Category: Defective Products
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.
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.
The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) reports that there are still 26 million unrepaired airbag inflator vehicles from previous recalls. Now there is another Takata airbag problem.
On December 8, 2014 we published a blog titled “Defective Guardrails – A Safety Hazard.” After 2 1/5 years defective guardrails are still a safety concern.
Once a safety-defect determination is made, the law gives the manufacturer three options for correcting the defect.
As we are now entering Florida's rainy season, having safe tires is even more important.
Living in an electronic age where we depend on electronic devices during a large part of our daily lives, having safe products is not only important but critical. Laptops, and other devices such as hoverboards, use lithium batteries recently shown as incendiary devices.
34 million cars have already been recalled over the last five years. By 2020 the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) expects the total to be 42 million. There have been at least 11 deaths and 180 injured in the United States linked to defective Takata airbags.