Last week's post on the blog discussed a recent product recall involving exercise equipment. This item, and other dangerous products, can pose serious risks to consumers. These individuals, who rightly expect their purchases to be safe when used as intended, can suffer serious injury in a matter of moments, throwing their normal day lives into a period of physical, emotional and financial turmoil.
The holiday season is here again. As Louisiana residents prepare to give and receive gifts, it is a good time to pay attention to recall alerts that are being issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. It is important to give gifts that are not only fun but also safe for all who may use the product.
When people are sick, doctors prescribe medications to help them feel better. These people trust that the medication will be of the highest quality. What happens when the medication that is flawed and leads to additional injuries or new illnesses? Is having a defective product enough to mount a successful products liability claim?
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled 84,000 step stools due to their tendency to break and potentially injure those who use them. The company that manufactures the product, Tricam Industries, is cooperating with the government to rectify the situation
Of all the contaminants that affect the food supply, one of the most frightening is arsenic. Even the word itself connotes poison, and even relatively small amounts of exposure may lead to greater incidence of heart disease and cancer. It is also a large source of worry for parents in Louisiana and elsewhere because it has been linked to lower levels of intellectual function among children.