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Category Archives: Defective Products

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Structural Design Flaws Can Be Deadly

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

When a building or other structure collapses, the initial concern is to account for all individuals known to be in or around the structure at the time of the collapse, and then to search for any unaccounted-for survivors. Once the health of each individual has been addressed, questions turn to whether the collapse was… Read More »

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Baby Products Can Cause Significant Injuries

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Although giving birth to and raising a child is generally considered to be the most rewarding aspect of adulthood, it comes with a high level of stress. Primary among these stress-inducing factors is the child’s safety. With a plethora of baby products on the market, both for the child’s amusement and for helping parents,… Read More »

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Getting Compensation When Consumer Products Misbehave

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Christmas has become the season for gifting friends and relatives a wide array of digital and electronic devices that mark the technological age in which we live. These devices offer users convenience and connectivity that make navigating the world an easier endeavor. When these products work as advertised, the benefits are numerous, but not… Read More »

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E-Cigarettes Not Always the Safe Alternative Smokers Hoped

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Personal injury lawsuits can stem from any accident, including these created by faulty and dangerous consumer products. Scientific studies have firmly established that smoking cigarettes is damaging to the human body, and is linked to premature death. Tobacco companies, for obvious reasons, did not want the public to have this information, and attempted to… Read More »

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Even Old Ladders Must Meet Product Safety Standards

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Common sense and experience teaches a person that the older an item is, the more likely it will break down and need repair. Most items will wear out over time, and need to be replaced. Because of this eventuality, many people would likely assume that if an injury happens due to a malfunction of… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible When a Child Is Injured by a Toy?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Playing with toys is an integral part of every person’s childhood. Toys can teach lessons, provide entertainment, and develop physical and mental skills. But, what happens when these toys injure a child? Does the parent have any rights against the manufacturer? When someone is injured by a dangerous or defective consumer product, the law… Read More »

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What Can Parents Do about Products that Injure Their Children?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Parents invest a lot of time and effort into protecting their children from people, places and things that could cause harm. This is especially true for products specifically purchased for use on or by the child. However, if a product does harm a child, the parents may have grounds for a product liability lawsuit…. Read More »

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The Responsibility of Manufacturers for Defective Products

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

The world is a much smaller place now that technology allows us to communicate anywhere with the touch of button, and even the remotest locations can be reached within days. Technology also brings new products into homes and onto shelves at a rapid pace. Multiple products are put on the consumer market daily, and… Read More »

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The Hazard of Exploding E-Cigarettes and the Responsibility of Manufacturers

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Advancements in technology are coming at a rate never before seen in human history as some new update or device is released on a daily basis. As a society, people now expect new developments to make their lives easier and/or given them tools to live longer and healthier. Given the rapid pace with which… Read More »

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Are Manufacturers Off the Hook Once They Issue a Recall?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

When a person buys a product, whether from a department store, online or directly from the manufacturer, there is an expectation that it has been designed and tested with the safety of the consumer in mind. This level of trust is necessary because the end user is looking for a device to fill a… Read More »

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