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Boston Scientific Recalls Implantable Defibrillators

Boston Scientific Corp. has recalled its implantable heart defibrillators after it failed to alert regulators of manufacturing changes. The medical device company stated that it...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Apr 10, 2010

FLSA Retalition Case Going to the Supreme Court

Greetings all: We often get inquiries from our clients as to whether they should pursue a claim for wages because they fear retaliation by their...

  • Staff
  • Mar 23, 2010

No-Spill Gas Cans Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), along with No-Spill, LLC, has announced the recall of approximately 7,500 No-Spill five-gallon gasoline cans. The gas canisters...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Mar 16, 2010

Zippo Candle Lighters Recall

Zippo Manufacturing Company has recalled approximately 17,500 Zippo Slatkin & Co. Candle Lighters due to a burn hazard. When placed on the maximum flame setting,...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Mar 6, 2010

There is nothing to fear but fear itself.

Greetings clients, friends, followers, and newbies. I wanted to take a moment to discuss an important issue in the world of wage and hour law....

  • Staff
  • Mar 4, 2010

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