Skin rashes prompt Fitbit to issue a recall for fitness wristband

Posted on Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 7:17 pm    

On February 20, Fitbit issued a voluntary recall of its “Force” wristband after nearly 2% of all users reported experiencing skin problems.

According to Fitbit CEO, James Park, the affected users might have had an allergic reaction to the nickel and steel used in the manufacturing of the device. Fitbit issued several apologies along with the recall. People who own the Force wristband are eligible for a refund or replacement.

Manufacturer negligence can result in the injury of consumers. If you have sustained injuries from a defective product, you could be eligible to pursue financial compensation. Jessica Rutzick & Associates, P.C. are experienced in helping injury victims obtain compensation. Call (307) 733-8140 to speak with a member of our experienced legal team.


Caldwell teen killed in Middleton car accident

Posted on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at 9:38 pm    

On Monday, February 10 Chase Panda, 19, died in a two-vehicle accident west of Middleton.

The accident occurred before 10 a.m. on Idaho 44. Panda was driving east when he ran into a tractor-trailer turning east onto Idaho 44. Panda was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the tractor-trailer did not sustain serious injuries.

Currently Idaho police are still investigating all possible causes of the accident. Some investigators mentioned that the weather on the day of the accident may have affected Panda’s ability to see beyond certain distances.

The attorneys of Jessica Rutzick & Associates, P.C. extend our condolences to those affected by this tragic accident.


Young woman dies in Interstate 80 accident

Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at 5:49 pm    

A passenger in a Toyota Tundra died in a car accident on Wednesday, January 29 five miles west of Rawlins.

The accident occurred along Interstate 80, when Sean Anderson, the driver of an eastbound Toyota Tundra, veered off of the road and struck a post in the median. After the truck struck the post it flipped multiple times.

Tiffany Anderson, a passenger in the backseat of the vehicle died from serious injuries after being ejected from the vehicle. Sean was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Jessica Rutzick & Associates, P.C. offer our condolences to those affected by this unfortunate car accident.