Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: Defective Products

Investigating Defective Toys

While everyone expects a toy bought during the holiday season to bring joy to a child’s life, sometimes defective toys bring danger. Wayne Hogan recently highlighted those dangers in media appearances about this years “10 Worst Toys” list, compiled by the consumer group World Against Toys Causing Harm. Last year, 17 children died from toy-related […]

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Post-Crash Fire Risk Spurs Recall of Over 490,000 Ford Super Duty SuperCrew Trucks

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2017-19 Ford Super Duty SuperCrew vehicles with carpet flooring due to the risk of a post-crash interior fire. In affected vehicles, a front seat belt pretensioner that deploys during a crash can generate excessive sparks. In some cases, this could ignite the carpet or carpet insulation in the area […]

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Be Wary of Counterfeit Toys Online

Trying to find the perfect toys for your little ones for the holidays without breaking the bank can be stressful business. This explains why many parents plan to do their Christmas shopping online. However, research from PlaySafe.Org also indicates that approximately a third of parents who shop on the web don’t know that counterfeit toys […]

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1.4 Million More Vehicles Recalled for Defective Takata Airbags

Older vehicles with defective Takata Airbags from Acura, Audi, BMW, Honda, Mitsubishi and Toyota are included in the recall. The latest recall includes the following vehicles: BMW said that it is recalling over 116,000 vehicles from the 1999 through 2001 model years, including certain 1999-2001 323i, 325i, 328i, and 330i and 2000-2001 323Ci, 325Ci, 328Ci, […]

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Vox Reports: Delta Flight Attendants Report Getting Sick from New Uniforms

Vox.com reported in July that more flight attendants complained they were getting sick from their new Passport Plum uniforms. They filed a lawsuit against Lands’ End, the manufacturer of the uniforms, in May. According to the article, employees reported migraines, vomiting and shortness of breath. I represent 463+ Delta employees who say their new uniforms […]

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Roundup Lawsuits Growing

I have filed six Roundup lawsuits against Monsanto, the manufacturer of the world’s most popular weed killer, alleging it caused my clients’ Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. All of them used Roundup to kill weeds in their yards over a period ranging from 10-40 years. My clients live with this non-curable cancer and the fear that it might […]

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Allergan Recalls Textured Implants Linked to Lymphoma

Allergan announced a worldwide recall of its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders that are linked to a rare form of cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, according to NPR. The U.S Food & Drug Administration requested the recall following new information showing Allergan’s Biocell breast implants comprised a disproportionate share of the rare lymphoma cases. […]

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Elevator Dangers

Most people don’t have an elevator in their home, but the death of a toddler brought the dangers of home elevators to light. In homes with an elevator extra thought and care is need to make sure children in the home are safe. Many children have been killed after getting trapped between the doors of […]

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EPA Action Protects Industry Not Our Children

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) took a major step backwards in the regulation of toxic chemicals. The EPA order constitutes final agency action that it would not ban the widely used insecticide Chlorpyrifos despite EPA’s own experts having linked it to serious health problems in children (neurodevelopmental effects).  In multiple epidemiological studies, Chlorpyrifos […]

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