Category Archives: Product Liability

Lawsuits Against Foreign Manufacturers: Difficulties Obtaining Jurisdiction

Posted on April 5, 2024
By Larry Coben, Anapol Weiss Shareholder Published: The Legal Intelligencer Every day, consumers, workers, and sports enthusiasts use products made in other countries and then imported to the United States. Imports of consumer goods to the United States reached an all-time high in 2022. Americans’ reliance on and use of products designed, manufactured, and then imported to the U.S. from...
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CDC and FDA Issues New Warnings and Additional Recall Notices: Drug-resistant bacteria connected to eye drops leads to 3 deaths, 8 reported cases of vision loss, and 4 reports of surgical removal of eyeballs

Posted on March 14, 2023
After the recall of EzriCare & Delsma Pharma: Artificial Tears Lubricant Eye Drops in February 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now issued voluntary recall of two more eye drops. Apotex and Pharmedica, the drugs' companies, said they recalled their products, Apotex: Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution, 0.15%, and Purely Soothing: 15% MSM Drops, respectively, due to sterility...
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2023 Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaners Recall & Class Action Lawsuit

Posted on February 17, 2023
Colgate-Palmolive has recently announced a recall of its popular Fabuloso Multi-Purpose Cleaners due to concerns that the products may expose consumers to harmful bacteria. This Feb. 8, 2023 recall was in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Consumers who have purchased these products are recommended to stop using them immediately. Why were the Fabuloso products recalled? The recall...
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Corporations Are Subject to Product Liability Suit in States Where They Market Their Products

Posted on August 4, 2021
Holding Multi-National and Interstate Corporations Subject To Suit In The States Where They Market Their Products Is Appropriate. When the defendant’s product—designed and sold outside the Commonwealth—is used in the forum state while in a defective condition (that existed when it was first released into the stream of commerce) and the injury occurs in the forum, the tort has “arisen...
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Pennsylvania Products Liability Law and The Consumer Expectation Test of Defect

Posted on August 4, 2021
Protecting Consumers From Defective Products Every day, millions of Pennsylvanians purchase or use products designed, manufactured and distributed by companies yearning for a profit and distributing their goods across this country. Whether the product is as simple as a ladder or a helmet, or as complex as a motor vehicle filled with electronic gadgetry, we all depend upon these consumer...
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Autonomous Vehicles—Collision Avoidance Technology

Posted on August 4, 2021
Making It Easier and Safer: How Should The Civil Justice System Respond? In 1968, Herbie was the star of a movie called The Love Bug. Herbie was a fictionalized version of what the auto industry and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now call “autonomous” or “driverless vehicles”. Over the years, movie goers and TV audiences have laughed, cheered and...
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7 Most Common Defenses to Product Liability Claims 

Posted on May 3, 2021
Defenses to product liability claims are employed by companies to avoid paying out damages in the event of a personal injury lawsuit. The act of filing a claim for product liability can seem daunting. After suffering an injury through no fault of their own, many victims are then faced with the stress of rapidly accumulating medical bills, painful recovery, and...
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