Category: Consumer Safety
What Makes a Product Unreasonably Dangerous or Defective?
When you shop for products for yourself and for your family, you probably assume that the products that end up in your hands and then the hands of those you love are safe for their intended use. Unfortunately, that is not always how it goes. Unsafe, dangerous, and defective consumer products end up slipping through… read more
Recalled Auto Accidents
Vehicle accidents occur in a wide variety of ways, most commonly due to the negligent actions of other drivers. However, there are times when vehicle accidents in New Mexico occur as a result of a defective vehicle or vehicle part. Do you know what to do if you are involved in an accident as a… read more
What Are the Dangers of Marketing Defects?
Defective products can lead to serious injuries or illnesses for consumers. Companies, manufacturers, retailers, and distributors all have a responsibility to ensure that products are safe to use and consume. However, it is possible for corporations to cause harm to consumers even if a product is not directly defective because they may have marketing defects… read more
Harvard Study Links Avandia To Increased Risk of Heart Attack
A soon-to-be-published report by the American Diabetes Association has found that the number of heart attacks by diabetic patients who took Avandia is double that of those who took a different oral diabetic medication. In the study, Harvard University researchers analyzed clinical data from more than 26,375 patients from 2000 to 2006 in the Boston… read more
New Mexico Defective Products – Crib Recalls Escalate
Less than a month into 2010, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has already recalled dozens of products – including a massive crib recall of 635,000 Dorel Asia Cribs. The recall came after reports of 10 separate injuries and one infant death as a result of being trapped and strangled by a defective crib. The Dorel… read more