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Product Liability

Pool Step Systems Recalled for Child Drowning Hazard

If you have a pool and children and you use a pool step system to help your child get into or out of the pool safely, you should pay attention to this. Confer Plastics has recalled about 100,000 in-pool step systems with curved steps for in-ground and above-ground pools after a number of reports of children being injured…

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Product Liability, Recall

FDA Recalls Medications for Carcinogen Contamination

Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a voluntary recall of several medications that contain the generic valsartan, a medication that is used by  doctors  to treat high blood pressure and prevent heart failure. Which Medications Are Being Recalled? According to the recall statement released by the FDA, the recall was issued…

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Product Liability, Recall

When a Minor Shoots Others, Who’s Liable Under Texas Law?

Over the past several weeks, it seems as if everyone in the state of Texas has been mourning the recent tragedy that occurred at Santa Fe High School in the southeast Texas town of Santa Fe., about 30 miles outside Houston.  Authorities are investigating the incident, which took the lives of 10 students: Jared Black,…

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Product Liability

Study: Some Kids Too Young for Tackle Football

A new study conducted by brain researchers at Boston University, was recently published in the Annals of Neurology that has many parents wondering about letting their kids play tackle football. The study revealed that children who begin playing full-contact tackle football before the age of 12 were more likely to develop many of the cognitive…

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Commercial Litigation, Product Liability

Concerns Over Lax Safety at Goodyear

A recent investigation and report is questioning the commitment of multi-national tire maker Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to safety. Unfortunately, their concerns run to both the customers who buy their tires as well as the people who make their various products. Over the course of six months, researchers looked at hundreds of state and…

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Product Liability, Workplace Safety

The Ongoing Takata Airbag Recall: What You Can Do

As 2017 winds down, it is interesting to note that the largest vehicle recall in history is ongoing. In fact, last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed yet another fatality caused by faulty Takata airbag inflators. The NHTSA inspected a suspect vehicle the day after Christmas and confirmed the cause of death…

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Airbag Defects, Product Liability

Washing Machine Recall Update

Samsung Washing Machine Update: Texas Family’s Repaired Machine Explodes You may recall that a few months ago, Samsung issued a voluntary recall of some of their top-loading washers because the washer lids can become detached from the machine while they are in operation. During the spin cycle, those lids can explode off the machines with enough force…

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Consumer Product Defects, Product Liability