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CPSC Settles Lawsuit After Residential Elevator Kills Child

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has settled a lawsuit with thyssenkrupp Access Corp. (TKA) after their residential elevators were accused of having a serious product defect, resulting in the death of at least one child. The settlement resolves these charges without a formal finding that the elevators were defective, but it does require TKA [...]

2022-09-15T14:28:54-07:00September 15th, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

Jury Finds Tesla 1% Liable in Death of Young Man

In a recent trial, a jury found that Tesla was only one percent responsible for the death of an 18-year old man after one of its vehicles crashed into a wall. As a result, the company is likely to face minimal costs for an alleged defect that, the jury found, partly contributed to the deaths [...]

2022-09-08T14:51:31-07:00September 8th, 2022|Car Accidents, Defective Products|0 Comments

How Can Defective Toys Hurt Children?

Every year, more than 200,000 children across the United States suffer injuries as a result of a defective toy. While most of these injuries are relatively minor, some can be severe enough to require emergency medical attention, and in a handful of cases, they can even be fatal.  But how can defective toys potentially hurt [...]

2022-08-22T15:00:42-07:00August 22nd, 2022|Child Injury, Defective Products|0 Comments

Five Important Factors That Contribute to Truck Accidents

Truck accidents account for less than five percent of all auto accidents, but around nine percent of all auto accident fatalities. Proportionately speaking, this makes truck accidents one of the most deadly types of motor vehicle accidents that people can get involved in. But what leads to truck accidents happening in the first place? [...]

2022-08-19T13:48:33-07:00August 19th, 2022|Car Accidents|0 Comments

1.4 Million DeWalt Miter Saws Recalled Due to Safety Hazard

DeWalt, a major manufacturer of power tools, has issued a recall for approximately 1.4 million miter saws after issues were found with their rear safety guard. The guard can break off during use, which can strike the user or any bystanders, as well as expose the user to accidental contact with the saw blade. Anyone [...]

2022-08-11T14:32:48-07:00August 11th, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

Why Do Airplane Accidents Happen?

Every year, more than a thousand airplanes crash across the United States, resulting in hundreds of deaths. While some of these accidents are the result of unavoidable problems, a shocking number of these accidents could be prevented if adequate safety measures were put into place. Here are some of the most common issues cited in [...]

2022-08-04T14:35:58-07:00August 4th, 2022|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Natierra Freeze-Dried Blueberries Recalled Due to Lead Contamination

Natierra, a seller of health foods and seasonings, has recalled two batches of its Freeze-Dried Blueberries after it was found they had levels of lead higher than the acceptable FDA limit. While no one has claimed any negative health effects from these products, it is still recommended to throw out these blueberries to avoid consuming [...]

2022-07-27T13:05:07-07:00July 27th, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

Five Major Risk Factors That Contribute to Pedestrian Accidents

Among all types of motor vehicle accidents,  few are quite as deadly as pedestrian accidents. Even when victims are not fatally injured in these accidents, they can be left with long-term medical issues that can impair their ability to work or live their lives in peace. That is why you should be aware of these [...]

2022-07-20T14:28:08-07:00July 20th, 2022|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Aurohealth Recalls Pill Bottles Due to Lack of Child Resistant Packaging

Aurohealth, a manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, has recalled a large number of pill bottles after it was found they did not have child resistant packaging, as required by law. The recall affects more than 130,000 bottles of Walgreens’ and more than 25,000 bottles of Kroger brand acetaminophen, which were manufactured with defective bottles. Anyone with [...]

2022-07-11T14:44:02-07:00July 11th, 2022|Defective Products|0 Comments

How Do People Get Hurt By Dog Bites?

Every year, an estimated 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs, with around 800,000 of them being considered serious enough to require medical attention. These injuries disproportionately affect children, who are much more likely to need medical attention after a dog bite. So why do dog bites happen, and why might it become necessary to [...]

2022-07-11T14:40:49-07:00July 11th, 2022|Child Injury, Personal Injury|0 Comments
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