Category: Product Liability

Portable Generators Create Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted on January 14, 2014 in Product Liability

The Consumer Product Safety Commission recently warned consumers about the dangers of portable generators, particularly in enclosed spaces. According to the commission, portable generators caused 800 carbon monoxide deaths in the United States from 1999...Read More

Electric Car Catches Fire in Washington State

Posted on November 4, 2013 in Product Liability

An electric powered Tesla Model S caught fire recently in Kent, Washington, reviving concerns about the safety of electric-powered vehicles. According to the vehicle’s manufacturer, the fire occurred when the car came into contact with...Read More

Toyota Ordered to Pay Highest Civil Fine to Date

Posted on February 26, 2013 in Car Accidents, Product Liability, Traumatic Injuries

The National Highway Safety Administration announced recently that Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to pay $17.35 million in civil fines as a result of the auto giant’s failure to report a safety defect to the...Read More

Federal Agency Oversees Recalls of Vehicle Defects

Posted on February 18, 2013 in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Product Liability

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration announced recently that it had recalled more than 17.8 million products during 2012. The NHTSA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation, is responsible for setting safety standards...Read More

Yakima Area Car Accident Attorneys Warns Consumers about Counterfeit Air Bags

Posted on November 21, 2012 in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Product Liability

Yakima area car accident attorney Mariano Morales urges consumers to heed a recent advisory by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration  about the use of counterfeit airbags to replace those damaged in some vehicle...Read More

Off-Road and Recreational Motorists in Washington State Should Use Caution

Posted on October 19, 2012 in Personal Injury, Product Liability

Washington State offers numerous and varied outdoor opportunities throughout the year. Whether you prefer water skiing, snow skiing, four-wheeling or snowmobiling, Washington State has the terrain for you. Many of these outdoor recreational activities, however,...Read More

What Happens When a Defect Causes a Car Accident?

Posted on October 17, 2012 in Car Accidents, Product Liability

Millions of traffic accidents take place throughout the country each year, and most are the result of someone’s negligence. When most of us think of a negligent party, or a person at fault in an...Read More

Sears Recalls Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

Posted on September 20, 2012 in Product Liability

Retail giant Sears, Roebuck & Co. issued a voluntary recall last month that covers almost 800,000 Kenmore dehumidifiers, according to CPSC reports. The recall was issued as a result of complaints that the units can...Read More

Product Liability Cases in Washington

Posted on May 31, 2012 in Product Liability

If you have been injured as a result of a defective product, then you may have a compensable product liability case. What does this mean? Product liability is a specialized area of tort law, or...Read More

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