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Chevy Bolt Recall- Everything You Need To Know
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.
GM decided on August 23, 2021 to expand its 2020 recall of 2017 to 2019 Chevrolet Bolts for fires caused by the batteries in the electric vehicles. The timing and expansion of the recall to all Chevrolet Bolts raise many questions. Originally, GM recalled just the 2017 to 2019 Bolts with a software …
What can I do if I can’t afford a lawyer for my product liability case?
By stephen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Monday, November 23, 2020.
When you’ve decided to purchase a product, you’re trusting that the manufacturer has taken the proper measures to ensure your safety. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Whether you’ve been harmed by dangerous prescription drugs, defective medical equipment, e-cigarette explosions, or been in a car accident at the result of a faulty auto …
Get to Know the Different Types of Product Liability
By stephen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Monday, August 24, 2020.
“it’s important to trust the companies that market their products to us as functional and safe”   We all live different lifestyles that come with different personal needs, but aside from those living self-sufficiently off the grid, we’re all consumers of different products. For most of us, there are essential items we all …
Kristensen LLP Files 2nd Lawsuit Against Polaris Industries for Product Liability and Negligence
By stephen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Monday, August 24, 2020.
When we engage in certain activities – whether for work or for fun – we need to purchase and use the proper equipment to accomplish our goals while also keeping us safe. Whether the hobby is fishing, which often requires a fishing pole and a life jacket, or biking, which requires a bicycle …
Kristensen LLP Helps Small Farmer Win Big Against Bayer and BASF in Product Liability Case
By stephen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Monday, August 24, 2020.
In every country, state, and community, there are industries that are the heart and backbone of their culture, economy, and life. Although this can certainly vary from place to place, a few are constant – one in particular: Agriculture.   The hard work and efforts of those in the agriculture industry are felt …
What Evidence Do You Need to Prove Negligence?
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Personal Injuries on Monday, December 30, 2019.
When misfortune befalls us, it’s a natural response to point the finger at something or someone that caused the incident to take place. The sequence of events may be simple – such as a plate being knocked off the counter and breaking – or it may be more complex – such as a …
Types of Claims Involving Defective Products
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Friday, July 19, 2019.
In this day and age, it’s very difficult to live a life independent from commercial manufacturers. There was a time when clothes, food, home appliances, and everything else could be created yourself or purchased from someone you knew who had the means. Now, we rely on big businesses to provide us with the …
Infant Products Are Not Tested As Much as You Think They Are
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
Most new parents have their go-to brand that they use for all their child’s needs. Fisher-Price is one of the largest companies in the market of early childhood furniture, toys, and care items. Did you know that they often do not test their products as much as we would like to believe they …
BOB Strollers Defective With Potential for Injury
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in News on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
After hundreds of reported crashes, at least 50 injuries and reports of up to 100 injuries, the manufacture of the popular BOB jogging stroller cut a deal with the Trump Administration’s Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) to avoid recalling the jogging strollers. The front wheel of the strollers can suddenly detach because the …
Companies Must Report When Their Product Cause an Unreasonable Risk of Serious Injury
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Saturday, June 30, 2018.
On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Polaris Industries, Inc. (“Polaris”) will pay a $27.25 million civil penalty. Companies Must Report When Their Product Cause an Unreasonable Risk of Serious Injury The Consumer Product Safety Act of 1972 dictates that companies must follow certain safety standards to ensure …