Category: Defective Products
NHTSA says communicating Takata air bag urgency helped in effectively protecting lives on our nation’s roads.
We at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. are concerned about the potential danger to our citizens from defective Takata air bags. We urge everyone to take this threat very seriously and are providing information from NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) in this blog.
Those who have been injured due to a product defect in Florida may bring an action against the manufacturer under a number of different theories, which includes the violation of a product warranty. Florida law requires that manufacturers create products that satisfy their intended purposes — failure to do so (if it causes injury) may expose the manufacturer to significant liability.
In Florida, you may bring a claim for damages against a product manufacturer if you have suffered an injury due to a defect in their product. There are a number of theories on which you can base your product defect claim, depending on the circumstances, such as : strict liability, negligence, and breach of warranty. In the context of product defects, breach of warranty claims are rather unique, so let’s take a closer look at how they work.
Pressure cookers are all the rage now. Consumers have found them to be useful kitchen tools for tenderizing and fast food cooking. Even though there are benefits to using pressure cookers, many of them have caused serious injuries because of malfunctioning parts which can cause explosions, or other malfunctions.
On November 29, 2017 the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) announced improvements made to its website to assist consumers in getting the most up-to-date information as quickly as possible using its new search functions.
Product recalls can lead to confusion when it comes to product defect litigation. If you have been injured while foreseeably using a defective product, then you may be entitled (pursuant to Florida law) to sue the manufacturer and recover damages as compensation — but how does a product recall affect your potential lawsuit?
Many of us will be purchasing toys for children during the Christmas and Hanukkah season. We at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., would like to remind shoppers, that toys need to be safe and age-appropriate.
When a motorist loses vehicle control as the result of mechanical failure, it can be devastating and cause injuries, even death. Mechanical failures, according to US News, are a factor in 12 to 13 percent of all auto accidents.
One of the most important safety devices which parents provide for their children is the car seat. When they are fully functional, they can significantly reduce the chance for injury or death should there be a vehicle accident.