Defective Products. Legal news and articles for November 28 - 30, 2011

Thanksgiving eve food recalls raise questions about timingToday: Tick Work, Counterfeit Military Gear, Kick The Bottled Water HabitVillar warns of defective fireworksMedal of Honor recipient sues defense contractorCampaign Against Fake Products Begun by Obama AdministrationCampaign Against Fake Products Begun by Obama AdministrationBut will it be easier to use?Chevy offers Volt owners free loaner vehicle until fire investigation resolvedLimiting liabilityFrom the "Nice Try" Department...LawyersandSettlements.com Releases Its Top 10 Pharmaceutical Topics for 2011Mislabeled and Toxic Cosmetics Increase Health Risks and SkepticismDePuy ASR Hip MDL Judge Issues Three Rulings Following Status ConferenceOptimizing the Service Supply Chain: Part IIThe Revolt Against Congress's New Internet Piracy Proposals

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Pick your battles when it comes to poor service or quality
LubbockOnline.comNovember 2, 2011

For example, when I was young, I encountered a defective product that greatly inconvenienced me. When I gave my condition for continued business, I estimated how much business I would provide until I was 65 (that age seemed ancient at the time) and ...more »

Intelligent, No-Squeeze Container Sensing
Chem.InfoNovember 7, 2011

The filtec pressure/leak detector uses a beltless system to inspect bottles for low pressure, so there's no squeezing of the bottles to detect improper pressure — eliminating the possibility of product spillage from defective bottles and the resulting ...more »

Defective Products. News and Stories

Thanksgiving eve food recalls raise questions about timing
msnbc.comNovember 30, 2011

Or put another way: to point out the defects in their product. Now if we could only get them to recall THEIR product when it is defective. First off MSNBC Craisons are not traditional Thanksgiving icons. Don't confuse Craisons with Cranberries in order ...more »

Today: Tick Work, Counterfeit Military Gear, Kick The Bottled Water Habit
Patch.comNovember 30, 2011

Blumenthal said, “This important step will help end an appalling increase in counterfeit goods and defective equipment sent to our troops. This proactive measure assures secure and effective equipment for brave service men and women serving and ...more »

Villar warns of defective fireworks
Manila Standard TodayNovember 30, 2011

... the Trade department's Bureau of Products and Standards said more smuggled fireworks are available in the market that do not meet the standards. Villar called for strict monitoring to prevent the sale of smuggled fireworks and defective products. ...more »

Medal of Honor recipient sues defense contractor
CBS NewsNovember 29, 2011

The lawsuit is used to keep companies from knowingly making a defective product. Do a little research on the Ford Pinto. by No_Absolutes November 29, 2011 4:36 PM EST Midvale what are you talking about? This is not a products liability case. ...more »

Campaign Against Fake Products Begun by Obama Administration
BusinessWeekNovember 29, 2011

“For far too long, the sale of counterfeit, defective, and dangerous goods has been perceived as business as usual,” Attorney General Eric Holder said in a prepared statement. “But these and other IP crimes can destroy jobs, suppress innovation, ...more »

Campaign Against Fake Products Begun by Obama Administration
BloombergNovember 29, 2011

“For far too long, the sale of counterfeit, defective, and dangerous goods has been perceived as business as usual,” Attorney General Eric Holder said in a prepared statement. “But these and other IP crimes can destroy jobs, suppress innovation, ...more »

But will it be easier to use?
Inquirer.netNovember 29, 2011

Described by the company as a “potentially market-changing feature,” the Yellow Guarantee is DPC's promise that “if an advertiser's product is defective on the day of purchase or if the delivery of a service is late or incomplete, (the company) will ...more »

Chevy offers Volt owners free loaner vehicle until fire investigation resolved
InjuryBoard.comNovember 29, 2011

On Friday, the NHTSA announced that the agency was launching a formal defect investigation into Chevy Volt batteries. “NHTSA is not aware of any roadway crashes that have resulted in battery-related fires in Chevy Volts or other vehicles powered by ...more »

Limiting liability
FrontlineNovember 29, 2011

From the perspective of liability and in the wake of the new rules for the operator's right of recourse, the AERB, according to reliable Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) sources, is now seized of this ambiguity in the licensing process and will evolve ...more »

From the "Nice Try" Department...
F-16.netNovember 29, 2011

Components that satisfy an owners's requirements are subject to unique treatment under XXXXXXXXXX products liability law. In Zaza v. Marquess and Nell, Inc., 144 XXXX 34 (1996), the XXXXXXXXX Supreme Court squarely confronted the limits of products ...more »

LawyersandSettlements.com Releases Its Top 10 Pharmaceutical Topics for 2011
MarketWatch (press release)November 29, 2011

LawyersandSettlements.com provides essential legal news and critical information for those affected by once-in-a-lifetime situations involving medical device lawsuits, personal injury, defective products, California Overtime and labor issues or a host ...more »

Mislabeled and Toxic Cosmetics Increase Health Risks and Skepticism
SEOLawFirm.com Legal News CenterNovember 29, 2011

For now, individuals who are seriously injured from cosmetics can only voice their opinion by what they buy or through a product liability lawsuit. Defective cosmetic products, just like other defective drugs and items, can cause chronic conditions, ...more »

DePuy ASR Hip MDL Judge Issues Three Rulings Following Status Conference
DigitalJournal.com (press release)November 29, 2011

... is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. ...more »

Optimizing the Service Supply Chain: Part II
Supply & Demand Chain ExecutiveNovember 28, 2011

The seemingly simple process of exchanging a defective part during the product's life cycle can “make or break” a customer's long-term relationship with the technology provider. A customer's satisfactory experience during the product's lifetime can ...more »

The Revolt Against Congress's New Internet Piracy Proposals
ForbesNovember 28, 2011

Many pretend to be legitimate outlets for movies, music, prescription drugs, and luxury goods, often selling dangerous or defective products to US consumers. Unfortunately, SOPA, also known colorfully as the E-PARASITE Act, was no corrective. ...more »

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