Product Liability

Why Are Medical Device Recalls on the Rise?

Most patients are willing to put their trust in the medical professionals around them. While these trained professionals have spent years learning how to properly care for patients in different ways, things can still go wrong because of defective or dangerous medical devices and drugs. Over the past few years, we have noticed an increased…

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GM Recalls Millions of SUVs and Pickups for Brake Malfunction

General Motors is recalling approximately 3.5 million SUVs and pickup trucks due to a brake issue that can suddenly make the brakes difficult to use, leading to collisions and injuries. The recall covers popular GM vehicles like the Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra, Cadillac Escalade, GMC Yukon, Chevy Suburban, and Tahoe. This recall includes vehicles sold…

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E-cigarettes and Vaping Injuries – What You Need to Know

Over the past few years, vaping and e-cigarettes have become one of the most popular trends in the United States. Widely (and mistakenly) considered to be safer than smoking traditional cigarettes, vapes use flavored liquids and oils that are heated until vaporized and then inhaled. These flavored cartridges can contain substances like nicotine, flavored “juice”…

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The Danger of Lead Paint Exposure is Still Present

Lead poisoning poses a serious danger. The damage is magnified in children. When lead in paint enters the body of a child, it can produce a number of harmful effects, including kidney damage, brain damage, speech delays, hearing loss, and emotional problems. In 1978, federal regulations were instituted that removed lead from the production of…

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Why Medical Devices Are Commonly the Subject of Lawsuits

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a federal mandate to keep the public safe from dangerous and defective products, including faulty medical devices. The FDA carries out this important work by “helping to speed innovations that make medical products more effective, safer, and more affordable and by helping the public get the accurate, science-based…

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Mazda Recalls 270,000 Vehicles with Defective Takata Airbags

Automobile manufacturer Mazda has recalled some 270,000 vehicles fitted with defective Takata airbags that are at risk of exploding during deployment. Mazda previously recalled these vehicles in response to the same potentially dangerous issue. However, at that time, the automaker replaced the defective airbags with new airbags that had the identical problem, due to a…

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What Are Different Categories of Product Liability?

What kinds of products liabilities cases are there? They’re really divided into three major categories. The first is, Is the the product itself defective? Is there something wrong with it that causes the product to injure or hurt somebody or sometimes even kill them? Those are product defects claims. Then there are other kinds of…

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