While the Ford Motor Company seems to be enjoying record stockholder interest the company has just announced it is recalling 33,000 of its 2013 C-Max model automobiles. According to a report in The Washington Post, the problem is that occupants may be subjected to more than an acceptable risk of traumatic head injury in a crash.
Category: Defective Design
Medical devices are big business in America. They are not quite as big a business in Europe and other countries, but manufacturers can still sell a $400 hip implant for several thousands of dollars. Joint replacements have increased significantly between 1997 and 2011. As we baby boomers continue to age […]
It may be one of the most important civic privileges we have and one of the most central to give to both our government and our role as a citizen of the United States. Whatever type of case you may be called to serve as a juror in, a person’s […]
In Ontario, Canada, Big Tobacco is currently under attack. Ontario claims that, among other things, Big Tobacco misrepresented the dangers of smoking and the addictiveness of nicotine to the public for decades. Ontario also claims that Big Tobacco caused or contributed to an additional $50 billion in health care costs. […]
For a diabetic, accurately monitoring his blood sugar level can mean a matter of life or a diabetic coma. So this latest warning from healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson is especially troublesome. Its popular OneTouch Verio IQ blood glucose meters have been found to be faulty when the blood sugar […]
Consumers are being warned to stop using the Imaginarium Activity Walkers for children after the government received five reports of the wheels detaching. No children were injured. The product is sold by Toys R Us which has issued a recall for 9,000 units of the walkers, used to help babies […]