Category: Products Liability

Remington Rifle Trigger Defect

Posted on December 13, 2016 by CustomerBloom

If you own a Remington Model 700 Rifle, call us now at 866-957-5237! If you own a a Remington Model 700 Rifle, you may be entitled to compensation by filing a class action suit and our lawyers can help. It has been determined that The Remington Model 700 and a dozen other Remington rifles can…

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E-Cigarette Use Among Adolescents Now a “Major Public Health Concern” According to Surgeon General

Posted on December 9, 2016 by CustomerBloom

The use of electronic cigarettes (also referred to as e-cigarettes, vapes, and vape pens) is soaring in the US, especially among teenagers and young adults. Originally thought to be (and still often marketed as) a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes have been found to contain nicotine, carcinogens, and other toxic chemicals causing the boom in…

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Space Heater Safety Issues

Posted on May 18, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

During the transitional period between late winter and early spring, many people rely on space heaters as a cost-effective way to add warmth to a room without having to heat their entire house. However, faulty space heaters or space heaters that are used improperly can pose serious fire hazards. According to the Consumer Product Safety…

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Improving Patient Safety Through More Efficient Medical Device Recalls

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

Imagine that you have a pacemaker. Then imagine that you find out that a certain type of pacemaker is being recalled because it is fitted with a defective component and has been determined to be unsafe. How will you know whether your pacemaker is included in the recall? How will your physician know? In 2013,…

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New Jersey Defective Hoverboard Lawyers: U.S. Government Declares All Hoverboards on the Market Defective and Hazardous

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

In the past three months, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) received reports that 52 hoverboards caught fire, causing over $2 million in property damage. On February 18, 2016, the CPSC issued a letter to manufacturers, importers, and retailers of self-balancing scooters, urging them to either comply with safety standards, or face being recalled…

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New Jersey Defective Product Lawyers Discuss Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Recall

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

Everyone has been annoyed by a product that inexplicably breaks or malfunctions.  But what happens when that product malfunctions and injures you or someone else?  Unfortunately, that is the reality many Americans face on a daily basis.  From seemingly benign household items like peanut butter, baby cribs and tires, the list of products that have…

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Consumer Reports Lists The 10 “Worst” Cars of 2016

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

Every year, Consumer Reports presents a list of the top 10 worst cars on the market. To determine a vehicle’s overall rating, Consumer Reports factors in a car’s road-test score, reliability, owner satisfaction, and safety (including government and insurance industry crash-test results). Many of the cars on this year’s list received a “Poor” score on…

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New Jersey Products Liability Lawyers Discuss Dangers of Mobile Medical Apps

Posted on April 11, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

Developers of mobile medical apps (MMAs) are increasingly trying to replace existing models for medical diagnostics and treatment. There is an astonishing array of MMAs on the market, many of which are available for free on iTunes. Examples include: Heart and blood pressure monitor apps (many of which rely only on an iPhone, and do…

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Airbag Poses Deadly Safety Risk — Many Affected Vehicles Have Not Been Recalled

Posted on March 29, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

Nine people have died in the United States as a result of exploding Takata-brand airbags. Numerous serious injuries have also been reported. Evidence shows that the problem is caused by an inherent design flaw of the material used to inflate the bags—ammonium nitrate. Although it is unclear what exactly is causing the ammonium nitrate propellant…

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New Jersey Product Liability Lawyers: Is There a Link Between Diabetes Medication and Pancreatic Cancer?

Posted on March 15, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

A relatively new class of drugs called “incretin mimetics” have clear benefits for people suffering from diabetes, but many are wondering whether they also raise a person’s risk of pancreatic cancer. Incretin therapies mimic natural human chemicals called incretins that increase a person’s insulin levels to keep blood sugar in check. Incretin agents have relatively…

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Harvard Study Finds Link Between E-Cigarettes and Popcorn Lung Disease

Posted on February 27, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

Electronic cigarettes, also called e-cigs or e-cigarettes, have been touted as a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes since they came onto the market in 2004. However, new research from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that e-cigarettes may be linked to an incurable condition called “popcorn lung.” Although people can be seen “vaping” (smoking…

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Airlines Ban Hoverboards Due To Dangerous Lithium-Ion Batteries

Posted on February 10, 2016 by Shebell & Shebell

Hoverboards (self-balancing electric scooters) have been everywhere in the news lately. There have been stories of people’s homes being burned to the ground because a charging hoverboard caught fire. Videos of hoverboards spontaneously exploding outdoors are going viral. Many online and brick-and-mortar stores have now pulled certain brands off of shelves to protect their customers….

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No Safety Regulations for Hoverboards Imported From China

Posted on December 30, 2015 by Shebell & Shebell

Hoverboards, also called self-balancing scooters, have flooded the American market—they are everywhere. Retailers are struggling to keep them in stock, and many celebrities have been seen riding the Segway-inspired devices. However, every day it seems that there are more reports of hoverboards catching fire and exploding. Although the cause of these fires is still under…

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Amazon Pulls Hoverboards From Its Site Due to Reports of Spontaneous Explosions

Posted on December 29, 2015 by Shebell & Shebell

Last week, pulled several brands of hoverboards from its US and UK websites due to safety concerns. Now, it has gone one step further, advising customers in the UK who purchased certain hoverboards to dispose of the defective devices.   Hoverboards are one of the most popular holiday gifts this year. People have described…

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