Nearly 300,000 Cooper tires are being recalled. The concern is that the 14 models of Cooper tires either have slow leaks or cracks in the sidewalls. Thus far no injuries have been reported.... Read more
Swedish bus and truck maker AB Volvo has recalled 42,000 trucks in North America because of defective inlet pipes that could cause fires in the engine compartment. The recall, concerning Vol... Read more
A California environmental agency has voted to classify tobacco smoke as a “toxic air contaminant.” This is a first-in-the-nation move that I hope will strengthen state regulatio... Read more
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has requested that eight chemical makers voluntarily stop the use of a chemical used in the production of Teflon and other non-stick products. DuPon... Read more
It is very clear that Merck and Co. doesn’t mind stretching the truth and in some instances actually outright lying about Vioxx. The company has misled the FDA, the medical community,... Read more
Our firm has handled a number of civil actions against Berkshire Hathaway’s General Re insurance unit and American International Group (AIG). As a result, we have had access to a great... Read more
McWane Inc. will pay $3 million to settle charges of falsifying air emissions reports at a cast-iron pipe foundry in Provo, Utah. This is the largest criminal fine levied in Utah for an envi... Read more
As we all know, the criminal trial of two former top executives of Enron is taking place in Houston, Texas. The trial appears, based on media accounts, to be progressing at a fairly rapid pa... Read more
In addition to the filth children are exposed to on television and in the movies, there is another most serious problem that affects children, and that involves video games. Three states, Il... Read more
Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), a member of the Parents Television Council’s advisory board, testified before the Senate Commerce Committee recently regarding the need to protect child... Read more
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