Category: Defective Products

Manufacturer Defects: Can You Sue for Injuries Sustained?

April 18, 2017 | Category: Defective Products

In Florida, if you have been injured due to a product that was in a dangerous condition or otherwise presented a hazard as a result of it having been defectively manufactured, you may be entitled to recover damages to compensate for your injuries.  In fact, Florida law provides injury claimants who are pursuing a lawsuit in this category — that of product liability — a number of advantages that help to ease the litigation burden.

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Defective Product Claims: The Basics

October 27, 2016 | Category: Defective Products, Personal Injury

If you have been injured due to a defective product, you may be able to assert a product liability claim.  Product liability claims can be challenging, due to the fact that defendant-manufacturers often have significant resources to fight the case and are incentivized to promote legal conflict (so as to prevent future plaintiffs from asserting their claims).

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Hoverboards - Too Dangerous for Amazon

March 7, 2016 | Category: Defective Products

Amazon pulled all hoverboards from their listed items for sale on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. This action follows the CPSC’s (Consumer Product Safety Commission) saying “…they (hoverboards) pose an unreasonable risk of fire.” Toys R Us and Target have also pulled hoverboards from their websites, according to Ben Fox Rubin of CNet.  

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Federal Study To Examine Synthetic Artificial Turf

February 29, 2016 | Category: Defective Products

The Obama administration announced this month a federal study to look into the potential health risks of crumb-rubber synthetic turf used on athletic fields and elsewhere. Three agencies will carry out the study. They are the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  

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