Toy guns that kill

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… read more

Granny cam catches culprits

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… read more

Twitter defamation?

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… read more

Hold the Caesar salad

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… read more

Lawyer of the Year | Paulson Coletti

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… read more