Defective Products. Legal news and articles for February 23 - 27, 2012

More birth control pills recalled due to packaging errorTALKINGPOINT: Impact Of China's New Product Liability LawsParker Waichman LLP Files Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Lawsuit on Behalf of ...Vaginal Mesh Settlement UpdateVaginal Mesh Settlement UpdateNew Safety Act for Faulty Medical Devices Long Overdue Says Texas Defective ...Parker Waichman LLP Files Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Lawsuit on Behalf of ...CPSC: Kelty Single and Double Jogging Strollers Recalled for Fall, Injury RisksParker Waichman LLP Files Plavix Lawsuits on Behalf of Three Alleged Victims ...HALL v. HUSKY FARM EQUIP., LTD.3 On Your Side: TV TroubleRecommended: Honda woes continue: 4 recalls so far in 2012Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Consolidated and Moving ForwardATMAE Announces New Certification in Engineering Graphics (CEG)Tylenol Recalled, Again

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Hard to stomach: manufacturer's defence in product liability claim
International Law OfficeFebruary 2, 2012

Under Article 6(1) of the Consumer Protection Law (2251/1994), the manufacturer of a defective product is liable for any damage caused to the consumer. However, under Article 6(8), a manufacturer may be exempt from liability if it can prove that ...more »

Consumer Reports Investigation of Appliance Fires: Many Caused by Products...
Sacramento BeeFebruary 2, 2012

2, 2012 -- Millions of appliance units recalled in the past five years for defects that could cause a fire; Eight ways consumers can protect themselves YONKERS, NY, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Appliances can pose a fire hazard even when ...more »

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More birth control pills recalled due to packaging error
Fox NewsFebruary 27, 2012

These packaging defects do not pose any immediate health risks, but consumers whose pills are affected should begin using a non-hormonal form of contraception immediately, the FDA said. Patients who have the products(lot numbers are provided below) ...more »

TALKINGPOINT: Impact Of China's New Product Liability Laws
Financier WorldwideFebruary 27, 2012

Also, by providing plaintiffs with a broader claim and damage compensation basis, the new tort law aims to provide consumers with more effective means of redress before civil courts against defective products. Chen: After years of debate and ...more »

Parker Waichman LLP Files Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Lawsuit on Behalf of ...
Albany Times UnionFebruary 27, 2012

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm representing people injured by defective medical devices, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman allegedly injured by the Zimmer NexGen LPS-Flex femoral component (hereinafter "Zimmer NexGen Knee").more »

Vaginal Mesh Settlement Update
Accident Injury Lawyer (blog)February 27, 2012

Mostly though, this is because these products are just horrible, were not properly tested, and cause unspeakable and sometimes embarrassing injuries to people. Vaginal mesh is a medical device that is surgically implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse ...more »

Vaginal Mesh Settlement Update
Accident Injury Lawyer (blog)February 27, 2012

Medical device lawyers http://www.millerandzois.com/product-defect-lawyer.html then get involved, and do their own research. It is only when the lawyers begin filing cases that the actual documents from the defective medical device manufacturers see ...more »

New Safety Act for Faulty Medical Devices Long Overdue Says Texas Defective ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)February 27, 2012

“New technologies should not get fast-tracked, only to have patient safety compromised,” said Waxahachie personal injury attorney John Hale, of The Hale Law Firm. “Better efforts should be in place to institute recalls quicker and put more safeguards ...more »

Parker Waichman LLP Files Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Lawsuit on Behalf of ...
eYugoslavia.comFebruary 27, 2012

By test on Feb 27, 2012 in Featured, Health News, United States Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm representing people injured by defective medical devices, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman allegedly injured by the Zimmer NexGen LPS-Flex ...more »

CPSC: Kelty Single and Double Jogging Strollers Recalled for Fall, Injury Risks
Justice News FlashFebruary 25, 2012

Boulder, CO — About 3,0000 Single and Double Jogging Strollers by Kelty, a division of American Recreation Products, are being recalled for fall and injury hazards the defective strollers pose to consumers. Kelty and the US Consumer Product Safety ...more »

Parker Waichman LLP Files Plavix Lawsuits on Behalf of Three Alleged Victims ...
Albany Times UnionFebruary 24, 2012

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm representing people injured by defective drugs, has filed three lawsuits on behalf of individuals allegedly injured by life-threatening Plavix bleeding side effects, including the estate of a man who died of a ...more »

HALL v. HUSKY FARM EQUIP., LTD.
Leagle.comFebruary 24, 2012

"`In order to establish a prima facie case in strict products liability for design defects, the plaintiff must show that the manufacturer breached its duty to market safe products when it marketed a product designed so that it was not reasonably safe ...more »

3 On Your Side: TV Trouble
CBS LocalFebruary 24, 2012

By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Have thousands, even millions, of consumers been sold defective TV sets from a major manufacturer? That's what some attorneys say. They say Samsung sold TVs with power problems and say the company isn't doing enough ...more »

Recommended: Honda woes continue: 4 recalls so far in 2012
msnbc.comFebruary 23, 2012

But they come quick on the heels of some decidedly more serious problems, including the December recall of 273000 Honda and Acura products due to potentially defective airbag inflators. That's an ongoing issue that has now ensnared millions of Honda ...more »

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Consolidated and Moving Forward
InjuryBoard.comFebruary 23, 2012

The JPML further reasoned the consolidation was proper because “actions in each MDL share factual issues arising from allegations of defects in pelvic surgical mesh products manufactured by AMS, Boston Scientific, and Ethicon, respectively”…more »

ATMAE Announces New Certification in Engineering Graphics (CEG)
Houston ChronicleFebruary 23, 2012

Their highly skilled work accurately reading, rendering and revising engineering plans prevents cost overruns, errors and potentially defective products. The new CEG Exam will quickly ascertain an individual's ability to read and comprehend technical ...more »

Tylenol Recalled, Again
WebMD (blog)February 23, 2012

But the brand that seems to make the headlines most is their Tylenol product, containing the pain and fever medicine acetaminophen. Recalls have involved unexpected metal shavings, odd odors, and incorrect concentrations of the active ingredient.more »

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