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    • Vita Breath Supplement Recalled Due To Excessive Lead

      Vita Breath Supplement Recalled Due To Excessive Lead

      Consumers should avoid purchasing or consuming Vita Breath, a dietary supplement manufactured by American Herbal Lab Inc., warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they have the…

    • Waco Man Struck By Car In Wal-Mart Parking Lot

      Waco Man Struck By Car In Wal-Mart Parking Lot

      A man was taken to a local hospital yesterday after he was struck in a crosswalk in the parking lot of the Hewitt Wal-Mart store.
      The accident happened Monday afternoon after 3:00 p.m.
      The…

    • Car Collides With Big Rig Along I-35

      Car Collides With Big Rig Along I-35

      Southbound Interstate was closed for six hours after a pickup truck and 18-wheeler collided on, just after 2:00 a.m.
      The truck accident happened between mile markers 336 – 337, when a Ford…

    • Victoria Tour Bus Crash Kills One, Critically Injures Many Passengers

      Victoria Tour Bus Crash Kills One, Critically Injures Many Passengers

      At approximately 4:10 am this morning, a motor coach tour bus operated by Capricorn Bus Lines, Inc overturned and flipped on its side while traveling on U.S. Highway 59 near Victoria, Texas. At the time of the accident, it is believed approximately 46 people were on the bus traveling to Houston, Texas from Monterrey, Mexico.One bus passenger died at the accident scene from injuries. At least…

    • Survey of Texas State Court Judges Confirms "Tort Reform" Unnecessary

      Survey of Texas State Court Judges Confirms "Tort Reform" Unnecessary

      A new law review article recently published by the Baylor Law Review (Vol 59, Summer 2007) provides emperical data suggesting “tort reform” is unnecessary. In “Straight From the Horse’s Mouth: Judicial Observations of Jury Behavior and The Need for Tort Reform”, the authors surveyed state court judges in Texas and found very interesting results, some of which are summarized below. Regarding…

    • Chinese Toy Company Boss Kills Himself

      Chinese Toy Company Boss Kills Himself

      The head of a Chinese toy company, responsible for overseeing millions of dollars worth of lead-painted toys, hanged himself in his factory this weekend, just after the Chinese government banned exports from the company. Zhang Shuhong, who ran the Lee Der Industrial Co., Ltd., killed himself in a warehouse of the company. In China, hanging oneself is often seen as a sign of shame.Lee Der was…

    • Kentucky Bus Crash Victim Sues School Bus Manufacturer

      Kentucky Bus Crash Victim Sues School Bus Manufacturer

      The family of 12-year old Cody Shively sued the manufacturers of a school bus he was riding in back in January of this year when it was involved in a crash. Cody suffered severe brain and eye injuries as a result of not being properly restrained during the crash event.A video camera inside the bus captured Cody and other school children being tossed around the bus during the crash, amidst…

    • Brave Log Splitters Recalled After Injury Reports

      Brave Log Splitters Recalled After Injury Reports

      The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with Brave Products, Inc., has recalled approximately 8,000 log splitters after the company received addtional reports of injury from users.The log splitters hydraulic cylinders may have a defective rod retention which can lead to seals leaking and rods to detach. If the rod detaches, it can lead to serious injury to the operator of the log…

    • Easy-Bake Ovens Recalled After Children Injury Reports

      Easy-Bake Ovens Recalled After Children Injury Reports

      Hasbro, Inc. has recalled approximately 1 million Easy-Bake Ovens after receiving numerous reports of injuries to children. According to the notice issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Hasbro, Inc. has received reports of approximately 249 injuries to children as a result of kids getting their hands or fingers caught in the oven’s opening.Out of the 249 reports, 77 including burn…

    • Black & Decker Recalls Grasshog Trimmer/Edgers

      Black & Decker Recalls Grasshog Trimmer/Edgers

      On July 20, 2007, Black & Decker recalled approximately 202,000 GH1000 Grasshog XP String Trimmer/Edgers. According to a notice by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the trimmer/edgers spool, spool cap and other parts can come loose during use and become airborne projectiles. The airborne projectiles pose an obvious laceration hazard to users of the product, as well as, bystanders. The…