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  • What is a Product Liability Case?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 15-Feb-2016

    As consumers, most people are constantly using various products to accomplish everyday responsibilities. For example, most people drive a car to work every day. Inside these vehicles are products such as airbags, which can malfunction and cause injury to a person. When persons get to work, many sit behind a laptop or computer, which are powered by electronics or batteries that can ignite if not ...
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  • Are Harmful Toys on Your Local Department Store's Shelves?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 12-Jan-2016

    When parents go out to buy their children toys, they are probably aren’t thinking about the serious injuries their children can sustain due to such products. However, it may be wise for parents to research toys before purchasing the seemingly fun items for their children. An article titled, “30 th Annual Survey Finds Dangerous Toys on Store Shelves,” published by the United ...
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  • The Dangers of New Auto Safety Technologies

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 22-Oct-2015

    The car industry is growing rapidly and so are the available safety features and technologies. But, can this be a problem for new car buyers? Research shows that many persons have voiced their confusion and overwhelming feelings regarding the massive amounts of safety technologies that are now available in vehicles. Before, only high-end, more expensive models came with adaptive cruise control, ...
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  • Takata Launches Largest Auto Recall in U.S. History

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 8-Jun-2015

    Over the past year and a half, auto industry recalls have been garnering a lot of attention. From GM’s ignition switch defect to faulty gas tanks, there have been a number of issues and dangerous defects to threaten the safety of everyone on public roads and highways. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), these dangerous products contributed to a ...
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  • Researchers Release Toy Safety Study Findings

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd || 16-Dec-2014

    With the holidays nearly here, many parents and families are finishing up their holiday shopping lists. According to safety experts, shoppers should exercise some caution and judgment when choosing which toys to give children, as many pose risks to their safety. According to a first-of-its-kind study from researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital, hospitals and physicians treated over 3.2 ...
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  • Federal Regulators Urge Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags to Take Immediate Action

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 5-Nov-2014

    On October 22 nd, federal officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a consumer advisory concerning defective airbags. According to the advisory, American consumers who own recalled vehicles with defective airbags are urged to "take immediate action" and take their cars or trucks in for service. The advisory comes in response to the roughly 7.8 ...
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  • Unintended Acceleration in Toyota Vehicles

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 2-Oct-2013

    Unintended acceleration. You may or may not have heard of it, but this glitch has caused many scares for hundreds of drivers throughout the nation. Toyota is one of the major automobile manufacturers at the center of this investigation and has recalled nearly 8 million vehicles across the U.S. Unintended acceleration (UA) is an event that causes a car to accelerate without any prompting from the ...
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  • Goodyear Tires Recalled for Tire Tread Separation

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 1-Mar-2012

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is recalling about 41,000 of its Wrangler Silent Armor tires over concerns that some of the tires could tear and cause serious car accidents. According to a Reuters news report, the defective tires that have been recalled are used on pickup trucks, vans, and SUVs. The recall comes after two people died this year in a rollover accident in Texas after the tread on ...
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  • Toyo Recalls Nearly 69,000 Tires for Defective Beads

    Posted By Las Vegas Injury Lawyer || 7-Feb-2012

    Toyo Tire U.S.A, a company based in Cypress, California, has recalled nearly 69,000 tires because of a serious defect that could lead to tire failure. According to an Associated Press news report, the faulty tires may have a kink near the rim area that could cause a crack and a blowout. The recall involves the Toyota Extensa A/S tires that were manufactured at the Toyo Tires plant in Georgia. ...
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  • Britax Child Safety Seats Recalled for Harness Adjuster Defects

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 2-Feb-2012

    Britax Child Safety Inc. has recalled 14,220 child safety seats because of product defects that cause the restraint system to fail in the event of a collision. According to a news report in The Wall Street Journal, Britax is recalling certain Chaperone restraint systems for infants because the harness adjusters may detach from the seat leaving children unprotected in the event of a car accident. ...
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  • How Safe are Your Children's Toys?

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 8-Dec-2011

    This holiday season, as we start shopping for our little ones, it is important to remember that not all toys are safe. According to a recent report in USA Today, there was an increase in toy-related child fatalities from 12 in 2010 to 17 so far in the year 2011. Almost half of the fatalities were choking incidents involving balls or balloons. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ...
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  • Jogging Strollers Recalled for Choking Hazard

    Posted By Las Vegas Injury Lawyer || 26-Oct-2011

    Hundreds of thousands of strollers have been recently recalled because of a choking hazard. According to The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), B.O.B. Trailers Inc. has recalled 411,700 jogging strollers in the United States. The report states that the canopies on the strollers have an embroidered logo that can detach and become a choking hazard for young children. This recall ...
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  • Dehumidifiers Recalled for Serious Fire Hazards

    Posted By Nevada Personal Injury Attorney || 26-Sep-2011

    If you use a Goldstar or Comfort-Aire dehumidifier, you may want to make sure that it isn’t one of the many recently recalled models, which officials say have been causing house fires. According to a report by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), about 98,000 dehumidifiers have been recalled by LG Electronics Tianjin Appliance Company. Goldstar model numbers GHD30Y7 and DH305Y7 and ...
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  • Metoo Clip-on Baby Chairs Recalled for Falling Hazard

    Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd. || 29-Aug-2011

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall for about 9,500 “metoo” clip-on baby chairs because of potential falling hazards. According to a FOX 5 news report, the chairs made by phil&teds USA Inc., have clamps that can detach and cause the chair and the infant to fall. There is also an amputation hazard if the child’s fingers get caught in the ...
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  • CPSC and Big Lots Recall 30,000 Metal Futon Bunk Beds after Fatal Entrapment

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyer || 24-Jun-2011

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Columbus, Ohio-based home goods company Big Lots have announced the recall of around 30,000 metal futon bunk beds due as the result of an entrapment hazard made legitimate by the death of a 3-year-old Iowa boy. The entrapment hazard threatens the safety of any child who places themselves behind the futon or in the area of the ladder when ...
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  • Toyota Recalls Over 300,000 Vehicles due to Airbag Defect

    Posted By Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorney || 13-May-2011

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Toyota is initiating a nationwide recall of approximately 307,848 Toyota Highlanders, Highlander Hybrids, and RAV4s as the result of a defect in the Curtain Shield Airbag (CSA) system. The recall is to begin in May. Toyota is recalling 307,848 potentially affected model year 2008 Highlander, Highlander Hybrid, and model year ...
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