Category: Product Liability

Food Poisoning at Pennsylvania Farmers Markets

Farmers markets offer food that is fresh and produced locally, but that food can give you a wicked case of food poisoning. In fact, a Penn State University study published Nov. 1 in Food Protection Trends evaluated how safely vendors handled food at more than 40 Pennsylvania farmers markets and found that many didn’t follow […]

Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series Philly Drivers Warned by NHTSA

Getting into your own or someone else’s vehicle? Do yourself a favor and quickly check out the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) site. What you may not realize is that thousands of cars, trucks, SUVs, vans and motorcycles are being operated at great risk to drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and motorists because of disregarded recalls. […]

Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series Philly Drivers Warned by NHTSA

More than 57 million cars on the road have unrepaired defects, according to Carfax. The owners of these vehicles have either ignored recall notices or aren’t aware of the recalls, some of which are life-threatening. The Carfax report says that light trucks and minivans account for the largest number of unrepaired vehicles, and those are […]

Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series Philly Drivers Warned by NHTSA

It started nine years ago, with 4,000 Hondas. By August 2017, at least 42 million vehicles in the United States from at least 19 automakers had been recalled, due to a potentially deadly defect in Takata air bag inflators. The latest addition came in July, as Takata announced a recall of roughly 2.7 million Ford, […]

PA Post-partum Injury Lawyer

Between 2004 and 2015, 108 infants died due to sleeping on inflatable mattresses. The number of deaths is comparatively small, considering that in 2015, 900 infants died due to suffocation or strangulation in beds. However, inflatable mattresses may pose a greater risk, because parents may be unaware those mattresses are unsafe for babies. Two researchers […]

PA Talcum Powder Injury Lawyer

In its natural state, the mineral talc is often found alongside the mineral asbestos, a substance known to cause cancer in humans. The proximity of those minerals means there is a possibility for asbestos to contaminate talc. Since the 1970s, the manufacture of products containing asbestos has been illegal in the United States. So the […]

PA Consumer Product Injury Attorney

The total number of lives claimed in a fire sparked by an explosive hoverboard in central Pennsylvania has now climbed to three, including two sisters, ages 3 and 10, and a fire department officer who crashed while responding to the scene of the fire. These are believed to be the first hoverboard-related deaths. Even before […]

Pennsylvania Lithium Battery Injury Lawyer

The Samsung Glazy Note 7 recall has been the subject of jokes on everything from commercials to late-night TV. However, carrying a cell phone that could possibly catch fire, and even explode, in your purse or pocket is certainly no joke. The massive global recall of the Galaxy Note 7, not long after the risk […]

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Fatalities

Implicit in the term “injury” is the idea that the person can get better — or at least can live with the damage. Common physical injuries include whiplash suffered in a car accident, a ruptured disc in the back from lifting a heavy object, a concussion from an assault, or broken bones from a fall. […]

PA Defective Product Lawyer

Although manufacturers and sellers are legally obligated to provide safe and effective products, thousands of people annually are seriously injured or killed by defective goods. From rechargeable batteries to motor vehicles, any product has the potential to be defective. When the harm is significant enough to raise major safety concerns, a recall may be issued, […]