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Woman Sues After Chair Collapse at Nail Salon Causing Serious Injuries

On September 14, 2021, a Texas resident filed a complaint in the Harris County District Court against Apple Nails ‘N Spa Inc. (hereinafter “Defendant” and/or “Apple Nails ‘N Spa”). The woman asserts causes of action for premises liability and negligence against the Defendant as a result of a chair collapse incident that occurred at the…

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Battery Packs for Hoverboards Recalled

More than 200,000 hoverboards equipped with battery packs are being recalled because the batteries can overheat, which could potentially lead to fires or explosions. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reported that there have been more than 20 incidents of battery packs overheating, including complaints of smoke or fire. The recall involves lithium-ion GLW battery packs…

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EPA Commits To Long-Awaited Regulation For Toxic Chemicals

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its plans to regulate—for the first time—the levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that manufacturers can discharge into wastewater. The EPA will begin crafting a rule that places limits on the amount of PFAS that can be discharged into sewage treatment systems and surface waters from…

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20 Killed in Limousine Accident Due to Catastrophic Brake Failure

A recent limousine accident claimed the lives of 20 people when the limousine’s brakes failed. A young man rented a limousine for his wife’s 30th birthday. The plan was to pick up their friends and drive them all to a nearby microbrewery. As they were driving down a hill, the limousine’s brakes failed, causing it…

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HOVERBOARD RECALLED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD

On August 25, 2021, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that the Razor USA recalled over 200,000 self-balancing scooters/hoverboards citing fire hazards linked to the product lithium-ion battery packs. The Hovertrax hoverboards have two wheels at either end of articulated dual platforms or are powered by GLW battery packs. The battery packs have…

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