Personal Injury Lawyers Warn of Fatal Complications with Bath Refinisher

Personal injury lawyers recently came across an announcement made by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding a common paint stripping chemical that is often used to refinish bathtubs. The substance, called methylene chloride, is commonly used as a paint remover or degreaser in industrial and home improvement products. The CDC's announcement served as a warning against using any products containing the substance which Michigan State University research discovered was the cause for 13 deaths between 2000 and 2011. The 13 victims were workers who had used methylene chloride products to refinish bathtubs. In its … [Read more...]

Defective products are dangerous products, potentially causing injury or death

Have you heard about a defective product? Something dangerous that injures and harms an innocent consumer or child? Chances are that the defective product was not made in the USA, but by a manufacturer outside of our borders and our legal rules. Research performed by the American Association for Justice last year has shown that 83% of defective product recalls announced in 2009 by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, or the CPSC, were from foreign manufacturers. These foreign made products are ones that are unsafe, dangerous, or pose a safety hazard to the users or others. Let’s look at the data and numbers to see if we can make some … [Read more...]

CONSUMER ALERT – State Farm Recalls “Good Neigh Bears” Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada announced a voluntary recall by State Farm concerning a children’s toy bear. The bear figures, manufactured in China, were handed out by State Farm agents and given away at State Farm sponsored events over from 2005 on to the present. The eyes on the toy bear can be removed, posing a possible choking hazard to children. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission suggests that consumers should immediately take these toys away from children and discard them. For additional information, contact State Farm toll free at (877) 226-8079. Contact an Attorney in PA Contact … [Read more...]