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What Tort Reform Will Mean for Medical Malpractice Victims

May 13, 2015  ·  By HM&M

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Toyota is recalling “nearly 1.7 million vehicles around the world for various defects that may cause fuel leakage – the latest in quality control woes for the Japanese automaker.” (Y Kageyama, AP Business, 1/25). Unfortunately for Toyota, this is yet another problem that the manufacturer must face.

The recall affects several models including “the IS and GS Lexus luxury models in North America and the Avensis sedan and station wagon models in Europe.” According to Toyota, no accidents directly related to the defects have been reported but they have received nearly 300 complaints world wide.

As a car and truck accident lawyer in Chicago, I always encourage consumers to act quickly and monitor any vehicles recalls that may affect their vehicles.

May 13, 2015

Black & Decker Fined Again for Delayed Reporting of Safety Hazards

When companies receive reports and supporting evidence of safety hazards for a product they produce, they have a 24-hour window in which they are supposed to report it to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Not doing so can cause other consumers using the product to injure themselves due to the defect. Black & Decker... Read More

May 13, 2015

FDA Recalls TigerPaw II Surgical Staple Systems

An alarming number of children are injured or killed because of automobiles. In fact, a total of 638 children under the age of 12 died in a motor vehicle accident in 2013, and another 127,250 were injured, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). reported that another 184 children were killed... Read More

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