5 Cell Phone Dangers & Common Defects You Need to Know

Cell phones are not exempt from product liability. See what you need to know to avoid defective mobile devices and the types of injuries these can cause. Attention all Samsung cell phone users! If you own the Note 7 model, you need to opt into the phone replacement program due to a fire risk from a battery flaw. You will need to go through the retailer from which you bought your phone and every experience is going to be different, … Read More

The Most Common Amusement Park Injuries

The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that thousands of people are injured on amusement park rides every year. In 2006, a combined 15,000 people were treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to amusement park rides, inflatable amusement park rides and water slides. Half of these were children. Victims of amusement park accidents can bring a negligence claim against the park and its employees, or a product liability claim against the manufacturer of a defective ride – or both. SGP … Read More

Food Poisoning Liability

If you have ever been a victim of food poisoning, there is a chance that you may have a case. However, it can be hard to tell if what you ate contributed to the illness since there is usually a time delay and something else could have caused it. But if a government health agency is linking a certain food to an outbreak of illness, a case may be easier to claim. Food poisoning falls under defective product liability since … Read More

When Do You Need to Hire a Product Liability Attorney?

  Imagine you or a loved one suffering a serious personal injury in one of these frightening scenarios: You are drying your hair before work when suddenly you receive a nasty shock. You try to let go of your hair dryer, but it seems to be stuck to your hand. You realize you are being electrocuted and end up in the hospital for treatment. You purchase a brightly painted of wooden blocks for your baby to play with. A few … Read More