According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the number of product recalls has been steadily increasing over the last decade. In 2012, there 2,300 product recalls (or 6 recalls per day). These recalls covered the entire range products from medical devices and food to consumer products and Continue Reading
Product Recalls & Safety
Defective consumer products, foods, toys and other products pose a serious danger to adults and children. Now more than ever before, we hear stories of people being seriously injured due to food-related illness, faulty children’s toys and other defective products.
Continue browsing to learn about recent product recalls and your legal rights if you or a loved one are harmed due to the negligence of a manufacturer or another person.
GM is in the midst of a large recall. The affected vehicles include 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalts, Pontiac G5 and Pontiac Pursuit (sold in Canada only), 2003-2007 Saturn Ions, 2006-2007 Chevrolet HHRs, and 2006-2007 Pontiac Solstice and 2007 Saturn Sky models. In total, this brings the number of affected vehicles to 1,367,146. With the expanded recall, the number of incidents where front airbags Continue Reading
Despite troubles in 2009-10, Toyota is one of the biggest automakers in the United States. In fact, the Denver Business Journal reported that Toyota was the most popular new-vehicle brand for Colorado residents in 2012 (13.9 percent of total registrations)—which is why this latest auto defect hits home for many Coloradoans. Late last month, the Japanese-based company ordered all of its car Continue Reading
It’s been over two years, but the families affected by one of the deadliest outbreaks of foodborne illness in a generation are finally receiving justice. In September 2011, a crop of cantaloupes tested positive for Listeria, a life-threatening bacterial infection. The contaminated fruit, which injured 115 people and killed 33 others—including one miscarriage—was sourced back to a Colorado farm Continue Reading
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According to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food poisoning affects 1 in 6 Americans annually. This means approximately 48 million people become ill due to contaminated food this year.
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