Archive for the ‘Defective Products’ Category

Experts Warn There is Not Enough Emphasis on Car Seat Safety

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September is National Child Passenger Safety Month. Video highlights safer installation. According to the NHTSA, motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of death for children ages 4 to 14. In 2011, there were 171,000 children age 14 and younger injured in motor vehicle-related crashes. On average, three children age 14 and younger were killed [...]

About 200,000 General Motors SUVs Have Been Recalled

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  About 200,000 General Motors SUVs have been recalled, according to 9 News. The vehicles, model year 2006 and 2007 mid-size SUVs may have a defective switch in the driver’s door to control the power windows and power door locks. The vehicles are Chevy Trailblazers, GMC Envoys, Buick Rainiers, Saab 9-7x, and Isuzu Ascenders. Moisture [...]

Auto Accident Leaves Car On Roof

In a strange car accident in California, a man who says that he experienced mechanical failure in his driveway ended up on the roof of his neighbor’s house, according to USA Today. Fortunately, neither the driver nor his wife, who was in the car with him, were hurt. No one inside the house that the [...]

Medical Implant Defects | Denver Defective Medical Product Lawyer

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A concern regarding the testing and approval of of medical implant devices has been raised by Consumer Reports, according to 9 News. In recent years, there has been a good deal of talk around this issue, thanks in large part to a problem with particular type of metal hip implant, however Consumer Reports believes that [...]

Horse Trailer Detaches From Vehicle | Denver Product Liability Lawyer

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According to KDVR.com, a crash on Highway 34 near Loveland involving a horse trailer resulted in rescue crews having to use the Jaws of Life to free one of the two horses that was being transported in the trailer. The accident occurred around 5 pm when the trailer became unhitched from the Recreational Vehicle that [...]

Infant Teething Ring Recall

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a voluntary product recall. 7News is reporting that the recall is for Cool-it Soother teething ring made by Vulli. The CPSC says that the teething rings, if punctured, can cause bacteria and mold to grow inside the teether’s untreated liquid. This poses an ingestion hazard to infants and [...]

Cheese Contaminated with E Coli Recalled in Colorado

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According to 7NEWS, yet another defective Costco cheese product, sold only in Colorado, is now being recalled. The cheese, a batch of Mauri Gorgonzola (imported from Italy and packaged by DPI Specialty Foods of Tualatin, Oregon in one-pound clear plastic packages with sell-by dates of 01/13/11 or 01/14/11) is thought to be contaminated by E. [...]