The manufacturer of a component of the hemodialysis treatment known as GranuFlo, investigated over 900 reports of cardiac arrest during or immediately following treatment. According to an internal study by the manufacturer, Fresenius, at least 914 patients suffered sudden cardiac arrest in Fresenius clinics in 2010 alone. Alkalosis, too much sodium bicarbonate in the
Judge Finds Ford Concealed Evidence of Unintended Acceleration
Last month Judge Swigert, of Florida, overturned a jury verdict in Ford’s favor. The judge decided that that Ford had systematically concealed more than 30 years of data related to the problem of electromagnetic interference (EMI) and unintended acceleration (UA). The Judge’s 51-page decision lists Ford’s bad acts which include:
- lying to NHTSA,
- destroying evidence that
Unintended Acceleration: Toyota’s Black Boxes Don’t Prove Driver Error.
Unintended or sudden acceleration problems have been around for years. From the beginning, car manufacturers have always wanted to blame the driver. As long ago as the late 1980"s, manufacturers reported that "Startled and confused drivers hit the wrong pedal.”
It’s no real surprise, then, that Toyota blames “driver error” for the recent…