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Vaping is Linked to Severe Lung Injuries in a Potential Product Liability Case

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Electronic cigarettes, vape devices, and Juuls have quickly become a widespread alternative to smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes in the United States. Many long-time smokers switched to “vaping” e-cigarettes due to popular belief that e-cigs are “safer” than traditional cigarettes. Smokers have long praised vaping for causing fewer respiratory problems than they experienced with smoking… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible for Drug-Related Injuries?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Whenever an individual acts as a consumer, and purchases a product, he/she does it with the understanding that the product is safe for its intended use. And, in most instances, this assumption is correct. However, there are always exceptions, and injuries do occur from defective products. In these cases, retaining the services of an… Read More »

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Caution Urged for Scooter Riders

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

One of the newer trends has been the rise in shared modes of transportation. What started as city-sponsored shared bicycles has now morphed into electric scooters, owned by private entities. While the vast majority of riders successfully complete their trips without incident, accidents do happen. Dodging traffic and pedestrians, as well as scootering under… Read More »

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Suing a Bicycle Manufacturer for an Injury

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

More and more individuals are realizing the healthful benefits of bicycling, resulting in more intense bicycle rides. And while the wind rushing through one’s hair on a weekend ride or as part of the daily commute is a freeing experience, bicycles can still present their share of problems. Most are built sturdy enough to… Read More »

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Food Recalls May Lead to Liability for Manufacturers

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

While automobile recalls make the top stories on a regular basis, they are not the only recalls that consumers should think about. Numerous food recalls are instituted on a regular basis for a variety of reasons. They are so common that many of them go unnoticed by consumers. As a result, consumers may consume… Read More »

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Is Your Child’s Car Seat Safe?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

The law in Florida, as in most other states, requires children, either of a specified weight and/or height, when travelling in an automobile, be in a car seat. As a result, a car seat is a necessary purchase for a parent, and the parent must rely on the car seat to keep the child… Read More »

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Product Liability Issues in Packaging

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

When people hear the phrase “product liability,” thoughts typically turn to products containing either design defects (defects as a result of the conception or development of a product) or manufacturing defects (defects as a result of the construction or assembly of a product). However, most states, Florida included, also include marketing defects as part… Read More »

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Dangers on the Playground Parents Need to Know

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Taking the kids to the playground at the local park on a summer afternoon is a scene common to many parents. Parents living in suburban and urban areas will typically tout the valuable role playgrounds have in the lives of their children, and urban families may find that area playgrounds are the only outdoor… Read More »

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