Medtronic Recalls 48 Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators Due to Manufacturing Error

A manufacturing error has resulted in a Class I recall of Medtronic implantable cardiac defibrillators. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns consumers that using the recalled devices could result in serious injury or death. Read on to learn more about the recalled products, and what you should do if you are impacted by… Read More

Texas Woman Files Lawsuit after Barrage of Debt Collection Calls

No one likes being reminded of debts they owe, especially if financial hardship makes it difficult to pay. But when debt collection calls and notices target the wrong person, the frustration and stress of the situation may cross the line from annoying to illegal. That is exactly what one Texas woman is accusing Speedy Cash… Read More

Study Shows 80 Percent of Baby Formula May be Contaminated

A recent study conducted by the Clean Label Project estimates that as much as 80 percent of baby formula on store shelves may be contaminated with dangerous chemicals. Further, a startling amount of other baby food products also tested positive for contaminants that could be dangerous to your child and his or her development. Researchers… Read More

Texas Set to Receive $7.35 Million from General Motors Settlement

Many of our readers will remember millions of General Motors (GM) vehicles being recalled in 2014 due to faulty switches. Attorneys from 49 states and the District of Columbia alleged that GM hid safety issues related to the faulty switches, which has resulted in a settlement of $120 million. Texas is set to receive $7.35… Read More

Dog Food Recalled after Testing Positive for Pentobarbital

If you own pets, these furry friends are part of your family and as such, you want what is best for them. As a consumer and pet owner, you rely on pet food manufacturers to market safe, healthy feeding options. Unfortunately, like foods manufactured for human consumption, sometimes errors, defects, or contamination occur putting your… Read More

Federal Judge Trims Multidistrict Lumber Liquidators Litigation

A multidistrict litigation claim against Lumber Liquidators Inc. was “trimmed” in June 2017 after a federal judge in Virginia axed false advertising and consumer fraud claims, keeping a series of other claims intact. The judge ruled that California consumers had not adequately shown that the advertising they relied on was misleading, as is required by… Read More

What You Need to Know about #protectpolicyholders

In response to numerous allegations of unfair claims handling among Texas insurance providers, Texas Watch has published a “one-stop resource” for consumers to learn more about the ongoing fight to protect policyholders. Read on to learn more about the Texas Watch resource, and what you need to know about #protectpolicyholders. What is #protectpolicyholders? #protectpolicyholders is… Read More