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    • Recall – Chrome Shelving Sold At Costco

      Recall – Chrome Shelving Sold At Costco

      Six Tier Chrome Shelving Units, manufactured by King Long Metal, have been voluntarily recalled because the shelving casters can break at the stem causing the unit to collapse or fall, posing an…

    • Davenport Toddler Hospitalized After Being Hit By SUV

      Davenport Toddler Hospitalized After Being Hit By SUV

      A Davenport toddler is in serious but stable condition after she was hit by a car while trying to get ice cream. The accident happened on Tuesday night in 700 block of West 14th Street.
      Darriae…

    • Bowflex Home Gyms Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

      Bowflex Home Gyms Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

      Nautilus Inc., in conjunction with the CPSC, voluntarily recalled 78,000 Bowflex® Ultimate 2 Home Gyms. The horizontal seat rail is designed to be latched vertically for storage. If the seat…

    • Company Fined $10 Million For Lead-Tainted Lunch Boxes

      Company Fined $10 Million For Lead-Tainted Lunch Boxes

      T-A Creations Inc. has been fined $10 million for violating California laws on toxic substances. The company sold 100,000 lunchboxes to the state health department that were tainted with lead last…

    • $38 Million Birth Injury Verdict

      $38 Million Birth Injury Verdict

      A jury in Connecticut awarded a family $38 Million after deciding a doctor was liable for their child’s cerebral palsy. It is believed to be one of the largest medical malpractive verdicts. Cerebral palsy can be a birth injury when a baby goes too long without oxygen. Attorney’s for the plantiff argued that the doctor waited far too long to perform a c-section. “The first baby was born at…

    • Soldier's Wrongful Death Case Upheld

      Soldier's Wrongful Death Case Upheld

      A $6.5 Million wrongful death verdict was upheld by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the death of a soldier. The man died during basic training at Fort Benning by accidental electrocution. The lawsuit was filed against a contractor who was responsible for maintence at the base. He died after leaning against a metal latrine. An investigation later found the latrine, which was…

    • Slips on Ice Can Lead to Brain Injury

      Slips on Ice Can Lead to Brain Injury

      With winter in full swing in Iowa, snow and icy conditions have lead to an increase in injuries from falls. Emergency rooms are treating more cases than they did last year. Falling and hitting your head puts you at risk of a traumatic brain injury. According to a Feb. 5 press release posted on the Iowa Department of Public Health Web site, now Iowans, and especially older Iowans, are most…

    • $3.7 Awarded in Indiana Cerebral Palsy Case

      $3.7 Awarded in Indiana Cerebral Palsy Case

      A child was born in 2001 via c-section and is now suffering from cerebral palsy. Her family believes it was a lack of oxygen during birth and that doctors were too slow in her delivery. A jury in Indiana agreed and awarded them $3.7 Million in the medical malpractice case. Indiana limits medical malpractice awards, so the judgment on the three claims will be reduced to just under $2 million,…

    • Car Hits Davenport School Bus

      Car Hits Davenport School Bus

      A school bus from the Davenport public schools was hit by a car. The car & bus accident happened on Tuesday in winter road conditions on West 49th Street near Ditmer Street. The driver of the car was driving on a slushy West 49th Street, down a hill and around a curve, when her car slid into oncoming traffic and hit a Davenport school bus head-on. The bus ended up in a nearby snow drift….

    • Bush Motto Creen Koury & Halligan

      Bush Motto Creen Koury & Halligan