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Category Archives: Product Defects


Pharmacies Pull Zantac and Generic Versions Over Possible Cancer Concerns

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CVS and other pharmacies recently pulled popular heartburn and gastrointestinal medication Zantac and its generic versions that contain ranitidine from their shelves over concerns that the products may contain dangerous levels of a carcinogenic substance. Still, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not yet officially recalled these medications. According to reports, the issue… Read More »

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Court of Appeals Finds That Online Marketplaces Like Amazon Are Liable for Defective Products Sold On Their Websites

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A recent decision out of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals finding that online marketplace retailers like Amazon.com can be liable for defective products sold by other companies on their website will have huge repercussions for consumers seeking to hold companies responsible for any harm incurred as a result of these products. Not only… Read More »

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A Simple Fix to a Number of Products Could Prevent Many Children from Being Maimed and Killed Every Year

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Just over the last 15 years, there have been over 100 cases of young children being injured by lawn mowers backing over them, resulting in at least eight deaths and a number of other children suffering from amputations of feet, fingers, hands, limbs, toes, and other body parts. Still, there is no question that… Read More »

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Exploding E-Cigarettes Can Not Only Injure, But Also Kill

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This summer has, unfortunately, seen its fair share of people injured and killed by exploding e-cigarettes, including incidents here in Florida. According to recent reporting, one in every 10 American adults has tried or regularly uses e-cigarettes. These “cigarette-like” devices are battery-powered, whereby the battery heats an “e-liquid” containing nicotine that is then released… Read More »

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