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Consumer Reports Calls for Recall of ‘Ingenuity Dream’ and ‘Halo BassiNest’ Bassinets Amid Reports of Dangerous Tilt

February 16th, 2024

Consumer Reports is calling for federal regulators to recall two bedside bassinets amid mounting complaints by parents that they have a tilted sleep surface which is causing their babies to roll into unsafe sleep positions. Both the Ingenuity Dream & Grow Bedside Bassinet, made by Kids2, …

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Speed Cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard Are Here to Stay

February 2nd, 2024

Traffic safety advocates — including an advocate with a special connection to Feldman Shepherd — scored a major victory in their fight to reduce a crisis of fatal accidents on Roosevelt Boulevard. On December 14, 2023, Gov. Josh Shapiro signed a new law that makes speed …

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Mukiibi Explains Pseudonym Applications in Trial Magazine

October 31st, 2023

Trial Magazine turned to Samuel Mukiibi and Barbara J. Hart for their insight on protecting a plaintiff’s anonymity in its November 2023 issue. Trial_Nov2023_HartMukiibi

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All Onewheel e-Skateboards Recalled after Four Deaths and Serious Injuries Reported

October 19th, 2023

After refusing to cooperate with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) almost a year ago, electronic skateboard manufacturer Future Motion is now recalling 300,000 of its Onewheel skateboards amid reports of four deaths and multiple serious injuries. Onewheel e-skateboards are self-balancing boards with a single wheel …

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Water Beads Are Seriously Injuring Kids, and Little Is Being Done to Stop It

September 14th, 2023

News Update 9/14/2023 – The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Buffalo Games has recalled Chuckle and Roar Ultimate Water Beads Activity Kits citing serious ingestion, choking and obstruction hazards. Feldman Shepherd is representing the family of a toddler who died after ingesting a Chuckle …

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U.S. Maternal Mortality Crisis Continues to Worsen, With Black Moms at Highest Risk

August 23rd, 2023

Maternal deaths in the United States have surged to their highest level in nearly 60 years, with rates that are far more dire for Black mothers compared with other racial groups, according to new federal data. In 2021, 1,205 women died of maternal causes, according to …

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CaTeam Recalls Baby Hammock Swings Due to Suffocation Hazard, Violation of Safe Sleep for Babies Act

August 4th, 2023

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a joint recall with CaTeam for about 700 of the company’s canvas baby hammock swings stating that they pose a suffocation hazard and violate the Safe Sleep for Babies Act. The act, which took effect in November …

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New SEC Rules May Form Basis for Cybersecurity-Related Claims

August 3rd, 2023

New rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that require companies to disclose any cybersecurity breach that they deem to be material and to make annual disclosures regarding their cybersecurity may potentially form the basis for SEC whistleblower claims related to the sufficiency …

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Bill Incentivizes Whistleblowers to Report Consumer Fraud

July 9th, 2023

U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) recently introduced a bill in the Senate to authorize the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to award financial compensation to whistleblowers who report wrongdoing to the CFPB. The Financial Compensation for CFPB Whistleblowers Act would encourage reporting by allowing the …

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