Product Liability

Defective Michaels vases
CPSC Sues Michaels Stores Over Defective Vases

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently filed suit against Michaels Stores Inc. for failing to report a serious safety hazard with one of its products. According to the complaint, the craft retailer was selling vases that were so fragile that they could break in...

Ikea crib mattress recall
Child Safety Alert: IKEA Crib Mattress Recall Expanded

As San Diego child injury attorneys, we want to share an important update to a recent recall involving crib mattresses sold by IKEA. The existing crib mattress recall has been expanded to include an additional 131,000 mattresses. In January, IKEA announced the recall of approximately 169,000 VYSSA...

Ford Motor Co. recently announced the recall of nearly 400,000 Ford Fiestas, Ford Fusions, and Lincoln MKZ sedans.
Ford Issues Auto Recall Over Faulty Door Latches

Ford Motor Co. recently announced the recall of nearly 400,000 Ford Fiestas, Ford Fusions, and Lincoln MKZ sedans. Due to a latch defect, the doors can fly open while the vehicle is moving. According to Ford, the pawl spring tab on the vehicles can break and...

Trek bike recall
Trek Recalls 900,000 Bikes: Faulty Brakes Pose Crash Hazard

Riding a bicycle on the streets of San Diego can be risky without having to worry that your equipment might fail. So if you own a Trek bicycle, you may want to check to see if it is impacted by a massive recall involving nearly...

Federal Government Seeking to Boost Auto Recall Success Rate
Federal Government Seeking to Boost Auto Recall Success Rate

Did you know that one out of every seven vehicles on the road has an unrepaired defect? In fact, according to recent data, approximately one-third of all recalled vehicles are never fixed. As San Diego injury lawyers, the statistics are alarming, particularly given the growing number...

New Transportation Bill Would Allow Regulator to Halt Sales of Defective Vehicles
New Transportation Bill Would Allow Regulator to Halt Sales of Defective Vehicles

A wide-ranging transportation bill currently under consideration in Congress would give the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) new authority to address dangerous and defective motor vehicles. The regulator would be able to stop auto manufacturers from selling vehicles with dangerous safety defects or “in...

Defective Patio Chairs Sold at Home Depot Pose Fall Hazard
Defective Patio Chairs Sold at Home Depot Pose Fall Hazard

As the summer approaches, many San Diego residents will likely spend more time on their decks and patios. If you recently purchased outdoor furniture from Home Depot, you will want check to see if it is subject to a recent recall. According to the Consumer Product...

The Consumer Product Safety Administration (CPSC) is investigating whether laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators poses a health hazard to consumers.
Regulators Examining Safety of Lumber Liquidators Laminate Flooring

The Consumer Product Safety Administration (CPSC) is currently investigating whether laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. poses a health hazard to consumers. The product, which is manufactured in China, is suspected to contain high levels of formaldehyde, which is a known human carcinogen. Last...

If your child plays hockey, you may want to check his or her equipment. Bauer Hockey is recalling several models of goalie masks and replacement cages.
Child Product Safety Alert: Hockey Goalie Masks Recalled

If your child plays hockey, you may want to check his or her equipment. Bauer Hockey is recalling several models of goalie masks and replacement cages. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the metal wires on the cages can break and cause a...