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MARKETING ACTIVITIES IMPACT ON PERSONAL JURISDICTION

By Sara Morgan |

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision recently addressing the question of personal jurisdiction of Ford Motor Company, a global auto company that markets, sells, and services its products across the country and overseas.  The underlying case involved injuries that arose from two earlier model vehicles, including a 1996 Ford Explorer that allegedly malfunctioned… Read More »

Product Liability for Christmas Products and Toys

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Christmas is a time for joy and celebration. It’s when the family comes together, you drink warm eggnog and you all gather around the Christmas tree while opening presents. However, the holiday could be ruined if one of the presents you purchased or toys you gave your child turns out to be defective. If… Read More »

GLOBAL IMPACT OF VAGINAL MESH

By Sara Morgan |

I read an article recently about the progress of litigation being pursued on behalf of women-plaintiffs in Australia against pelvic mesh manufacturer Ethicon, subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. I had not heard about the November 2019 ruling by Australian Federal Court Justice Anna Katzmann, where she found the company acted negligently, and undertook misleading… Read More »

Defective Airbags and the Dangers They Pose to Children

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

Airbags are designed to save the lives of vehicle passengers in the event of a collision, and they have been significantly successful in doing so since their invention and adoption. Regrettably, airbags can also injure or even kill a person when they are defective or deployed under inappropriate circumstances. According to the National Highway… Read More »

2019 Subaru Forester Airbag Malfunction

By Richard Irwin |

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been investigating reported airbag malfunctions of the Subaru Forester. The agency is reported to have received multiple complaints about the automobile’s airbag sensors. As of August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration allegedly received a total of 51 complaints. The agency’s Office of Defects Investigation is currently… Read More »

Disney Recalls Toy Story Plush

By James Heiting |

Disney’s movie franchise Toy Story has been a huge success for the famed company. With three very popular films, Disney released a fourth sequel to the franchise, and with it, a line of products for movie fans. While Disney products are generally well received, even Disney products can sometimes be designed or manufactured with… Read More »

Seek Financial Restitution After An Airbag Malfunction

By James Heiting |

According the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are millions of airbag recalls each year. Recently, Takata airbags have been under recall because some of these airbags are reported to have exploded when deployed, which can cause serious bodily injury and even death. These airbags have affected multiple major auto brands that include… Read More »

Filing a Products Liability Claim for Airbag Malfunction

By James Heiting |

The invention of the airbag has revolutionized safety in automobiles. According to data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the use of airbags has saved approximately 45,000 lives between 1987 and 2015. When airbags are used in conjunction with a seatbelt, the airbags can greatly reduce the risk of catastrophic injuries in… Read More »

File a Products Liability Lawsuit for a Defective Baby Crib or Toddler Bed

By James Heiting |

According to data collected by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, every year there about ten-thousand hospital visits as a result of crib malfunctions. Additionally, over one-hundred toddler and infant deaths occur each year as a result of unsafe sleeping conditions of infants. Injuries resulting from a defective baby crib or toddler bed can be extremely serious… Read More »

Choking Hazards in Children’s Toys: File a Lawsuit for Damages

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

A choking hazard claim is a specific subcategory of a products liability claim, which is usually filed by the guardians or parents of an injured child on behalf of the injured child. If the child dies as a result, a wrongful death case may be in order. Parents who have ever bought a board… Read More »

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