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- Reports of Dangerously Mislabeled Supplements
A recent investigation into the quality of supplements sold at four popular retailers has revealed some troubling news. Herbal supplements sold under store brand names may not be what they claim to be, and may contain hidden ingredients that could be harmful.
- 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.
- What Is a Product Defect?
There are numerous ways in which a product may be considered defective. Once an item enters the stream of commerce and injures someone, the victim may be able to pursue a products liability claim against the party found to be responsible.
- 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.
- Car Manufacturer Recalls Are on the Rise: Airbags, Fuel Leaks, and More
Work. Home. School. Daycare. Supermarket. We rely on our vehicles to get us from point A to point B quickly, cost effectively and safely. We trust that our cars have been manufactured properly, have been designed effectively, and will not falter in the event of an emergency.
- Pennsylvania's New Consumer Expectation Standard for Defective Products
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided that a product defect can be established through several different methods.
- Construction Worker Exposure Risk to Asbestos
A new study has come out of Sweden’s Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine at Umea University concerning the risk of asbestos exposure to construction workers.
- Defective Motorcycle Accidents: A Hard Look at Manufacturer Liability
Motorcycle accidents are caused not just by motorist negligence, but also by malfunctioning or defective vehicle components or parts. Motorcyclists are already at a higher risk of injuries compared to occupants of a passenger vehicle, and when a person is riding a defective motorcycle, those accident and injury risks are amplified.
- FDA Issues Warning for Dangerous Surgical Tools
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning that power morcellators used in laparoscopic hysterectomies and surgeries to remove uterine fibroids can increase a woman’s risk of developing uterine cancer.