The popular video doorbell manufacturer Ring has recalled approximately 350,000 video doorbells upon receiving multiple reports of the devices catching on fire. The fire hazard potential of these products affects the second-generation Ring doorbells. These doorbells were sold on Amazon.com and Ring’s website between June and October of 2020. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission…

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If you have been injured because of a defective product, you may have grounds to file a product liability lawsuit against one or more responsible parties, such as the designer, manufacturer, retailer, or distributor. Below are some of the common defective products sold on the marketplace. Motor vehicles components Car crashes lead the way when…

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Recalls of the popular diabetes drug metformin continue to occur after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced recently that some forms of the medicine were found to be contaminated with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a chemical that may contribute to the development of some cancers. Pharmaceutical companies recall metformin Marksans Pharma Limited, an India-based drug manufacturer,…

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Amazon has been under increasing scrutiny for defective products sold by third-party sellers. Most recently, Amazon was found liable for injuries caused by a defective battery manufactured by Lenoge. Now, dozens of products, produced by Amazon under its AmazonBasics brand name, have reportedly caught on fire or exploded, leaving Amazon open to even more lawsuits.…

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Consumers can suffer devastating burn injuries from exposure to certain defective products. Products such as defective lithium-ion batteries and e-cigarettes have been in the news for catching on fire and/or exploding. These product explosions can lead to catastrophic burns and other devastating injuries. Victims who suffer catastrophic burn injuries may require painful skin graft surgery…

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Since March 1995, all bicycle helmets, imported or manufactured in the U.S., are required by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to meet the standard established in 16 CFR Part 1203.1(c). This is a mandatory standard that covers bicycle helmets, in addition to multipurpose helmets that may also be used when riding a bicycle. The…

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Parents put their trust in the manufacturers of the baby products they purchase, believing the manufacturer has tested the products for all foreseeable uses and that the products will cause no harm. When a responsible manufacturer of baby products learns that its product is dangerous for foreseeable uses, it takes steps to minimize the damage…

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