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Practice Areas: Defective Products

Watch Out for Counterfeit Toys

It’s a given that during this time of year many of us will be shopping for toys. Some of the most popular are difficult to find, but, when you locate a child’s dream toy, be sure to check that it’s not a dangerous fake.  If it’s very popular, count on someone trying to counterfeit it. […]

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Is Your Uber, Lyft or Taxi Under Recall?

While the word “Uber” is associated with getting home safely, a concern has come to light that Uber, Lyft and taxis may ignore or put off getting defects fixed after safety recalls. A recent study by Cars.com found that you have a 40% chance when taking a taxi that the vehicle you are riding in […]

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FDA Issues Medical Device Reporting for Manufacturers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its guidance  for manufacturers of medical devices for reporting injuries and deaths, as well as other problems associated with medical devices. The goal is to help detect and correct problems quickly as required by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, head of the […]

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Samsung Recalls Top-Load Washing Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injuries

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling 2.8 million defective Samsung top-load washing machines, following nine reports of “impact injuries” including a broken jaw, injured shoulder, and other impact or fall-related injuries. The defect is caused by unbalanced drums, which can separate from the washer and generate enough internal force to cause parts of the […]

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Joe Jones: Serving the Nation; Serving You

Contacting our Office When you call us about an injury or death, you’ll most likely speak with our caring experienced client relations manager, paralegal Joseph Jones. For a decade, Joe has carefully listened to our new clients about what happened to them and their families. By understanding each potential case, Joe is able to work […]

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Fiat/Chrysler and Honda – Major Recalls This Week

Fiat Chrysler Is Recalling 182,308 Jeeps for Defective Airbags The vehicles included in the recall are being recalled because the airbag may not deploy on impact due to wiring that may come loose during a crash. This would stop the airbags from deploying and prevent the seat belt from locking. This recall came to be […]

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Samsung Reportedly Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7 Phones

On the heels of September’s recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to battery fires, media are reporting Samsung is ending production of the device after reports that some of its replacement phones caught fire. According to The New York Times, a Southwest Airlines flight in the U.S. was evacuated last week after a […]

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Mazda Recalling Vehicles for Rear Hatch Defects

Mazda is recalling 2.2 million vehicles worldwide including 580,455 in the U.S. because the rear door hatch could lose its support, fall and cause injury. Mazda reported insufficient coating protection on the supports that hold up the rear hatch can become corroded over time by water containing road salt. The recall covers Mazda 3 cars […]

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Nissan, Ford and GM – Major Recalls for the Week of 9/12/16

Nissan North America, Inc.  is recalling 134,000 vehicles for possible fire. Vehicles included in the recall include 2016-2017 Maxima, 2015-2017 Murano and 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid. The vehicles recalled contain Nissan’s Intelligent Cruise Control, which is adaptive cruise. The defect is the anti-lock brake actuator pump that comes as part of the semi-autonomous feature. This pump […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Recalled Due to Battery Fires and Explosions

Samsung is recalling millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphone because defective lithium batteries may catch fire or explode.  There have been 35 reported incidents to date from around the world.  Samsung’s recent press release states: “In response to recently reported cases of the new Galaxy Note 7, we conducted a thorough investigation and found a battery cell […]

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