Category: Defective Products

The Terrifying Story of the Exploding Washing Machine

A New Jersey federal judge ruled on May 21 that an oral settlement agreement reached in June 2017 in two class action lawsuits over allegedly defective Samsung washers should be enforced. This may finally bring to an end several years of conflict between consumers and Samsung over its “exploding” washing machines. The U.S. Consumer Product […]

Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series Owners Should Be Mindful of Recalls

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is alarmed that certain higher-risk 2006 Ford Rangers and Mazda B-Series light pickup trucks with defective Takata airbags are not being repaired fast enough. NHTSA recently issued a “do not drive” warning on both vehicles, saying that the airbags must be replaced immediately. This […]

Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series Owners Should Be Mindful of Recalls

The biggest auto recall in United States history, involving over 50 million Takata airbags installed in cars, trucks, and SUVs from 19 different automakers, continues to haunt U.S. drivers and the company which manufactured them. Takata airbags’ defective inflators can turn the device into a mini grenade which fires deadly shrapnel into the chests of […]

Pills

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 1,027 generic drugs last year, a record number, the Trump administration said shortly after the New Year. The disclosure came as part of Trump’s efforts to fight high drug prices. Generic drugs comprised nearly 9 of every 10 approved prescription drugs in the U.S. last year, according to […]

Physical Therapy On Knee

In mid-December 2017, pharmaceutical manufacturer Sanofi Genzyme voluntarily recalled 18,000 to 20,000 of its Synvisc-One knee injection syringes due to microbial contamination. The contaminated syringes (lot number 7RSL021) were distributed to doctors and healthcare providers in the United States from October 25, 2017, through November 7, 2017. The Synvisc-One knee injections that were recalled have […]

Closeup of the Word Airbag on Steering Wheel

Yet another U.S. death has been blamed on defective Takata airbags. Honda Motor Company’s North American unit and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently confirmed that a ruptured airbag inflator of Takata Corp. that was in a Honda Civic caused the death of another driver during last summer (2017). The 2004 model vehicle […]

Texas Defective Car Accident Lawyer

As vehicles further embrace technology, software and operating system flaws are already having a profound impact on driver safety, as well as auto industry responses to these dangers. Two recent recalls illustrate this transformation. In June 2017 – only a few weeks after issuing a recall, and only a couple of months after learning of […]

Houston Injury & Accident Lawyer

The world of defective products is experiencing profound change. The last week in August, the FDA issued a recall which specifically warned about some elements of 13 different model types of Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical) Pacemaker systems. It applies to some implantable cardiac pacemakers, including cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) devices, and the insulated […]

Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series Owners Should Be Mindful of Recalls

If it feels like you’ve been hearing about the Takata airbag recalls for an almost endless amount of time, there’s a good reason for that. The Japanese airbag manufacturer has been in the news since 2014, when news reports began to surface about the faulty airbags installed in tens of millions of vehicles. Since that […]

Texas Birth Control Injury Lawyer

Women are constantly being offered new forms of birth control that are supposedly improvements on older, more traditional types of contraception. Unfortunately, many of these methods also come with risks for serious health complications. One of the most notorious examples of these birth control methods is the Essure device. Essure is a contraceptive device that […]