Category: Defective 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
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
Out of Control
Unintended acceleration may cause you or a loved one major problems. People across the nation have experienced issues with specific models of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury where the electronic control throttle malfunctions causing the accelerator to make the car travel at an unsafe speed. Models of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury made and sold to the public… read more
In order to prevent dangerous blood clots from moving into the lungs and causing a pulmonary embolism, surgeons implant patients with IVC (inferior vena cava) filters. IVC filters are retrievable, wire devices designed to catch blood clots in the bloodstream before they migrate to the lungs, allowing for dissipation of the clots over time. These… read more
F.D.A. Orders More Studies On The Risks Associated With Transvaginal Mesh
As anticipated, last week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an order requiring more studies on the risks of transvaginal mesh by manufacturers. Transvaginal mesh – also referred to as vaginal mesh and pelvic mesh – has come under fire after years of reports linking serious injuries to the devices. In September, an F.D.A…. read more
DePuy Hip Linked To Metal Poisoning
More and more claims concerning the troubled DePuy Hip continue to emerge. A recent article reveals that in addition to extreme pain from the faulty medical device, other symptoms related to metal poisoning occurred. According to one DePuy Hip patient – Tony Stauffer – discussed in the San Diego news, his hair started to fall… read more
Who’s Accountable For Faulty New Mexico Medical Devices?
A recent New York Times article posed the following question: Who should be accountable when a company sells a flawed product that can injure or kill patients? Is it the company or the people who run it? We believe it’s both. We have seen hundreds of individuals throughout New Mexico who have had surgery, only… read more