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BNSF Railroad whistleblower awarded $147K in retaliation case

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, July 20th, 2017

A whistleblower who was fired in retaliation for reporting railroad track defects to management at BNSF Railway Company will receive more than $147,000 in back pay and damages. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said BNSF’s actions in firing the track inspector for reporting track defects violated the Federal Railroad Safety Act’s whistleblower […]

Another VW Emissions Scandal

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

According to German press reports, Volkswagen has been exposed for operating a separate and more sophisticated emissions cheat program in its diesel powered Porsches. Software in Porsche’s Cayenne diesel SUV detects whether the vehicle is in a testing lab or on the road, Germany’s Spiegel Magazine reported after consulting German software experts and product safety inspectors. The magazine cites […]

Dillard’s Recalls Baby Jackets Over Chocking Fears

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Dillard’s is recalling faux-fur hooded bear coats for babies over fears that the metal snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard. The recall includes Starting Out Baby Girls 3-24 Months Faux-Fur Hooded Bear Coat with style numbers F64CI801I and F64CI801N. The “Starting Out” logo and style number can be found on the tag sewn into […]

S.R. Smith Recalls Helix Pool Slides Due to Fall Hazard

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Monday, July 10th, 2017

About 800 Helix pool slides have been recalled by S.R. Smith LLC, of Canby, Oregon. A child can fall off the side of the slide before reaching the pool entry point, posing a fall hazard that can result in serious injury. This recall involves Helix residential pool slides with serial numbers from SR-HX14-01001 to SR-HX13-01488 […]

With Takata Falling, Airbag Injuries and Recycled Airbags Take Center Stage

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Los Vegas, NVKarina Dorado appears, by circumstance, to have become the latest poster child for airbag injuries. The 18-year-old Nevada resident was involved in a relatively minor front-end collision earlier this year from which most people would walk away. However, the force with which the driver’s side airbag in her used Honda Accord deployed shattered […]

Mylan Recalls 80,000 EpiPens Manufactured by Pfizer

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Just as the furor over pricing had died down, the EpiPen is back in the spotlight with Mylan recalling more than 80,000 of the injectors outside the U.S. because they may not work. The injectors were manufactured for Mylan by Pfizer’s Meridian Medical Technologies, a unit which has been at the center of unwanted attention […]

Asbestos-Related Deaths are not Decreasing Despite Efforts to Reduce Exposure

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

In early March 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report stating that the number of deaths related to malignant mesothelioma increased from 2,479 in 1999 to 2,597 in 2015. While the largest increase  in number of deaths was seen amongst those older than 85, younger populations continue to be […]

Immunotherapy As A Possible Strategy For Pleural Mesothelioma Patients

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Mesothelioma, Uncategorized on Monday, May 15th, 2017

Researchers have been investigating the viability of immunotherapy as a therapeutic strategy for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. While immunotherapy is an important emerging strategy for many types of cancer, results are still inconclusive as to whether it will become a viable approach for mesothelioma. Researchers at the University of Salford in the United […]

Sleep Deprivation Can Increase Risk For Workplace Injury

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Friday, May 5th, 2017

Some folks fall asleep as soon as their heads hit their pillows, while others are often left “counting sheep.” But regardless of where a worker falls on that spectrum, chances are they are still not getting enough sleep. A study released by RAND Europe late last year estimated, according to EurekAlert, lack of sleep among […]

FDA To Discuss E-Cigarette Safety Concerns

On behalf of Stulce & Yantis posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, May 4th, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) have an upcoming workshop scheduled to look at the safety of e-cigarettes. In particular, they will discuss the safety concerns of the lithium-ion batteries used to power electronic cigarettes. The two-day public workshop will include presentations and panel discussions about the […]

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