Product Liability Claims and Dangerous Drugs

Pharmaceutical drugs are designed to help with medical problems, but some of these drugs fail to perform as intended and can cause victims to suffer unnecessary and life-threatening complications. Drug manufacturers owe a duty of care to the consumers of their products to produce drugs that are safe and effective. They are also obligated to test their products to make sure they are free from defects. A consumer may be able to file a product liability claim when a dangerous drug causes an illness or injury. There are three common types of drug-related product liability claims. Read more

Auto Accidents Caused by Defects

While most accidents are the result of driver error, there are a significant number of auto accidents caused by defective vehicles or parts. A defective vehicle or auto part can cause accidents and injuries despite a driver’s best efforts to reasonably maintain their vehicle. Someone who has been injured in an accident caused by a defective vehicle, may have the right to file a product liability claim against the vehicle’s manufacturer. Read more

Product Liability: Failure to Warn

  Every year hundreds of people are killed or seriously injured because of a defective product. In a product liability case, there are three main theories under which a manufacturer can be held liable for an injury caused by its product. These theories include a design defect, a manufacturing defect, or a failure to warn. Read more

Lead Paint: Know Your Rights, Protect Your Child

America is supposed to be the land of equal opportunity, but here in New York many children’s opportunities are being stripped away by a poison hidden in the walls of their homes: lead paint. Lead poisoning can cause brain damage, behavioral problems, and decreased intelligence. Read more