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I Was Hurt by a Defective Product, What Can I Do?

As the recent spate of cell phone and e-cigarette explosions in the news have demonstrated, the products upon which we rely every day can sometimes be very dangerous and get more so as the technology inside them grows more complex. But what happens when you get injured or suffer damages as the result of a [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Product Liability|0 Comments

How Do Defective Product Liability Claims Work?

As the recent spate of cell phone and e-cigarette explosions in the news have demonstrated, the products upon which we rely every day can sometimes be very dangerous, and get more so as the technology inside them grows more complex. But what happens when you get injured or suffer damages as the result of a [...]

January 12th, 2017|Product Liability|0 Comments

How to Tell If You Have a Product Liability Claim

When most of us buy products, we hope to use them for some specific purpose, whether for pleasure, relaxation or education. We rarely expect that a product we buy could cause us injury. When this does happen, you may be able to submit a product liability claim. Proving your case, however, can get a little [...]

June 21st, 2016|Product Liability|0 Comments

Problem with rear axle, drive shaft prompts Chrysler recall

Chrysler has announced a global safety recall of 288,000 older Ram 1500 pick-up trucks after learning about a loose rear axle pinion nut that may cause the drive shaft to detach or the rear axle to seize up, according to a report by Associated Press on Friday, December 19. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) started their [...]

December 23rd, 2014|Product Liability|0 Comments

Trinity to stop ET-Plus sales due to safety issues

Guardrail system maker Trinity Industries said it is stopping the shipment and sales of its ET-Plus after the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requested that additional crash tests should be done to evaluate the safety of the product, according to a report by the ABC News on October 25. The additional crash tests were ordered in light [...]

November 3rd, 2014|Product Liability|0 Comments

Defective gasket prompts Toyota recall of Lexus units

Japanese car maker Toyota is recalling 423,000 Lexus units sold in the U.S. for a faulty gasket that may leak fuel and cause fire, a report by USA Today stated on Wednesday, October 15. The affected models are 2007 to 2010 LS sedan, 2006 to 2011 GS sedan, 2006 to 2011 IS compact, 2010 IS [...]

October 24th, 2014|Product Liability|0 Comments

NHTSA investigates claims that Ford Fiesta doors won’t latch

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently conducting an investigation that may result in the recall of 205,000 2011-2013 Ford Fiestas, according to an online report published on Monday, September 15. The NHTSA initiated the investigation after receiving 61 complaints of doors failing to properly close or stay latched. Among the reports [...]

September 29th, 2014|Product Liability|0 Comments

More than 200,000 kids’ sunglasses recalled over lead paint concerns

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently announced that 20 different styles of children's sunglasses that were sold in stores between December 2013 and March 2014 are being recalled over concerns about lead paint. The sunglasses were sold at a number of stores across the United States, including CVS, K-mart, and Walgreens, and were imported from China [...]

September 5th, 2014|Product Liability|0 Comments

NHTSA’s online search tool checks for recalled vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has created a free online search tool where car owners and buyers can check if their unit has been recalled, CBS DFW reported on Wednesday, August 20. Under the NHTSA’s recall search tool, owners and buyers can check the status of their vehicle by entering their vehicle identification [...]

September 3rd, 2014|Product Liability|0 Comments

Fear of particulate matter prompts Cubicin recall

Cubist Pharmaceutical has voluntarily recalled nine lots of its antibacterial injection Cubicin after learning that the reconstituted vials may contain traces of foreign particulate matter that could be life-threatening when administered, MarketWatch reported. In a press statement released by the company on August 10, Cubist Pharmaceutical recalled Cubicin 500 mg in 10 mL single-use vials with [...]

August 29th, 2014|Product Liability|0 Comments