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

Most Recent Product Recalls Spring 2018

In our 50 plus years of representing injured New Yorkers, we have recovered for consumers injured by defective products in diverse fields and industries, including cases involving defective auto lifts, printing presses, office furniture, meat grinders,  and recycling equipment. Andrea Bonina, the partner in charge of all product liability cases, has lectured throughout New York State on product liability and has been selected to SuperLawyers for Plaintiff’s Product Liability for eleven consecutive years. Read more