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Defective Pressure Cooker Results in $26 Million Settlement

By Alan Goldfarb |

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 |

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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Tesla Targeted in Autonomous Car Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb |

In a recent lawsuit, a Florida resident was doing 80 mph on a highway when a stopped vehicle “suddenly appeared” in his lane. The man crashed into the back of the vehicle and proceed to sue Tesla for a failure of their autonomous driving AI. The car had stalled in the lane that he… Read More »

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Birth Control Device Linked to Serious Injuries

By Alan Goldfarb |

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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Supreme Court Upholds Liability in Lead Paint Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb |

A lead paint lawsuit out of California made it all the way to the Supreme Court where the findings of every other judge who heard the case were upheld. Among the defendants were Sherwin-Williams, ConAgra, and other subsidiaries of Valhi Inc. In their defense, the $1.1 billion verdict was a bit steep for your… Read More »

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

By Alan Goldfarb |

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 |

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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Lawsuits Emerging From Contaminated Eggs

By Alan Goldfarb |

A press release was recently issued concerning reports of contaminated eggs causing a “multistate outbreak” of salmonella. The eggs began making headlines across 8 states as more cases of salmonella were reported. The eggs appear to have originated on a farm in North Carolina. Federal health officials reported that as of the writing of… Read More »

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Miami Jury Finds In Favor Of Louisville Ladder In Injury Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb |

In a plotline that sounds like it was borrowed from the Irish Pub classic Finnegan’s Wake, one plumber injured his spine, hips, and ribs after falling from a ladder manufactured by Louisville Ladder Inc. He then sued the company for $3.1 million alleging that the ladder was responsible for his injuries. The plaintiff issued… Read More »

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Blot-Clot Filter Results in 27 Deaths

By Alan Goldfarb |

A blot-clot filter that was blamed for the deaths of 27 people resulted in a $3.6 million verdict in a product liability lawsuit just recently. But this could be only the beginning as more lawsuits pile up against the companies that designed and manufactured the devices. Plaintiff’s attorneys allege that the devices never underwent… Read More »

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