Author: William N. Farmer

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More Than Half a Million Heating Pads Recalled for Causing Burns and Electric Shocks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning those who purchased the Mighty Bliss electric heating pads that they are at risk of sustaining serious injury if they continue using these heating pads. Specifically, the FDA is warning that the heating pads can cause serious burns and electric shocks. More than 286 complaints have been…

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Family of Girl Brain Damaged by Dentist Awarded $95,000,000.00

After a trial that lasted several days, a Harris County jury awarded the family of Nevaeh Hall $95,000,000.00. The jury found former dentist, Bethaniel Jefferson, to be negligent in her treatment of Nevaeh. Neveah’s family testified that she suffered drug-induced seizures and oxygen at the Diamond Dental Practice in January 2016. Neveah, now conscious, requires…

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Murphy Beds Recalled Over Crush Hazards After Multiple Reports of Injuries

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) is issuing a recall alert for full-sized and queen-sized Murphy beds due to the serious impact of crush hazards posed by the beds. Specifically, the CPSC has issued a recall because the beds are breaking or even detaching from the walls they are affixed to, then falling and crushing…

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Schneider Electric Recalls 1.4 Million Electrical Panels For Causing Fires

On June 16, 2022, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of approximately 1.4 million Schneider Electric breaker boxes in the U.S. and Canada because of a fire hazard. Specifically, Schneider Electric recalled the Square D QO Plug-on-Neutral Load Centers due to the load center overheating, causing “thermal burn and fire hazards,”…

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against National Armored Car Company

A federal judge has allowed the addition of a negligent entrustment claim in a wrongful death lawsuit against a national armored car company. The lawsuit arises out of an auto-pedestrian accident in which an armored car driver ran over a pedestrian, taking her life. The armored car driver stated that he saw the victim prior…

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