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Why the Family of the Teen Killed Last Year in a Tesla Crash is Suing the Car Manufacturer and What You’d Need to Know if it Happened to Your Loved One

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The South Florida Sun Sentinel has reported that the family of an 18-year-old boy who was killed last year in a fiery Tesla crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the car manufacturer and one of its Broward County employees. The lawsuit alleges that the car was defective and that the worker negligently… Read More »

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Hoverboards and Fires: The Problem That is (Still) Inflamed Across the Country

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Since hoverboards came onto the scene a few years ago, children and adults around the country have enjoyed using these devices. They still remain one of the hottest electronics on the market and were probably under many trees this past Christmas. The self-balancing scooters are clearly a popular source of entertainment. However, they aren’t… Read More »

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From Tobacco to Technology: the Explosion Risks that Come with E-Cigarettes

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Over the last decade, we have all watched the once-popular cigarette advertisements be replaced with those for electronic cigarettes, otherwise known as e-cigarettes. This reflects the significant shift that has moved many people who used to smoke regular cigarettes to e-cigarettes, a phenomenon that is largely due to the fact that e-cigarettes are commonly… Read More »

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When Products Fail: What You Should Know About Product Liability Lawsuits

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Throughout your day, you most likely use many products that have been manufactured without a second thought. After all, everything from the food we eat to the cars we drive to even the clothing we wear can be considered a “product”. Most of the time, these products operate in the capacity in which they… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions About Products Liability Claims

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In July 2014, a West Palm Beach teen accidentally shot himself in the head with an air rifle. His mom recently filed a lawsuit against the rifle manufacturer, alleging that the rifle was in “safety mode” when it fired pellets into her son’s head. He suffered physical injuries, as well as depression and post-traumatic… Read More »

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Products Liability Law and Marketing Defects

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Anyone injured by a defective product in Florida may file a products liability claim against the person, or persons, who made, sold and distributed that product. The injured party must allege that a defect in the product design, manufacture or marketing caused the harm. (There could be more than one type of product defect… Read More »

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Lawsuits Filed Against Medical Device Manufacturer

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Multiple lawsuits have been filed against Cordis Corporation, a company based in Miami Lakes that manufactures medical devices. According to these lawsuits, vascular filters manufactured by Cordis are prone to fracture, disintegration, and migration through the blood system. One of these lawsuits was filed by the family of a New Jersey resident who died… Read More »

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Florida, Other States Reach Settlement Agreement Over Car Defect

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Consumers expect that when they purchase a car or any other product that it will function properly and safely. So it’s a big deal when a company conceals a defect that could result in hundreds, thousands or even millions of injuries. General Motors Company recently agreed to pay $120 million to 49 states and… Read More »

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Is a Commonly Used Pesticide Safe for Human Use?

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Multiple class action lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturer of a weed killer that people claim has made them sick. A Cape Coral man recently joined a lawsuit alleging that he used Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer regularly for 30 years and that exposure to the product’s main ingredient, glyphosate, led to his non-hodgkin’s… Read More »

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Toxic Fumes on Airplanes

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In May an international flight traveling from Orlando to the United Kingdom turned around after two crew members and more than a dozen passengers became ill from inhaling toxic fumes that were contaminating the cabin air. This was a Thomson Airways Flight, but similar incidents have occurred on Alaska Airlines, American Airlines and British… Read More »

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