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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 …
U.S. Veterans File Lawsuit Against 3M Over Defective Combat Ear Plugs
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Defective Products on Monday, February 18, 2019.
A call to service is one of the most noble traits a person can possess, and there is no higher embodiment of this trait than seen in those who dedicate their life in service of protecting our country – the men and women of our military. It is a remarkable individual who chooses …
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 …
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.
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
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 their products do not cause “unreasonable or substantial risks.” Furthermore, should a company’s product cause a serious injury or death, it has an …
Who Is Liable for Product Liability? You Wouldn’t Believe That You Can Sue THEM ALL!
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Friday, December 8, 2017.
It’s no secret that product liability lawsuits bring the most costly personal injury jury awards in the U.S. With the number of product liability complaints climbing upwards every year – and nearly every item in our possession being at high risk of exploding, catching fire or causing us injuries otherwise – it’s essential …
Los Angeles Woman Filed Product Liability Lawsuit Against NutriBullet
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Product Liability on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
The Dangers of Defective Products When purchasing a product, the last thing you should have to worry about is your personal safety. Yet countless people throughout Southern California are injured by defective products each day. The results can be devastating. Some have suffered catastrophic injuries that will require a lifetime of medical attention …