Many Atlanta-area parents search high and wide for toys that hold their children's interests. For some, a good swing or play area can provide a parent with a few minutes of much needed relief and keep a young kid safe and occupied in the process.
Georgians who recently purchased or might be planning to buy a new Ford may be interested to know that Ford Motor Company has ordered the recall of approximately 5,500 2012 Edge vehicles for a possible fuel line defect. The problem was noticed after warranty claims were filed on 12 such vehicles.
If a person is seriously injured or killed while using a product, the safety of that product should be questioned. Unless injuries and their causes are studied, society will fail to produce safer products. Equally, just the fact that someone is injured doesn't necessarily indicate that a defective product is being made and sold.
Men around the world will shudder in fear after hearing the horrific story of what happened to a man's penis after the man claimed he used a sexual enhancement supplement. A 29-year-old man has sued the makers of VirilisPro, claiming that it causes his penis to fracture. The products liability claim states that the man experienced pain during sex and large amounts of blood came out of his penis, squirting onto sheets and walls.
The family of a boy who suffered a severe brain injury when he was struck by a baseball hit by a metal bat in a youth baseball game has settled its lawsuit over the incident for $14.5 million. Georgia parents with children active in sports may benefit from this information.
Parents of young babies in Atlanta will be interested to note a possible design problem with a popular baby seat, which could make it a dangerous product. A number of consumer groups are asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall the Bumbo Baby Seat manufactured by Bumbo International over fears that children will fall out and suffer severe head injuries.