Defective Products Blog Posts

Arizona-Based Meat Processing Plant Recalls Beef Over Salmonella Outbreak

More than 6.5 million pounds of raw beef products has been recalled today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) due to an outbreak of salmonella. The recall was issued after JBS Tolleson Inc., an Arizona-based… Read More

What You Should Know About Product Liability Laws in Arizona

Manufacturers and other parties that bring goods into the market have the legal responsibility to exercise due care to ensure the product is not defective and is safe to use. However, every year defective products make their way into consumers’ homes… Read More

Who Can Be Held Liable for My Defective Product Injury?

As a consumer, you have access to a great number of products on a daily basis and expect these products to work as promised. However, dangerous and defective products can still be released on the market due to defects in design, manufacturing or marketing.… Read More

Types of Product Liability Cases

Each year, consumers are injured by defective products such as vehicle parts, electronic devices or prescription medications.   In these situations, victims may be able to pursue a product liability lawsuit to obtain compensation for their medical bills,… Read More

Johnson & Johnson Hit with $110 Million Talcum Powder Verdict

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Missouri jury on May 4 to pay $110 million in the latest verdict concerning the link between the company’s talc-based products and ovarian cancer. This is the largest verdict ordered against Johnson & Johnson. So far,… Read More

Volkswagen to Plead Guilty to Criminal Charges and Pay $4.3 Billion Settlement

Volkswagen has announced that the company will plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion in penalties, the largest fine issued against an automaker in U.S. history. Volkswagen lied to consumers and government regulators in a 10-year long… Read More

NHTSA Confirmed the 11th U.S. Takata Airbag Fatality

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has confirmed that the death of a 50-year-old woman was due to fatal injuries caused by a faulty Takata airbag in her 2001 Honda Civic. The accident occurred on Sept. 30 in Riverside, California.… Read More

Rio Tinto Minerals Sued over Talcum Powder’s Link to Cancer

A newly filed lawsuit names mining giant Rio Tinto Minerals Inc. as a responsible party in five alleged cases of ovarian cancer caused by the use of Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products. Rio Tinto mines talc that is used in Johnson & Johnson's talcum… Read More

California Court Ruling on Essure Could Lead to More Lawsuits

The judge for the Superior Court in Alameda County, California, ruled that 11 lawsuits against Bayer, the manufacturer of the permanent birth control device Essure, may proceed. The 11 cases represent 14 women who claim the device caused them to suffer… Read More

New Tests Show Takata Airbags More Dangerous Than Regulators Thought

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducted a new round of tests and found that Takata airbags are much more dangerous than previously thought. The NHTSA issued an urgent warning to owners of Honda and Acura vehicles model-year 2001-2003… Read More

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