Entries by Mikala Harden

Kia Recall For Air Bag Defect

Over 500,000 vehicles have been the subject of a recent automotive recall by Kia due to s air bags that might not function in a crash.  Hyundai, Kia’s fellow Korean auto manufacturer, has also had to recall a number of their vehicles for the same reason. All told, the total between Kia and Hyundai involves […]

Salmonella Alert Kellogg Honey Smacks and Cut Canteloupe

There is a new alert out on Salmonella dangers with Kellogg Honey Smacks cereal and melon (honeydew, cantaloupe, fruit medley products) sold precut in stores.  UPC numbers for the Honey Smacks is 380039103 (outside United States) and 3800014810 with “Best If Used By Date” June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019.  So are there has […]

Onglyza (Saxagliptin) Linked to Life-Threatening Heart Problems

Onglyza (containing saxagliptin) is a medication marketed to type 2 diabetes sufferers to manage their symptoms. Onglyza has been linked to an increased risk for heart failure (particularly among individuals with type 2 diabetes who also suffer from heart or kidney disease). If you or someone you know has been prescribed Onglyza and you are […]

Watch for Motorcycles: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Did you know that 62% of motorcycle fatalities occur between May and September? Why is that? May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month for a reason. Favorable weather conditions and a desire to be outdoors encourage motorcyclists to reoccupy their equitable share of the open road by joining other motorists in route to their desired […]

Do I Have Another Claim Besides Workers’ Compensation?

If another party’s thoughtless or reckless actions caused your injury, you could have a workers’ compensation claim and a third party personal injury claim at your disposal. Most injury sufferers fail to recognize the intricate complexity of the incident that resulted in their pain and suffering. Specifically, the most critical factor an injured person often […]

I Am Injured. Now What? Should I File a Workers’ Compensation Claim or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

When you are injured as a direct result of someone else’s negligence, it can be problematic to discern in which category—workers’ compensation or personal injury—the incident belongs. Educating yourself about the primary differences between the two could alleviate some of the disorienting and puzzling questions that abound when you are injured and don’t know what […]

Self-Driving Cars Could Be Putting You at Risk as Their Numbers—and Their Shortcomings—Continue to Grow

A self-driving Uber vehicle—with a human safety driver behind the wheel in case of emergency—struck and killed an Arizona woman on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The victim, identified as 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, is the first known pedestrian fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle. According to preliminary reports, the self-driving vehicle was traveling approximately 40 mph […]

Popular Dog Foods Found to Contain Euthanasia Drug

Recently, this firm put out a first ever informational blog to let readers know that their beloved dogs could be in jeopardy due to the dog food they are consuming.  Already, there is another instance impacting the beloved canine members of the family, so we wanted to get the word out again for our readership.  […]

Salmonella Health Alert With Fareway Chicken Salad

There is a new alert out from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on Salmonella dangers with chicken salad made and distributed by Fareway grocery stores based in Iowa.  Fareway distributed the subject chicken salad, made between December 15, 2017 to February 13, 2018, to their out of state locations […]