Category: Product Liability

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.

NutriBullet Lean

Nevada Mom Alleges NutriBullet Explosion Caused Severe Hand Injuries

A woman from Nevada says she was crippled after a NutriBullet blender exploded and mutilated her hand. Across the U.S., dozens of similar reports have been alleged.

IKEA MALM Recall

Ikea Malm Recall Lawsuit

Ikea is recalling millions of pieces of Swedish-made furniture after 8 least children were killed in tip-over accidents involving Ikea Malm dressers and chests. Two-year-old Jozef Dudek was killed in May when an unsecured 3 drawer Malm dresser fell on...

NutriBullet Lean

NutriBullet Lawsuit

Our lawyers are filing lawsuits for people who were injured by NutriBullet, a high-speed blender that has been reported to explode during use. At least 2 dozen people have filed suit against the makers of NutriBullet, alleging the appliance caused...

Hoverboard

CPSC Recalls Hoverboards Over Fire/Explosion Risk

CPSC is recalling at least 7 brands of hoverboards for a 2nd time over concerns the devices could catch fire or explode.