Nowadays, reliance on manufactured products cannot be understated, yet the safety of these products is something that most people take largely for granted. We interact daily with various items, ranging from simple household appliances to complex vehicles. These products, designed to improve and facilitate our lives, come with an expectation of safety and reliability. However, […]
The use of defectively designed products can lead to catastrophic injuries for victims. At Law Offices of Samer Habbas & Associates, PC, we have seen firsthand the damage caused to victims by products that are flawed in their design. Below, we go over major types of defectively designed products, highlighting the risks they pose and […]
If you’ve been keeping an eye on the news, then you’ve probably heard about an uptick in exploding consumer products. A famous exploding product is Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7. The Galaxy Note 7 was a type of Android phone, and Samsung released it to the public in August 2016. By the end of August, there were already reports of the phone’s battery exploding while it was charging, and Samsung issued a statement that the company would postpone mailing out further shipments until more testing was performed on the product’s quality.
If you or a loved one have been injured by a product, such as a lawnmower, car engine, or an infant swing, you may have grounds upon which to file a product liability lawsuit. Product liability claims involve consumers who are injured after using a product in the way it was supposed to be or where it’s reasonably foreseeable how they would have intended to use it. After an injury occurs, an injury victim may sue the product’s designer, manufacturer, or distributor for economic and non-economic damages.
After initially denying the Consumer Product’s Safety Commission’s (CPSC) recommendation that it recall its treadmills, Peloton announced on Wednesday that after more consideration it would be complying with the request after all. The recall includes about 125,00 of Peloton’s Tread and Tread+ machines. The CPSC reported that there have been over 70 injuries tied to these treadmills, including one such incident resulting in the death of a six-year-old child.
It looks like Toyota Motor Corporation has added to its list of woes with the 2010 Prius Hybrid. The Prius, the best-selling hybrid car in the world, is known for being environmentally friendly, offering owners better performance and lower gas mileage. However, the Prius has been the subject of recent investigations by both Japanese and […]