Product Liability

GM Shells Out for Faulty Ignition Switches

When you buy a product, you expect it to work correctly and safely. You expect that the company will extensively test the product, and alert you to any recalls or safety concerns regarding the product. When a story surfaces like the recent investigation done against General Motors which suggests that GM not only knew about… read more

Unsecured IKEA Furniture Causes Two Deaths

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, a child dies every 2 weeks and another is injured every 24 minutes in the U.S. as a result of furniture or TVs tipping over. Furniture giant IKEA has now issued safety warnings regarding their Malm dressers, which have been available for purchase since 2002. “Consumers should… read more

Sunroofs Spontaneously Shattering, Says KPRC

The drivers who have experienced a spontaneous sunroof shattering say it sounds like a gunshot or an explosion. Then broken glass rains down onto their body. The shock of this situation would likely make it difficult to focus on driving. It sounds terrifying, yet it is happening to Houston drivers. Why is this happening, and… read more

Why Risk Product Liability Penalties?

Why are some companies so quick to sweep product liability concerns under the rug? Businesses that fail to realize they’re not exempt from the moral obligation of ensuring consumer safety will ultimately pay stiffer penalties – it’s simply a matter of time. Most consumers would hardly be surprised to learn that companies weigh the possibility… read more