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Robinson Helicopter Crashes in North Texas Killing pilots

Recently, a Robinson R44 Cadet helicopter crashed in the town of Rowlett, Texas.  Multiple people witnessed the helicopter fall to the earth, killing both pilots.  Witnesses stated the helicopter fell very fast and the tail section was somehow separated in flight.  Video footage of the helicopter confirms the tail rotor separating in mid-flight and then…

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Baby Formula Recalled Due to Potentially Dangerous Infection

Since February 17, 2022, Abbot Nutrition has been recalling its baby formula. Recently, the recall was expanded to include Similac PM 60/40. The current recall follows the recall of certain lots of Similac, Alimentum, and Elecare powder formula that were recalled last month due to possible contamination from Cronobacter. The recall was due to certain…

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Over Two Million Dehumidifiers Recalled Over Fire Hazards

Recently, over two million dehumidifiers sold by major outlets such as Walmart and Lowe’s have been recalled due to a potential fire hazard. According to reports, the dehumidifiers can catch fire due to overheating.  According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the dehumidifiers were sold by retailers between 2009 and 2017. The price per…

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Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Recalls Adult Portable Bed Rails After Two Deaths

It has recently been reported that the Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Adult Portable Rails may have been responsible for two deaths due to entrapment and asphyxiation. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, and DeVilbiss Healthcare, the manufacturer of the portable adult bed rails, recently launched a voluntary recall of its various models of…

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Multiple Lawsuits Filed following September 27, 2021 Explosion

On September 27, 2021, the day of the incident, Westlake operators issued what’s called a “hot work permit”. The permit allowed welders to do their job in and around the refinery.  Unfortunately, Westlake’s operators failed to ensure that the work area was safe and free from hydrocarbons.  It is believed that the lines being worked…

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