Keurig Mini Plus Brewers Under Product Recall for Burn Injuries

Keurig Issues Product Recall for Mini Plus Brewers Due to Hot Liquid Burn Injuries Keurig makes one of the most popular coffee brewing systems in the US. However, the company issued a product recall in December 2014 for its Mini Plus Brewing Systems after receiving hundreds of reports of sudden sprays of hot liquid, and almost a hundred reports of burn injuries associated with the defect. Keurig’s Mini Plus Brewers were manufactured between 2009 and 2014. The coffee company stated that it has received about 200 reports that the mini plus … [Read more...]

Tanning Beds Can Lead to Personal Injury

Use of Tanning Beds Leads to Personal Injury like Burns and Loss of Consciousness US Health Officials have stated that indoor tanning beds can lead to serious personal injury and emergency room visits because of burns, eye injuries, and loss of consciousness. “It’s important for people to understand both the long-term and the short-term risks of indoor tanning,” said Gery P. Guy Jr. of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. “For example, burns increase the risk of skin cancer later in life, while eye injuries … [Read more...]

Paraplegic Woman Sues GM for Personal Injury

Paraplegic Woman Burned by Seat in GM Vehicle, Sues GM for Personal Injury A paraplegic woman from Portland, Maine, is suing General Motors in a very different type of lawsuit than the manufacturer has faced in recent months – she received a burn from one of the seat warmers that required months of medical attention, sues GM for personal injury. Emma Verrill, 26, is paralyzed from the waist down and cannot feel hot and cold in those extremities. In 2012, she and a friend went on a beach trip in the friend’s Chevrolet Suburban, which had … [Read more...]