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Product Liability

The Future of Chemical Safety

Posted on June 4, 2018 to
The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was passed by Congress in 1976. As the primary federal regulation on chemical substances in the US, the TSCA provides the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with authority to require tests, records, and reports...
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Are Medical Device Manufacturers Mislabeling Patient Deaths?

Posted on September 7, 2016 to
Defective Products Attorneys Serving Clients in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia A patient died after having a damaged cardiac stent implanted. However, the company that makes the stents labeled the incident a “malfunction.” Another patient received a knee injection...
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Why is Fiat Chrysler Recalling 1.1 Million Cars?

Posted on May 4, 2016 to
Brand new cars these days come with all sorts of fun features, such as Bluetooth compatibility, rearview cameras to help you park, laser headlights (yes, that’s a real thing), remote-start buttons and even traffic light recognition systems. However, drivers...
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Did Bard Blood Clot Filters Cause Deaths?

Posted on September 14, 2015 to
Recently, NBC News had an alarming report about blood clot filters, which have been linked to defects, saying that thousands of Americans may have had the devices implanted in them. The news outlet investigated government data and discovered that...
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Did Automakers Hide Keyless Ignition Defects?

Posted on September 11, 2015 to
Recently, a lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles seeking class action status alleging that 10 automakers concealed the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning associated with keyless technology. According to the Consumerist, the lawsuit was filed in August, accusing the...
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Asbestos Found in Children’s Crayons & Toys

CNN reported recently that four boxes of crayons and two toy crime lab kits sold in America have tested positive for traces of asbestos. The findings come in a report done by the advocacy group EWG Action Fund. The...
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How Do I Check to See if My Vehicle Has Been Recalled?

Posted on July 8, 2015 to
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that it has loaded all of the affected VINs for vehicles involved in the Takata airbag recall into its database. The NHTSA database can be reached by clicking here. The agency...
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Fourth of July Firework Safety Tips

Posted on July 1, 2015 to
Do you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July this weekend with fireworks? If you do, make sure you are careful, as the incorrect handling of these items can lead to serious injuries and house fires. We represent injury...
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Has Depakote Been Linked to Birth Defects?

Posted on June 19, 2015 to
Recently, a St. Louis jury awarded a girl’s family $15 million after it claimed that she suffered from birth defects because her mother was prescribed the anti-seizure drug Depakote during her pregnancy. According to the Associated Press, the verdict...
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Do Ford Vehicles Have Steering Problems?

Posted on June 12, 2015 to
Sadly, another week has gone by and there is another major recall involving a vehicle manufacturer and a defective auto part. According to the Detroit Free Press, Ford has announced that it has recalled more than 423,000 vehicles over...
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