We rely on manufactured products every day. When those products turn out to be defective, they can end up causing serious injuries. The legal standards for product liability differ from those of normal injury cases. Lawyers have submitted articles to this section of the KnowledgeBase that discuss some of the issues that arise in a suit over a defective product, including the applicable laws and evidentiary standards.
Recent FindLaw Dangerous Products Articles
- Birth control device Essure linked to woman’s death
Provided by: Devereaux, Stokes, Nolan, Fernandez & Leonard, P.C.
A number of women have reported that they suffered painful side effects after having the Essure birth control device implanted. Read More »
- Fungal Meningitis: What You Need To Know
Provided by: Injury Attorney
The New England Compounding Center, has recalled more than 17,000 doses of contaminated steroid injections and experts worry that as many as 14,000 patients could be at risk of contracting meningitis. Read More »
- Compensation may be available for chain saw injuries caused by defects
Provided by: Dallas W. Hartman P.C.
Chainsaw injuries can be serious, but there might be a resources pool available to help cover medical bills and other costs. Read More »
- DES Linked to Serious Health Issues for Multiple Generations
Provided by: Aaron M. Levine & Associates
Studies have not only linked prenatal diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure to increased cancer and infertility rates in DES daughters, but the children of DES daughters may also be subject to birth defects because of DES prescribed to their grandmother decades earlier. Read More »
- Doctor Proposes Information Tech to Reduce Prescription Errors
Provided by: Miami Medical Malpractice Attorney
A study found that drug-related errors accounted for about a quarter of all preventable patient injuries. The study estimated that between 10 percent and 15 percent of prescriptions contain errors. Read More »