Category: Dangerous Products
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
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
Branch Law Firm Files First New Mexico Talcum Powder Lawsuit Against Johnson and Johnson
On May 12, 2016, the Branch Law Firm filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, LLC; Imerys Talc America, Inc.; and Ethicon Endo-Surgery. This is the first lawsuit in New Mexico against these companies for their talcum products. The litigation against these defendants will be groundbreaking in New Mexico and… read more
Medical Malpractice Reform Should Focus On Patient Safety
Medical Malpractice reform has been receiving much attention recently with the introduction of H.R. 5, which seeks to impose national tort reform measures, including the imposition of caps on non-economic damages as well as potentially taking away the right to trial by jury in some medical malpractice cases. As New Mexico medical malpractice lawyers, we… read more
Zimmer Durom Cup Lawsuits On The Rise
The Zimmer Durom Cup, also known as the Zimmer Durom Acetabular Component, was introduced in the U.S. in 2006 and meant to be an improvement over traditional hip replacement components. Instead of using screws, cement, or epoxy to secure the Cup, the Cup was intended to bond to the patient’s hip socket as bone grows… 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