Category: Product Injury

Salmonella Poisoning case: peanut business executive goes to jail

In this interesting salmonella poisoning case, an executive with a peanut company was sentenced to 28 years in jail according to multiple media reports. This salmonella poisoning case has garnered national media attention. Here are links to various articles about the case including the sentence handed down in this salmonella poisoning case. USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2015/09/21/peanut-executive-salmonella-sentencing/72549166/ and…

Do I have a case? Defective Product Personal Injury claims overview

Defective product personal injury claims involve an area of the law called “products liability”, which is a combination of strands of neligence, strict liability law, and warranty law. Manufacturers and sellers of products have a responsibility to make and sell safe products. And if their products do contain potential dangers, then the law requires the manufacturer to…

Dangerous nail products ingredients linked to illness, harm

The New York Times has published a series of articles about dangerous nail products ingredients, which can be found here http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/11/nyregion/nail-salon-workers-in-nyc-face-hazardous-chemicals.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0 . The articles in the New York Times talk about illnesses and tragedies that are being found in nail salons all across the United States. According to the article there are complaints of abnormal fetal development, respiratory…

Yamaha Viking VI side by side vehicle defective wheel could injure or kill

The 2015 Yamaha Viking VI contains a hazard that could cause the wheels to loosen or fall off which could lead to a wreck and serious personal injury or death, according to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The wheels on the Viking VI could fall off or loosen causing the operator to lose…

Berea trailer fire results in tragedy

A Berea trailer fire resulted in tragedy taking the lives of the parents and a child who were inside the trailer on Saturday December 20th, 2014. Berea is a community located in Greenville, SC. This is a heartbreaking story occurring at Christmas – a story that hopefully provide more answers in the days and weeks ahead.  Fortunately, some…