Defective Products. Legal news and articles for September 27 - 30, 2011

How to Change The World with TechnologyExpert witness admits to errors in Digitek caseUsers report Microsoft Security Essentials removes Google ChromePella gives award to OverlandMagnet Toy Class Action Settlement10 Stores, 10 Online Return PoliciesCulturelle Not Working as Advertised, Claim Class Action LawyersOverly Meddlesome Federal Fingers Raise Costs For Us AllUS judge throws out Toyota bellwether caseFDA "Quickie" Approval Process -- What is it and does it work?Mesh lawsuits pile up for C.R. BardLittle Tikes Expands Toy Workshop, Tool Set Recall; Choking Injuries ReportedFour Partners at Clark Fountain Named Best Lawyers in AmericaBuying Liquidation Merchandise and CloseoutsMega Brands to settle class action

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Offer over home pyrite damage withdrawn
Irish TimesSeptember 1, 2011

It said the quarries were liable under the Liability for Defective Products Act, 1991. Pyrite is estimated to affect 20000 householders in Ireland. Affected material, used in foundations, expands and causes cracks and bulging in walls. ...more »

Fired President of Nad's Hair Removal Company Alleges His Discharge Resulted ...
PR Web (press release)September 7, 2011

His Complaint alleges violation of the California Whistleblower Statute, as well as claims for breach of contract, wrongful termination and unpaid wages. Spetner seeks a monetary award for damages in excess of $500000, and he is represented by the ...more »

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How to Change The World with Technology
TopBits.comSeptember 30, 2011

The whole problem here is that the Amazon has a product to speak of, and all Defective By Design people have are words and ideas. This approach doesn't appear to be winning either. While they influence some people the products they attack typically ...more »

Expert witness admits to errors in Digitek case
West Virginia RecordSeptember 30, 2011

Anderton read a bullet point about blend uniformity defects and asked if he told them it was defective. Bliesner said, "Did I tell them that what was defective?" Anderton said, "Plaintiff's lawyers in the MDL, that the standard deviation was a blend ...more »

Users report Microsoft Security Essentials removes Google Chrome
ZDNet (blog)September 30, 2011

Update: This certainly isn't the first time a defective antivirus signature has created some havoc among Windows users. Remember the episode from April 2010 involving a McAfee definition that erased a key Windows system file and bricked many thousands ...more »

Pella gives award to Overland
Fremont TribuneSeptember 30, 2011

"I don't know how many years they've gone without shipping us a defective product, but it's many years," he said. "What I told the audience at the Supplier Day is that they're the example of what we want to have a partnership relationship with," he ...more »

Magnet Toy Class Action Settlement
PR Newswire (press release)September 30, 2011

Plaintiffs in the lawsuit alleged that certain "Magnet Toys" (as defined in the parties' agreement to settle the action) contained defective magnets, and sought a refund of all monies paid. This lawsuit did not allege any personal injury claims. ...more »

10 Stores, 10 Online Return Policies
modOrationSeptember 30, 2011

As with endless.com, Shoebacca provides totally free shipping both ways and a 365-day window in which to return or exchange your unwanted, unworn footwear or defective products. Returns must have the original tags still attached and shipped in the ...more »

Culturelle Not Working as Advertised, Claim Class Action Lawyers
Emailwire (press release)September 30, 2011

Class Action.org keeps consumers informed about product alerts, recalls, and emerging litigation and helps them take action against the manufacturers of defective products, drugs, and medical devices. Information about consumer fraud issues and ...more »

Overly Meddlesome Federal Fingers Raise Costs For Us All
Carolina JournalSeptember 30, 2011

When injuries stem from the use of a product or service, we have legal recourse. Prove the injury from a table saw was a result of a defective product or fraud or negligence by the manufacturer, and you're likely to collect damages. ...more »

US judge throws out Toyota bellwether case
ReutersSeptember 29, 2011

T) made defective vehicles that accelerated unexpectedly. In the ruling, Judge James Selna said his court lacked jurisdiction over the case, and that the proper forum for it is Utah state court. Selna's court, the US District Court for the Central ...more »

FDA "Quickie" Approval Process -- What is it and does it work?
InjuryBoard.comSeptember 29, 2011

If patients had been given the full story regarding how the devices were approved through an abbreviated process, including approval based upon defective products, would they have chosen safer alternative procedures and products to treat their ...more »

Mesh lawsuits pile up for C.R. Bard
Mass DeviceSeptember 29, 2011

Dozens of patients with lawsuits against CR Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) asked to join a multi-district federal case against the company for allegedly selling defective and dangerous products – its Avaulta transvaginal mesh. In one of the most recent suits, ...more »

Little Tikes Expands Toy Workshop, Tool Set Recall; Choking Injuries Reported
Justice News FlashSeptember 28, 2011

Hudson, OH — The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Little Tikes has expanded its voluntary recall of Little Tikes® Workshop and Tool Sets for choking hazards the defective product poses to consumers. The CPSC announced the nationwide ...more »

Four Partners at Clark Fountain Named Best Lawyers in America
PR Web (press release)September 28, 2011

... country's foremost attorneys in the area of products liability litigation. A Board Certified civil trial attorney, he has handled hundreds of cases involving automotive design and manufacturing defects including defective tires, vehicle rollovers, ...more »

Buying Liquidation Merchandise and Closeouts
TopTenWholesale NewsSeptember 28, 2011

When you purchase salvage items, it requires re-working damaged products, so it's hard to recapture value. • Tested and Found Defective/Broken refers to items returned to retailers that are defective or broken. The reverse supply chain process includes ...more »

Mega Brands to settle class action
Globe and MailSeptember 27, 2011

Mega Brands Inc. MB-T has agreed to settle a US class-action suit brought on behalf of people who bought or received defective magnetic toys several years ago. The Montreal-based company denies any liability but says wants to avoid the expense of ...more »

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