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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. 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

Firearms Liability As A Product Defect Case 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 … 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

The Consumer Product Safety Commission There is an ongoing battle over the Consumer Product Safety Commission database. The CPSC collects reports of product defects from consumers, health care providers, death certificates and media accounts.  Most of those accounts are shielded from public view. However … Continue reading

Food Poisoning in the U.S.

On December 15, 2010 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that one in six people in the U.S. get sick from food illness every year. Nearly 3,000 people die from such illnesses each year.  Although these figures are … Continue reading

Medical Device Injuries

Medical device injuries give rise to either a product defect claim or a medical malpractice claim. Medical Device Injuries May Produce Two Claims In the course of surgery doctors may install medical devices. Those medical devices are subject to the … Continue reading

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