Skip To Content
Free consultation Text or call 312.553.4900

Omega-3 Pills Fail To Work In Alzheimer’s Patients

November 7, 2010  ·  By HM&M


As a products liability lawyer, I urge all consumers to stay on top of recalls and remove defective products from their homes immediately, especially those products affecting children.

This week, “more than 2 million cribs from seven companies were recalled amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs.” (J. Keer, AP 6/24). Most of the recalled cribs were drop-side models. The movable side becomes problematic when it detaches from the crib, “creating a dangerous gap where babies' heads can become trapped, leading to suffocation or strangulation.”

The brands of cribs affected were: Evenflo, Delta Enterprises Corp., Child Craft, Jardine Enterprises, LaJobi, Million Dollar Baby and Simmons Juvenile Products Inc. Fortunately, no deaths have resulted from the defective products, but entrapments have been reported, leading to at least one hospitalization.

November 7, 2010

Safety Officials Advising Flame-Resistant Costumes

A former FDA employee scientist asserted, “His job was eliminated after he raised concerns about the risks of radiation exposure from high-grade medical scanning.” (Matthew Perrone, AP, 3/30). Dr. Julian Nicholas told an audience of imaging specialists that he and other FDA staffers “were pressured to change their scientific opinion,” by managers in the agency's... Read More

November 7, 2010

Better US Standards Mean Safer Holiday Toys

The government says “tougher safeguards for toys mean better choices for families this holiday season.” (D. Melendy, AP Washington, 11/18). The Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued less recalls this year than in years past, in party, they say, due to tough U.S. standards on lead content in toys. The agency also says, “it received... Read More

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.