Entries by Mikala Harden

J&J Talcum Powder Stops Sales Due to a Tidal Wave of Lawsuits

Inserra Kelley Sewell has brought to your attention the issues surrounding their Talcum Powder Product and its correlation to Ovarian Cancer, and the issues continue to be litigated for large sums of money.   Johnson & Johnson has stopped selling talc-based baby powder.  A product that it may be most identified with for more than 100 […]

Omaha Police Department – Unable to Respond to Non-Injury Vehicle Collisions – What to Do!

The Omaha Police Department announced that due to Covid-19 concerns it is temporarily suspending responses to non-injury “moveable” property damage automobile collisions as of 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020.   This means the OPD will continue to respond to collisions if any motorist suffers injuries or a vehicle is not drivable.  It is therefore important […]

Gap Insurance Coverage: Do you need it for your automobile?

Gap insurance coverage pays for the difference between your automobile loan payoff amount and the value of a vehicle at the time it is totaled in an accident or stolen.  This insurance coverage guarantees that if your vehicle is not worth (at current retail value) as much as the amount of your auto loan payoff […]

Weight Loss Drug Belviq (Locaserin) May Cause Cancer

The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that the prescription weight loss drug Belviq may cause cancer. A clinical trial showed an increased risk of cancer — and Eisai Inc., the manufacturer, has requested to voluntarily withdraw the drug from the market. Belviq was approved by the FDA in 2012 to […]

Infant Deaths Have Fisher-Price Recalling Nearly 5 Million Rock’n Play Sleepers

Fisher-Price is recalling all models of Rock’n Play Sleepers after 32 infant fatalities occurred while using the product.  The fatalities occurred between 2011 and 2018 “after the infants rolled over while unrestrained, or under other circumstances,” according to the (CPSC) Consumer Product Safety Commission.   The cloth-covered cradle became a staple in many households for sleep-deprived […]

NHTSA Launches Battery Investigation in Tesla Automobiles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wrote a letter to Tesla last week, saying it is investigating fires in Model S and Model X cars built from 2012 to 2019.  The investigation will involve certain battery management system software updates. Tesla has until November 29, 2019, to respond to the NHTSA or it could face […]

Truvada Medication May Be Causing Kidney Failure and Bone Injuries

Truvada is an antiretroviral drug that that is prescribed for patients that have have a high risk of developing HIV.  The medication does not cure HIV or AIDS. It was intended to help improve the patients’ quality of life.   Many persons have been harmed by Truvada by suffering from broken bones and/or kidney failure while […]

Zantac Heartburn Medication Contains Cancer Carcinogens

On September 30, 2019, the FDA announced that ranitidine (Zantac), a heartburn medication used by millions of Americans, may cause cancer.  Zantac has been found to contain a carcinogenic chemical 26,000 times the FDA-approved limit.  When one 150 mg tablet is ingested, it undergoes a chemical reaction in the stomach to create more than 3,100 […]