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Pam Cooking Spray Cans Explode, Causing Injury

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Pam Cooking Spray and the company that manufactures it, Conagra Brands, has been hit with 17 lawsuits alleging that the cans exploded causing severe injuries. These include severe burn injuries. Also named as a defendant is the company responsible for manufacturing the cans. These allegations are similar to six other lawsuits that were filed… Read More »

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Defective Pressure Cooker Results in $26 Million Settlement

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A five-year-old girl suffered catastrophic injuries as a result of a defective pressure cooker that blew its cover. According to the lawsuit, the pressure cooker’s lid blew open. The young girl suffered burns over the majority of her body. This, in turn, required doctors to amputate one of her legs and fingers on both… Read More »

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Goodyear Accused of Legal Misconduct over Defective Tires

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

It’s a tactic that’s become all too familiar for auto industry giants who are accused of creating defective products. First, they claim that their product is safe. Second, they settle lawsuits quietly and under seal. Third, they continue to produce the product with tragic consequences. Such was the with the defective Takata airbags that… Read More »

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Class Action Takes on E-Scooter Companies

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

You can’t sue a company for a product that annoys a great segment of the population, but, you can sue a company for creating an unsafe product that creates foreseeable injuries or deploying the product in an unsafe way. That is precisely what California attorneys are attempting to do as they take on the… Read More »

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Birth Control Device Linked to Serious Injuries

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The birth-control device Mirena is the target of a number of lawsuits. The most recent one is being filed in New York. A Tennessee woman claims that she experienced intracranial pressure as a result of having the device installed and suffered various injuries as a result of that pressure. The device, manufactured by Bayer,… Read More »

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Florida Man Sues Merck & Co. Alleging a Vaccine Caused His Injuries

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Florida man who claims the shingles vaccination, Zostavax, actually gave him shingles. Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox in children, the herpes zoster virus. As children, we get chickenpox and our immune system adapts, fighting it off. The virus, however, hides in our nerves and can remain dormant for… Read More »

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Ford Pays $299 Million To Settle Takata Airbag-Related Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

One of the most massive product liability lawsuits of all time, the Takata airbag lawsuit, claimed another company as Ford recently paid out $299 million to settle the class-action. For those who haven’t heard about this, Takata Corporation produced a brand of defective airbags that would explode in humid climates. The force of the… Read More »

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Disabled Veteran Injured By Extremely Hot Roll

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A disabled veteran who suffered a traumatic brain injury during a training exercise had gone to the Ozarks on vacation with his family. There they decided to eat at Lambert’s Cafe which is famous for its splendid rolls. They were seated near the kitchen when a server came trundling through the door, tossed a… Read More »

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$14 Million In Punitive Damages Awarded In Tobacco Wrongful Death Case

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Product liability cases against Big Tobacco have all but died out. But one woman just gouged them for $21 million in a product liability lawsuit verdict that saw her awarded $14 million in punitive damages. Her husband died in 1997 from cancer. Throughout the course of his life, he tried very hard to quit…. Read More »

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Product Liability Suits Emerge From Parkland Shooting

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Parkland victims are suing the makers of the AR-15-style weapon that was used in the Parkland Massacre. Families of the victims believe that the gunmaker, American Outdoor Brands (formerly Smith and Wesson) and Sunrise Tactical Supply who sold the weapon are at least partially to blame for the massacre that took the lives of… Read More »

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