Three days after the FDA and CDC announced a suspected link between a frozen berry mix and the contagious liver disease, hepatitis A, the product has been pulled off the shelves of Costco and East coast-based Harris Teeter stores, and a warning has been issued for consumers. The frozen berry mix, called the Organic Antioxidant Blend, is a product of Townsend Farms of Fairview, Oregon, and is Continue Reading
Product Recalls & Safety
Defective consumer products, foods, toys and other products pose a serious danger to adults and children. Now more than ever before, we hear stories of people being seriously injured due to food-related illness, faulty children’s toys and other defective products.
Continue browsing to learn about recent product recalls and your legal rights if you or a loved one are harmed due to the negligence of a manufacturer or another person.
The real trick to figuring out which cars are the most dangerous involves more than just looking at the death or injury rate. Although that statistic plays an important role, other factors, such as the age of the driver, may cause one model of car to be involved in more serious auto accidents than others, but it would not necessarily be the fault of the vehicle. According to experts, the best Continue Reading
Even though the number of deaths from unintentional poisonings has dropped sharply in the last 50 years, they’re still way too high – in fact, one fatality is way too high. Last month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) celebrated the 50th anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week, which is in fact the nation’s longest running public health campaign. When the campaign first Continue Reading
While not in the purview of our case area, we sometimes like to let our readers know about potential hazards stemming from defective products. We feel the best policy for representing the interests of consumers, workers and individuals is to identify problems before they arise. Canned tuna fish is a staple of many pantries. It’s the quintessential go-to meal – put the canned tuna in bowl, mix Continue Reading
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According to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, food poisoning affects 1 in 6 Americans annually. This means approximately 48 million people become ill due to contaminated food this year.
The Babcock Law Firm legal team talk about what it takes to win a defective product lawsuit for injuries sustained from a foodborne illness
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