Category: product liability

When the latest new product puts you on your back

product liability | January 23, 2017

Dangerous products, also called product liability, is an area of law that is familiar to people, but at the same time surprisingly new. Familiar cases involve defective tires and brakes, water heaters that cause fires and scaldings, and everyday products that fail to contain necessary safety instructions. Our firm has been effectively seeking compensation for…

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Olympus Executives Plead the 5th

Our Blog,product liability | December 20, 2016

Three executives from Olympus Corp. repeatedly refused to answer questions during depositions in Tokyo on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. in regards to the company’s role in superbug outbreaks. But according to accusations in civil cases and in a federal investigation, Susumu Nishina told the U.S.-based managers of the company in 2013 not to issue…

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Holding negligent manufacturers accountable for auto defects

product liability | May 27, 2014

In our last post, we discussed one of many lawsuits that have been filed against General Motors in the wake of the auto manufacturer’s recall of millions of potentially dangerous vehicles in California and the rest of the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requires the manufacturers of motor vehicles to comply with…

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