Dec 1, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Issues Recall for Airbags That, Strangely, Don’t Explode

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So far this year, we’ve seen millions of products recalled because they might explode and cause injuries or set you or your belongings on fire. The items run the gamut from cell phones to washing machines to children’s toys to airbags, and it seems like new products that have the potential to injure, incapacitate, […]

Nov 10, 2016

Samsung’s Two-For-One Apology Doesn’t Help Victims of Exploding Washing Machines

By |Nov 10, 2016|Defective Products|0 Comments

On Monday, November 7, tech giant Samsung ran full-page ads in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post apologizing for its botched handling of the Galaxy Note 7 recall, which left dangerous smartphones in consumer’s hands for almost a month before an official action was taken. The official apology, […]

Oct 4, 2016

Contact Lenses Help Vision But Can Seriously Injure Eyes

By |Oct 4, 2016|Defective Products|0 Comments

For those without perfect vision, contact lenses can be a godsend. Two small, lightweight cups bring a blurry world into crisp focus in an instant; contact lenses are a marvel of modern science. Years of refinement led to the development of a space age material called Hydrogel that is machined into lenses of various […]

Jul 5, 2016

Common Arthritis Medication Is Deadly Effective

By |Jul 5, 2016|Defective Products|0 Comments

Methotrexate is a wonder drug. Sold under the brand names Trexall and Rasuvo, the prescription medication is used to treat various forms of cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis. It is one of the most common drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, and is most often prescribed to senior citizens.
Poor labeling can […]

Jan 26, 2016

Memphis Man Injured by Exploding E-Cigarette

By |Jan 26, 2016|Defective Products, News, Personal Injury, Safety|0 Comments

Cordero Caples underwent surgery at a hospital in Colorado to start repairing the injuries he suffered after an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth. Caples, a college student and Memphis native, was severely injured by the exploding device. He suffered fractured vertebrae, facial fractures and broken teeth. The nature of the injuries to his vertebrae […]

Jan 19, 2016

National Cover-Up Threatens Thousands across the Country

By |Jan 19, 2016|Defective Products, News, Safety|0 Comments

A recent lawsuit filed against a dozen manufacturers, suppliers and distributors alleges that faulty fire sprinkler systems were installed in tens of thousands of buildings around the country. The sprinkler systems, known as hybrids, make use of both metal and CPVC pipes. The metal pipes and common construction materials used during installation react with […]

Aug 8, 2015

Staying Safe at the Fair: What Parents Should Know about Amusement Park Rides

By |Aug 8, 2015|Catastrophic Injury, Child Injuries, Defective Products, News, Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

On Sunday, July 26, 2015, The Tennessean ran a story about an accident on a swing ride in Bowling Green Kentucky. The details were limited, but we know that 12 people were treated for injuries, and the chances are good that some of those 12 were children. The ride, called “the Jitterbug,” tipped over […]

May 11, 2015

How Safe Are Your Airbags?

By |May 11, 2015|Auto Accidents, Defective Products, News, Safety|0 Comments

One-one hundredth of a second. This incredibly small span of time could mean the difference between life and death. As airbags have become more and more prevalent, we’ve come to take the science behind them for granted. No one thinks about a safety feature that functions properly, but when airbags deploy at the wrong […]

Apr 22, 2015

Kraft Foods Group Recalls Macaroni & Cheese

By |Apr 22, 2015|Defective Products, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

After receiving eight complaints from consumers, Kraft Foods Group has issued a voluntary recall of around 242,000 cases of Original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner. The affected cases may contain small pieces of metal that could cause serious soft tissue injury if consumed.
Check your pantry
The recall affects 7.25oz boxes of the Original flavor […]

Apr 3, 2015

Dietary Supplements Are Filled with Lies

By |Apr 3, 2015|Defective Products, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Safety|0 Comments

A recent lawsuit filed in New York is making national headlines. An investigation led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discovered that herbal supplements sold by major retailers were misleading and mislabeled, and in some cases were causing harm to purchasers.

Supplements sold at Walmart, Target, GNC, and Walgreens were lab tested and it […]

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