HeartWare HVAD System Recalled for Defects

Since the beginning of the summer, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has had to recall several medical devices that can cause serious injury or death for the general public. One of the most recent devices to be recalled was the HeartWare HVAD System distributed by the company Medtronic. This recall comes as no surprise,…

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Amazon Decides to Pay Claims for Product Defects

Many of us who shop at Amazon are familiar with its benefits, such as One- or Two-Day Shipping and access to millions of products online. Some of us, unfortunately, are also familiar with the risk you take when ordering a product from Amazon, as what you see in the picture is not always necessarily what…

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Amazon Continues to Sell Products That Have Exploded, Caused Fires, and Melted

Amazon’s private label line, AmazonBasics, was launched in 2009. AmazonBasics offers budget-friendly products, including appliances, electronics, and furniture. There are more than 5,000 different products with the AmazonBasics name attached to them. Despite reports of multiple AmazonBasics products exploding, catching firing, or melting, the company has yet to remove all of them from the market.…

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Recalled Products That Are Putting Lives at Risk

When a product is recalled, it is because the product is defective or harmful to people in some way. It may not function the way that it was intended to, which can put the lives of many people in jeopardy. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission takes on the responsibility of announcing recalls to…

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