Product Lawsuits

Roundup: What You Need to Know About Potential Links to Cancer

Chaffin Luhana LLP is pleased to provide you with Living Safer, your magazine for all things related to safety. Please consider reading the cover story on Roundup weed killer. The story dives into why many worry Roundup is to blame for thousands of cancer diagnoses and deaths.  It also provides insight into the science behind… read more

New Study Shows E-Cigarette Solutions May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

New research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that regular use of e-cigarettes harms blood vessel function, causing damage that often precedes cardiovascular disease. While many smokers have turned to “vaping” thinking that e-cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes, studies like these show that e-cigarettes may not be as benign… read more

Even After Rock ’N Play Recall, Inclined Infant Sleepers Still Pose Risks

On April 12, 2019, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Fisher-Price was recalling about 4.7 million Rock ’n Play infant sleepers because of risks that could lead to death. Fisher-Price had received over 30 reports of infant deaths occurring in Rock ’N Play sleepers since the products came on the market in… read more

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