This recall involves Vornado VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters sold in the following colors: black, coral orange, grayed jade, cinnamon, fig, ice white and red.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and contact Vornado for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a free replacement unit. Continue reading “Vornado Air Recalls Electric Space Heaters After Report of Death”
A drug recall happens “when a prescription or over-the-counter medicine is removed from the market because it is found to be either defective or potentially harmful.” WebMD Continue reading “Why Drugs are Recalled”
Dozens of lawsuits have been filed against the medical device maker Sorin Group, claiming its Stöckert 3T heater-cooler device spreads bacteria called nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). Continue reading “2018 Sorin Stöckert 3T Heater-Cooler Lawsuit News”
Did you know that most instances of child sexual abuse are committed by a relative or someone else the child knows intimately? Unfortunately, children are also targeted by predators within youth-serving organizations designed to protect and provide activities for them. Continue reading “Child Sexual Abuse in Youth-Serving Organizations”
NutriBullet, sold from a variety of retailers, has caused dozens of people to become injured when the NutriBullet explodes. Although the NutriBullet has been recalled, the recall is not related to the current problem plaguing those NutriBullets that are exploding and causing consumers to suffer amputations, burns, and other kinds of disfigurement. Continue reading “Exploding NutriBullet causing injuries to consumers”
If you were hurt in a car crash caused by another driver, it’s natural to assume that insurance will pay for the medical expenses and other damages to help restore your life.
But insurance companies are motivated by profits, not by helping consumers who pay for their services. In fact, insurance adjusters are trained to look for ways to limit potential payouts or deny claims altogether. Continue reading “Dealing with Insurance Companies After an Injury Accident”
Almost 38 million fire extinguishers have been recalled for not working. Unfortunately, the defective fire extinguishers resulted in one fatality and numerous injuries. The fire extinguishers in question were manufactured by Kidde and were recalled because they do not activate, primarily due to the nozzle detaching. To view more about the recall, please click here. Continue reading “Defective Fire Extinguishers Recalled”
Like most states, Oklahoma has laws that restrict cell phone use while driving in an effort to reduce distracted driving accidents. Oklahoma is also like most states in that many drivers either don’t know the applicable distracted driving laws or choose to ignore them. Continue reading “Oklahoma’s Texting and Distracted Driving Laws”
Although car accidents are common, rarely do people actually witness one. If you happen to see a car accident, the first thing you must do is make sure you are safe. Then, call 911 and report the car accident. If it is safe, try and determine whether someone is in need of medical attention. Lastly, try and wait for the police to show up as they will likely want to take a statement from you. Too often, witnesses leave the scene of the collision and thus don’t offer valuable observations to police. This is especially important when there is a dispute about who caused the car accident. Continue reading “What happens if I witness a car wreck?”
The bodies of five workers killed in a drilling rig explosion in Pittsburg County on Monday, Jan. 22, were recovered on Tuesday as investigators searched for a cause for the deadliest oil and gas accident since 2010. Continue reading “Five Dead After Pittsburg County Drilling Rig Explosion”