IKEA Recalls Millions Of Dressers After $50 Million Settlement In Product Liability Case.

It is estimated that, every two weeks, a child dies in the United States when a piece of furniture, a television, or a common household appliance accidentally falls on top of them. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has found that there are more than 22,000 children under the age of eight treated for a “tip-over” related injury every year. Product manufacturers of goods for consumer consumption are supposed to meet minimum safety requirements so the consumer does not get hurt while using them. If you do get hurt because of a faulty product, the experienced product liability lawyers at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates can help guide you through the litigation process to make sure you receive fair and just compensation for your injuries.

Last month, and just six months after recalling more than 35 million dressers in North America that were linked to the deaths of seven young children, IKEA agreed to a $50 million settlement that will be split between the three families who took part in the product liability lawsuit. The CPSC has also reported 41 additional cases of Malm dressers tipping over, which has resulted in 17 injuries to children, all under the age of 10.

In four of the fatal accidents, the boys, all around two-years-old, were found under a Malm dresser that had not been anchored to the wall. The Malm line is still sold online today by IKEA, the largest seller of furniture in the world, but they now come with the anchor hardware and not just the instructions. The Malm line makes up around a quarter of the recalled dressers.

Have you or a loved one of yours been seriously injured or killed because of a defective product? If so, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. So please contact one of our expert Massachusetts products liability lawyers or our experienced wrongful death attorneys at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at [email protected]. Our dedicated and professional Boston attorneys have decades of experience in recovering millions of dollars for our injured Massachusetts based clients. Your needs are our top priority!

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Sig Sauer Hit With $7 Million Personal Injury Lawsuit Over Faulty P320 Pistols.

Safety standards have been put in place for manufacturers to make sure that each product produced for consumer consumption is safe and will not harm anyone. One of the more dangerous products produced. that need manufacturers to especially adhere to these regulations, are firearms. When a firearm is produced without meeting these requirements, the chance of substantial injuries as a result are extremely high as opposed to a tooth brush not meeting all requirements.  If you do get hurt because of a faulty product, the experienced product liability lawyers and expert personal injury attorneys at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm can help guide you through the litigation process to make sure you receive fair and just compensation for your injuries.

Sig Sauer was named as a defendant in a $7 million personal injury lawsuit by a Connecticut police officer who was injured when his holstered P320 pistol discharged when it hit the ground. Vicent Sheperis, a 34-year-old police officer in Stamford, Connecticut, filed the case against the New Hampshire gun maker in a New Haven federal court last week. The lawsuit alleges his injuries were the result of a defective safety mechanism in the P320 design

According to the complaint, Mr. Sheperis, a member of Stamford Police Special Response Team, was injured in January when his department-issued P320 pistol fell to the ground as he loaded equipment into a vehicle. The pistol discharged when it hit the ground and the bullet struck him in the leg and knee. The trigger was “incapable of being touched or of any movement” because the gun was inside a holster.

Have you or a loved one of yours been seriously injured or killed because of a defective product? If so, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. So please contact one of our expert Massachusetts products liability lawyers or our experienced wrongful death attorneys at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at [email protected]. Our attorneys have decades of experience in recovering millions of dollars for our Massachusetts based clients. Your needs are our top priority!

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Remington Firearms Agrees To Replace Trigger On Millions Of Guns As Part Of Settlement.

Companies must meet certain reasonable standards to ensure that their product is safe for public consumption and use. If a company does not meet reasonable standards when designing or manufacturing a product, and you or a loved one is hurt because of their negligence, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. An expert product liability attorney at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates will be able to help guide you through this complicated litigation process so that you can begin to recover. Call 617-787-3700, 24/7, for a free, private consultation.

A settlement, approved by a federal judge in Kansas City, Missouri in March, is aimed at fixing some 7.5 million Remington Firearms rifles, which includes their iconic Model 700 rifle. There were allegations that Remington allegedly covered up a design defect that allows the guns to fire without the trigger being pulled. Remington has consistently denied the allegations and continues to say its guns are safe, and that the hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths that lawsuits have linked to the alleged defect are all the result of user error.

Nonetheless, the company agreed in 2014 to replace the triggers in millions of the guns, free of charge, under the terms and conditions of the class action settlement. The company said it was settling the case to put the matter behind it once and for all. But from the start, critics have argued the settlement deliberately downplayed the risk, and would leave millions of dangerous guns in the public’s hands while relieving Remington of any further resulting liability. Under the settlement, fewer than 25,000 (0.3%) of those guns will reportedly be fixed.

Have you or a loved one of yours been seriously injured or killed because of a defective product? If so, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. So please contact one of our expert Massachusetts products liability lawyers or our experienced wrongful death attorneys at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at [email protected]. Our attorneys have decades of experience in recovering millions of dollars for our Massachusetts based clients. Your needs are our top priority!

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