What to do if you’re hurt by a dangerous product
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 27, 2018
By William J. Price A machine at work. A curling iron at home. A defective seat belt in your car. Each of these items - and many others you use on a daily basis - has the potential to hurt you or your loved ones. If you’ve been seriously injured by a dangerous product,...
Graco Recalls 3.7 Million Car Seats
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 12, 2014
In the fourth largest child car seat recall in history, the National Highway traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that Graco is voluntarily recalling 11 child car seats, affecting 3,773,379 units. However, according to the agency, an additional 1.8 million seats should also be recalled. The NHTSA reports the buckles on these seats may become stuck...
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 3, 2013
This holiday season, we all need to be aware of the toys we buy and make sure they are safe for children. Be sure to read labels and only buy age-appropriate toys. Remember that siblings share toys, and a gift intended for an older child with small parts could pose a safety hazard in...
Court revives J&J Whistleblower lawsuit
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on September 16, 2013
Former Johnson & Johnson executive claims he was fired for whistleblowing about product safety – he warned management 15 years ago that Ortho-Evra was dangerous. A three-judge appellate panel in New Jersey has overturned the dismissal of a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit filed against J&J and its subsidiary Ethicon by Joel S. Lippman. The former...
IMPORTANT RECALL: Pottery Barn Kids crib bumper poses infant hazard
Posted in Accident & Injury on May 30, 2013
The Pottery Barn Kids “Sweet Lambie” crib bumper is being recalled because of a potential hazard to infants. Consumers should immediately check the tag on the bumper for the month and year. The manufacturer reports, “The decorative stitching on the bumper can come loose, posing an entanglement hazard to young children. If your bumper...
Are Magnetic Balls Dangerous?
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 15, 2012
A safety watchdog has filed suit against the manufacturers of magnetic balls, claiming they are dangerous to children. The Cincinnati product liability lawyers of Elk & Elk believe companies should not benefit from dangerous products. In an effort to protect children, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has sued two companies that manufacture high-powered...