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Companies that produce defective drugs, machinery, toys, food and all types of other consumer goods should be held accountable when their products harm people. In the U.S., the law allows victims who have become ill or suffered injuries from poorly designed or manufactured products to hold companies responsible by pursuing claims for monetary damages against them.

Our attorneys at Montlick & Associates provide the following blog articles in order to inform the public of potential issues of concern, trends in the law, and otherwise general information concerning product liability claims.

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Ford Issues Recall on Cars with Doors that May Open While Driving

March 27, 2020

USA- writes that Ford issued a recall on certain sedan and compact vehicles. The defect with the vehicles can cause the door to open while the driver is operating the vehicle. Reports indicate that 248,912 cars are included in the recall. The models involved are 2014 through 2015 Ford Fiestas, 2014 through 2016 Ford Fusions and Lincoln MKZs.*

Kawasaki USA Issues Recall of Off-Highway Utility Vehicles, Citing Crash Hazard

March 27, 2020

On March 19, 2020, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a safety alert providing details of Kawasaki USA’s recall of the MULE PRO off-highway utility vehicles.  The reason for the recall, according to the CPSC safety notification, is that the vehicle’s “steering shaft can develop excessive wear and affect steering control resulting in a crash hazard, posing a risk of injury or death.”  The recall includes approximately 80,000 off-highway utility vehicles, ranging from model years 2015 to 2020.  The specific models subject to the recall include the following:

More Than 165,000 Infant Sleepers Recalled for Suffocation Risk

March 20, 2020

UNITED STATES – According to a news story posted online at, more than 165,000 infant sleepers have been recalled by four different manufacturers because of a risk of suffocation. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall at the end of January and advised parents to return recalled sleepers for refunds.* 

Class I Recall of Becton Dickinson CareFusion Pumps

March 12, 2020

USA- writes that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall of certain Becton Dickinson CareFusion Pumps. The pumps are defective due to a problem with the software and the system. The Administration classified this recall as Class I. Class I recalls are only issued in the most severe cases.*

Kolcraft Issues Recall of 51,000 Bassinet Inclined Sleeper Accessories

March 03, 2020

USA- The writes that more than 51,000 Kolcraft sleeper accessories are being recalled because they present a risk of death. Reports indicate that inclined sleepers have been involved in over 70 fatal suffocation incidents involving babies. Infants using these products can roll onto their side or stomach creating a risk of positional asphyxia. The models included in the recall are the Kolcraft Cuddle ‘n Care 2-in-1 Bassinet & Incline Sleepers and the Kolcraft Preferred Position 2-in-1 Bassinet & Incline Sleeper.*

Contigo Kids Water Bottles Subject to Recall for Choking Hazard

March 02, 2020

USA- writes that Contigo recalled water bottles over a possible choking hazard presented by the lids. The recall involves silicone spouts that are black and may detach ending up in a child’s mouth, posing a risk of choking. The impacted bottles are those that come in thirteen-ounce, fourteen-ounce, and twenty-ounce sizes. These water bottles were sold in numerous styles including solid colors, stainless steel, and bottles with graphics on them.*

Evenflo Car Seats Present Side Impact Risks

February 18, 2020

USA- writes that car seats designed by Evenflo could be presenting severe dangers to children. One of the manufacturer's safety engineers stated that the company should not be selling its booster seats for use by children below 40 pounds. The engineer stated that research indicates that children who weigh less than 40 pounds should be in car seats equipped with a five-point harness.*

Mitsubishi Recalling Thousands of Monteros

February 13, 2020

USA- Mitsubishi issued a recall of about 20,000 Monteros manufactured in 1998-2000, according to CONSUMERREPORTS.COM. The recalled vehicles reportedly have faulty airbags. Reports indicate that the Non-Azide Driver airbag inflators experienced an error during manufacturing that led to the inflators possibly absorbing moisture. In some instances, the inflators could rupture leading to the safety device failing to inflate adequately in a collision.*

Second Recall Issued by GM Over Defective Brakes

February 13, 2020

USA - writes that GM issued a second recall of thousands of vehicles after the repairs used to address an earlier problem led to further braking problems. In December of 2019, GM recalled Chevy Silverados, Cadillac CT6s, and GMC Sierras in order to conduct repairs on those vehicles’ brakes. A software error in the braking controls caused the anti-lock system to turn off. The warning lights in the vehicles would not illuminate to alert the driver, therefore increasing the risks of collisions.*

GM Recalls Certain Cadillac Vehicles for Rear Wheel Issues

February 12, 2020

UNITED STATES – According to a news article posted online at CARCOMPLAINTS.COM, auto manufacturer GM is recalling certain Cadillac vehicles because of reported issues with the rear wheels. Because of an issue with the axle roll pins, the rear wheels may be prone to locking up, which may lead to accidents and injuries.*

Thousands of Infant Sleepers Recalled Over Suffocation Risks

February 11, 2020

UNITED STATES – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall involving thousands of inclined infant sleepers because of the risk of suffocation. Millions of other brands of similar sleepers were recalled last year after reports of tragic infant fatalities were tied to the sleepers.*

Children’s Light-Up Magic Wand Recalled for Choking Hazard

January 15, 2020

A children’s light-up magic wand has been recalled because of choking and ingestion hazards, according to a release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The battery cover on the fuchsia colored toy can reportedly come open, causing the wand’s button-cell batteries to fall out. Children can potentially ingest the small batteries and choke. The recall was announced in late December, just days before the Christmas holiday.

Diabetes Drug Metformin Might Contain Carcinogen

January 08, 2020

USA - The Food and Drug Administration is looking into whether Metformin, a drug used to treat diabetes, contains high levels of the carcinogenic contaminant N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), according to KTLA.COM.  Drugs can have up to 96 nanograms of NDMA pursuant to FDA regulations.*

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