Category Archives: Products Liability

New Jersey products liability attorney assisting clients who have been injured due to defective products and defective drugs.

Beware! These Dangerous Toys Can Cause Injury and Death!

The consumer group World Against Toys Causing Harm, also known as WATCH, releases an annual report warning parents of the year’s most dangerous toys. It is intended to make parents aware of hazards presented by these toys, keeping them informed while they do their holiday shopping. Recently, WATCH released its Top 10 Worst Toys of 2017 report. Here are the ten toys listed on the list, and why they made the top 10: Hallmark “Itty Bitty’s” Baby Stacking Toy. This toy presents a choking hazard due to multiple small parts. Pull Along Pony. Due to a looped string used to pull the plastic pony along, this toy can present a strangulation hazard. Wonder Woman Battle-Action Sword. The sword, from the popular superhero movie, can inflict blunt force injuries on children and can cause injuries to the eyes. Hand Fidgetz Spinners. Popularly known as a fidget spinner, this hot toy has…
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Fire Ball Ride Owned by NJ Company Kills One, Injures Seven

A swinging and spinning ride called the Fire Ball recently malfunctioned on opening day at the Ohio State Fair. The ride was operated by Amusements of America, a company based in Monroe, Middlesex County. The ride was described by Amusements of America as an “aggressive thrill” ride. The Fire Ball swings riders 40 feet above the midway while spinning them at 13 revolutions per minute. Dramatic video shows the ride swinging like a pendulum before hitting something on the upswing, knocking one of the cars off. The crash killed an 18-year-old man and injured seven other people. The accident led to the banning of the ride from several states. The company has since ordered the shutdown of 43 similar rides around the world. According to the operator, the ride passed inspection. Theme Park Injuries Roller coasters, bumper cars, water slides, spinning rides and other amusement park attractions send thousands of…
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Are E-Cigarettes Safe? NJ Vapers Sue for Injuries

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigs, are touted as an alternative to smoking that may carry less risks than traditional cigarettes. But e-cigs may carry their own dangers, as lawsuits in New Jersey show. Four New Jersey residents have sued shops that sold them e-cigs, alleging that the products were defective and should not have been sold. The lawsuits came after the four plaintiffs were injured following the explosions of their e-cigs. One of the plaintiffs, a 40-year-old man, suffered third-degree burns to one-fifth of his body after the lithium ion battery in his e-cig exploded in his pocket. The personal injury made him unable to work and will require skin graft surgery to repair. Another plaintiff was injured similarly when his e-cig exploded in his pocket, sending shrapnel through his leg and burning him with battery acid. He, too, suffered third-degree burns and will require skin grafts. The third plaintiff, a…
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