Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is an American magazine published monthly by Consumers Union since 1936. It publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center. Consumer Reports is the largest, most trusted independent product testing organization in the world. They accept no advertising, pay for all the products they test, and, as a not for profit organization, they have no shareholders. It also publishes cleaning and general buying guides. It has approximately 7.3 million subscribers and an annual testing budget of approximately US$21 million.
Posts about Consumer Reports
  • Blind Spots for Trucks and Cars

    … in a small SUV can’t see 13 feet behind the vehicle while in the driver’s seat, according to Consumer Reports. A short driver in a large SUV can’t see 31 feet behind the vehicle. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 18,000 people are hurt and 300 killed by backover crashes. Every year many children are injured or killed because someone…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 22 readers -
  • Sacred Heart Revisited – Ed Novak Heads to Prison (Medicare Fraud Post)

    … much he and Sacred Heart cared for patients. This is the same hospital that Consumer Reports said had the lowest safety rankings of any hospital. One nurse claims that operating room staff was instructed to spray patients with “Off” bug repellant to keep the flies at bay. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have also come after Novak…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • Nissan Recalling More Vehicles For Takata Airbag Defect

    … Nissan has announced another round of recalls of defective Takata airbags after a woman in Louisiana was injured from shrapnel, in her 2006 Sentra. This is a regional recall targeting vehicles in states with high-humidity conditions. Nissan added 45,000 Sentras from model years 2004-2006 after this accident, bringing the number of recalled…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 16 readers -
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