Product Lawsuits

Potential Injuries from a Vape Battery Explosion

E-cigarettes and vape pens have grown in popularity over the past ten years. But that popularity has also been accompanied by a growing number of vape battery explosions that have caused serious injuries and several fatalities. Our defective product lawyers represent individuals in vape explosion and battery lawsuits to recover damages for their injuries. We… read more

E-Cig Explosions: Recent Developments

Although public health officials have raised doubts about the safety and effectiveness of the use of e-cigarettes as a means of cutting down or quitting smoking, many people have been turning to vaping as an alternative to cigarettes. In fact, e-cigs are used by millions of people around the world. It’s unknown if this trend… read more

Pressure Cooker Explosions Blamed for Horrific Burns

Imagine being permanently disfigured by a common kitchen appliance as you try to make dinner. According to the Consumer Product and Safety Commission, there have been dozens of complaints about exploding pressure cookers that left victims with scar-producing second and third-degree burns. Beth Morales, a Miami resident, told CBS News about her horrific experience with… read more

3M CAEv2 Military Earplugs – What You Need to Know

Many military families have closely been following recent developments regarding the allegedly defective 3M CAEv2 military earplugs. These earplugs, which were standard issue to active duty servicemembers, have been linked to chronic hearing loss and other disabilities. Veterans and active duty servicemembers who have been diagnosed with hearing loss, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), or… read more

Dangers Posed by Defective Pressure Cookers

Pressure cookers have gained traction in modern kitchens as a convenient and time-saving way to cook healthy meals in just minutes. These popular appliances trap steam beneath the lid, cooking foods at scalding temperatures topping 300 ºF.  While its usefulness is widely praised in households across the country, many people are unaware of the inherent… read more

Exploding Lithium-Ion Batteries Remain A Top Product Liability Lawsuit in 2019

Exploding lithium-ion batteries are still a source for product recalls, injuries, and product liability lawsuits. Unlike the alkaline batteries we’re used to for powering children’s toys and flashlights, newer high-powered lithium-ion batteries that charge our cell phones, laptops, tablets, and other expensive electronics can pose tremendous hazards. Last year, lithium-ion batteries allegedly caused at least… read more

Where to Turn If You’ve Been Injured by a Tristar Pressure Cooker

Throughout the country, many people have been injured by exploding pressure cookers. For example, a two-year-old girl in Florida had to undergo a leg amputation as a result of severe burns caused by an exploding pressure cooker. A two-year-old boy in Texas received second-degree burns over 14% of his body. Adults have also been severely… read more

Can Amazon be Held Liable When a Product Malfunctions?

When customers buy products from Amazon, they assume those products will be safe. Indeed, consumers obtain millions of products from Amazon, including cell phones, e-cigarettes, dog leashes, and car headlights. With Amazon’s growth, however, comes questions of liability. Imagine you obtain an e-cigarette battery from Amazon’s website. Later, that battery explodes in your pocket, setting… read more

Juul E Cigarette Lawsuit Information

JUUL is an e-cigarette company that, according to the New York Times, has captured 70% of the U.S. e-cigarette market. E-cigarettes and vaping were initially marketed as safer than smoking tobacco and as a safer alternate for adults who had smoked nicotine cigarettes. Creating a New Generation of Addicted Smokers JUUL has come under scrutiny… read more

Pressure Cooker Explosions [Infographic]

Pressure Cooker Overview Higher Temperatures The tight-fitting lid prevents steam from escaping. Pressure builds, allowing inside temperatures to rise above the normal boiling point of 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Direct Contact The steam’s heat is transferred directly to the surface of the food. Improved Safety A safety lid which is designed to prevent pressure build-up if… read more