Practice Areas: Defective Products

Don’t Forget Toy Safety When Buying Online

More people are expected to do their holiday gift shopping online and to buy toys early because of Covid. Being aware of common toy hazards before buying can help prevent injuries. Some top toy hazards are: Toys with Small Parts, Magnets, Balloons, Toys that shoot objects into the air, Toys that are too loud, Scooters & other riding toys, Toys with toxic materials, & Chargers & adapters.

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Toy Magnets Can Kill or Seriously Injure Children

f a child swallows high-powered magnets, the magnets will attach to each other and block or obstruct their intestines which can lead to serious injuries. If you think your child has ingested one or more magnets, don’t wait. Get your child to your local hospital so they can be x-rayed as soon as possible.

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Delta Ticket Agent Hospitalized Five Times Over Allergic Reactions to Uniforms

Delta Air Lines announced in January that it’s going to redesign its Passport Plum uniforms made by Lands’ End as soon as late next year in response to employee complaints about allergic reactions to the new uniforms. But it is too little too late for my client Benita Johnson, a former Delta gate agent. She is […]

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Toxic Hand Sanitizer

The FDA continues to discover methanol in more hand sanitizers as the Corona Virus pandemic continues. Methanol is a wood alcohol that is toxic to humans, potentially fatal. It is not an acceptable ingredient for hand sanitizers and should not be used due to its harmful effects. Make sure to check your hand sanitizers and visit the FDA list to keep you and your loved ones safe.

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Over One-Million Harbor Freight Jack Stands Recalled: May Disengage and Collapse Without Warning

Certain 3-ton and all 6-ton Pittsburgh branded jack stands recalled. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) documents Safety Recall Report 20E-016 and Safety Recall Report 20E-027 reporting recalls on certain 3-ton and all 6-ton Pittsburgh branded jack stands. Approximately 1,708,000 total units are affected. 5% are estimated to have the defect. No injuries have […]

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Suit Against Lands’ End Over Delta Uniforms Moves Forward

On Monday, Wisconsin federal judge James D. Peterson denied Lands’ End’s motion to strike class action allegations raised in the first filed Wisconsin lawsuit that alleges the uniforms it made for Delta employees gave them serious health problems. That case, Gilbert, was also joined with our case as part of the Court’s ruling. This is […]

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Roundup Claims: Know the Signs of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

I’ve filed more than a dozen lawsuits against the maker of Roundup, Monsanto, alleging the popular weed killer caused my clients’ non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). My clients used Roundup to kill weeds in their yards over a period ranging from 10-40 years. They are living with NHL, a non-curable cancer, and the fear that it might […]

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What is Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death is a death caused by someone’s else negligence or recklessness, and, of course, when caused intentionally. In Florida, family members, as defined in the Florida Wrongful Death Act, may pursue a wrongful death claim to hold negligent parties accountable. A claim must, typically, be filed within two years from the date of a loved one’s […]

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FDA Tests Find Asbestos in Cosmetic Products with Talc

The FDA reports that after a year-long study asbestos-contaminated talc was found in nine of the 52 cosmetic products tested. The cosmetics with asbestos were recalled at various times throughout the past year when individual results were obtained and the public was notified.  FDA Cosmetics Recalls & Alerts The FDA announcement was labeled a Constituent Update and Final Report. […]

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