Most Miami residents are aware of the many vehicles that have been recalled due to faulty airbags. Millions of cars have been recalled since 2014 because of a faulty airbag produced by the Takata company. A recent recall affects over a million more vehicles.
Cars are necessary forms of transportation for many Miami residents. We need vehicles to get us to our jobs, see our families, go to the store, church, etc. Most car manufacturers understand the importance of safety when they build their cars and make sure their cars are safe. Unfortunately, sometimes there are automobile design defects that result in unexpected accidents and injuries.
Electric scooters are becoming more and more popular in Miami and in other cities around Florida. The scooters are a fun way to get around town in a quicker way than walking. But, one brand of rental electric scooters have been recalled because of the risk of falling apart which is making it a products liability risk.
When a Miami resident uses a product, they expect it to do what it is designed to do. Consumers assume manufacturers understand how important it is to create a safe product. When there is a negligent manufacturer that produces a product that results in a consumer injury, it can be unexpected and serious.
The products that we use on a daily basis are important to us. Our cars, medical devices and food are all critical needs for Miami residents. Usually, these products are safe, but occasionally, an unexpected injury occurs because of a defective product. When this happens, having an attorney to sort out what happened can be important.
Miami residents believe the food they buy at the grocery store is safe. No one expects they will get sick or injured because of something they eat. Unfortunately, food recalls are common in the United States. A recent recall involved a popular sausage product that has caused consumers alarm.
Many Miami residents use medication to help with their chronic health condition or to help make them feel better from an illness. Those who use these medications trust that the medications that they take are safe and will do what is expected. A prescription drug recall has been issued for a thyroid medication that many people take.
Many Florida residents use prescription medication. The majority of the population will have at least one prescription they take daily at some point in their lives. They trust that the medication will be safe and effective and luckily most of the time this is the case. Unfortunately, unsafe drugs also are on the market and there are prescription drug recalls that occur.
Unfortunately, unsafe, defective and dangerous products result in thousands of injuries each year in the United States. Victims injured by a dangerous product may wonder what options they have when they have been harmed. Fortunately, a special area of the law referred to as products liability law protects victims injured by an unsafe, defective or dangerous product.
Parents in Miami know how many different products their children need. From birth, children need places to sleep, strollers and toys, among many other things. Most of the time these products are safe, but occasionally a product comes out that is unsafe and a recall is required.