Practice Areas: Defective Products

Don’t Forget Toy Safety During the Holidays

World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H) released 2020’s “10 Worst Toys” list. Every year we publish the list because we want to highlight dangerous toys and the types of problems to look for when buying them. It’s a reminder we need to be vigilant about toy safety year-round, not just during the holidays.

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Electric Vehicle Battery Fire Risks

In the last few months, electric vehicles have been recalled due to battery fire dangers. At Terrell Hogan, we know that it’s best to try to find ways to prevent injury and loss before it happens, but until there’s a solution to this dangerous defect, we will continue to repeat infor­mation electric car battery fire defects.

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350,000 Ring Doorbells Recalled for Fire Hazard

Amazon’s Ring is recalling roughly 350,000 doorbells due to multiple reports of injuries and property damage after the doorbells overheated and caught fire. Eight people have suffered minor burns and 85 people have had property damages. The doorbell overheats due incorrect screws being used for installation. It is a second generation Ring doorbell with a […]

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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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