Oct 23, 2018

Cadillac Recalls More Than 50,000 Cars For Seat Heater Fire Risk

By |October 23rd, 2018|Product Liablity|0 Comments

General Motors recently notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of a recall on their 2014-2016 Cadillac CTS sedans due to a malfunctioning seat heater that could potentially cause a fire. An NHTSA release from September 7 stated that damaged seat heating elements can put out excessive heat. Seat heaters in the affected vehicles [...]

Sep 13, 2018

Spontaneous Fires Affecting Numerous Kia and Hyundai Vehicles

By |September 13th, 2018|Product Liablity|0 Comments

An investigation conducted by WESH 2 News concerning vehicle fires has resulted in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealing some 400 complaints of fires in vehicles manufactured by Kia and its sister company, Hyundai. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, it has hundreds of fire incident reports connected with multiple Kia vehicles [...]

Aug 2, 2018

Lawsuit Alleges NutriBullet Blenders Explode Without Warning

By |August 2nd, 2018|Product Liablity|0 Comments

Capital Brands, manufacturer of the high-speed blender the NutriBullet, is facing a lawsuit that alleges they failed to warn consumers that the appliance has the potential to explode without warning. The suit claims these explosions can cause severe injuries to NutriBullet users, including skin and facial injuries, severe burns, and even broken bones. The class [...]

Mar 6, 2018

Recently Recalled Products Pose Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards to Children

By |March 6th, 2018|Product Liablity|0 Comments

Children, from the moment they are born, require loads of attention, preparation, and often special equipment to keep them healthy and safe. This is especially true when they are small, in the baby and toddler stages. Unfortunately, defective and dangerous products make their debut onto the market on a routine basis and often pose serious [...]

Aug 1, 2017

Takata Bankruptcy Has Far-Reaching Implications

By |August 1st, 2017|Product Liablity|0 Comments

Facing billions of dollars in debt, automobile airbag manufacturer Takata has filed bankruptcy, asserting their financial inability to pay their creditors. This latest development comes after years of litigation and will have far-reaching implications for the automobile industry, as well as individual victims impacted by horrific accidents involving the company’s defective airbags. Takata filed for [...]

Aug 14, 2015

Product liability, medical negligence focus: medical scope alarms

By |August 14th, 2015|Legal News, Product Liablity|0 Comments

Duodenoscopes. Gastroscopes. Colonoscopes. Bronchoscopes. What do all these medical devices -- used for internal looks and treatment of patients' body parts and organs, such as lungs, stomachs, bladders and colons -- have in common? According to emerging research, these medical devices are often impervious to truly effective post-use cleaning protocols. The result: Many of the [...]

Apr 11, 2015

Less than 1 percent of imported products, including toys, inspected for safety issues

By |April 11th, 2015|Legal News, Product Liablity|0 Comments

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is the federal agency responsible for inspecting consumer products, including those imported from other countries. You might assume that this is a big agency, with lots of resources and legislation to back it up, but the truth is that the commission regulates very few of the thousands of products [...]

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