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Peloton Treadmill Deaths

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued an urgent warning about the Peloton Tread + treadmill (Tread Plus) – that it poses a significant risk to children and pets. This after more than 20 children and pets have reportedly been dragged under the machine. The CPSC has a video to show just how it happens. […]

Paraquat Litigation

Paraquat is a highly toxic and widely used herbicide and, according to Friends of the Earth, is the “most acutely toxic herbicide” in the U.S. Manufactured by the Swiss company, Syngenta, paraquat is used to kill various types of weeds in soybean fields and crops, including marijuana. According to the Department of Agriculture, on U.S. soybeans, […]

Toxic Metals in Baby Food Litigation Growing 

Arsenic, lead, cadmium, mercury – all heavy metals you might expect to find in a machine shop, not baby foods. A shocking report was issued February 4 from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, and based on an investigation, “Healthy Babies Bright Futures,” from a coalition of seven nonprofits interested in environmental health. The […]

Are Remote Depositions Here to Stay?

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has led to substantial changes in the legal industry. Courts across the country are cancelling in-person hearings and depositions, and instead, choosing virtual meetings on online platforms like Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Cisco WebEx, and GoToMeeting. As new coronavirus cases continue to emerge and with the risk of mutations and future pandemics, […]

What You Should Know About Motorcycles and Lane Splitting in Colorado

When a motorcycle rider drives between two rows of motorcycles moving in the same direction, the traffic maneuver is known as lane splitting. Under Colorado law, lane splitting is currently unlawful. The Colorado Department of Transportation expressly disallows splitting or sharing lanes in the state. Further, it prohibits overtaking or passing an automobile in the […]

 Helpful Tips for Paying Off Credit Card Debt in The New Year

Debt can be a mortifying four-letter word, and multiple credit card debt can be especially troublesome. The gleaming piece of plastic seems like a great tool to have when the card issuers are enticing you with a low APR and an extended credit line. But just a few shopping sprees and some unforeseen emergencies later, […]