Blog Posts in October, 2011

  • Toy guns that kill

    || 28-Oct-2011

    Toy manufacturer Henry Gordy International, Inc. has agreed to pay a $1.1 million penalty in an agreement with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) over a toy gun set that allegedly caused several deaths. An investigation by the CPSC found that Henry Gordy knew about the defect in its “Auto Fire Target Set” but chose not to report it. The gun set, which sold in Family ...
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  • Granny cam catches culprits

    || 11-Oct-2011

    It’s unfortunate, but we often hear about problems with assisted and senior living facilities, and in many cases, the victims are defenseless. Well, one Philadelphia family captured some pretty clear evidence on camera. The family of Lois McCallister, troubled by Lois’s allegations that the caregivers at the senior living facility where she lives were abusing her, planted a spy camera ...
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  • Twitter defamation?

    || 11-Oct-2011

    Medical spa doctor Jerrold Darm of Aesthetic Medicine has filed a $1 million libel lawsuit against local blogger Tiffany Craig for allegedly defaming him in a blog post and in a tweet. In a blog post in June of 2011 Craig blogged about Dr. Darm and his television commercials for his medical spa. In the post Craig reveals that Darm lost his medical license in 2001 due to a disciplinary action by ...
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  • Hold the Caesar salad

    || 7-Oct-2011

    Yup, it’s yet another food recall, and this time it is romaine lettuce from True Leaf Farms of Salinas, CA. The farm voluntarily recalled the romaine, which was thought to be tainted with listeria. The recall involved 90 cartons and affected three states, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Since then, however, the recall has been increased to some 2,500 cartons and affects 19 states as well as ...
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  • John Coletti Named Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year

    || 5-Oct-2011

    We at Paulson Coletti would like to congratulate our very own John Coletti for being honored as the “Portland, OR Best Lawyers Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year” for Best Lawyers in 2012. With its first publication in 1983, Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal industry. They are nationally and ...
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