Articles Tagged with Sacramento Products liability Lawyer

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:


Loose Caboose

I’m Ed Smith, a Products Liability Lawyer in Sacramento. Defective or improperly installed trailer hitches can pose a serious risk for accidents resulting in traumatic or even fatal injuries. In California, the safety and installation of hitching equipment is controlled by the legal code-in accident cases involving trailers, these laws can help injured parties recover damages.

Trailer Hitch Sacramento
I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Products Liability Lawyer. Improperly installed defective trailer hitches can cause serious accidents with catastrophic and even fatal injuries. Both commercial and private vehicles are at risk for this sort of accident, no matter the size of their cargo.

Trailer Decoupling


California Laws for Defective Products

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento products liability lawyer. California is one of the most consumer friendly states. It adheres to the legal doctrine of strict liability that holds a company or a person liable for damages due to a defective product whether or not negligence has occurred. Liability in this instance involves all persons or companies from the manufacturer through to distributors and retailers. Even though proving negligence is not mandatory, the plaintiff (the person who was injured) must prove the product was defective.

Fidget Spinner Fatality

Hi, I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento personal injury lawyer. Every year, kids of different ages latch on to new toys and products and begin playing constantly with them. Toy fads have been around forever, especially when you count Radio Flyer wagons, “banana seat” bikes, the “slinky,” silly putty – and all other “coming-of-age” items kids like to use or hide in their backpacks before heading off to school.

Fidget Spinners


Phone Case Burns Child

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento products liability lawyer. A child’s phone case has allegedly caused a chemical burn and scarred her for life. The 9-year-old was in bed sleeping when the harmful pink glitter leaked on her leaving her with an iPhone 5c burn mark on her leg. The child, from Ware, Hertfordshire, bought the phone case decorated with rainbows and unicorns from a New Look store located in Cambridge. Her mother has been warning other parents via Facebook to be aware of the potential dangers from similar phone cases. Her post has gone viral and has been shared more than 40,000 times.


St Ives Apricot Scrub Lawsuit

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento products liability attorney. The trending skincare product today is the apricot facial scrub by St. Ives. Many consumers stand by the product for its proposed benefits to its users. However, many contest the benefits of the product and present the long-term, harmful side effects due to the main ingredient in the product.

Are You Using A Tree Harness?

Snap-hook and V-rings are parts used in tree harnesses commonly purchased by hunters to obtain optimal hunting shots from way up high in a tree.  Product liability issues may arise when these parts are defective and dangerous.  Some falls may be minor, moderate or may even result in a wrongful death.