3 Common Misconceptions About Product Liability Cases
Defective Products Are a Growing Problem in the United States According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), approximately 37 million people sustain consumer product-related injuries each year, and about 35,000 of those individuals die because of their injuries.
How Statutes of Repose Can Affect Your Product Liability Claim
Many people, even outside of the legal field, understand the concept of a statute of limitations. The rule basically puts a time limit on how soon a lawsuit needs to be filed after an event (such as an injury) occurs.
Craftsman Portable Table Saws Made by Rexon Recalled
On March 7, 2017, manufacturing company Rexon issued notice of a recall for the Craftsman-brand 10-inch table saw bearing the model number 137.415030.Categories: Product Recalls
Dynacraft Recalls Powered Riding Toys Over Crash Risk
Details About the Dynacraft Recall As of May 23, 2017, Dynacraft has recalled approximately 20,000 battery-powered children’s riding toys, including the following models: Surge 12V Camo 4X4 Surge 12V XL Quad Tonka 12V Mighty Dump Truck These toys have an acceleration pedal that can stick while children are driving the powered vehicles, which may result in crashes and falls. So far, Read MoreCategories: Product Recalls
Takata Airbags Are Still a Problem in 2017
The Takata airbag recall and the scandal surrounding it dominated the news in 2014, 2015, and 2016. While we may not hear about it as often in 2017, some significant developments in this saga happened during the first part of the year.Categories: Driving Safety, Vehicle Defects
Gear Shift Liability Claims on the Rise
Each time we get into our cars, we follow a certain routine. Some parts of this routine are born of necessity — close the door, buckle up, adjust the mirrors, shift the car gear from park — and some come from habit. For example, we might, without a second thought, shift the car back to Read More
A Lesser Known Cause of Car Accidents: Weak Tires
Have you ever stopped to think about how important your car tires are? After all, the tires are the only part of your car that touches the ground. They help us stop when approaching a traffic signal and when the car ahead brakes suddenly, and they play an enormous role in ensuring our safety during Read MoreCategories: Driving Safety
Everything You Need to Know about Vehicle Recalls
We’ve all heard about safety recalls; these occur when products have a dangerous defect or do not conform to federal safety standards. They can happen with almost any product across any industry for a variety of reasons, but recalls are especially scary when they involve a vehicle.Categories: Vehicle Defects
5 Essential Tips When Shopping for a New Car After an Accident
Your vehicle has been involved in an accident, and now you have to shop for a new one. The search can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. We have a few tips to make the process less stressful and to ensure you get the right vehicle — for the right price.Categories: Uncategorized
Can Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Really Make a Difference?
In the future, humans may no longer operate their own vehicles. But until science fiction becomes a reality, we’ll continue to have fallible individuals operating cars at all speeds, in all conditions, and with no shortage of potential distractions.Categories: Driving Safety