospital Workers Report Side Effects from Using OxyCide Cleaner

Hospitals in many parts of the country are using a new cleaning solution called OxyCide to maintain sanitary conditions in their facilities. According to news reports though, workers who have to use this cleaner say it’s making them sick. For example, the report says the cleaner, which is a relatively new product, was selected as the primary cleaning solution in several Pennsylvania hospitals last spring. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Defective Products

Tesla’s Autopilot Feature Blamed in Lawsuit for Fatal Crash in Japan

By Brian Chase on May 4, 2020 - No comments

Tesla's Autopilot Feature Blamed in Lawsuit for Fatal Crash in Japan

Tesla's Autopilot Feature Blamed in Lawsuit for Fatal Crash in Japan

Tesla has been sued by the family of a 44-year-old Japanese man who was killed when a Model X operating on Autopilot crashed into a group of people gathered on the side of an expressway near Tokyo. According to a Bloomberg news report, the driver of the Tesla had fallen asleep shortly before the crash when another vehicle ahead of him changed lanes to avoid the group. Still, the Model X, which was set on Autopilot, accelerated and ran into the group, the lawsuit filed in federal court in San Jose states. Tesla’s headquarters are in Palo Alto in Northern California. …Read the rest »

Posted in: Auto Defects


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