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168,000 Air Misters Recalled from Target

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of about 168,000 hand-held air misters that can shatter during use, posing an injury risk. The product, sold exclusively at Target retail stores are clear plastic cylinders with colored tops and bases and hold about two ounces of water. There have been three reports of the […]

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Settlement reached in Federal lawsuit over tainted Chinese drywall used in 74 Virginia homes.

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BMS schedules settlement talks over novel hep C drug claims.

The Wall Street Journal (1/16, B3, Rockoff, Subscription Publication, 2.29M) reports that Wednesday marks the start of a series of talks that Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. has scheduled in an effort to settle personal-injury claims related to its hepatitis C drug candidate, 094. Although BMS has not provided details, the Journal says that persons with knowledge […]

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Subaru Recalls 630,000 Vehicles

  This week, Subaru auto makers issued a recall of more than 630,000 vehicles due to a light fuse that can short circuit and lead to fires. The recall covers Subaru Legacy, Outback, Tribeca and Forester vehicles of varying model years from 2006 to 2012. The company said there have been no reports of fires […]

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This week’s product recalls

GM Recalls 145,000 Mid-Sized Trucks General Motors has issued a recall of 145,000 pickup trucks after it was discovered that the vehicle hoods can fly open unexpectedly while driving. The recall covers Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks, model years 2010 through 2012. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said some of the trucks […]

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New Jersey boy with brain injury from metal bat receives $14.5 million.

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