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Hoverboard fire risk may lead to products liability claims

When a product poses a safety risk, consumers need to know about that risk as soon as possible. Additionally, they need to know what type of problem the safety hazard could present and if there is a chance that injuries or other damage could occur. Unfortunately, many products could have defects or other issues that may harm users, and as a result, products liability claims may be warranted.

Undisclosed allergen could lead to products liability claims

Having a serious food allergy can often leave individuals on high alert when it comes to what they eat. Most Connecticut residents know that nut allergies can have serious or even fatal results in the event that a person accidentally ingests a nut. Because of these potential outcomes, correct labeling on food products is vital. If a product is improperly labeled and a person suffers as a result, a products liability claim may be warranted.

Products liability: Transmission issue leads to John Deere recall

Many Connecticut residents use a variety of products during their daily lives, likely without considering potential hazards of those products. In many cases, not taking such considerations does not lead to any significant outcome, but unfortunately, some products could malfunction or otherwise pose an unexpected hazard that could cause serious harm. If such a situation comes about, individuals may have reason to file products liability claims.

Verdicts & Settlements

Jura v Denegris / Bicyclist injured in collision with motor vehicle; a New Britain jury awarded the plaintiff $3,091,700.00 Less 10%. for comparative negligence reducing the net verdict to $2,782,530.00. The highest offer made by the defendants prior to the verdict was in $50,000. 00

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