There is no room for error when it comes to our children ― their safety is our number one priority. In 2011 alone, over 74,000 children under the age of five had emergency room visits that were related to nursery products (cpsc.gov). When a product specifically designed for children fails to work properly and causes injuries, action must be taken to hold the companies and organizations who are responsible for the injuries accountable for their negligence.
We have represented a variety of clients whose children have been injured by a defective children’s products and we have achieved successful and substantial results. The trial experience that...
Flavors like bubble gum, cotton candy and cupcake have made e-cigarettes attractive to adolescents along with a perception that they are safe. In 2015, 16% of high school students and 5.3% of middle school students used e-cigarettes, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey.
Researchers studied concentrations of 12 aldehydes like formaldehyde in e-cigarette vapors using three popular brands of e-cigarettes, each of which had a different type of heating mechanism.
Aerosols from the flavored liquids contained large amounts of formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acrolein, while the liquids themselves did not.
Product manufacturers, by law, must provide a product that is safe for its intended use. Unfortunately, some companies produce inferior and dangerous products, and allow them to be sold to the public ― resulting in various injuries. Everything from children’s toys, medical instruments, to basic household items must carry some type of warranty. When a product is defective and causes injury to the user or those around him or her, the manufacturer may be liable for the ensuing damages.
Companies have a duty to warn if a product is dangerous, and to inspect the manufacturing and design of their products. Neglecting to do so may save the company money in...
Modern medicine can do amazing things. But, some of these drugs have very serious side effects and the drug makers manage to hide the dangers. A cancer diagnosis is no longer an automatic death sentence. We have drugs that save lives, extend life, and improve quality of life in conditions that used to be untreatable. But, we also have a market flooded with new drugs, rushed through the system so that pharmaceutical companies can make a quick profit. Some of these drugs have very serious side effects and the drug makers manage to hide the dangers. Certain types of drugs are now notorious for the harm they cause. To read more, click here.