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Tag Archives: defective products

Defective Products: The GM Ignition Switch Recall

The news has contained many stories recently related to the General Motors (GM) ignition switch recall that is getting under way now, years after GM first learned of the problem with certain models it manufactured that posed a serious risk of injury or death.  Defects like the ignition switch defect pose a serious risk of… Read More »

The Danger of Saws

On the job or in the home, saws may be an essential construction tool, but they pose real danger to users.  According to the National Consumers League, about 40,000 people are injured each year in the United States in saw accidents. Approximately 4,000 of those injuries involve amputations.  Saws are designed to cut materials. When… Read More »

Products Liability Cases Involving Industrial Workplace Equipment

Without giving it a second thought, you come into contact with and use dozens of products every day at home, at work and throughout the course of daily life. You don’t give them a second thought when they work as intended. However, when you are injured using a product, you become more aware of its… Read More »

What Makes Products Defective?

Manufacturers, suppliers and retailers are legally obligated to ensure that their products are reasonably safe for consumers. Yet thousands of dangerous products still end up on store shelves. In 2012 alone, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission completed over 400 voluntary product recalls. Examples include toys that posed choking hazards for small children, construction equipment… Read More »