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
  • Are Auto-Drive Cars Safe? MO Car Accident Lawyers

    … As with most things, there are fans and foes, pros and cons when it comes to the auto-drive car industry, with dramatic examples from 2016 of the upside and the downside. For example, a Missouri man used the Autopilot on his new Tesla Model X to reach a hospital more than 20 miles away after suffering a pulmonary embolism that doctors say could…

    Bruning Legal- 12 readers -
  • Blind Spots for Trucks and Cars

    … Anyone who’s driven a car before knows there are places you can’t see. Directly behind you and triangles of space behind your shoulders are where cars, motorcycles, bicyclists, children, and pets can hide. We refer to these spaces as blind spots, and they can be incredibly dangerous if a driver isn’t aware of them, doesn’t use the mirrors…

    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 -