Category Archives: Product Liability Lawsuit

Product liability lawsuits typically revolve around cases involving defective, poorly designed, or improperly advertised products that do harm to a person or persons.

CarMax Accused of Selling Defective Vehicles with Open Recalls

If you have recently purchased a vehicle at CarMax, then you should continue reading the contents of this blog. Three consumer safety organizations have accused CarMax of selling defective vehicles with open recalls. The Center for Auto Safety, the CARS Foundation and MASSPIRG Education Fund collaborated on a study that analyzed 1,699 vehicles sold at eight CarMax locations in three states. According to the study, titled Used Car Roulette, an average of 27 percent of vehicles sold by CarMax have these defects. Some of the vehicles sold at CarMax contain defects that are responsible for injuries and deaths in the US. Forty-five of the vehicles contained defective Takata airbags, which can explode with excessive force. These airbags are linked to 13 deaths and dozens of injuries in the US. Other vehicles included in the report contained multiple defects that were currently under recall. In one case, a GMC Sierra contained…
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Lawsuit Claims Amazon Sold Solar Eclipse Glasses that Cause Vision Problems

A South Carolina couple has filed a lawsuit against Amazon over allegations they were sold fake eclipse glasses that caused eye damage. Amazon was one of several retailers that sold special glasses for the solar eclipse that traversed the United States on August 21. The couple claims that the counterfeit glasses sold by Amazon have left them with blind spots and blurry vision. Special glasses are required to view a solar eclipse without suffering eye damage. According to NASA, legitimate solar eclipse glasses contain a printed International Organization for Standardization (IOS) ISO 12312-2 number. Counterfeit glasses may contain a fake ISO label. NASA also claims these glasses are free of scratch marks and do not contain homemade filters. Amazon issued a recall for the counterfeit glasses. However, the lawsuit claims it was “too little, too late” for the couple. Thousands of counterfeit glasses may have been sold on Amazon before…
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Do I Have a Defective Car?

If you have sustained an injury due to a defective car, you may be entitled to compensation. When a car has a defect it usually happens either during the manufacturing or during the design. When a car is designed it must meet the minimum Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. When these are not met and either one or multiple cars could possess potentially harmful mistakes. These mistakes may include: Any error involving steering. Especially when parts stop completely and the driver loses control of the vehicle. Defective accelerators that either stick or unexpectedly stop working. Windshield wipers that do not function properly. Wheels that split or break causing partial or complete loss of control. Engine cooling fans that break suddenly, possibly causing injuries to someone working on the vehicle. Seats/seat backs that stop working. Vital pieces of a vehicle that break or fall off creating danger for a person either…
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