The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall of all IKEA Home Furnishing Iris and Alvine Roman blinds on the basis that such blinds pose a significant risk of strangulation where a child places his/her neck in an exposed inner cord on the backside of the Roman blinds.
Oct. 15, 2008, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission released the 2007 Annual Report of All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV)-Related Deaths and Injuries, which compiled ATV-related fatality information available to CPSC staff as of Dec. 31, 2007, and ATV-related injury data for emergency-room-treated injuries occurring through Dec. 31, 2007.
The FDA recently announced that it would consider whether to pull GlasxoSmithKline’s former top-selling drug, Avandia, off the market or allow it to stay on the market with stronger warnings after discovering evidence indicating that the drug may cause liver toxicity, resulting in liver failure and death.
Following the HughesNet Class Action lawsuit filed by the law firm of Pogust, Braslow & Millrood, LLC, which in part asserts claims by subscribers for unlawful early termination fees (ETF), another lawsuit against Sprint-Nextel has now been filed in federal court.
On Monday, November 3, 2008, the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wyeth v. Levine, and we have the full draft transcript available for you here: Wyeth v. Levine (Oral Argument Transcript)