Defective Products. Legal news and articles for May 20 - 31, 2017

Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, Trigg, O'Cathain & O'Cathain, LLC Announces Launch of New and Improved WebsiteLegal Corner: Can an employer fire someone for too much time off due to surgery?The Fall Of The Economic Loss Rule And Rise Of The Independent Tort DoctrineSupervisors Scrutinize Safety of Chinese Children's ProductsVisible particulates and leaking bags land B Braun Cali plant with FDA warning4 tech-accessory makers that stand behind the quality of their products with excellent warrantiesBusiness Insurance: What Is It & Do You Need It?Report Shows Dangerous Upward Trend in Children's Product InjuriesASH: Tobacco Production, Marketing Violate Basic Human RightsProduct liability and BrexitDangerous 'Flame Jetting' Phenomenon Kills Hundreds Every YearSHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates the Acquisition of Nutraceutical International CorporationWeissLaw LLP Investigates the Acquisition of Xenith Bankshares Inc.Remington ordered to pay $500000 in personal injury caseMicrosoft's Old Software Is Dangerous. Is There a Duty to Fix It?

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Papantonio: Medical Hernia Mesh – A Health Disaster
The Ring of Fire NetworkMay 10, 2017

Then, Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, that's always in the news for defective products these days, they make a product called Physiomesh that uses a chemical coating on top of its mesh. This chemical coating was touted to doctors as ...more »

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Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, Trigg, O'Cathain & O'Cathain, LLC Announces Launch of New and Improved Website
PR Newswire (press release)May 31, 2017

The Personal Injury Law practice areas include car accidents; trucking accidents; slip and fall; dog bites; medical malpractice; wrongful death; traumatic injuries; and defective products. For more information and to check out the new site, please ...more »

Legal Corner: Can an employer fire someone for too much time off due to surgery?
KPLC-TVMay 31, 2017

Whether a product or service comes with an express warranty or not, the law also provides “implied” warranties to protect consumers against deceptive sales practices and defective products. If a merchant breaches a warranty, consumers may enforce their ...more »

The Fall Of The Economic Loss Rule And Rise Of The Independent Tort Doctrine
JD Supra (press release)May 31, 2017

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., the Court receded from prior case law and held that the economic loss rule only applied to products liability cases. The Court recognized the confusion surrounding the rule, stating that “its application and parameters ...more »

Supervisors Scrutinize Safety of Chinese Children's Products
Sixth ToneMay 31, 2017

Last week, a similar test in central China's Hunan province showed that a little over a third of tested toys, homework notebooks, clothes, and diapers were problematic. Some 120,000 defective products from 10 brands were recalled after the companies ...more »

Visible particulates and leaking bags land B Braun Cali plant with FDA warning
In-PharmaTechnologist.comMay 31, 2017

Among the GMP violations cited by the Agency, B. Braun Medical's quality control unit at the facility was pulled up on failures in investigating product defect complaints and manufacturing deviations related to 76 field alert reports (FAR) filed for ...more »

4 tech-accessory makers that stand behind the quality of their products with excellent warranties
Business InsiderMay 30, 2017

Amazon's warranty on AmazonBasics items applies to products shipped to the US and covers "defects in materials and workmanship under ordinary consumer use" for one year. This doesn't apply to consumable products, like ink cartridges, once they've ...more »

Business Insurance: What Is It & Do You Need It?
Nav (blog)May 24, 2017

You sell products. You don't have to manufacture the product to be held responsible for injuries it causes. In many states, anyone involved in putting a defective product in a consumer's hands can be sued. You advertise online or via social media ...more »

Report Shows Dangerous Upward Trend in Children's Product Injuries
Legal ExaminerMay 23, 2017

They added that recalls are still happening too slowly and too little is being done to get defective products out of homes. Choua Vue, Director of Policy & Community Engagement at Illinois Action for Children, said in a press release that the KID ...more »

ASH: Tobacco Production, Marketing Violate Basic Human Rights
PR Newswire (press release)May 23, 2017

Action on Smoking and Health and Unfairtobacco agree with the Danish Institute of Human Rights (DIHR) that Philip Morris International (PMI) should cease "the ...more »

Product liability and Brexit
Construction NewsMay 23, 2017

In the event of a recall of defective products initiated by the manufacturer, for fear of property damage or personal injury if the products are left in situ, the knock-on effect for contractors and their insurers can be significant. The losses that ...more »

Dangerous 'Flame Jetting' Phenomenon Kills Hundreds Every Year
CBS Baltimore / WJZMay 23, 2017

“We're not warning consumers — be careful, you have a very dangerous product — if somebody tips or pours it — it can explode,” Margrett says. “We want these defective products to be made usable. It shouldn't be a bomb. If we put the protective ...more »

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates the Acquisition of Nutraceutical International Corporation
PR Newswire (press release)May 22, 2017

... waste of corporate assets, accounting fraud, or materially misleading information), consumer fraud (including false advertising, defective products, or other deceptive business practices), or anti-trust violations, please email us at stockinfo ...more »

WeissLaw LLP Investigates the Acquisition of Xenith Bankshares Inc.
PR Newswire (press release)May 22, 2017

... waste of corporate assets, accounting fraud, or materially misleading information), consumer fraud (including false advertising, defective products, or other deceptive business practices), or anti-trust violations, please email us at stockinfo ...more »

Remington ordered to pay $500000 in personal injury case
Guns.comMay 21, 2017

A federal judged ruled against Remington Arms in a personal injury case despite arguments that the gun maker is protected under Louisiana law. Judge Ivan Lemelle ruled that the case has merit under the Louisiana Products Liability Act, saying the law ...more »

Microsoft's Old Software Is Dangerous. Is There a Duty to Fix It?
FortuneMay 20, 2017

"One way to view it might be: they made a defective product that the current laws don't make them liable for, and force you to buy a new product or else you are vulnerable to harm from the existing product," a government official, told the Financial Times.more »

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