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Category: Product Liability

 

Personal Injury Results

$15.3 MILLION | AUTO ACCIDENT (WAYNE COUNTY, MI)

$3 MILLION | PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT (INGHAM COUNTY, MI)

$2.1 MILLION | PREMISES LIABILITY (OAKLAND COUNTY, MI)

$2 MILLION | TRUCK ACCIDENT (OAKLAND COUNTY, MI)

$1.9 MILLION | AUTO ACCIDENT (WAYNE COUNTY, MI)

Who’s Really Responsible for Flood of No-Fault Lawsuits in Oakland County Courts?

Goodman Acker Partner Jordan Acker Demands that Insurers & Lawyers “Do Better” Many of you have probably read the article in Crain’s about the “flood” of suits into Oakland and Macomb County courts over the last few years. Read the article here. It’s something we as Plaintiff lawyers have seen, especially since the Covenant decision came down. Let […]

Did You Receive a Defective Gift?

Each holiday season, we share the joy of gift giving with our friends, colleagues and loved ones. Sadly, there is a chance that one of the gifts you receive—whether it’s sports equipment, electronics, vehicle accessories or home décor—will result in your injury. A defective product, which typically has faulty manufacturing or a design flaw, can […]

What You Need to Know About Amusement Park Accidents & Liability

While not common, accidents and injuries do happen at amusement parks. Two of the most common types of amusement park accident claims are negligence (premises liability) and product liability. Examples of amusement park owner or employee negligence include: Failing to maintain equipment or park areas Failing to properly train ride operators Providing incorrect instructions to riders […]

IKEA Drawer Sets Recalled After Two Deaths

On Wednesday of last week, IKEA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) made an announcement recalling 27 million chest and drawer sets due to safety hazards. IKEA, a Swedish furniture retailer, has acknowledged that certain furniture pieces may not be safe if free-standing. In the past few months, two children died and others were injured due […]

Fiat Chrysler Allegedly Acted Negligent in Automobile Recalls

Just before the holiday weekend on Thursday of last week, Fiat Chrysler was brought before the court for failing to comply with federal laws in 23 separate recalls covering more than 11 million vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) agency stated that Fiat Chrysler acted negligently in its communication with consumers during and after numerous […]

Corporations Are Hiding Secrets That Could Kill You

Sunshine in Litigation Act Would Help Shed Light on Dangerous Products Americans would be shocked and angered to learn that when they go to the store some of the products they purchase may be hiding dangerous secrets. When businesses settle unsafe product liability suits in which their products have harmed people, they often demand that individuals agree […]

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