New Orleans parents should be aware that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Target have announced a recall of children’s belts that pose a threat of serious injury. The buckles in these belts contain lead levels that exceed...Read more
When a dangerous product has injured a client, New Orleans personal injury attorneys usually will examine what warnings, if any, the manufacturer gave regarding the product’s use. In some cases, a product may be found to be dangerous because...Read more
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry’s Office of Animal Health and Food Safety has announced the recall of approximately 500,000 pounds of “ready to eat” sausage and hog head cheese produced by Veron Foods, LLC, of Prairieville, Louisiana....Read more
A New Orleans resident who is pursuing a personal injury or product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer of a dangerous product may claim that the product is unreasonably dangerous in its design. When pursuing a product liability claim as...Read more
New Orleans residents who have been prescribed Darvocet or Darvon should be aware that the FDA pulled these painkillers off the U.S. market late last year. If you are currently using either of these medications, you should immediately consult...Read more
If I Was Using A Machine Just Like The Manufacturer Instructed And Was Injured, Can I Seek Compensation For My Injury?
When a New Orleans resident is injured while using a machine at work, whether he or she can recover any damages is governed under the Louisiana Products Liability Act. To recover damages under this act, the plaintiff must prove...Read more
I Was Injured Using A Product That Didn't Meet Industry Standards. Does That Make The Manufacturer Responsible?
New Orleans Product Liability lawyers typically examine whether a product that caused an injury was properly manufactured. Part of that examination may include an investigation into whether the item was made in compliance with the relevant industry and government...Read more
While New Orleans product liability lawsuits involving older products can be a little more difficult, there is no bar to pursuing a claim that a product is defective just because it is old. It is easier, however, to prove...Read more
When a New Orleans resident is injured by a power tool or other manufactured product, a potential claim against the company that made the dangerous device is governed by the Louisiana Products Liability Act. This law sets forth some...Read more
When a resident of New Orleans is injured or killed by a firearm – whether intentionally or accidentally – the law greatly constrains the circumstances under which the manufacturer or seller of the firearm may be sued for making...Read more