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GM Recalls Trucks Due to Risk of Seat Belt Fire

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Auto recalls happen with some frequency, and sometimes the auto product defects are serious. While you may receive a recall notice about a seemingly minor defect, it is still important to understand the risks associated with the defective product. In other cases, the seriousness of the recall may be obvious to you. According to… Read More »

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Tips To Keep Kids Safe Around Toys This Holiday Season

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Toys and games are lots of holiday fun for kids. Whether your kids are working on a puzzle, playing with building blocks, or riding a scooter, here are some tips to stay safe during this festive time of year. Unfortunately, toys can cause injuries. In 2016, over 174,000 children under the age of 15… Read More »

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Several Children’s Products Recalled Due to Injury Risks

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Product recalls happen with some frequency, and not all products that are subject to recalls pose serious risks to consumers. For example, in some cases, product recalls occur when a consumer item is mislabeled, but there is a very low risk of harm to anyone using that product. At the same time, however, many… Read More »

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Summertime Fun at Fairs, Carnivals, and Water Parks!

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Amusement parks offer guests fun, adrenaline-pumping rides, fantastic sights and much more. Whether you are visiting a county fair, state fair, carnival, theme park, amusement park or even a water park, no element of surprise should include injury erupting from reckless behavior. Unfortunately, when carelessness is blended in with excitement, the outcome can be… Read More »

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Florida Welcomes Autonomous Vehicles

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Autonomous vehicles are familiar to all of us. In the 1968 feature film “The Love Bug,” we were introduced to Herbie, an autonomous vehicle. From Herbie to Knight Rider and the Transformers, people are fascinated by fictional cars that drive with no driver in the front seat. As of June 13, 2019, autonomous automobiles… Read More »

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Product Recalls and Burn Injuries

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Defective products can result in many different types of personal injuries, and sometimes those injuries can be debilitating. Two recent product recalls, both products manufactured by Harbor Freight Tools, pose a risk of burn injury to users. Consumers should feel confident purchasing products without worrying about whether those products will cause serious harm due… Read More »

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Heart Medication Recalled Due to Cancer Risk

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Product recalls often vary greatly in terms of severity. In some cases, consumer goods are recalled because of a minor labeling error, posing little to no injury risk to anyone who purchased the product. On the other end of the spectrum, sometimes consumer products are subject to safety recalls because they have such a… Read More »

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FDA Plans to Speed Up Recall Notices

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When a product is recalled due to a safety defect, consumers who own the products often do not receive notice in time to prevent injuries. While many recalls occur because at least one consumer already has sustained injuries from the dangerous product, it can take awhile for news about a design, manufacturing, or marketing… Read More »

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Overheating Laptop Batteries Prompt Consumer Recall

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When they are used properly, consumer products should not pose a risk of injury to the consumers who buy and use them. However, serious product defects frequently result in recalls, and those recalls often occur only after one or more people have sustained injuries. According to a recent report from CNET, Hewlett Packard (HP)… Read More »

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Fire Hazards Are a Major Cause of Product Recalls

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In today’s marketplace, consumers are faced with an ever increasing array of choices when it comes to products available for purchase. Whether shopping online, in-store or via catalog (do they still have those?), buyers can pick and choose from a wide range of brands, models, colors and options. However, every product has at least… Read More »

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