NFL Star’s New Position

Crypto endorsement

Tom Brady cannot avoid the limelight, as his family troubles and conduct on the field have developed into some of the juiciest topics for the press in recent weeks. While the news of Tom Brady’s divorce may not be a shock to most fans, his involvement in the FTX bankruptcy may prove to be less well known. Due to Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s prior support of FTX, the NFL star’s attachment to his ex-wife now extends beyond the custody arrangement of their two children. An FTX investor has filed a lawsuit against the company founder, naming individual celebrities that have endorsed the cryptocurrency business. Continue reading

Dress for Sleep Success

Pajama problem

Parents and caregivers of little babies are tasked with choosing the precise food and developmental tools necessary to garner the greatest opportunity or likelihood for growth, safety, and happiness. While the brand of pureed sweet potatoes and the manufacturer reliability of baby swings are important considerations, it may be assumed that the clothing available for mass-market purchase is safe and comfortable for children. However, a November 17 recall of a specific yellow fleece footed pajama, manufactured by Carter’s, is proof that the quality of clothing chosen for little babies is as equally critical. Continue reading

Tackling a New Lawsuit

Football fumble

Following a sideline injury sustained in Game 6 of the regular season, Denver Broncos linebacker, Aaron Patrick, has filed a lawsuit. In the argument, Patrick alleges that the decision to cover media wires on the sideline with a cheap mat created a dangerous situation for players and was the primary cause of his injury. While a majority of NFL injuries take place on the field, Patrick tore his ACL after trying to avoid the media. His cleat became lodged in a carpet that has been compared to mats used in restaurant kitchens. Continue reading

Cooking Up a Class Action

Deceptive packaging

Within the realm of seemingly frivolous lawsuits, the recent claim filed by a Florida mac and cheese consumer may offer valid points of contention. According to her argument, under the guise that the food is prepared in 3.5 minutes, Kraft Heinz Company has sold a competitively higher priced selection of mac and cheese cups to its consumers. For eight 2.39 ounce cups, the product, Velveeta’s Microwavable Shells and Cheese Cups, is valued at $10.99. The consumer contends that, had she known the true timeframe of food preparation from start to finish, she might not have elected to purchase a pricier mac and cheese option. Continue reading

Swing in the Legal Direction

Crawling to resolution

Consumers of MamaRoo or RockaRoo baby swings may be entitled to compensation, as a class action has been filed following an August recall. After receiving reports of one 10-month-old infant passing away from asphyxiation and another 10-month-old suffering from bruising around the neck, 4moms, the manufacturing company, pushed for the recall. According to the complaint, the hazards presented do not necessarily impact the infants that may be strapped into the swings, but do create an unsafe environment for crawling infants or toddlers. The straps are designed to hang below the seat, where they are within reach of a child that is on the ground. Continue reading