Accidents and Recalls

Selected Situations

  • A supermarket company has an E. coli scare in a community where it operates several stores.
  • A local television station hears false rumors of listeria contamination at a cheese processing plant.
  • The father of a little girl with a minor injury threatens to sue the retail store where the injury occurred.
  • In the aftermath of an auto accident in which an employee of a large healthcare provider overturns a van and kills a patient, local politicians and disgruntled employees make false accusations in the news media.
  • A real estate management company has to evacuate 100 units in an 800-unit apartment complex for three months to make structural renovations that might vent gases within the complex.
  • A bakery has a minor ammonia leak that the news media wants to blow out of proportion.