What to Do If You’re Injured by a Recalled Product
Consumers are surrounded
by products we rely on in our day-to-day lives.
Our vehicles get us where we need to go. We use appliances to keep our clothes, dishes, and homes clean. Some of us depend on medical devices to keep us in good health.
these products fail, people can get injured especially if the product has been
If you’ve suffered from an injury from a recalled product, you may be able to start a claim and receive compensation. However, product liability claims and product recalls can be complex and confusing. Read on to learn more about how the process works.
Contigo’s kids cleanable water bottles are a popular reusable drinking cup for young children. The clear silicone spout can detach, posing a choking hazard to children, and 5.7 million of the products have been recalled.
Thousands of people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured each year by dangerous consumer products, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). These deaths and injuries are the result of products that have design or manufacturing defects or lack adequate warnings about their inherent risks.
In 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated that hospital emergency rooms across the country treated 262,300 toy-related injuries. And, 74 percent of those injuries were to children under the age of 15. In fact, more than 92,000 were to those under 5 years of age. When choosing your gifts this holiday season, choose safety as a priority. Continue reading “Make Safety a Priority When Shopping This Holiday Season”
Are you a new parent or thinking about family planning? One of the top priorities for new parents is nursery safety. You and your new baby will spend many hours in the nursery, so it is imperative to have this space as safe as possible. Continue reading “Baby Proofing Your Nursery”