Product Defects

3 Types of Product Liability Claims in Texas

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?

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

DISCLAIMER: The content on this page/blog post is meant for general informational purposes only. Information found on the page does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. Thousands of United States veterans are suing 3M Company because of injuries caused by defective combat earplugs. The lawsuits allege that men and… 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.