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- Filing an Injury Claim Against a Company
Filing an injury claim against a company is much more complicated and challenging than filing a claim against an individual. You don't want to go rushing after an injury and file a claim against a business or commercial establishment. You first need to gather evidence, make sure that you meet all the criteria for your claim, and only then take the first step forward to contacting either the business or the insurer.
- Contaminated Children's Medication
McNeil-PPC Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson, has pled guilty to knowingly distributing tens of millions of bottles of children’s medication containing metal particles.
- Ricon to Pay 1.75 Million for Selling Defective Wheelchair Lifts
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently slapped a penalty of $1.75 million on the Ricon Corporation for continuing to produce and sell defective wheelchair lifts, despite issuing a recall of the product.
- Surprising Ways You Can Get Poisoned: A Lesson in Poison Prevention
For most of us, the word “poison” conjures up fairy tales and fantasies — Snow White’s poisoned apple, Captain Hook’s medicine in Peter Pan, the Wicked Witch’s poppy field in The Wizard of Oz. Or, for readers of a certain age, maybe “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” comes to mind.
- What Consumer Protections Apply to Defective Products?
If a consumer is injured by a defective product, he or she may have a variety of avenues available to protect him or her.
- Recent Product Recalls Consumers Should Know About
Thousands of products are recalled every year due to manufacturing defects, poor product design that creates unsafe conditions for users, or a lack of adequate safety information about the product included with its packaging.
- Product liability: What Are the 3 Defect Types?
A product may be defective due to errors in design and production or due to the manufacturer’s failure to provide adequate instructions and warnings.
- How to Report a Defective Product
Not knowing how to report a defective product stops a lot of people from taking action. However, the Consumer Product Safety Commission makes it as easy as possible for those reporting defective products. Learn how to alert the CPSC about a product that injured you and in turn, let other consumers know of dangerous products.
- Unwarranted Defective Medical Device Lawsuits Undermine True Personal Injury Victims
Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest maker of health-care products, claims women are being solicited to make fraudulent lawsuits against the company, which has already paid out millions in settlements to women injured by their defective trans-vaginal pelvic mesh.
- Birth Defects Associated with Epilepsy Medication
The American Academy of Neurology is recommending that doctors discontinue prescribing anti-seizure medications containing valproic acid to pregnant women.