A dangerous or defective product lawsuit can involve complex issues and multiple parties, including manufacturers. Two recent Pennsylvania cases potentially limit the insurance coverage available to manufacturers for damages from defectively designed products, making it harder for injury victims to get compensated by manufacturers. Continue reading “Five Steps to Take After an Industrial Product Injury”
There are still far too many dangerous toys on the market. Last year, choking hazards, dangerous chemicals and other product defects caused the death of 12 children and were responsible for 250,000 emergency room visits. Clearly there is still a lot of room for improvement in toy safety.
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In one of the largest recalls in the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s history, there has been a recall of all Roman style shades or roll-up blinds due to a risk of babies or toddlers dying from strangulation as a result of the cord getting caught around the child’s neck.
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Grand World Recalls “Bobby Chupete” Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
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The Associated Press today reported that a contaminant has been found in batches of the blood thinner, Heparin, that has resulted in 19 deaths.
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Given the recent number of adverse reactions believed to be associated with the blood thinner, Heparin, below is a link to information regarding Heparin.
“In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Infantino® LLC, of San Diego, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 28,000 Lion Teethers. The plastic nose can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.”
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General Electric is recalling 92,000 microwave combo wall ovens due to fire hazard. Included in the recall are built-in units sold under the GE, GE Profile and Kenmore brands.
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“Under pressure from government regulators around the world, Bayer announced … that it is suspending global sales of a drug widely used to control bleeding during heart surgery, after a study found that patients receiving the medication were at increased risk of dying compared with those who received two other drugs. Continue reading “Heart Surgery Drug-Trasylol”
Consumers are being warned to beware of the risk of botulism poisoning from certain Castleberry’s food products and dog food.
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