3 Types of Product Liability Claims in Texas
Brian White | February 16, 2022 | Product Defects
A product liability claim arises when a defective consumer product injures someone. When this happens, the injured victim can seek money damages from the defendant in a product liability claim. The defendant can be a manufacturer, a retailer, or any other party in the chain of distribution. The victim does not have to be the… read more
Has Your Mirena IUD Moved?
Brian White | January 12, 2022 | Product Defects
Bayer Pharmaceuticals released the Mirena IUD in 2000. While this product has been used successfully by millions of patients, it also has its problems. Since 2011, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has received nearly 112,000 reports of adverse events caused by the product. In 2021 alone, doctors and patients reported over 4,000 adverse events due… read more
Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuits
Brian White | March 23, 2021 | Product Defects
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?
Brian White | April 28, 2020 | Product Defects
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?
Brian White | January 10, 2019 | Product Defects
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
Brian White | January 25, 2017 | Product Defects
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
Brian White | March 6, 2016 | Personal Injury, Product Defects, safety
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
Brian White | November 1, 2015 | Product Defects, safety
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
Brian White | October 18, 2015 | Product Defects, safety
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?
Brian White | October 2, 2015 | Product Defects, safety
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.