Sunbeam 6-Pot Pressure Cooker Recall
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Sunbeam 6-pot multi-cookers have been recalled due to a manufacturer’s defect. This defect can cause the pressure cooker to pressurize when the lid is not fully locked, which may lead to serious injury or death if the lid suddenly detaches when the product is in use…. read moreRead More
Who Do I Sue in a California Defective Product Liability Claim?
Defective products cause thousands of serious consumer injuries in the US annually. Common examples include defective vehicles, children’s toys and household appliances. It is a manufacturer’s legal duty to ensure the safety of its products. When an item contains a defect that causes injuries, it is the manufacturer that typically bears liability. Product Manufacturer Duties… read moreRead More
What Are the Three Types of Defective Product Liability Claims?
Product liability is an area of law that deals with defective and dangerous products. When flawed products get into the hands of consumers, they can cause serious and fatal injuries and illnesses. Injuries connected to defective products can include burns, lacerations, broken bones and organ damage. In these cases, victims have the right to seek… read moreRead More
2018 FDA Drug Approval Process: Is it Safe?
Last year was huge in U.S. Food and a Drug Administration (FDA) drug approvals, according to Drugwatch, there hasn’t been as high of a number since 1996. Without including new forms of pre-existing ingredients and drugs, there were 46 new molecular entities (NME), or novel drug ingredients, that received their stamps of approval compared to… read moreRead More
FDA 2018 Recall Recap: June’s Noteworthy Recalls…So Far
A recall is a word dreaded by consumers and companies alike. Whether it’s contaminated food or defective products, at the slightest it’s annoying for the affected persons. In worst case scenarios recalls can result in ailments, injuries or even cause a consumer’s demise. In 2017, the FDA recalled 9,199 products according to that year’s Enforcement… read moreRead More
Consumer Product Safety Commission June Recalls
Despite good intentions, some manufacturer’s products just fail and/or are possibly even dangerous. In an effort to keep consumers safe, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) oversees around 15,000 products and recalls about 400 of them in a year, according to a news report by CNBC in 2017. Companies have to report issues with products… read moreRead More
Study Reveals Link Between Head Trauma, Pesticides and Parkinson’s Disease
A new study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, indicates that adults who experienced a previous head injury and who lived or worked within 500 meters of an area where the weed killer paraquat was used, are almost three times as likely to develop Parkinson’s Disease. Each of these… read moreRead More