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Product Liability Claims Concerning Motor Vehicle Defects

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

If you or someone you know has been injured due to a defective truck, car, sport utility vehicle, ATV, motorcycle, or other type of motor vehicle, there may be an opportunity to file a product liability claim. A product liability claim is not limited to the complete defect of a motor vehicle. A claim… Read More »

Products Liability Claims: Defective Holiday Gifts

By Dennis Stout |

The holiday season is one of the biggest selling seasons for all markets. Consumers all across the state are flocking the malls and shopping centers to purchase and share holiday cheer. The high demand for new products, however, can prove to be catastrophic for unsuspecting families as some products may be carelessly made and… Read More »

Product Liability in the State of California

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

The State of California is one of the most innovative states in the nation. From the promotion of self-driving cars to drones, these modern technologies are becoming increasingly common in the State of California. While new inventions may seem ideal, many consumers can find that some products are not reliable. Unfortunately, some of these… Read More »

Workplace Burn Injuries

By Sara Morgan |

A burn could be considered as one of the worst type of injuries a person could sustain. Despite this, however, many workers are regularly exposed to electrical currents, open flames, and other types of heat sources that could cause devastating burn injuries. Among these include flammable and/or corrosive chemicals or gases. The Occupational Safety… Read More »

E-CIGARETTES IN CALIFORNIA

By Dennis Stout |

The State of California has generally determined that e-cigarettes are to be included within the definition of “tobacco products,” and subject to the same regulation(s) as tobacco.  Multiple statutes apply in the State of California, defining an e-cigarette, including the Business & Professions Code, Revenue & Tax Code, as well as Health & Safety… Read More »

An Overview on Wrongful Death Claims

By Richard Irwin |

When an individual passes away suddenly due to the negligence of another, the victim’s survivors may have the opportunity to bring forth a wrongful death lawsuit. The following is a brief overview on wrongful death claims. Understanding a Wrongful Death Claim A wrongful death claim may arise when a victim has died due to… Read More »

What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

By Sara Morgan |

When people are injured in accidents, they typically do not sustain what is considered a “catastrophic injury.” Though an injury may be bad—as in, broken bones are involved, the likelihood of surgery is high, etc.—catastrophic injuries are much worse.  They are life-changing. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident that… Read More »

Tainted Foreign Goods: Where can You Turn for Compensation?

By James Heiting |

Papayas imported from Mexico are suspected in a recent four-state outbreak of salmonella poisoning that has caused over 200 people to become sick thus far. While any person affected by  tainted fruit may experience symptoms that range from mild to severe (or no symptoms at all), does it seem fair that these individuals themselves… Read More »

What the Johnson and Johnson Verdict Tells Us About Dangerous Products

By Sara Morgan |

Earlier in August, a California jury entered a verdict in excess of $400 million against Johnson & Johnson after finding that the company’s baby powder led to a woman’s development of ovarian cancer following her use of the powder for feminine hygiene purposes. This type of award naturally grabs headlines, and it can also… Read More »

What Should I Do With a Defective Product?

By Richard Irwin |

It is a well-established legal principle that manufacturers who create and then distribute a dangerous or defective product that ends up causing injury to a customer may be ordered in a personal injury lawsuit to pay compensatory damages to the injured customers. However, any such damages are only recovered after a settlement has been… Read More »

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