Monthly Archives: April 2015

Recent Recalls 04/19/2015 – 04/25/2015

Recalls are an important way for businesses to inform the public that one of their products may be unsafe.  By issuing a recall the company hopes to inform the public about the issue and take the necessary steps to ensure those products do not harm consumers. For the latest recalls please see the summaries and links below. Recalls RSS Roberta Roller Rabbit Recalls Children’s Pajama Sets Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:30:00 GMT) The children’s pajama sets fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear. Shark Vacuum Cleaners Recalled by Euro-Pro Due to Shock Hazard (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:00:00 GMT) The aluminum wand used with Shark brand Rotator Powered Lift-Away series upright vacuums can disconnect from the vacuum cleaner’s handle and remain energized. Crew Expands Recall of Baby Coveralls Due to Choking Hazard (Recall Alert)(Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:00:00 GMT) Snaps on the coveralls…
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Recent Recalls 04/12/15-04/18/15

It is important to remain aware and cautious about recalls announced for any and all products we used in day to day life. Products of all types are susceptible to defects, contamination, and misbranding. To remain aware of the most recent recalls please see the summaries and links below.  This past week’s recalls consist of both foods recalled due to contamination and defective products, both which potentially pose risks to consumers. Recalls RSS San Pedro Manufacturing Recalls Mattresses and Foundations (14 April, 2015) San Pedro Manufacturing recalls Mattresses and Foundations due to failure to meet federal open flame standards.  The subject products were available for purchase in twin, full, queen and king sizes and a variety of fabrics. The recalled products can be identified by “San Pedro Manufacturing Company, 1041 La Grange Blvd, Atlanta, Georgia 30336” sewn on a tag, which can be found at the foot of the mattress. …
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A Tale of Two Lovers: Legal Ramifications of STDs

What are my options if someone gives me a STD? This question may not have had any significance 10 or 20 years ago, however in the past few years more and more claims of battery and negligence in infecting another individual with a sexually transmissible disease have come to light. According to the Center for Disease Control’s “STD Trends Fact Sheet,” the CDC estimates “nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections occur every year in this country, half among young people ages 15-24.” On April 1, 2015, the 4th District Court of Appeal issued a decision in Lopez v. Clarke, “a tale of two lovers.” Monica Lopez sued John Clarke claiming that he gave her genital herpes, that he concealed he had an STD and now she suffers because of the disease. “Both denied having the virus prior to their relationship. Both said they were faithful to each other. Both…
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