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Defective products: Removable IVC filter embedded within woman

Many individuals who have suffered serious injuries have had medical devices implanted as a result. These devices are often in place to prevent further injury. People in Hawaii expect these to be safe and properly manufactured. Clearly, any defective products can put a person's health at risk. A woman in another state has recently filed a lawsuit against a company, accusing it of manufacturing defective medical devices.

Woman run over by car containing defective products

Automobiles are often the favored means of travel for many people across the country. Countless new vehicles are manufactured each year, leaving consumers with numerous options. When someone in Hawaii purchases one of these, the expectation is that it will function properly. Unfortunately this is not always the case, and any defective products within a vehicle may increase the potential for a catastrophic accident to occur.

Medical conditions exacerbated by defective products in Hawaii

There have been significant advancements in medical technology over recent years. Companies have developed numerous devices that aide in the treatment of various medical conditions. These are often essential for people in Hawaii who suffer serious injury, but they can create new problems if they are not manufactured and tested properly. A recent lawsuit has been filed by three parties claiming that they were implanted with defective products.

Fires caused by defective products in specific trucks

Many consumers put a great deal of thought into buying an automobile. With so many different choices in various price ranges, considering available options is often advisable. Upon purchasing a vehicle, people in Hawaii expect the product to be safe and reliable. Any defective products in a car or truck have the potential to put the driver's safety at risk.

When defective products make good parents feel helpless

What Hawaii parents wouldn't be shocked and upset to find mold growing inside their infant's teething toy? This is exactly what happened to a mother in another state, who also happens to be a pediatric dentist. She now believes defective products remain on the market that could pose serious health risks to children and their families.

Schools say defective products failed to perform as promised

A supposed high quality artificial turf is the center of controversy as recent lawsuits have been filed against its manufacturers, saying it has failed to perform as advertised. Numerous school systems outside Hawaii have purported manufacturers knowingly sold them defective products. They also say those deemed liable refused to live up to their guarantees.

Addressing defective products issues during the holidays

In the coming weeks, many people in Hawaii and throughout the nation will be celebrating this year's holiday season. It is no secret that sales revenues increase when consumers begin shopping for Christmas gifts, special food items and other products associated with holiday fare. Typically a joyful and exciting time, it may be wrought with suffering for those who become injured by defective products.

Consumers say: Samsung washing machines defective products

Most Hawaii residents would not generally consider doing laundry a relatively high-risk activity for danger. However, there have apparently been severe injuries associated with use of Samsung top-loading washing machines. So many reports have been filed that Samsung has issued a major recall on the allegedly defective products.

Generic drugs often listed in defective products claims

Thousands of people in Hawaii and throughout the nation are injured every year in situations where another party was negligent in some way. Where defective products are concerned, all those within the line of manufacturing, sales and distribution can be held liable for damages when evidence presented convinces the court that such liability exists. Various commercial drugs and medications are often listed in product liability claims. Recently, changes proposed by the FDA have raised concerns among generic drug manufacturers.

One of the possibly defective products blew up in a man's pocket

Advanced technology helps many people in Hawaii and throughout the world communicate on personal and professional levels more quickly and conveniently than ever. New products are often launched, with advertisements trying to convince consumers they can't live without the latest, greatest gadgets. Sometimes, however, defective products get into the hands of consumers. One man has actually filed a lawsuit, claiming his Galaxy Note 7 exploded in his pocket.