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Consumer Safety


Allegations of Kidney Failure and Diabetic Ketoacidosis being Linked to Diabetes Medication Invokana

A number of lawsuits have been filed against Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharmaceuticals, nationwide and in Pennsylvania involving allegations the Diabetes drug Invokana causes kidney failure and a condition called diabetic ketoacidosis. The suits claim the diabetes drug Invokana … Read More


Wire Grill Cleaning Brushes Can Pose Food Safety Hazard

Wire grill cleaning brushes have commonly been used to clean barbeque grills.  However, recently, more and more instances are arising where wire bristles from grill cleaning brushes have fallen off the brush, unsuspectingly finding their way into peoples’ foods and … Read More


Bankrupt Gas Can Manufacturer An Example of Irresponsible Behavior, Not the Poster Child for Frivolous Lawsuits

Blitz, USA, a gas can manufacturer, recently filed for bankruptcy protection and announced it is closing its doors, citing frivolous lawsuits as the reason.  The company faced product liability lawsuits filed by attorneys representing plaintiffs permanently injured or who have … Read More

Trucking Safety

New Trucking Laws a Step in Right Direction

Congress passed the Highway Reauthorization bill on July 2nd, which is great news for drivers who share the roadway with heavy trucks (which is to say all of us).  New trucking safety provisions are included in the bill to keep … Read More

Doggie door and pet

Without Awareness, Doggie Doors Still Pose Risk to Children

It may sound surprising, but most people do not put together that a three-year-old child can fit through a doggie door.  But, the fact is, they can.  And when they do, they are exposed to all sorts of dangers outside, … Read More