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Product Liability Claims Around The Home

Product Liability Claims Around the Home-Burn Injuries Burn injuries around the home are a common phenomenon.  The products that may be the source of the burn are varied: household furniture mattresses or mattress pads electronic toys lighters stoves Household furniture … Continue reading

Product Liability Injury

Product liability injury cases must be thoroughly reviewed as part of the evaluation process. Gathering information about the product may consist of looking at FDA recalls, market withdrawals, safety alerts and warning letters issued to manufacturers. www.recalls.gov offers information and … Continue reading

Foreign Manufacturers Product Liability

Foreign manufacturers are viewed by many plaintiff’s lawyers as being exempt from liability. But that need not defeat a claim for product defects. Foreign Manufacturers Product Liability Seen In Defective Chinese Drywall The drywall fiasco that has occurred over the … Continue reading

Product Liability-Guns Addressed By Product Liability Lawyer

Product liability based on guns and shooter liability issues are not only important for the legal community but also of pressing general concern to the public.  The National Rifle Association (NRA) has taken the lead in opposing any sort of background … Continue reading

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology in Fairfax County certainly is not a new concept.  The prefix “nano” from an etymological point of view means small or dwarf.  Nanotechnology is therefore technology of particles that are incredibly small.  Indeed, the unit of measurement is sometimes … Continue reading

Food Dyes

Injury attorney Brien Roche reports that food dyes have been long suspected of having nutritional and behavioral consequences especially for children.  An FDA staff report released during the week of March 21, 2011 indicated that synthetic food colorings do have … Continue reading

What we can learn from historic product liability cases

You may have some recall of a famous product liability claim that was brought against Ford Motor Company many years ago relating to their Pinto automobile. Ford made an engineering decision to place the gas tank on the Pinto in … Continue reading

Consumer Product Safety Commission Database

Consumer Product Safety Commission database  continues to be a source of controversy. On January 11, 2011 The Consumer Product Safety Commission will offer to the public and product liability lawyers  an online preview of how its new database will work.  … Continue reading

Increased Ethanol in Gasoline

In December of 2010 the Environmental Protection Agency approved a request from the ethanol industry to allow ethanol content in a gallon of gasoline to climb from 10 to 15 percent.  The new fuel will be called E15 as opposed to … Continue reading

Food Poisoning in the U.S.

On December 15, 2010 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that one in six Americans get sick from food illnesses every year and approximately 3,000 people die from such illnesses each year.  Although these figures are lower than … Continue reading

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