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Defective Takata Airbag Death Toll Rises to 8 in U.S. Dec 29, 2015

Another life has been claimed by a faulty Takata airbag, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The news comes on the heels of a massive penalty issued by the NTHSA against the Japanese manufacturer last month. A ...

Takata Ordered to Speed Up Airbag Recall, Fined $200 Million Nov 3, 2015

Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the largest civil penalty in its history against Takata, maker of defective air bag inflators responsible for seven deaths and nearly ...

GM Settles Federal Criminal Charges over Defective Ignition Switch for $900M Sep 22, 2015

The General Motors (GM) saga over a defective ignition switch is almost complete as the auto manufacturer has agreed to settle a federal criminal investigation for $900 million. Federal prosecutors charged GM with wire fraud and engaging in a plan to ...

Mystery Surrounds Listeria-Linked Ice Cream Recalls Apr 24, 2015

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has just recalled all of its products and is closing its stores because of a possible listeria outbreak. This comes just days after Blue Bell Creameries issued a recall of its entire product line. Three people in Kansas ...

One Million Trek Bikes Recalled Apr 22, 2015

A bicycle rider was paralyzed and an additional two riders were seriously injured. The culprit? Trek Bicycles. One The Wisconsin-based company has recalled nearly one million bikes in North America. The bicycles were produced by the Trek company ...

Listeriosis Outbreak Claims Three Lives in Kansas Mar 18, 2015

The FDA issued a safety advisory last week after five cases of listeriosis, a dangerous illness caused by the listeria bacteria, were identified in Kansas. The patients all became ill after consuming Blue Bell ice cream products. They were admitted ...

Dangerous Scaffold Kills Painter on Parvin Road Mar 12, 2015

A painter was trapped on a scaffolding on Thursday morning at a worksite on the 8800 block of Northeast Parvin Road, the man was forced to jump from the scaffolding because it was unsteady. Though he was able to jump, before the scaffolding fell, he ...

Defective Airbags Cause Fatalities Even in Fender Benders Feb 6, 2015

A recent tragic accident involving a recalled Honda vehicle has cost a Houston father of two his very life. Bloomberg News reports that on Jan. 18, Carlos Solis was involved in a minor fender bender with Honda Accord. Unfortunately, Solis’ Accord ...

Candied Apples & Food Recalls Jan 7, 2015

Jump to: Symptoms of Listeria Poisoning Listeria Injuries What Should I Do? Listeria Injury Lawyers Listeria monocytogenes (listeria) is a dangerous foodborne bacteria that can cause food poisoning and lead to a fatal infection called Listeriosis. ...

Takata Reformulates Chemical Compounds Used in Airbags Nov 13, 2014

An anonymous official at Takata Corporation, the airbag manufacturer at the center of a 14 million vehicle recall effort, has recently announced that the chemical compound used by the company in its airbag propellants has been altered. The official ...

Benefits of Testosterone Therapy Questioned by FDA Sep 11, 2014

Several conflicting studies have questioned the safety and effectiveness of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Reports of heart disease, heat attacks and other negative side effects have caused increased scrutiny into TRT. In response to claims ...

Meningitis Alert! Contaminated Steroid Injections Cause Nationwide Meningitis Outbreak! Oct 10, 2012

Drug Alert! Contaminated Steroid Injections Cause Nationwide Meningitis Outbreak! On September 25, 2012, steroid injections were recalled by its Massachusetts manufacturer, New England Compounding Center, due to a contamination causing fungal ...

Kansas Death from Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupe Oct 7, 2011

Federal health officials have raised the death toll to 18 in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it has confirmed 100 illnesses in 20 states, including the 18 deaths. The agency said it ...

Bannister Federal Complex Investigation Oct 11, 2010

Peterson & Associates, P.C currently represents individuals that have developed diseases from exposure to toxic chemicals utilized at the Bannister Federal Complex located on Bannister Road in Kansas City, Missouri. We have been vigilantly ...

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