Defective Products

Beware of Recalled Toys Still On Store Shelves

With the hustle & bustle of the holidays approaching, many parents and caregivers are scrambling to get their kids the hottest toys of the season. However, too many adults assume that if a toy has made it onto a retailer’s shelves, it is safe for children to play with. The sheer number of toys and… read more

Chemo Drug Taxotere Adds More Anguish

After enduring the physical and emotional challenge of chemotherapy battling cancer, many are now learning that their hair will never grow back – ever. A side effect of Taxotere, a chemotherapy drug, is alopecia, permanent hair loss. Taxotere, an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996, which is… read more

Dangerous and Defective Products Exploding E-Cigarettes

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Back in the day, an exploding cigar in a comedian’s mouth would have the audience rolling in the aisles.  However, when an electronic cigarette blew up in a Florida man’s face  recently, it was no laughing matter.  The e-cigarette explosion left the victim with severe burns, two missing front teeth,… read more

Chrysler Recalls Thousands of Cars

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck: Ted Rosenberg Being aware of auto defects can prevent accidents.  When a car accident lawyer investigates an accident to determine the underlying cause, auto manufacturing defects are sometimes a contributing factor. Defects can arise out of the design or the manufacturing process itself. Examples include Toyota’s problem with sticking accelerators and… read more

Goodyear Recalls Tire Brand Used on Trucks Suvs and Vans

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Suffolk County Accident Lawyers Throughout the years, various tire companies have recalled tires, usually after their defective tires caused serious accidents. A tire blowout can be a source of auto accidents that result in serious injuries and death. A recent tire added to the list of recalls is Goodyear’s Wrangler… read more

Preventing Rental Car Companies From Renting Recalled Vehicles

Author: Michael Gluck In 2010, a Santa Cruz California mother, Cathy Houck learned that Enterprise-Rent-A-Car had no policy about not renting cars that were subject to federal safety recall. A month prior to the accident that killed her two daughters, Enterprise had received a federal safety recall on the Chrysler P.T. Cruiser for steering fluid… read more