Product Defects

Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuits

Thousands of United States veterans are suing 3M Company because of injuries caused by defective combat earplugs. The lawsuits allege that men and women sustained hearing loss and developed tinnitus while using the combat earplugs. There are over 140,000 individuals who have already come forward with claims, and more claims are expected to be filed… read more

What is the Mirena Crash and How is it Affecting Women?

Mirena is a form of birth control. It is an intrauterine device (IUD) that uses hormones to prevent pregnancy. Mirena must be inserted into the uterus by a physician. Hormonal IUDs are effective in preventing pregnancy. However, IUDs have risks. Numerous lawsuits have been filed against Bayer, the manufacture of Mirena, claiming that the device… read more

What Can I Do If My Electric Skateboard Catches on Fire?

Some of the most popular gifts for the holiday season of 2018 were electric skateboards – devices that allow skating without needing to push as much as with a standard skateboard. While these devices can be fun, they, unfortunately, display some of the same issues as the electric hoverboards that became popular in recent years:… read more

Recent Product Recalls and What to Do if You Have a Recalled Product

Product manufacturers bear a great responsibility to the safety of consumers. Manufacturing techniques and the finished product must adhere to strict industry rules and regulations to ensure they are safe for the general public and their intended consumers. Unfortunately, mistakes happen and defective or dangerous products come into the hands of unsuspecting consumers. Keeping up… read more

Why Hoverboards are Dangerous and the Lawsuits Surrounding Them

2015 was the year that Back to the Future 2 imagined us driving in flying cars and riding hoverboards around town. The filmmakers were half right: while we’ve yet to see cars go airborne, hoverboards were one of the hottest toys of the 2015 holiday season. The handheld segues flew off mall shelves all over… read more

How To Spot A Car With Flood Damage

When it comes to cars, water can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, a gallon of the soapy stuff can keep your car’s exterior looking squeaky clean. Too much of it, however, can render a car worthless. If a vehicle suffers from flood damage, it’s typically reported to an insurance company, who compensates… read more

Counting Down 5 Texas Theme Park Mishaps

Theme parks are a wonderful destination for families and adrenaline junkies alike; with stomach-dropping roller coasters and kid-oriented rides, there is something for everyone. However, these attractions can also be hotbeds for injury.

My Car has Been Recalled: What Should I Do?

In 2001, Ford recalled Explorers after they were deemed responsible for 200 deaths, and just this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation ordered a recall of over 33.8 million airbags after manufacturer Takata admitted they were defective.

The Dangers of Unregulated Child Seat Products

Brian White and his staff are dedicated to helping car accident victims and their families get through the trauma that results after a crash. Additionally, the firm wants to help people learn about preventative measures that can keep them stay safe on the road. One such preventative measure involves education about unregulated car seats and… read more

The Takata Airbag Recall and How it Affects Consumers

The airbag is one of the simplest and greatest additions to modern cars, keeping people safe since 1941. Normally a standard feature, this lifesaver recently hit the spotlight when airbags supplied by Japanese parts manufacturer, Takata, were found defective. Takata’s problematic airbags affected multiple models across several brands. The problem is so pervasive that more… read more