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Can an employer require its employee to vaccinate?

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Friday, September 10, 2021, 2:31 PM COVID-19 vaccines has given rise to a new question: Can employers require employees to vaccinate? While the short answer is generally yes, there are legal and practical limitations. On the legal side, an employer’s mandatory vaccine policy must provide exceptions for disability and religious accommodations. On[...]
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Broken Airbag

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Thursday, May 13, 2021, 6:07 PM Many millions of auto manufacturers cars, including several Ford and Mercury lines between 2004-2012, are recalled to replace driver side Takata airbags. A drying agent in the inflators degrades the materials over temperature and high humidity cycles causing bag rupture during deployment leading to possible[...]
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Standards for Consumer Products

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Thursday, May 13, 2021, 5:55 PM Of the approximately 15,000 categories of products overseen by the Consumer Product safety Commission, the government agency with jurisdietion over many consumer products, only about 70 are governed by a mandatory standard. For those 70 product categories federal rules mandate compliance with special safety requirements.[...]
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Job Discrimination in the Wake of Corona Virus

Author: Josh Gittleman Uploaded: Sunday, April 5, 2020, 4:37 PM Last Edited: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:19 AM As the devastating effects of Corona virus (Covid-19) materialize businesses across the state are resorting to mass layoffs, hour cuts, and terminations. Despite legitimate layoffs in the wake of a sudden shrinking economy, many employees have good[...]
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Dangerous flying fan blades

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:41 PM Last Edited: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:35 AM We serve consumers injured by blades flown off from these ceiling fans. Many of these fans’ blades detach from the fan, hitting consumers and causing damage. See the instructions at www.kingoffans.com/MaraRecall.htm or by visiting the QR code[...]
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Raging Home Fire Pits

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:33 PM Last Edited: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:22 AM We are taking raging home fire cases flamed by Sunjoy’s Oakmont LP fire pit tables. The natural tile, square fire pit tables measure about 38 inches wide, 38 inches deep and 25.6 inches high. They have a powder-coated steel[...]
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Falling Bunk Beds

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:19 PM Last Edited: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:29 AM We are taking accident case from these 3 models of Zinus’ metal bunk beds. The OPLBB model is a black twin-over-twin bed whose bed posts have a square cross section. The RPBB model is a blue twin-over-twin bed whose[...]
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Collapsing Salt Chair

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:14 PM Last Edited: Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:24 PM We handle injuries from collapsing SALT Lounge Chairs sold in gray with SKU 69476172/UPC 444800007102; and black with SKU 69476173/UPC 444800002947. The chairs consist of a metal tube frame and a fabric seat cushion. There is a locking mechanism[...]
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Bloody Chainsaws

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:03 PM Last Edited: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:36 AM We handle accident cases from Kobalt brand 40-volt lithium ion 12-inch cordless electric chainsaws. Manufactured in China: Date codes from 11/01/13 to 03/31/20 are included in the recall. The chain saws are blue and black. “Kobalt,” “40v[...]
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Snapping handlebars on Jakks Pacific Scooters

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Monday, April 12, 2021, 4:52 PM Last Edited: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 10:58 AM We handle injury cases for broken “Y” handlebar joint on the scooter can break, posing a fall and injury hazard. Manufactured In China, this recall involves Morfboard Skate & Scoot Combo scooters with “Y” handlebars. The skateboard system[...]
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