product liability

LayZ Board Hoverboard confirmed as cause of deadly house fire

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has evidence that a LayZ Board brand self-balancing scooter, also known as a "hoverboard," was responsible for a March house fire that killed two little girls. LayZ Board is only one brand of the device. Its products are manufactured in [...]
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How to Avoid the Dangers of Recalled Products

Products are recalled ALL the time. It's amazing how many products we use every day that are deemed potentially unsafe. Last year, it was salmonella in peanut butter or listeria in our ice cream. How do you know if the products you're using are truly safe?
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Drug Recalls Pose Safety Concerns

A recall is when a company takes a product off the market. The action can be of the company's own will or requested by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), the agency responsible for handling food related recalls, including drugs.
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Why Should I Register My Products?

Registering your products is good for you and the company. It may seem like a waste of time, but there are benefits to consider.
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Officials puzzled by continuing salmonella outbreaks

When a food is found to be contaminated with dangerous bacteria or toxins in Tennessee, certain safety precautions are taken to protect consumers, such as recalls and media announcements. In some cases, federal agencies determine that it must oversee a company in order to ensure [...]
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Man drinks Red Bull and dies, wrongful death suit filed

In this day and age, it seems like Nashville residents have more obligations and less time. Looking for a caffeinated pick-me-up is a popular approach to help make the most out of every day. Energy drinks are a common caffeine source, and are guzzled by many on a daily basis. [...]
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Experts believe that tainted cantaloupe caused death and injury

Nashville shoppers assume that the food they purchase will be safe to consume. Food safety organizations help ensure that the manufacturing plants and growing operations follow strict protocol in order to keep consumers safe, but actions that fall outside those guidelines can [...]
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Millions of vehicles recalled for defective air bags

Car accidents can result in very serious and fatal injuries, which is why vehicles are equipped with air bags designed to protect occupants during crashes. Unfortunately, when air bags are defective, they don't provide the necessary protection for passengers and defective air [...]
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