Product Recall

What Is a Manufacturing Defect?

When creating a product, manufacturers need to ensure that the item is safe to use and does not pose a risk to customers. Unfortunately, even a product with a safe design can cause harm. Defects during the manufacturing process can cause a product to become unreasonably dangerous, leading to serious injuries and illnesses. If you… read more

What Is a Design Defect?

Product defects typically fall into one of three categories: manufacturing, failure to warn, and design. Manufacturing errors involve mistakes that occur when the product is assembled or created, and only a certain item or batch is affected. Failure to warn claims involve inadequate warnings and instructions that lead to injury. Design defects occur when a… read more

What Are the FDA’s Recall Categories?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for ensuring that certain products, such as medication or medical devices, are safe for patients to use. If a product contains an error that violates FDA law, the manufacturer of the product or the FDA will issue a recall for that product to protect consumers. The… read more

What Is a Medical Device Recall and What Does that Mean for You?

Medical devices, such as pacemakers, hip implants, and monitoring machines, are subject to strict regulations and testing before being placed on the market. If a device is found to be defective after its release, the manufacturer or U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) usually issues a recall for the product. However, a medical device recall… read more

How to File a Defective Product Claim

If you recently suffered injuries or other damages due to a defective product, you may be able to secure compensation for your losses by filing a defective product claim. It’s important for all Americans to know their rights as consumers, and the legal protections in place to prevent manufacturers from releasing dangerous, ineffective, or exploitative… read more

Legal Rights and Options After Being Injured by a Defective Product

Defective consumer products and goods injure hundreds of people in the United States every year. Manufacturing companies and distributers are legally obligated to ensure a product is safe before putting it in consumers’ hands, but mistakes can slip through the cracks. When a manufacturing error, design flaw, or inadequate warning lead to consumer injury, product… read more

How to Find Out if Your Car Manufacturer Is Recalling Your Car and What to Do Next

Car manufacturers may recall a make, model, or year of a vehicle for a variety of reasons if they have reason to believe the car or truck is unsafe in some capacity. Over the years, manufacturers have recalled vehicles for faulty ignition switches, sticking gas pedals, propensity to catch fire, and myriad other dangerous defects…. read more