Category: Product Liability

Harbor Freight Chainsaw Recall

Harbor Freight Chainsaw Recall Lawsuit

Over 1 million chainsaws sold at Harbor Freight Tools across the U.S. are being recalled over concerns they may continue to run after being turned off, posing a risk of catastrophic injury, including death.

Keyless Car Entry

Keyless Car Carbon Monoxide Lawsuit

Dozens of deaths across the U.S. have been reported in owners of keyless cars who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning after accidentally leaving their vehicles running, according to a new report from The New York Times. A class action lawsuit was...

Medline Remedy Foaming Cleanser

B. Cepacia Infections Linked to Medline Remedy Foaming Body Cleanser

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has received at least 10 reports of infection with bacteria within the Burkholderia cepacia complex, also known as B. cepacia, associated with a Medline product, Remedy Essentials No-Rinse Cleansing Foam.

E-Cigarette

E Cigarette Lawsuit Filed in Kansas

A Kansas man who claims the spare battery to his electronic cigarette exploded inside his pocket and caused him severe burn injuries has filed a products liability lawsuit against the vape shop where he purchased the device.

Talcum powder

J&J Forced to Pay $80 Million in Talc Mesothelioma Lawsuit

A New Jersey jury on Wednesday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier, Imerys S.A., to pay $80 million in punitive damages after ruling that the companies were negligent in selling asbestos-containing talcum powder that led to the plaintiff’s...

Talcum powder

J&J Ordered to Pay $37 Million in Talcum Powder Mesothelioma Lawsuit

A state jury in New Jersey has ruled against Johnson & Johnson and one of its talc suppliers in a lawsuit filed by a man with mesothelioma, awarding him $37 million in compensatory damages after determining that his use of...

Instant Pot

InstaPot Lawsuit

Pressure cookers like the InstaPot (“Instant Pot”) have been named in dozens of lawsuits across the U.S. alleging that the devices have inadequate safety features which increase the risk for significant burn and scald injuries to consumers.

Gavel

Toyota Recalls Another 600,000 Vehicles to Repair Defective Takata Airbags

Another 600,000 Toyota vehicles in the U.S. are being recalled to fix defective Takata airbag inflators. The action represents a third wave of recalls by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Hoverboard

Milwaukee Family Claims Hoverboard Fire Destroyed Their Home on Christmas Day

A family from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is claiming that a hoverboard sparked a house fire that destroyed their home on Christmas.

Power Pressure Cooker XL

Baby Suffers Burns, Requires Amputation from Exploding Pressure Cooker

A 2-year-old girl was severely burned after a pressure cooker overflowed at her grandmother's home. The toddler’s injury was so bad that one of her legs had to be amputated.