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Eric T. Chaffin

Former FBI Director Appointed to Oversee Takata Compensation Fund

Back in August 2014, General Motors (GM) set up a compensation fund for those injured by its faulty ignition switches. Individuals who were driving a GM vehicle when the ignition switch turned off and who suffered injuries, as a result, […]

Dori Milner

E-Cigarettes Used at Higher Power Levels Found to Emit Benzene

E-cigarette manufacturers often advertise their products as being safer than traditional cigarettes because they don’t include tobacco or any of the related cancer-causing chemicals. But several recent studies are now calling that claim into question, as the nicotine solutions used […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Arizona Man Says Ridgid Table Saw Defective Without Flesh-Sensing Tech

Back in 2010, a Massachusetts jury awarded a man $1.5 million in damages after he injured his hand on a Ryobi table saw that lacked flesh-sensing technology that would have prevented the injury. Such technology was introduced back in 2000, […]

Steven Cohn

Miami Woman Warns Consumers to Beware Pressure Cooker Explosions

A Miami woman is warning other consumers to beware of their Tristar Pressure Cookers. In a recent CBS News article, the woman explained that she was using her pressure cooker to make a stew when the cooker exploded, causing her […]

Steven Cohn

IKEA Recalls 33,000+ Beach Chairs for Finger Amputation Hazards

On January 27, 2017, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of more than 33,000 IKEA MYSINGSO beach chairs. These are foldable chairs with a wood base and an attached polyester fabric seat. The recall includes several […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Takata Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Tries to Move Forward

After a record year of Takata air bag recalls in 2016, recalls continue to rise. Several automakers have announced additional recalls, adding to the already millions of inflators that were previously recalled. Honda, the automaker most affected by Takata airbag […]

Steven Cohn

Oklahoma Man Brings Class Action Washing Machine Suit Against Samsung

An Oklahoma man has filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics, stating that the company’s home washing machines are dangerously defective. In some cases, they have been reported to actually “explode,” forcing the lids off and potentially injuring consumers. […]

Dori Milner

Little Girl Suffers Nicotine Poisoning from E-Cigarette Solution

While electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) were initially touted as being much safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes, recent research has highlighted a number of safety concerns associated with them. There have been instances where the devices have exploded and injured consumers. In […]

Roopal Luhana

Number of Cases in Xarelto MDL Nears 14,000

It was over two years ago now that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated all federally filed Xarelto lawsuits into one court in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Now, there are over 13,000 cases pending in that […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

New Plaintiffs Joining Old Stryker Consolidated Litigation

New Stryker hip replacement lawsuits are being filed by plaintiffs injured by the LFIT V40 femoral head, a component of their hip implant. Some are calling this new group of lawsuits the “second wave.” Stryker has been defending lawsuits involving […]