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Millions of McDonald’s whistle toys in the U.S. and Canada recalled

Posted on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 4:47 pm    

McDonald’s recently issued a recall of over 2 million whistle toys included in Happy Meals due to the possibility that it may choke children, an article on CNN stated November 11.

McDonald’s stated that the recall affects 2.3 million Hello Kitty toys with detachable red whistles distributed in the U.S. and Canada since October. The toys reportedly may choke children if plastic pieces of the toy become loose and detach. Complaints of children coughing up bits of the whistles reached McDonald’s. People who may have bought the recalled toys are advised to keep them away from children and bring it back to the point of purchase for an exchange. McDonald’s said that they have already recovered at least 70 percent of the recalled toys since November 10.

Expensive hospitalizations and a prolonged recovery process are often the result of children suffering injuries caused by faulty toys released in the market. However, if this has happened to you, financial aid may be available in order for you to cover your expenses. Discuss your situation with the Wausau personal injury legal team of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874 to find out how we may help you.

Japanese airbag maker and 10 automakers facing lawsuit

Posted on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 4:13 pm    

Japan-based company Takata and 10 auto manufacturers are facing a lawsuit in the U.S. as a result of millions of vehicles equipped with defective airbags and a failure to properly take action to notify the public, BBC News stated on October 28.

According to the class action lawsuit filed in a  Florida federal district court, Takata and several car makers deliberately concealed the airbag problems in their vehicles and continued to make them available to the public. Incidents of deaths and injuries linked to vehicles with Takata airbags have been reported as a result. Vehicles affected by this recall have now reached 8 million after federal regulators broadened their investigation. Toyota, General Motors (GM), and Honda were some of the automakers identified in the lawsuit.

The Wausau attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. firmly believe that companies producing defective vehicles should fairly compensate people who are injured from by a defective part or design flaw. If you have experienced this, we may advocate for you to possibly recover your losses. Let us evaluate your situation today by calling 800-242-2874.

Motorcyclist injured in Oshkosh two-vehicle crash

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 3:43 pm    

A motorcyclist in Oshkosh, Wisconsin was injured after being involved in a collision with another vehicle, Advance-Titan on October 9 stated.

Oshkosh Police Department Sergeant Andrew Lecker stated that they responded to a vehicular accident at around 4:00 p.m. on October 7 at the intersection of High Avenue and Osceola Street. The motorcyclist, identified as a student of University of Wisconsin, was struck by a vehicle driven by an Oneida resident. The injured student did not seek medical assistance, and the driver who caused the collision was cited for turning the wrong way down a one-way street. Sgt. Lecker stated that the accident likely happened because the driver was from out of town and not familiar with Oshkosh streets.

If you have been injured in a car or motorcycle accident, getting help from a lawyer is important, especially if negligent drivers are involved. Remunerations may be awarded to help you recover your loss. Learn more about your options from the Wausau-based personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today by calling 800-242-2874.

40K lbs of possibly tainted chicken meat recalled

Posted on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:08 pm    

A Louisiana-based poultry company is recalling an estimated 40,000 lbs of chicken products due to concerns of possible Listeria bacteria contamination, KTLA 5 reported on September 26.

Reports said some Foster Farm chicken products may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The problem was discovered during an inspection conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Though there have been no reports of illnesses yet, the affected poultry products have been shipped to several states. Consumers who have purchased the company’s “Chicken Breast Grilled Strips” should discard packaging labelled “P-33901.”

People may unfortunately suffer serious health problems as a result of eating unsafe food products in the market. If this happens to you or to a loved one in Wausau, the legal team of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. may represent you. Consult with us today by calling 800-242-2874 to find out how we may possibly help you secure your much needed treatment funds.

Shorewood man seriously injured in Milwaukee crash

Posted on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 3:40 pm    

A Shorewood resident on September 23 was hospitalized after he was hit by a vehicle in Milwaukee, an article of Fox 6 reported.

Reports gathered from police said at around 7:00 a.m. a 66-year-old man crossing the road near the intersection of N. Maryland Avenue and E. Edgewood Avenue was struck by a vehicle heading east. The unidentified pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was rushed to Froedtert Hospital. The vehicle driver, only identified as a 24-year-old Waukesha woman, stopped at the accident site and provided information to responding authorities.

Pedestrians involved in car accidents unfortunately can sustain incapacitating injuries that often require lengthy and expensive treatment. If this has happened to you or to a loved one, a skilled personal injury lawyer may possibly help you recover your loss by pursuing damages from negligent parties. Speak with the Wausau attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today by calling 800-242-2874 to learn more about your options.

130,000 Toyota Tundras with potential airbag malfunction recalled

Posted on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 3:10 pm    

Toyota USA recently issued recall to 130,000 recent Tundra pickup models to fix a problem that can hinder proper deployment of its airbags in accidents, an article of Reuters reported on September 11.

According to reports the side airbags of the affected Tundra pickup trucks could be obstructed by a “piece of trim” erroneously placed on the center pillar. The airbags may not deploy properly in crashes if the issue is left unfixed. Toyota stated that they have not received any reports of injuries or deaths involving the 2014 Tundras when they issued the recall.

The Kenosha lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. know that many people suffer great financial loss in accidents caused by defective vehicles. If this has happened to you, we may possibly help you recover your financial loss by pursuing claims against negligent companies. Learn more about your legal options from us today by calling 800-242-2874.     

Bicyclist injured in Watertown hit and run accident

Posted on Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 2:07 pm    

A man riding a bicycle in Watertown sustained serious injuries in a hit and run accident, the Fond du Lac Reporter stated on August 28.

Dodge County authorities reportedly responded to an accident that occurred on August 26, before 9:00 p.m. near W8089 County Highway Q. According to police reports, a westbound vehicle crashed into a 35-year-old bicyclist and did not stop at the accident scene. The injured victim, whose name was not released, was treated at a nearby hospital. Authorities are pursuing the driver of the vehicle.  The vehicle is suspected to have damage on the passenger side.

Bicycle riders who are injured in road accidents often sustain incapacitating injuries. If you or a family member has been injured while riding a bicycle on the road by a careless driver, the attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may help you hold the negligent party financially accountable. Learn more about your legal options by calling 800-242-2874 today.

Mentally disabled teenager sexually abused in Kenosha

Posted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:19 pm    

Kenosha police recently arrested a man after he was suspected of sexually assaulting a teenager with a mental disability on August 8, mlive.com stated.

Reports identified 54-year-old Jerry Wayne Greene of Kentwood as the man who brought a 17-year-old girl to a hotel and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The victim’s family who notified authorities said that the missing teenager has a mental capacity of a 9-year-old. The victim, whose name was not released, reportedly met Greene on an online forum directed towards those with disabilities similar to that of the victim’s. Greene was arrested the following day after corroborating the report made by the teen. Charges of second-degree sexual assault and enticing a minor were filed against Greene who is held on a $50,000 bail bond in Kenosha County.

Sexual assault victims often find it hard to recover from the traumatic experience. However, if this has happened to you, enlisting an experienced lawyer may lessen your burden by pressing charges against your aggressor. Talk to the Wausau lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today by calling 800-242-2874 to find out how we may help you.

Sleeping Chinese teenager electrocuted by charging phone

Posted on Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 2:31 pm    

An 18-year-old girl in Xinjiang, China was found dead in her bedroom after she was electrocuted by a charging iPhone 4s, a New York Daily News report stated on July 31.

Reports said the fatal incident happened on July 24, when the sister of the victim noticed a burning scent coming from the bedroom. The woman found her sister’s body covered in burns next to a damaged Apple smart phone. The brand of the charger was not known at the time of the report. Investigators in China confirmed that the teenager was killed as a result of electrocution.

Unfortunately, many people in the U.S. are seriously injured or killed as the result of dangerous or defective products. However, there is a method of recourse for victims or their families; a product liability case may be filed to hold negligent manufacturers or designers financially accountable for any injuries or expenses associated with the accident. Call the Wausau attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by dialing 800-242-2874 today to learn more.

Samsung smart phone burned under teen’s pillow

Posted on Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 6:19 pm    

A Samsung phone apparently overheated and caught fire under a teenager’s pillow while she was sleeping at her home in Texas, myfoxphoenix.com reported on July 26.

According to 13-year-old Ariel Tolfree, she woke up after she smelled “something burning” and found that her Samsung Galaxy S4, which was placed under her pillow, had burned. The girl’s father suspected that the fire was caused by a battery that overheated. The teen’s S4 was reportedly beyond recognition, as it was completely destroyed by fire. Though Samsung claimed that the battery that overheated under the pillow was not a Samsung product, they will conduct an investigation into the burned S4. Samsung also claimed that one of their devices has a warning in the user guide that says restricted airflow may occur if the device is covered by bedding. All the damages incurred from the burned S4 will be replaced by the mobile phone manufacturer.

Though no one was injured in this incident, many Americans every year suffer injuries and financial losses as a result of defective products. If you or someone you love has been injured because of a defective or malfunctioning consumer good, the Wausau personal injury lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may be able to help you secure financial compensation for your losses. Learn more by calling us today at 800-242-2874.

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