Tag: product liability

Bans on Vaping Are Popping Up All Over The Country; Will Missouri Follow Suit?

All across the country people are debating vaping. Where is the line for personal rights? Do e-cigarettes provide a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco products? Do the limited health problems constitute a viable reason to totally eliminate their sales? There are major debates on the governmental floors of multiple states St. Louis Park, Minnesota voted […]

Written by on March 19, 2020

More Missouri Ride the Duck Employees Charged with Negligence

Do you remember the case involving the duck boat rides in Springfield, Missouri? Seventeen people died as a result of that incident, but the case is not over yet. A Grand Jury has indicted two more people for their alleged misconduct and negligence.  The Superceding Indictment The superceding indictment replaced the original one to include additional […]

Written by on October 31, 2019

Missouri Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Talcum Powder Litigation

Most people are aware of the multiple lawsuits that Johnson & Johnson is facing. The claim is that their talcum powder led many women to develop cancer, and those women are looking for justice. A lot of them will be disappointed to learn that they might not get it.  Missouri Supreme Court Ruling in Johnon […]

Written by on October 1, 2019

Settlement Lost After Fitness App Use Disproves Injury

The world has never been more connected than it is right now. In many cases, that connectedness is good. It helps people stay in touch with the people they love, or haven’t seen in a long time. In other cases, the Internet and various apps can actually do a lot of harm. For example, take […]

Written by on June 19, 2018

Food and Drug Recalls are Cause for Concern for St. Louis Residents

When you pick up your medication at the pharmacy, you have every right to assume that it’s safe. After all, the FDA has very high standards for approving medication, don’t they? The same is true for the food you buy at the grocery store. If it’s on the shelf, it should be safe for it […]

Written by on October 26, 2017

Food-borne Illness Threat Is on the Rise in St. Louis

When St. Louis families sit down to dinner, they don’t expect salmonella to be on the menu; but the risk of serving food-borne illness with the chicken and tossed salad is increasing. In recent weeks, St. Louis residents have been threatened by tainted romaine lettuce at Schnucks and salmonella-infected Foster Farms’ chicken and Cargill’s ground […]

Written by on October 22, 2013

Baby Einstein Activity Jumper Recalled; 61 Babies Injured

The Baby Einstein Musical Motion Activity Jumper (Model No. 90564) has been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. An apparent product design defect has injured 61 children as they played with the interactive toys that surround the stationary jumper’s fabric seat. The most commonly reported injuries were facial lacerations and bruises; however, one 7-month-old boy […]

Written by on September 24, 2013

Burn Danger Forces Big Lots to Recall Tabletop Torches

More than 20 incidents of burn injuries and fire-related property damage have prompted Big Lots to recall 30,000 tabletop torches, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced last week. The torches were made in India and sold in two sizes for $8 to $20 at Big Lot stores nationwide between March and June. St. Louis residents […]

Written by on August 13, 2013

St. Louis Parents Warned about Child Safety Seat Recalls

Child safety seats are supposed to protect a vehicle’s most precious cargo — our children. Child safety seats are advertised and purportedly designed to protect infants and young children from injury in vehicle accidents. Parents rely on manufacturers’ claims that these products will protect their children from being killed or seriously injured should the vehicle they […]

Written by on July 11, 2013