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Posts tagged "product recall"

Injured by a dangerous product? We may be able to help

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.

Product recalls during the holidays

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.

Product recall announced for McDonald's whistle toy

The toy in the McDonald's Happy Meal is one of the appeals of the kids meal. Kids in Orleans Parish look forward to the surprise at the bottom of box, and parents trust that the toy will be safe. One recent McDonald's toy does not meet the safety test. A product recall has been issued for a popular Happy Meal toy.

Baby wipe recall may lead to product liability cases

Baby products are among the most trusted items in any store. Parents and grandparents alike pay close attention to the ingredients on every package. What happens when you have read all the packages and you still find out that you have purchased a defective product for your child?

What is product liability in Louisiana?

From time to time, this blog features product recalls that may affect citizens of Louisiana. This firm sounds the alarm on these products as a public service to our community. This week, no product is highlighted. Instead, an overview of the legal theory behind products liability cases will be explained.

Chevrolet recalls on some 2013 and 2014 Malibus

The purchase of a vehicle is an important decision. Beyond the cost, safety is a factor that is used to narrow the field. A recent recall has placed the safety of some Chevrolet owners into question.

Step stools recalled: Defective steps present risk of falling

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

Spokesman: Mesh implant production not halted due to lawsuits

New Orleans, Louisiana, women may be aware that there are more than 1,000 product liability lawsuits pending against the branch of Johnson & Johnson that produces vaginal mesh implants. This week, a representative of the company announced that the company asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for permission to halt sales of four related products in the next four months.

Product recalls increase despite improved safety regulations

Residents of New Orleans, Louisiana, may notice they are throwing away more items in their house because the product is either defective or malfunctioning. Experts working at Consumer Reports confirm this trend, claiming an increase in product recalls in recent years reflects the decrease in product quality.