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    • Iowa The Next State To Ban Texting?

      Iowa The Next State To Ban Texting?

      The next state to ban texting while driving could be Iowa. The measure also prohibits reading and sending text messages.
      Warnings would be issued for the first year, no tickets. But, after that,…

    • Graco Recalls Jump ‘n Jive Doorway Jumpers

      Graco Recalls Jump ‘n Jive Doorway Jumpers

      Graco, in cooperation with the CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of Jump ‘n Jive Doorway Jumpers.

      The recalled doorway jumpers include detachable toys that are attached to the jumper…

    • Spa Factory Aromatherapy Kits Recalled  Due to Projectile Hazard

      Spa Factory Aromatherapy Kits Recalled Due to Projectile Hazard

      JAKKS Pacific Inc., in cooperation with CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of Spa Factory Aromatherapy Fountain & Bath Benefit Kits.

      Pressure from the buildup of carbon dioxide in the jars…

    • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance – The most valuable insurance that you know nothing about

      Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance – The most valuable insurance that you know nothing about

      Underinsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage is essential insurance coverage because of the number of financially irresponsible drivers on the roads.

    • Ford Recalls Nearly Half-Million Mustangs Due to Air Bag Issue

      Ford Recalls Nearly Half-Million Mustangs Due to Air Bag Issue

      Just 3 months after Ford Motor Co recalled 1.2 million trucks and SUVs, the automobile company is recalling 470,000 Ford Mustangs due to safety concerns with the deployment of air bags on the passenger side. The sports cars have been recalled due to a much needed air bag software update that will adjust the force with which the passenger side airbag deploys, the models affected are from…

    • Brian Smith Recalls Serene Float Tanks

      Brian Smith Recalls Serene Float Tanks

      Brian Smith, in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling 5 units of Serene Float Tanks due to an electrocution hazard.Electrical components in the float tank are not grounded, which can prevent the Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) from tripping when needed, posing an electrocution hazard to consumers.The recalled product is a Serene Float Tank, which is a water tank that is light and…

    • Feingold – Johnson 2007 Eliminates Binding Arbitration Clauses

      Feingold – Johnson 2007 Eliminates Binding Arbitration Clauses

      Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) and Representative Hank Johnson (D-GA) introduced legislation in July 2007 that will preclude big companies from including binding arbitration clauses in contracts with ordinary citizens. As the law now stands, consumer credit lenders use private arbitrators to litigate debt disputes with cardholders. Most consumers do not even realize that they have signed away…

    • Car Seat has Death Risk for Infants

      Car Seat has Death Risk for Infants

      Findings from a study published online by Archives of Disease in Childhood claim that there is a small risk of sudden death for babies who use car seats. The study is based on an analysis of cases of sudden death in infants up to 12 months in Quebec, Canada, that happened between 1991 and 2000.Of the 508 deaths that were investigated, 17 of these deaths happened when an infant was seated in a…

    • "Popcorn Lung" Lawsuit Settled

      "Popcorn Lung" Lawsuit Settled

      A man who filed a lawsuit claiming he incurred lung damage from a chemical in the flavoring of microwavable popcorn has reached a settlement with the popcorn flavoring company.John Weimer Jr., who claims he suffered lung damage from a chemical called diacetyl found in buttery popcorn flavoring, filed a lawsuit against the International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. for being negligent. Weimer…

    • Million Dollar Dog Bite Lawsuit Filed

      Million Dollar Dog Bite Lawsuit Filed

      A Knoxville, Tennessee man who was attacked by an Akita has filed a dog attack lawsuit against the animal’s owners. The dog had traveled over six miles when it arrived at the home of Charles Wood, who was playing catch in the yard with his daughter.”The dog just walked up and grabbed my glove first and then went for my hand and it’s all kind of a blur from there.”Wood suffered several puncture…