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Jelly Belly Recall

Jelly Belly Candy Company has recalled mislabeled packages of its jelly beans. The packages involved in the recall are the 7.5 ounce cylinder-shaped containers of...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Feb 27, 2010

Honda Air Bag Recall

Honda has recalled nearly 438,000 cars globally to fix the vehicles’ airbag inflators. The Japanese automaker stated that the driver’s side airbags can deploy with...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Feb 10, 2010

Automotive Product and Tire Recalls

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) regulates vehicles and tires and has the authority to investigate consumer complaints regarding safety issues. In 2009, the...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Feb 9, 2010

Graco Stroller Recall

Graco Children’s Products Inc. has recalled approximately 1.5 million Graco’s Passage, Alano, and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems. The stroller’s canopy hinges present a laceration...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Jan 31, 2010

Toyota and Lexus Unintended Acceleration Problems

On Sept. 29, 2009, Toyota recalled several Toyota and Lexus vehicles after receiving 2000 reports of unintended acceleration that led to at least 19 deaths. ...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Jan 30, 2010

Working Off The Clock: A True Story

Greetings again American Workers- A story with a purpose- I was eating at a national chain restaurant this past weekend with my lovely wife and...

  • Staff
  • Jan 25, 2010

Bars May Be Liable For Actions of Drunk Patrons: Florida Dram Shop Act

Florida, like most states, has what’s known as a “Dram Shop” Act. What these statutes do, essentially, is provide a way to sue an establishment...

  • Staff
  • Jan 13, 2010

Dorel Asia Cribs Recalled After Child Death

On Jan. 10, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of approximately 635,000 Dorel Asia cribs sold by Wal-Mart, Sears,...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Jan 12, 2010

Collecting Unpaid Overtime Wages, Even If You Signed a Waiver

Boy is it cold here in Florida! Happy new year to all of you and hope you are settling back in to work for what...

  • Staff
  • Jan 11, 2010

Wage and Hour Trends

Our department as a whole has seen certain trends develop during these hard economic times- In recognition of these trends, we currently are pursuing numerous...

  • Staff
  • Dec 9, 2009

Overtime Offenders

As 2009 continues to wind down, I continue to spend time looking at the most common industries that repeatedly violated the wage and hour laws...

  • Staff
  • Dec 9, 2009

Ford Windstar Cruise Control Switch Recall

On Oct. 26, 2009, Ford recalled 4.5 million cars to fix cruise control deactivation switches, which shut off the cruise control when the driver presses...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Dec 4, 2009

Hydroxycut Recalled Due to Reports of Liver Injuries

On May 1, 2009, the FDA urged consumers to stop taking Hydroxycut, as the popular weight loss supplement was reportedly linked to more than 20...

  • Staff
  • Nov 22, 2009

Morgan & Morgan Wins $38M Medical Malpractice Award for Birth Injury Victim

Michelle Coleman was like any expectant mother: Ready to put her trust in her doctor and hospital when it came time for her to deliver...

  • Staff
  • tampa
  • Nov 19, 2007