Product Liability

May 6, 2019

Ford Issues Extensive Recall on F-150 Models over Downshifting Problem

By |May 6th, 2019|

Some of the most common product liability lawsuits involve defective car parts. Prior to sending their SUVs, trucks, and motorcycles to market, vehicle manufacturers have an obligation to make sure the parts and systems of these vehicles function properly and are safe for consumers, i.e. drivers and passengers. The state of Georgia assigns strict liability [...]

Mar 14, 2019

Why Medical Devices Are Commonly the Subject of Lawsuits

By |March 14th, 2019|

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 [...]

Aug 14, 2018

Mazda Recalls 270,000 Vehicles with Defective Takata Airbags

By |August 14th, 2018|

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 [...]

Aug 6, 2018

What Are Different Categories of Product Liability?

By |August 6th, 2018|

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 [...]

Jul 30, 2018

What Are Types of Product Liability Cases?

By |July 30th, 2018|

 What kinds of product liability claims are there out there? A lot of people immediately think of defective automobiles because they're in the news all the time and they have been for years, but there are a number of products that you find all over the household that are also, unfortunately, defective. There're pharmaceutical [...]

Jul 23, 2018

Can Product Liability Be Criminal?

By |July 23rd, 2018|

 What many people don't recognize is that product liability cases can also be criminal cases. A lot of times there will be a number of products that are sold, that start to injure people. Because of the expense of fixing that problem, then a lot of manufactures cover it up: they hide the evidence, [...]

Jul 16, 2018

FAQ #15: What is Product Liability?

By |July 16th, 2018|

With the benefit of making lots of money selling products, comes the burden of making products that aren't dangerous. Product liability law is just that. If a manufacturer makes a product that's dangerous and puts that product out into the public arena, lets people buy it, and it starts to hurt folks, then the product [...]

Jun 7, 2018

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Thought to Be the Reason for the Death of Couple on Lake Lanier

By |June 7th, 2018|

Rangers from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources discovered the bodies of Gainesville residents Andrew Maronge and Julie Wright on a boat on Lake Lanier. The investigation is still pending, and an autopsy has not yet been completed, but the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that carbon monoxide (“CO”) poisoning appears to be the reason. The [...]

May 4, 2018

How Do I Know if I Have a Product Liability Case?

By |May 4th, 2018|

A lot of times what we look for in a product liability claim is when you have what we would call an unexpected injury. If for instance there's an auto collision where four people are in the vehicle and three people are relatively uninjured, but one person is severely injured, because maybe their seat back [...]

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