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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.
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.
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.
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 More
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.
What Medication Side Effects Can Lead to a Lawsuit?
It is the responsibility of pharmaceutical drug development companies and manufacturers in the U.S. to develop and sell safe, effective medications. The United States government and its regulatory bodies, especially the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), are responsible for making sure that medications are safe for public consumption and that manufacturers are held to Read More
Who Can You Sue after a Trucking Accident?
In 2014, there were nearly 4,000 fatalities and more than 110,000 injuries resulting from crashes involving a large truck, and more than 70 percent of fatalities and injuries in those crashes were occupants of passenger vehicles.
These Note-Taking Tips Can Help You after a Car Accident
When another car crashes into yours, you’re most likely shaken up. Reaching for a pen and paper is probably the last thing on your mind. However, if you can manage to write down some detailed notes about what happened in a car accident, it will create a much more accurate record of the events than Read More