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Practice Areas: Defective Products

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers After Infant Deaths

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on Friday that Fisher-Price is recalling all models of its Rock ‘n Play Sleepers following more than 30 infant deaths. According to ABC News, the move comes just days after the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) called on the CPSC to recall the sleepers, citing a Consumer Reports […]

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Defective Military Earplug Lawsuits Consolidated in Florida Federal Court

Lawsuits alleging the manufacturing giant, 3M, knowingly sold defective earplugs to the military will be consolidated in Florida federal court, and will be adjudicated in the North District of Florida in Tallahassee. This consolidates eight lawsuits from California, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Texas federal courts, as well as 635 related actions in more than 30 federal […]

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$38 Million Settlement for Defective Revolvers

Brazilian gun manufacturer, Forjas Taurus SA, agreed to settle claims regarding more than 250,000 defective revolvers sold in the U.S. that can go off when dropped. The settlement allows owners to have the guns repaired or replaced at the company’s expense.  The settlement includes the following Taurus pistol models: PT-111 Millennium, PT-132 Millennium, PT-138 Millennium, […]

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Jury Finds Roundup Causes Cancer

A jury in San Francisco awarded more than $80 million to 70-year-old Edwin Hardeman, finding Roundup’s active ingredient, glyphosate, was a substantial factor in causing his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Jurors agreed that Monsanto, owned by Bayer AG, harmed Hardeman by failing to adequately warn of the potential dangers of using the glyphosate-based weedkiller. Not The First […]

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Combat Veterans Claim Defective Combat Earplugs Caused Hearing Loss

Soldiers and veterans across the United States are filing claims alleging their hearing was damaged due to defective tactical earplugs made by the 3M Company (3M). Government Lawsuit 3M sold the dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2), to the U.S military for more than a decade. The U.S. Department of Justice went after 3M and it […]

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Fake Car Seats Are Not Fake News

A terrifying scam has been discovered that could take the life of a child. Hospital officials recently found two counterfeit car seats during one of their safety programs. Their car seat technician discovered a fake car seat during a routine car seat check as a mother and her newborn were being discharged from the hospital. […]

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Is Your Lyft or Uber Vehicle Under a Recall?

According to CarFax, in 2018 there were 57 million vehicles on the road with open safety recalls. That equates to one in five cars in the U.S. If you travel using ride-sharing from Uber or Lyft, you may be riding in one of those recalled vehicles. Your driver may be safe, but their car may not […]

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J&J Settles Hip Implant Claims For $120 Million

DePuy Orthopaedics and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $120 million to settle claims of deceptive marketing for the defective metal-on-metal hip implants. Forty-six attorneys general announced the settlement. It was alleged that DePuy engaged in unfair and deceptive practices in the marketing of the ASR XL and Pinnacle Ultamet hip implants. J&J, U.S. […]

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Toyota Recalling 1.7 Million Vehicles for Defective Air Bags

Toyota recalled 1.7 million more vehicles for defective Takata air bags. Several automakers are recalling around 10 million vehicles. The Takata recall is the the largest recall campaign in history.  To date, 23 deaths worldwide have been blamed on the rupturing of defective Takata air bag inflators. Vehicles Included in Recall This latest recall includes certain 2010-2016 […]

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Ford Recalling Nearly 1 Million Vehicles for Takata Airbags

Ford is recalling more than 953,000 vehicles worldwide to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel. Be sure your car is not on the list. Check your VIN at Ford’s Website – Important Information About Takata Airbag Inflator Recalls  

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