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Defective Products

Posted On 07/01/19

Recovering Compensation for Airbag Burns

Airbags are meant to ensure driver and passenger safety, but when they don’t function or function incorrectly you may sustain more injuries than from the accident itself. Defective airbags are a growing cause for concern. Mass media has recently shared numerous stories in which individuals suffer lacerations caused by flying shrapnel or chemical burns. If you have been in a motor vehicle accident in which you believe you suffered injuries from a defective airbag, we can help. Our Phoenix personal injury lawyers can help you recover compensation for airbag injuries How Airbags Function Airbags are compact safety devices made from light fabric and expanded by compressed gas. Located throughout the...

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Posted On 07/01/19

May Product Recalls

Congress established the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) with the enactment of the Consumer Product Safety Act in 1972. The CPSC’s purpose is to protect the public from the risk of serious injuries or death by more than 15,000 products that range from products for children to off-road vehicles. The commission does not regulate products regulated by other federal agencies, such as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms or the Food (guns) and Drug Administration (medication). Congress enacted the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act in 2008, which provides more consumer protections. The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 includes specific requirements for...

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Posted On 04/10/19

March Product Recalls

Every product manufacturer has a legal obligation to ensure all consumer products meet claimed performance standards, perform as intended, and do not pose unreasonable risks to end users through normal use. If a product manufacturer discovers a defect in a product, the manufacturer must issue a recall for affected units and coordinate repairs, replacements, or refunds for end users who purchased the defective products. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) tracks and publishes all consumer product recall information for easy access for the public. Recent Consumer Product Recalls The following products have been recalled by their manufacturers in March 2019. If you recently purchased any of these products, be sure...

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Posted On 03/01/19

February Product Recalls

When a product manufacturer becomes aware of a defect in one of its products, they must take action to prevent injuries to end users. Typically, a manufacturer will issue a recall for the affected items, if possible, and cease production of that type of product until the company can identify the cause of the defect and correct it. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) publishes all product recall information so American consumers can keep track of the latest recall information and identify defective products they may have purchased. Recent Product Recalls The CPSC recently published product recall information for the month of February: DeWalt Drills DeWalt recalled about 130,000 of...

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Posted On 01/22/19

December Product Recalls

When product manufacturers discover defects in their available products, they have a legal duty to recall those products and compensate consumers for the cost of repair or replacement. If they fail to do so in a timely manner, those manufacturers could face liability for defective products that injure consumers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) tracks and reports all consumer product recalls in the United States and publishes notices of product recalls. Most Recent Product Recalls If you recently purchased any of the products on the CPSC’s list of recent recalled products, contact the manufacturer as soon as possible to arrange for a repair or replacement. If you sustained any...

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Posted On 11/15/18

October Product Recalls

Defective and dangerous products cause thousands of serious personal injuries each year. Despite manufacturers’ duty to properly test and inspect products prior to distribution, unsafe items make their way to shelves around the world. Dangerous products can cause burns, lacerations, strangulation, suffocation, and a variety of other injuries. If you or a loved one was injured due to a dangerous product, contact our personal injury lawyers in Phoenix. We may be able to help. Before you begin your holiday gift shopping, check the most recent product recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for items to avoid. The following are a few highlights from the October product recalls list....

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