Recall Wrap-Up 12/19/14 – 12/19/14

Doug / 12-19-2014 / Consumer Safety

Most of this past week’s recalls are for consumer products.  If you have purchased any of the following items please discontinue use, keep out of reach of small children and contact the appropriate producer to determine which step to take in order to return or obtain a refund. Recalls RSS WindowTex Recalls Custom Roller Shades […]

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Recall Wrap-up 12/6/14 – 12/12/14

Doug / 12-15-2014 / Consumer Safety

Most of this past week’s recalls are for various food related allergies.  If you have a food allergy, please make sure you check products being used in the food you’re purchasing. Recalls RSS Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury (Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:30:00 GMT) Helmet’s chinstrap can fail, […]

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Holiday Mishaps to Avoid

Doug / 12-09-2014 / Consumer Safety

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are decorating, baking and preparing for joyful times with friends and family.  At this happy time it is important to be aware of the hidden and increased risks that come along with some holiday traditions. Some of the most common holiday accidents are poisonings, electrocutions, and fireplace-borne fires. […]

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Recall Wrap-up 11/29/14 – 12/5/14

Doug / 12-05-2014 / Consumer Safety

This week sees a lot of recalls from the NHTSA on vehicles and tires.  Check to make sure your car isn’t on the list and check with your local mechanic if it is. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Recalls YAMAHA ( 14V644000 ) (Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:00:01 EST) Dated: OCT 13, 2014 Yamaha Motor […]

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Case Law Update: Unemployment Compensation Benefits Do Not Get Set-Off

Doug / 12-02-2014 / Case Law

On November 26, 2014, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion explaining that unemployment compensation benefits do not fall under the collateral source rule and are not to be set-off from a jury verdict. The case was Hurtado v. Desouza, (Fla. 4th DCA Nov. 26, 2014).  Judge May delivered the opinion. The facts of the […]

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