Lead Found in Kids’ Mood Rings and Necklaces

September 23rd, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Nevada Personal Injury Information

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of 19,000 “Love Tester” mood rings and 4,000 similarly-themed mood necklaces because they reportedly contain unacceptable levels of lead. The jewelry in question was sold at retail stores across the nation for about four dollars each from September of 2005 all the way up until June of this year.

Beware of Toys with Choking Hazards

September 15th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Product Liability

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall this week of three different toys that were made by Fun Stuff Inc. The Chinese-manufactured toys are called Klick Klick Balls, BoBo Balls, and Click Armband Bracelets. Collectively, about 36,700 units were sold from January 2009 through last month for between $2 and $5 at beach resort retailers across the country.

Swing Sets Recalled Due to Injury Hazards

September 2nd, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Product Liability

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled hundreds of swing sets because parts of them can crack and break, which can cause injuries to children who are playing on them. The swing sets were manufactured as far back as 1998 by the companies known as Kompan and BigToys, both of which are located in Washington state.

Double Stroller Defects Cause Serious Injuries

August 28th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Product Liability

The model numbers of the recalled strollers are SL808B and SL808F; however, these numbers were only printed on the original packaging of the products.

Segway Breakdowns Can Cause Serious Injuries

May 19th, 2010 by Farhan Naqvi in Personal Injury

The Segway can be a very sensitive piece of equipment. If you lean forward, the Segway goes forward. You lean back, the Segways goes back. It reacts to the rate in which you move the device and will actually shut off automatically, without warning, if it interprets your movements to be erratic. This is very risky. Imagine, you are crossing Las Vegas Boulevard on your Segway headed to the Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino going 5 miles per hour, but then you notice car traveling down the road and you decide to increase your speed to 10 miles per hour.

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