Crossbow hunters here in West Virginia will likely be very interested in a recent recall that has taken place nationwide. TenPoint Crossbow Technologies, a popular maker of crossbows and related items, has issued a recall for roughly 127,000 crossbows. This recall includes nine different models of both TenPoint and Wicked Ridge bows due to the fact that they are considered dangerous or defective products.
West Virginia residents are most likely not strangers to the act of enjoying a bowl of ice cream on occasion. A recent lawsuit was filed in connection with suspected dangerous or defective products that some say can lead to serious illness when consumed. The man who filed the lawsuit claims that he came close to dying after eating ice cream from a particular creamery.
West Virginia residents may be interested in a recent settlement agreement that took place. A well-known pharmaceutical company has recently agreed to a settlement of over $2.3 billion. This is to settle a number of pending lawsuits that occurred after one of the company's drugs allegedly caused bladder cancer in consumers. The company says that this settlement will be able to resolve most of the pending dangerous or defective products lawsuits.
People here in West Virginia put their faith into food manufacturers and companies to ensure that all safety warnings and ingredients are properly placed on the packaging or labels of products. Sadly, one of the reasons that there are dangerous or defective products on the market is because this is not always done. This oversight puts consumers at serious risk, which in extreme cases, could lead to someone's death.
Practicing bike safety while riding is crucial for West Virginia residents who enjoy their bicycles rides. At the same time, it is just as important for the bike itself to be safe. Unfortunately, when dangerous or defective products are at play, a faulty bike could turn a pleasant ride into a harmful tragedy.
West Virginia parents and parents throughout the country are told to use car seats and booster seats in order to protect their children from serious injuries in the event that a car accident occurs. However, even when properly restrained, injuries can still occur if dangerous or defective products are designed, manufactured and sold to consumers. A man from another state has filed a lawsuit against the makers of a car seat, saying that the seat failed to adequately protect his young daughter from harm in an accident.
When West Virginia residents are sick, there are numerous medications that can help treat the illness or condition. Under most circumstances, medication works very well. Unfortunately, when the drug is not adequately tested, it can sometimes threaten the safety of consumers. This is true for all types of dangerous or defective products, and consumers have the legal right to consider a products liability claim when circumstances warrant.
Blue Bell ice cream is one of the most beloved dairy products brands in West Virginia. In fact, it is a brand that isn't often heard in the news in a negative light. Unfortunately, after nearly 110 years of no problems or mentions of dangerous or defective products, Blue Bell may be the recent culprit of a listeria outbreak.
Anything that is purchased in West Virginia and throughout the rest of the country can be deemed a defective product. When most people think about dangerous or defective products, they tend to think about cars and appliances. However, defective food products are becoming more and more common. Whether it is an airbag defect or a problem with the quality of a food, defective products can be very dangerous and cause serious injuries to consumers.
West Virginia residents may be interested to hear that Graco is going to be out $10 million after paying a fine and creating new safety programs for its car seats. Apparently, this all has to do with roughly 4 million car seats that Graco failed to promptly recall as dangerous or defective products. The car seats had a buckle that was defective, which made it difficult for a child to be released from the harness in the event of an emergency.