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Category Archives: Product Liability

Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls

If you are a property adjuster, you are familiar with losses caused by defective products. We are seeing a significant increase in property damage caused by water and fire as a direct result of a defective product. Therefore, we would like to remind you of the following Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls…

Product Recalls and Defects

If you are a property adjuster, you are familiar with losses caused by defective products. We are seeing a significant increase in property damage caused by water and fire as a direct result of a defective product. Many firms litigate but few actually litigate a product liability matter to completion. This is why we are trying to work with you to bundle these files to increase the settlement value and decrease your operational costs associated with adjusting each claim.

Midea Dehumidifiers Recalled

Midea dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazards. Similar to our arrangement with Gree, we are working with their counsel to quickly resolve these files.

Product Recalls and Defects

Recently, we have effectively litigated product liability matters involving residential and commercial appliances, gas explosions, cellulose insulation, and sprinkler, plumbing and other water losses. Therefore, we believe we should inform you of the following Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls.

Electronic Cigarettes a Potential Fire Hazard

While viewed as a healthy and safer alternative to tobacco smoking, the advent of e-cigarettes has created its own set of hazards. E-cigarettes use lithium-ion batteries to power a heating element, which vaporizes a liquid, resulting in the simulated “smoke” of a tobacco cigarette. The lithium-ion battery presents the biggest fire hazard while in use and while being charged.

Recent Product Recalls and Defects

As recalls of defective products continue to rise, we are seeing a significant increase in property damage caused by water and fire as a direct result of a defective product. We are working with our clients to bundle these cases to increase the settlement value and decrease your operational costs. It is critical to identify… Read More »

Using Circumstantial Evidence to Prove a Product Defect

Ohio Revised Code 2307.73(B) provides that a claimant may present circumstantial evidence to establish that a manufacturer’s product was defective if the product was destroyed. When it comes to product liability claims against a manufacturer, one thing that can be detrimental to a claim is when the product is so badly damaged after a fire… Read More »

Statutes That May Make or Break Your Product Liability Claim

Product liability laws provide claimants with an avenue of recovery for injuries caused by a defective product. In general, there are two important statutes that an injured party must consider when determining if it may bring a product liability action: (i) the statute of limitations; and (ii) the statute of repose. In Ohio, the statute… Read More »

Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls

More and more, we are seeing property damage caused by water and fire as a direct result of a defective product. We are trying to work with our clients to bundle these cases to increase the settlement value and decrease your operational costs associated with individually managing each claim. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls It… Read More »

Product Recalls and Defects

Property adjusters are familiar with losses caused by defective products. While some product defects may be a unique or isolated matter, we are seeing more cases of residential and commercial property damage as a direct result of a defective product. Distinguishing a solid file for recovery can be complicated. When a defective product causes a… Read More »