Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Defective Products

Dream On Me Recalling Baby Bassinets

13,000 bassinets are being recalled because babies could fall out or get trapped. The “Dream On Me” bassinets’ side supports could come apart. The products were sold online between May 2012 and October 2014. If you have this bassinet, you should stop using the product and contact the company for a free repair. Bassinet (439A, 439B, […]

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Toxic Levels of Formaldehyde In Lumber Liquidators’ Laminate Flooring

By: Leslie Goller and Wayne Hogan Laminate flooring made in China for Lumber Liquidators has failed California emission standards on levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) is currently the only regulator of composite core emissions. Current CARB standards for formaldehyde are 0.05 parts per million or less. On July 7, […]

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Attorney General’s Investigation Reveals Contaminated Store-Brand Supplements

Caveat Emptor- Buyer Beware! Store-brand herbal supplements may not be what their labels claim to be. This is not only deceptive advertising, but also a health risk. New York’s Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, has conducted an investigation of six different herbal supplements (Gingko Biloba, St. John’s Wort, Valerian Root, Garlic, Echinacea, and Saw Palmetto) sold […]

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Honda Has Been Fined $70 Million for Not Reporting Deaths and Injuries

Honda has agreed to pay a record $70 million fine for failing to report over 1,700 deaths and injuries to consumers in its vehicles. Federal officials made clear that “The announcement sends a very clear message to the entire industry that manufacturers have responsibility for the complete and timely reporting of this critical safety information. […]

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More Cars Added to the Takata Air Bag Recall

As of today, almost 8 million Takata airbags have been recalled from 10 different automakers because of airbag defects due to the possibility for flying metal shards when they deploy. Hundreds of injuries and at least five deaths have been reported as a result of the airbag defects. Takata claimed the airbag problems were only […]

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Keurig Recalling Over 7 Million Machines After Burn Injuries

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling millions of Keurig’s Mini Plus Brewing Systems due to concerns that water that can overheat during the brewing process, spraying out and burning consumers. There have been approximately 200 reports of hot liquid spraying from the brewer, including 90 complaints of burn-related injuries. For details about the […]

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Wayne Hogan on First Coast Connect: Avoiding Trouble in Toyland

Wayne Hogan appeared on First Coast Connect and spoke with Melissa Ross about avoiding trouble and tragedy in Toyland this holiday season. A quarter of a million toy-related injuries were treated in US emergency rooms in 2013, and more than one-third were children five years and younger. Small Parts Hogan said choking on small parts […]

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Shocking Facts About Recalled Products

By Wayne Hogan and Leslie Goller Elliot Kaye, head of the Consumer Products Safety Commission, has reported that a “good” recall results in only about 20% of the dangerous product being taken off the market. For a typical recall, 95% are still in the hands of consumers 5 years after the recall. Equally as troubling, […]

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Graco Investigated for Car Seat Recall Delay

Across January, February and July of this year, after much pressure from the National Highway Transportation and Safety Association (NHTSA), Graco agreed to recall over 6.1 million car seats. Because Graco did not report the safety issues after numerous complaints, NHTSA has opened an investigation to determine whether Graco intentionally delayed the recall of the […]

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Toyota Recalling 422,509 Lexus Models for Fuel Leak

Toyota will recall 422,509 of its luxury brand Lexus vehicles in the United States because of a possible fuel leak that increases the risk of fire. The recall is for 2007 to 2010 Lexus LS models, 2006 to 2011 Lexus GS models and 2006 to 2011 from  and Lexus IS models. The National Highway Traffic […]

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