Category: Product Liability

Water Balz Expandable Ball Toy Causes Child Injury

September 17, 2012 -- Parents should take precautions against letting children swallow Water Balz, a marble-sized toy made of super-absorbent polymer that can grow to 5.5-centimeters across when exposed to water. The journal Pediatrics published a report from doctors in...

Texas Icy Hot Lawyer

Icy Hot is a topical pain reliever that produces a cooling/warming sensation when applied to the skin. The FDA has recently warned that Icy Hot can potentially cause second- or third-degree burns, but the product label does not warn about...

Texas Bengay Injury Lawyer

Bengay is a topical pain relieving cream that produces a warming sensation when applied to the skin. Unfortunately, the FDA is warning that products like Bengay have been associated with dozens of burn injuries -- including second- or third-degree burns...

Texas Topical Pain Reliever Lawyer

The FDA is warning that they have received dozens of reports of severe burns associated with the use of over-the-counter topical pain relievers. These products produce a warming/cooling sensation, and they are usually applied to relive pain in muscles or...

FDA Warning Letter for Lancôme Anti-Aging Creams

September 12, 2012 -- In a rare warning letter directed at the cosmetics industry, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned Lancôme that advertisements for its anti-wrinkle and anti-aging creams go too far because they suggest that the...

Laundry Detergent Pods Poisoning Children

Experts are warning parents that several children have been seriously injured when they swallowed laundry detergent packs, mistaking the colorful, soft, sweet-smelling products for candy.

Baby Bathers Recalled for Infant Skull Fracture Injuries

September 4, 2012 -- Summer Infant, Inc. and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have issued an immediate recall of the Mother’s Touch Deluxe Baby Bather. The recall involves approximately 2 million products sold in the United States. At least...

Button Batteries Causing Death, Injury for Small Children

September 4, 2012 -- Several federal safety agencies are attempting to raise public awareness about the dangers of small, coin-sized “button” batteries, which have caused at least 14 deaths and 40,000 serious injuries in children. The Consumer Products Safety Commission...

GranuFlo and Naturalyte Cardiac Arrest

The dialysis treatment products GranuFlo and Naturalyte have been recalled due to the risk of cardiac arrest, heart attack, stroke, and death. Fresenius, the company that manufactures these products, is facing a growing number of lawsuits for allegedly warning their...

Texas GranuFlo Lawyer

GranuFlo is a dialysis treatment product that has been linked to hundreds of cases of cardiac arrest, heart attack, cardiopulmonary arrest, and death. The manufacturer is accused of failing to warn about these severe risks. The FDA only became aware...