New Jersey residents use dozens of products everyday, many times without thinking of the potential problems products may have. When an individual is injured because of a product, many times, a products liability lawsuit is necessary to file. In the United States, dangerous and defective products are the cause of thousands of injuries each year. Common products liability lawsuits involve auto products, toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other consumer goods.
Product recalls for the auto industry are expected to excel into the millions this year. New Jersey autos are included in these recalls. From a cup holder, to airbags, to faulty wirings these recalls range in terms of seriousness, but it doesn't change the fact that they are all classified as defective products.
New Jersey residents use hundreds of products each day. Products can be found in nearly every room of the house and everywhere we go. However, products can sometimes be dangerous and cause injuries. Depending on the severity of the injury, it can significantly impact your life. As a result, bringing a products liability claim may be necessary to compensate you for any injuries.
Every year, a number of New Jersey residents are injured or from using defective products. The law protecting those injured by dangerous products is referred to as product liability law. While there are many parallels, product liability law is different from ordinary personal injury law, in that it is may be easier for injured parties to collect damages as part of a class action. Pharmaceutical products are frequently the subject of product liability lawsuits, so the following may be of interest to readers.
High chairs are charged with holding our most precious cargo but their safety can sometimes be overlooked. New Jersey parents may have recently heard about an upsetting recall of Graco high chairs that could collapse and injure a child.
Back in March, this Wayne NJ Personal Injury Law Blog commented on breaking news regarding Johnson & Johnson's alleged decision to market the Prolift vaginal mesh implant despite lacking approval from the US. Food and Drug Administration. It has now been revealed that J&J actually sold this dangerous product after being specifically ordered to stop sales by the FDA.
New Jersey nail salons might be inadvertently exposing their clients to dangerous products implicated in birth defects and other serious illnesses, according to a recent report.
New Jersey is the scene of a series of significant products liability lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson in regard to a vaginal mesh implant it produces. Now, a new development notes that Johnson & Johnson, headquartered in New Brunswick, allegedly marketed the Gynecare Prolift for more than three years before the FDA cleared it for sale. In fact, the device may have been on the market before the FDA even knew it existed.
Pfizer's recall of oral contraceptive pills last week may affect many women in New Jersey. Concerned that pill packets might not have contained enough active pills to prevent pregnancy, the manufacturer identified 14 lots of Lo/Ovral-28 tablets and 14 lots of Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets in the recall. That is at least one million potentially problematic pills.
Acme supermarkets in New Jersey have begun pulling Enfamil products from their shelves as they join forces with other supermarkets across the country. Following the death of a 10-day-old boy of Lebanon, Missouri, the New Jersey grocery chain made the decision to remove Enfamil from their shelves, according to a news report.