Category Archives: Defective products

Hip Replacement Failures – Information You Should Know

Product liability cases come in many different forms. What they all have in common is that a company or manufacturer has sold or distributed a defective product that causes harm, injuries, and damages to a consumer. Metal artificial hip implants have caused significant long term injuries and complications to thousands upon thousands of patients throughout the United States. Rather than improve the patient’s lifestyle, these metal artificial hip implants have wreaked havoc upon the lives of patients and their family members. A Florida Products Liability Attorney can assist patients with a case against a manufacturer or distributor when injuries are … Continue reading

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Carbon Monoxide Exposure Leads to Hospitalization in Orange County Florida

In Orange County, Florida, it was reported that four people were exposed to carbon monoxide poisoning at an apartment complex. The complications caused by the carbon monoxide poisoning required medical care and treatment with a hospitalization. See Four People Hospitalized in Central Florida with Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning can lead to serious personal injuries and, in some instances, the death of unsuspecting victims. The problems and dangers associated with carbon monoxide poisoning are amplified by the fact that carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas that enters a person’s respiratory system instead of oxygen.

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City of Jacksonville, Florida Pools Closed Due to Drain Recall – Safety of Children and Other Swimmers Should Be Placed First

The City of Jacksonville (Florida) closed 33 of its public pools after a warning about potentially deadly drain covers given by a government agency. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of about one million pools and spa drain covers last Thursday because they “could pose a possible entrapment risk to swimmers and bathers.” City spokesman Ben Bennymon said that all of the pools will remain closed until their drain covers are inspected and if needed, replaced. Pool drains contain up to 500 pounds of vacuum force and can cause severe personal injuries, especially to young children. Often … Continue reading

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Faulty Airbag Deployment Can Be Dangerous

Airbags are designed to prevent severe personal injuries, so what should you do when a faulty airbag deployment is the cause of severe personal injuries. Also, situations may arise where personal injuries are the result of an airbag not deploying during a collision or accident. When drivers suffer such issues they often try to go through car dealers or manufacturers for compensation and are unsuccessful because the seller or manufacturer does not want to admit fault or liability. While the company may not want to accept fault, typically the injuries that result from unexpected airbag deployment are considered a product … Continue reading

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Florida Products Liability Cases – 3 Types of Defective Product Liability Claims

When a product causes injury or harm, there is usually potential for a defective product liability claim. And even though the list of products can vary wildly – from consumer products to vehicles to pharmaceuticals – the types of defective product liability claims commonly fall into one of these three categories: Manufacturing Defects. When a product does not function as it is supposed to because of the way it has been made and causes harm, the injured party may be able to file a defective product liability claim. Examples of a manufacturing defect could include tainted medicine, a car made … Continue reading

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Florida Products Liability – What Proof Is Required When a Defective Product Causes Serious Personal Injury or Wrongful Death in Florida?

How do you prove a product liability claim? Under product liability law, you must show: Injury or loss. One of the most critical elements of a product liability claim is that a person has suffered an actual injury or monetary damages. Without either of those, there will be practical issues and challenges for both the attorney and client in pursuing such a legal cases. Product defect. You also have to prove that the product that caused you injury or damage was defective. Types of defects include products that have been manufactured or designed improperly, as well as products that do … Continue reading

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