The government shutdown ended a while ago, but its effects are still being felt. In fact, the government shutdown has been putting consumers at risk of injury since late December of 2018 due to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) having to close its doors. While you would think they were all caught up, they are still posting recall notices – from events that happened in January. This has left the public unaware that they may have faulty products in their homes.
Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates are ready to step in if you have been injured due to a product you have used or consumed. We will investigate your case and work to secure the compensation you deserve. When you need a Fort Lauderdale product liability attorney, call us today.
When HP issued a recall for some of their computer batteries in January, almost nobody knew. In fact, the recall did not get posted until March. By then the CPSC was beginning to catch up on all the work that had piled up during the government shutdown.
The batteries were being recalled due to instances of them overheating, melting, and charring. There were even reports of injuries.
What would have happened if there were serious injuries due to this product and the public was not aware of the dangers? Who would be held responsible?
We know that faulty products are on the market, but many people do not realize the full extent of the problem. If we look at the government recall website, we can see hundreds of current recalls that span all major industries:
It is always advised to be aware of any recalls that could affect you and take steps to dispose of or replace the item with the company.
When we talk about faulty products, we know that they happen in one of three ways:
Regardless of how a product becomes defective, the company or manufacturer responsible should be held accountable if injuries occur.
We know that dealing with an injury or illness caused by a faulty product can be difficult to handle. You may not know where to turn to secure the compensation you need. You can count on Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates when you need a Fort Lauderdale product liability attorney. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will work diligently to secure coverage for: