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Not Even Amazon Can Escape Liability for Defective Products

Almost any type of product can end up being defective or unsafe for use as a result of a faulty design, manufacturing defect, improper instructions, or lack of warning about their use. Where do most consumers get products these days? Amazon. So, it makes sense that Amazon can be held liable for defective products sold on their online marketplace, as…

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Court Rules Amazon Can Be Held Liable For Defective Products

The general consensus is that consumers should be able to hold companies and manufacturers liable if they are injured by a defective product. However, in the age of online shopping, determining which party should be held liable for a defective product can become difficult. Amazon is the online shopping giant, and the company has long held that they should not…

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Understanding Liability for Defective Medical Devices

Millions of people throughout this country rely on medical devices to keep them safe and healthy. When a doctor recommends a medical device, they are doing so to improve the health of their patient. Common devices include internal defibrillators and pacemakers, insulin pumps, hearing aids, and more. However, there are times when medical devices are defective and can cause serious…

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Will Amazon Be Held Liable For Defective Products?

Over the last few decades, online shopping has increased exponentially. Much of the shopping takes place through online retail giant Amazon’s platform. As the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the country, more and more people are turning to online shopping in an effort to stay out of brick-and-mortar stores. However, what happens if you or somebody you love orders a…

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Female Medical Product Company Directors Issue Recalls Faster Than Male Counterparts

The last thing that anybody should have to worry about is being harmed by a medical device or a prescription medication they take. However, if faulty products do make it into the hands of consumers, we should be able to count on companies to issue recalls as soon as they know there is a problem. That is not always what…

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FDA Now Considering Black Box Label For All Breast Implants

Breast augmentation surgery is arguably one of the most popular types of surgeries in the United States. Women choose this type of surgery for various reasons, but the last thing they should expect is that their implants will cause them injury or illness. At Licata & Yeremenko, A Professional Law Corporation, we want to discuss a draft proposal from the…

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The Number Of Vaping-Related Illness Is Rising

E-cigarettes have been in the news a lot lately, and not for good reasons. These products, touted as safer alternatives to traditional cigarettes, may not be so safe after all. These yet-to-be-regulated products are causing people to become ill, and healthcare professionals are not yet sure why. At Licata & Yeremenko, A Professional Law Corporation, we are here to help…

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