After 7 Years, CA Nursing Home Abuse Case Still Under Investigation

By JohnNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Other than being an unforgivable, deplorable act, nursing home abuse is unfortunately becoming a more and more common occurrence. At 95 years of age, Elsie Fossum checked herself into Claremont Place, an assisted living facility east of Los Angeles. Elsie passed away at that very facility, not due to natural causes but due to injuries she sustained in their care. …

P.F. Chang’s Recalls Meal Containing Traces of Surprise Shellfish

By JohnProduct Liability

Earlier this month, Chobani yogurt pulled yogurt off the shelves due to an undesirable culture dwelling within, causing numerous illnesses. This case is not as extreme, but continuing the trend this week is P.F. Chang’s. The mistake is found in a product distributed by their at-home, frozen line of meals. Their frozen pork and leek dumplings may create a health …

Woman Sues Doctors Over Alleged Misdiagnosis of Breast Cancer

By JohnMedical Malpractice

  Earlier this month a court hearing began in Lancaster, Pa where a woman is suing two doctors for medical malpractice over a misdiagnosis of breast cancer. She claims that they had failed to diagnose and perform a biopsy on a lump in her left breast, which has now proven to be cancerous and has since spread to her lungs. …

Honda Recalls Near 400,00 Automotives Due to Airbag Malfunction

By JohnCar Accidents, Product Liability

A common theme is forming this week as yet another recall has surfaced. This time it’s not from BMW, but Japanese automaker Honda. Over the past few months, two models of Honda are experiencing safety threatening malfunctions. In non-emergency situations, airbags are inflating on their own. Honda will be recalling around 400,000 total vehicles across North America. 318,000 Honda Odysseys …

BMW Recalls 140,000 Sedans for Tail Light Defect

By JohnProduct Liability

Beginning this October, some ultimate driving machines will be recalled due to a faulty electrical connection. A problem due to “increased resistance” could result in your tail lights going on the fritz. The recall will affect 140,000 5 series sedans, ranging from the model year 2008 to 2010. The specific models affected are the 528i, 535i, 550i and M5. Once …

How to Prevent Cross-Contact Food Poisoning

By JohnFood Poisoning

Since September is National Food Safety Month, we want to help share some tips about how you can prevent food poisoning. Many people experience food poisoning by consuming products that had food allergens without being warned they contained allergens. This year’s Food Safety Month theme is to avoid a reaction, take action. There are around 160 food products that can …

4 Common Workplace Injuries

By JohnWorkplace Accidents

Your place of work should be where you feel safe. But in 2010, over 4,500 American workers were killed on the job while millions more suffered serious non-fatal workplace injuries. To help you stay safe while at work, here are four common workplace injuries and how you can avoid them: Overexertion workplace injuries: Overexertion workplace injuries are the most common …

Does Arsenic in Rice Cause Food Poisoning?

By JohnFood Poisoning

For the past 20 years the Food and Drug Administration has been monitoring arsenic in rice to try to protect consumers from food poisoning. Arsenic is a naturally occurring contaminant that shows up in soil and water, so it does appear in food. Arsenic is a chemical element distributed in the Earth’s crust. Fuel burning, mining and the use of …

5 Ways to Avoid a Car Accident

By JohnCar Accidents

Car accidents happen every day in Texas, from minor fender-benders to life-altering tragic car accidents. Since you most likely spend a lot of time on the road, it’s important to know how to protect yourself and others from car accident injuries. Here are five tips for preventing a car accident: Make sure your hands are properly placed on the steering …

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