Product Liability

Recent Posts in Product Liability Category

  • How Serious Are Airbag Defects?

    Airbags are without question on of the most important safety features in modern vehicles. Over the years, these devices have saved untold lives, and have prevented numerous injuries, including many catastrophic injuries. Although we purchase vehicles in part because of their safety features and because we know that we will have an effective line of protection in the event of a collision, there are ...
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  • FDA Recalls Are Too Slow & Require ‘Immediate Attention,’ Report Found

    A government report found the FDA is too slow to recall dangerous foods, putting consumers at serious risk of harm. The report – released earlier this month – stated the FDA doesn’t have standardized policies in place to make sure voluntary food recalls are timely. Issued by Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the report described ...
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  • GM Recall

    General Motors has announced the recall of 7.6 million additional vehicles sold in the United States. The new recalls are related to a defect in the ignition switch, which can cause the car’s engine to automatically turn off and prevent the airbags from deploying while the vehicle is in motion. The faulty ignition switches have been linked to 54 crashes and at least 13 deaths, and experts say they ...
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  • Scope Is Unsafe - Can Cause Injury

    This month, a federal panel of experts determined that two medical endoscopes manufactured by Olympus and also by two other companies was unsafe as designed. It urged federal regulators to do more to protect patients. But what about the patients who may already have been injured by these defective scopes? According to news sources the device is defective because it cannot be cleaned properly, ...
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