Articles Tagged with Sacramento Products liability Lawyer

Asbestos Contamination Cited in Makeup Recall 

Twice in the past three months, asbestos contamination has been the cause of a recall by Claire’s, the makeup company. The company markets beauty products for young girls. Asbestos exposure is a proven cause of mesothelioma, a cancer that can attack the lungs, heart, or abdomen. The Food and Drug Administration confirmed in March that the independent testing of product samples from Claire’s showed that the products were contaminated. Asbestos is a mineral that occurs naturally near talc, which is an ingredient commonly used in makeup. Talc itself has been implicated in ovarian and uterine cancer.

Jogging Stroller Safety Concerns

Jogging strollers have become popular among parents, particularly those with young children, because they can keep their kids with them during their exercise. Unfortunately, one popular brand of jogging stroller is having significant issues. The Britax Jogging Stroller has been one of the leading options on the market; however, in the last six years, more than 200 complaints have been filed with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Some of the pertinent issues regarding these complaints include:

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleeper 

For parents, their children are their greatest treasure and need to be protected. Unfortunately, the Fisher-Price Sleepers are placing newborn babies and infants in harm’s way. Recently, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned parents who are using the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper of the significant risks. Deaths are still occurring with the use of this sleeper, prompting some parents to seek help from a Sacramento Products Liability Lawyer. Some of the key points regarding the dangers of this product include:

Dangerous Products and How to Deal With Them

Dangerous products cause many injuries and fatalities each year. Although the Consumer Product Safety Commission has the job of protecting the public from dangerous products, it’s a big job that involves thousands of types of consumer goods. The CPSC is charged with developing industry standards, banning unsafe products and researching potential hazards. However, a number of serious injuries or even fatalities can occur before an unsafe product is recalled. When this happens, the injured person can face lost time at work, high medical bills and other costs. A lawyer who is experienced in products liability can help you get the financial compensation that you need and deserve.

Sacramento Product Liability Claims

Product liability claims often arise when a family member is injured because of a defect or error in manufacturing. Although many products are subject to recall, it can take a long time before this happens. In addition, some defects in products may be hidden and cause serious injuries. This is why consulting a lawyer experienced in product liability cases is important, particularly when severe injuries are involved.

What is Product Liability When a Military Product Fails?

Working in the US military service, National Guard, or reserve units means working with thousands of different products – from vehicles and aircraft to heavy equipment and weapons – on a daily basis. And sometimes, manufacturing or design defects in these products may lead to bodily injury or, in extreme situations, the death of the victim.

Warning of the Dangers of Buckyballs

Parents of small children should beware of a hazardous desktop toy called Buckyballs, which are tiny magnetic balls made from a rare earth element called neodymium. If children accidentally swallow the balls, the powerful magnets can become attached to one another inside the intestines or stomach walls, causing serious injuries or even death.

Severe Burns Following a Pressure Cooker Explosion

Every day, people suffer severe injuries while using household products. In some cases, these injuries could lead to lifelong complications. These issues can make it hard to resume their everyday routine. According to statistics on unintentional injuries that have been published by the National Safety Council:

Fluoroquinolones Can Lead to Aortic Rupture

Antibiotics are one of the miracles of modern medicine and Fluoroquinolones are one of the most commonly used antibiotics. However, a recent study showed that this class of antibacterials can increase the risk of aortic damage and rupture. Previous studies have also demonstrated that fluoroquinolones which can lead to other side effects include: