Did a Defective Airbag Cause My Injury?

Vehicle accidents often result in injuries, but sometimes these injuries are caused by the various safety devices used to prevent injuries. This can include airbags. Not all airbag injuries are the result of a defective airbag. Sometimes, individuals do sustain minor abrasions or contusions as a result of the deploying airbag when a crash occurs…. read more

How do I Report a Defective Product?

If you or your loved ones have purchased a product that you have found to be defective, it is important that you take the steps necessary not only to keep your family safe but to keep others who may have purchased the same product safe as well. But how do you report a defective product?… read more

Oregon Consumer Protection Laws

Consumers in Oregon are protected by a bevy of laws. Consumer protection laws are intended to safeguard the citizens of our state in commercial transactions and ensure that the marketplace is transparent and open. There are various types of laws in place to protect consumers. Some regulate interest rates and securities trading, while others deal… read more

Laparoscopic Power Morcellator Injury | Power Morcellator Lawyers

About 50,000 women annually in the United States undergo uterine surgery via medical devices called “laparoscopic power morcellators.” Now, the Food and Drug Administration warns that the device can spread cancer cells. Surgeons in the United States have been cautioned by the FDA to stop using laparoscopic power morcellators to perform uterine surgeries on most… read more

Children’s Medications – Safe Or Not?

When parents administer over-the-counter pediatric medicines to their children, they most likely trust that these medicines are safe and have been produced in a tightly controlled environment with the best equipment. It is not an unreasonable assumption. After all, medicine is supposed to help rather than hurt. Sadly, an article in the Washington Post reveals… read more

Children’s Product Recall | Defective Product Lawyer

I don’t mean to be alarmist, but it sure seems like recalls of children’s products are on the rise. I guess we can console ourselves by assuming that these recalls are a reflection of increased safety precautions by the government? Anyway, the latest of the recalls involves Harmony High Chairs by Graco, a company whose… read more

Heart-Pumping, or Heart-Stopping Device?

An investigation is underway to determine whether or not MicroMedCardiovascular, maker of pediatric heart pumps, should have reported the death of a recipient of the pump. The FDA-approved pump, called DeBakey VAD Child Device was designed by Michael DeBakey, a well-known surgeon, and is the only pump of its kind. The manufacturer is required to… read more

More on the Shoulder Pain Pump Saga

The I-Flow Corporation, manufacturers of the pain pumps that have come under legal scrutiny, filed a motion for a new trial with Multnomah County on February 19, 2010. This comes on the heels of the January 22, 2010, verdict against the I-Flow Corporation. In that trial, lead attorney John Coletti won a $5.4 million verdict… read more

Baby Sling Dangers | Portland Product Liability Attorney

It seems as if there has been an increase in the number of recalls and issues relating to some infant products, which is very unfortunate. Recently there was an article in the Oregonian about a woman in Keizer, OR, who lost her infant due to suffocation from an Infantino Sling-Rider baby sling. She has filed… read more