On Oct. 20, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed another car accident death related to a ruptured Takata airbag. This is the 11th U.S. death from a ruptured Takata airbag and the 16th death worldwide.
The latest fatality… Read More
Takata Corp., the Japanese auto parts manufacturer responsible for making the dangerously defective airbags that have caused at least 11 fatalities, is now being ordered by federal regulators to expand its recall even further.
New estimates released… Read More
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a woman $55 million in a Missouri court due to claims that Baby Powder caused her ovarian cancer and she was not warned of the product risks.
After using Baby Powder for feminine hygiene for 40 years, the plaintiff… Read More
Statins, a class of drugs commonly prescribed to control high cholesterol, have been found to cause painful muscle issues in some patients. Extreme muscle pain as well as rhabdomyolysis, a condition where muscle tissue is destroyed, have occurred in statin… Read More
With the death of a woman and teenager, the latest Takata airbag death toll has now reached 11 deaths in the United States.
Just last week, a Jacksonville resident died after succumbing to fatal injuries caused by a defective airbag deploying in a slow… Read More
In a recent Texas hearing, healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay an estimated $500 million to people who were hurt by the company’s Pinnacle hip implants.
Pinnacle hip implants are faulty because they regularly fall apart more often than… Read More
Officials from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have found another safety issue with automotive airbags. This time, up to five million vehicles with Continental airbags are being recalled worldwide.
The faulty airbags, made by Continental… Read More
The Government Accountability Office released a report last week that summarized a list of shortcomings in how the Food and Drug Administration tracks drug safety issues.
In recent years, the FDA has sped up the process of approving many new drugs through… Read More
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was recently fined $70 million for not reporting deaths and injuries resulting from vehicular defects since 2003. Earlier in 2015, Chrysler was fined for other problems relating to vehicle safety issues. When all is said and… Read More
Concerns over exploding hoverboards have prompted Louisiana State University to ban them from its campus. The self-balancing motorized skateboards, which don't actually hover, were the most popular Christmas item this year.
The temporary ban at LSU will… Read More
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