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AUTO ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS, PERSONAL INJURY & MALPRACTICE LAWYERS

Since our founding in 1959, we have won thousands of awards and settlements for victims and their families, including million-$ and multi-million-$ settlements.

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Our litigation team obtained a settlement with
a lifetime payout of over $12,750,000 for a middle
aged woman who was diagnosed with a brain
arteriovenous malformation.   read more

A $1,280,000 settlement has been reached in
favor of a retired man seriously injured in an
auto accident at a city intersection.   read more

The insurer for the driver of a truck that swerved to
avoid rear-ending a school bus and collided with
another vehicle has paid 1.2 million for the serious
injuries suffered by the other driver.   read more

A daycare center accident that blinded one eye
of a 22-month old child and that “could have and
should have been prevented,” has been settled...
read more

A woman who was seriously injured when her
vehicle was struck by a drunken driver has won
a settlement of 2.5 million.   read more

Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability
Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability
Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability
Workers' Compensation; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Products Liability
Workers' Compensation; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Products Liability
Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Workers' Compensation; Products Liability

Star Networks Recalling Magnicube Spheres and Cubes Due to Ingestion Hazard

August 8, 2014 by admin

(Source: CPSC website, Recall number: 14-248 dated August 4, 2014).

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Star Networks USA LLC, of West New York, N.J., are announcing a voluntary recall to refund for all Magnicube Spheres and Magnicube Cubes.  The recall of these high-powered magnetic sets is announced as part of the settlement of an administrative case filed by CPSC staff in December 2012, which sought a mandatory recall of the Magnicube products.

From 2009 to the present, CPSC staff has received numerous incident reports of ingestions involving small, high-powered magnets, including many that required surgery.  This recall is intended to protect children and teenagers from the deadly risk of injury that can occur when more than one magnet is ingested.

CPSC urges consumers to immediately stop use of all Magnicube Spheres and Magnicube Cubes and check for magnets that have become separated from the set.

Star has agreed to provide a full refund to consumers who return a full set of Magnicube Cubes or Magnicube Spheres.  Consumers who return less than a full set shall receive a refund that is prorated based on the percentage of magnets returned. Consumers should contact the firm at www.magnicube.com to request a refund.  Magnicube Spheres and Magnicube Cubes sets contain from 125 to 1,027 high-powered rare earth magnets and were made in China.  About 22,000 sets were sold for between $20 and $80 on magnicube.com, Amazon.com and via Groupon.

The settlement resolves CPSC staff’s allegations that the Magnicube Spheres and Magnicube Cubes create a substantial product hazard.  Star disputed these allegations, but has agreed to the recall in settlement of the allegations in the Complaint.

It is illegal under federal law for any person to sell, offer for sale, manufacture, distribute in commerce, or import into the United States any Magnicube Spheres or Magnicube Cubes.

Liever, Hyman & Potter, P.C., serves the injured, and their families, in Reading, Pottsville and throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania.  The lawyers there handle personal injury claims, including claims for injuries or death caused by unsafe or dangerous products.

From the desk of Adam K. Levin, Esquire.


SERVING VICTIMS OF:
MOTOR VEHICLE INJURY
CAR ACCIDENTS
TRUCK ACCIDENTS
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS
DRUNK DRIVERS
SLIP AND FALLS
WORKERS' COMPENSATION
OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE
UNSAFE PRODUCTS/CONDITIONS
WORK INJURIES
WRONGFUL DEATH
INADEQUATE WORKERS COMP.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
DOCTOR/HOSPITAL ERRORS
SURGERY ERRORS
OPERATING ROOM MISTAKES
PREGNANCY & BIRTH INJURIES
MISDIAGNOSIS
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE
PRESCRIPTION ERRORS
FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE CANCER
NURSING HOME NEGLECT
NURSING HOME ABUSE
BED SORES