Product Liability

Auto Safety Alert: Another Ignition Switch Recall
Auto Safety Alert: Another Ignition Switch Recall

As San Diego product liability lawyers, we want our readers to be aware of a very important auto recall. Chrysler Group LLC recently announced a recall to fix faulty ignition switches. According to documents filed with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), the defective ignition...

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has ordered Takata to keep all defective airbag inflators that are removed during the recall process.
Takata Ordered to Preserve Defective Air Bags

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has ordered Takata to keep all defective airbag inflators that are removed during the recall process. The order is intended to preserve the evidence for both the NHTSA’s investigation and private product liability lawsuits. As previously discussed on this...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning regarding drugs used to treat low testosterone in men.
FDA Mandating Tougher Warnings for Testosterone Drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning regarding drugs used to treat low testosterone in men. The agency warns that the increasingly popular medications come with serious risks and now requires drug makers to add specific warnings to their labels. In response...

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced the recall of Dream On Me’s 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle.
Child Product Safety Recall: Dream On Me 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle

Sleep safety is extremely important for infants. Therefore, we want to be sure that all San Diego parents are aware of an important child product recall. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced the recall of Dream On Me’s 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle. According to...

As San Diego injury lawyers, we join consumer safety advocates in calling on Congress to pass legislation that would improve rental car safety.
Congress Considering Rental Car Safety Legislation

As San Diego injury lawyers, we join federal regulators, consumer safety advocates, and elected officials in calling on Congress to pass legislation that would improve rental car safety. The Grow America Act would specifically require rental car agencies and used car dealers to fix safety...

Takata fined for failing to cooperate with airbag investigation
Takata Fined for Failing to Cooperate in Airbag Investigation

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that airbag manufacturer Takata will be fined $14,000 per day for failing to fully cooperate with the agency’s investigation. “Safety is a shared responsibility and Takata’s failure to fully cooperate with our investigation is unacceptable and will...

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced the recall of nearly 1,500 defective bike helmets.
Recall Alert: Defective Bike Helmets May Fail to Prevent Head Injuries

Earlier this month, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of nearly 1,500 bicycle helmets. According to the CPSC, the 2015 SCOTT® Vanish Evo Bicycle Helmets do not comply with federal safety standards. As we have previously discussed on this San Diego Injury Blog,...

A recent report reveals that manufacturers rarely publish product recalls on social media, ignoringa key tool for spreading awareness of dangerous products.
Should Product Recalls Be Publicized Via Social Media?

A recent report reveals that manufacturers rarely publish product recall information on social media. As San Diego product liability lawyers, we are concerned that companies are not using all of the tools at their disposal to notify the public about defective products. Kids In Danger’s report...

Product Safety Alert: Children’s Bikes Recalled
Product Safety Alert: Children’s Bikes Recalled

Bicycle crashes are common, particularly among younger riders. In addition to requiring kids to always wear helmets, it is also important to verify that their bikes are functioning properly. With this in mind, we would like to share a recent bicycle recall involving 2014 Marin MBX...

NHTSA Fines California Company for Defective Wheelchair Lifts
NHTSA Fines California Company for Defective Wheelchair Lifts

As San Diego product liability lawyers, we are always alarmed when companies fail to address safety defects. Most recently, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) fined a California company for continuing to sell defective wheelchair lifts despite a known fire hazard. Ricon Corp. will pay...